In a turbulent economic environment, productivity gains have never been more important for operators of elevated work platforms. Dan Jenkins highlights some of the ways in which manufacturers continue to raise their game by optimising efficiency for end users. While there is always more to be done, the productivity benefits of elevating work platforms […]
SlingRakz Systems’ range of storage and handling solutions for lifting and rigging products are being developed in response to a changing working environment. Anyone who has worked for just a few years in the lifting industry will have encountered the Aladdin’s cave of storage areas where products have been more dumped than stored confusing and […]
Raymond McLaren’s innate drive to improve the way things work has led him to develop an innovative range of ropes and slings that are exported around the world. When we met Raymond McLaren, the founder and owner of Amdromeda Industries, he was excited about an upcoming visit to the ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor). ITER […]
Wire ropes used in a broad range of equipment – including lifting, winching and conveying applications – can benefit from durable sheaves and rollers made from engineered plastics, which protect against metal-to-metal contact and harsh abrasion from metal alternatives. Wire rope is integral to lifting, shifting and power transmission across a host of industries. Wire […]
Italian manufacturer Magni has been established for just five years – specialising in rotary telehandlers. The machines make load handling easier at heights of up to 46m offering flexibility, precision and safety in part due to the three-stage slewing drives from Liebherr Components. Magni’s CEO and founder Riccardo Magni says, “Our machines are sometimes competing […]
The timber industry utilizes a range of different systems for handling long, heavy and bulky goods. Transport requirements vary significantly according to whether the client is a manufacturer, distributor or processing company. There is therefore no one-size-fits-all solution for handling timber. In a new white paper entitled “Order picking in the timber industry,” HUBTEX provides […]
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In this month's issue
LEEA says compliance and inspection mitigate risk.
Pacific Hoists is CMCO’s partner for Yale electric hoists.
Face Time: Steve Anderson continues his entrepreneurial.
Elevate Lifting and Rigging calibrating Straightpoint loadcells.
Charles Bell of Nobles on monitoring and maintainance.
The Insider seven causes of lifting equipment failure.