Tag Archives: RSS

Rope and Sling at Waste-to-Energy Site

Rope and Sling at Waste-to-Energy Site

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has supplied an abundance of lifting and rigging gear to a UK waste-to-energy construction site. One recent lift demonstrated the company’s ability to work to an extremely short lead time. Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd has been delivering spreader beams, slings, shackles, and related …

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LEEA supports RSS, Crosby at HS2

LEEA supports RSS, Crosby at HS2

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) was in attendance as member company Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) gave lifting and rigging safety sessions at HS2 in London last month (July). LEEA was represented by Andrew Wright, deputy chief executive officer; and Robert Wilson, head of member engagement services. RSS …

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RSS names Tony Teeder Director

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has named Tony Teeder a company director

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has named Tony Teeder a company director. Teeder, who is currently regional manager—midlands, London, and the south, joined RSS in the spring of 2016 from a major equipment rental company that was part of the GAP Group. A decade in the lifting and materials …

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Hutin marks 15 years of RSS ownership

Hutin marks 15 years of Rope and Sling Specialists ownership

Steve Hutin celebrates 15 years of ownership at Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) this month (March). Hutin, managing director, bought the lifting and rigging company in 2006, when a single depot in South Wales employed six staff. The then 30 year old had already been in the lifting sector …

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Rope and Sling recruits to Engineering Services Dept.

Rope and Sling Specialists recruits to Engineering Services Dept

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has recruited to its Gemmak Engineering business, the manufacturing division within the company’s engineering services department. RSS completed the opportunist acquisition of Gemmak—it is based on the same industrial site as de facto headquarters in Pyle, South Wales—two years ago but has since gradually …

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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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RSS Engineering Division opens FAAC Doors

RSS Engineering Division Opens FAAC Doors

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has been named an installer of FAAC’s range of automatic commercial and industrial doors. The partnership fits within the recently expanded engineering services division at RSS, whose core business remains in the lifting and rigging sector. The agreement will see the company provide a …

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Rope and Sling Beam for Welsh school construction

Rope and Sling Beam for Welsh School Construction

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has provided a 2t capacity, 36m-long lattice beam and rigging gear for lifting roofing sheets at the Cefn Saeson School construction project in South Wales. RSS delivered the below-the-hook equipment and services, and fellow Welsh company Davies Crane Hire Ltd. a 100t capacity Grove …

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