Lifting Equipment

Rope and Sling Specialists opens Plymouth Depot

Rope and Sling Specialists opens Plymouth Depot

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has opened its eighth facility—in Roborough, Plymouth. The 5,000 square-foot site joins six other lifting and rigging depots and the recently acquired Gemmak Engineering business, the manufacturing division within the RSS engineering services department. Having last opened a site in Warrington, this expansion represented …

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LEEA Academy Awards recognise global achievement

LEEA Academy Awards recognise global achievement

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) presented the Academy Awards for 2020 during a special Zoom event on the morning of 17 December 2020, which celebrated the achievements of the Association’s global learners. The annual Academy Awards scheme acknowledges students who have achieved the highest of standards in learning and …

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OZ Lifting launches Wireless Builder’s Hoist

OZ Lifting Launches Wireless Builder’s Hoist

OZ Lifting Products LLC has launched a 600-lb. capacity wireless builder’s (wire rope) hoist, designed for use beyond the construction and building industries. The 115V single-phase powered hoist offers lifting speeds of 52 ft. per minute and 90 ft. height of lift as standard, but custom options are available. Easily …

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Mine’s an R&M

Mine’s an R&M

A 20 ton capacity overhead crane and hoist from R&M Materials Handling Inc., sold by Harriman Material Handling (HMH), has been built and installed by CraneWerks 400 ft. beneath the surface at the U.S. Gypsum Company Shoals Mine in Indiana. The Application The top running double girder crane, principally chosen …

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LEEA to launch Think Lifting Lesson

LEEA to launch Think Lifting Lesson

The Lifting Equipment Engineer’s Association (LEEA) will launch the Think Lifting School Lesson, in association with Lift and Hoist International (LHI) Magazine, during a special announcement on Zoom at 10am on 29 September 2020. All LEEA members are invited to join. This ‘ready to use’ lesson – which will include …

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New LEEA Board member for Australia

New LEEA Board member for Australia

After nine years’ of highly valued service, Ashley Thacker has stepped down from the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Board as Regional Director – Australia. Ashley’s successor on the Board is Steven Flint, founder and CEO of The Rigging Shed in Western Australia. The transition took place during the LEEA …

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The Christmas rush starts now warns Midland Pallet Trucks

The Christmas Rush Starts Now Warns Midland Pallet Trucks

The materials handling equipment retailer, Midland Pallet Trucks is warning retail, eCommerce, warehouse, and manufacturing business to put festive sale plans into action immediately, with shoppers already beginning their seasonal purchases. Boris Johnson’s new announcement confirming the tightening of restrictions to combat the surge of new coronavirus cases in the …

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