How to Choose The Right Crane for Your Project

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Your business is growing, your inventory is increasing, and your customer demands are skyrocketing. You’ve been using conveyer belts and forklifts — but both take up too much floor space, so you’re thinking about buying a crane for flexibility. But increased floor space shouldn’t be the only reason you buy a crane. You should also… Read more »

History of The Crane: How We Got to Hydraulic Cranes

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  The History Behind Cranes     For centuries, archaeologists and historians have been baffled by how Stonehenge was built. The largest of the Sarsen stones transported to Stonehenge weighs 50 tons — which means that transportation by boat would have been impossible. Legend holds that ancient druids levitated the stones into place with their… Read more »

Crane Lift Training: First Steps

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Cranes play an essential role on a construction site. They are used to lift and move materials around the site, reducing manual labor and construction time. However, incorrect crane lifts can lead to devastating accidents and injuries. Common accidents during crane operations include: Falling objects Crane overturn Breaking of boom sling Collision with other objects… Read more »

How to Choose The Right Crane for Your Project

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Your business is growing, your inventory is increasing, and your customer demands are skyrocketing. You’ve been using conveyer belts and forklifts — but both take up too much floor space, so you’re thinking about buying a crane for flexibility. But increased floor space shouldn’t be the only reason you buy a crane. You should also… Read more »

Cranes Delicately Bear the Weight of Nuclear Power Plants

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When thinking of nuclear power plants, iconic images of Three-Mile Island may materialize or perhaps a scene from a futuristic movie or perhaps recent reports seen on the news replay. Few people are aware of the magnitude of the existing nuclear infrastructure and the plans for further construction. Even fewer are aware of the important… Read more »

Hydraulic Cranes “Move” Industrial Rigging Projects Forward

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Recently, Chevron Phillips held a second groundbreaking for its two intended petrochemicals facilities in the U.S. Gulf Coast area. An article by ENP Newswire reports that both facilities will require large engineering and construction over the course of the next couple of years, including the laying of 45 miles of railroad track. The 500,000 metric… Read more »

Wide Variety of Cranes Instrumental to the Construction Industry

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From residential builds to industrial builds to public works projects, cranes are indisputably instrumental around the world at construction sites. Cranes allow heavy payloads to be lifted safely and accurately. A wide range of crane types exists and they lift payloads safely and accurately anywhere from a single foot high to allow horizontal transportation to… Read more »