It was unveiled jointly by managing director, Kevin Parkin, and Made In Sheffield director, Richard Edwards, and represents a “commitment to a world-renowned symbol of manufacturing quality,” a press release said.


The custom-made plaque is apt, since Sheffield is the home of stainless steel. The city is synonymous internationally with metals and metallurgical technology.


DavyMarkham has a long history of building single and double drum winders for the global mining industry, although in North America these are referred to as mining hoists. Typically, these large units, up to 6.6m in diameter and beyond, are fabricated in more manageable sections, so that they can be easily handled by on-site EOTs in the mining headframe or even deep underground.