The equipment stolen includes ratchet lever hoists, chain hoists, Minifor winches, scaffold hoists and girder clamps. Most of the items were manufactured by Yale and are yellow in colour.

The theft took place on 9 March at the company’s premises at 33 Paul Street, Liverpool.

The Construction Plant-hire Association has asked for any information about the theft or the whereabouts of the goods be passed on to Lifting Gear UK on +44 (0)151 203 1900 or