All Below the Hook Articles

Below the hook: CoGnitive developments
When it comes to below the hook, some claim customisation is key while others assert that automation is the future. Can these two approaches coexist? Christian Shelton reports
Crosby and Verton partner
Crosby’s global footprint to help accelerate adoption of Verton’s load orientation system
RSS expands into South West
Buoyed by government defence contract wins, Rope and Sling Specialists expands UK operations
Pewag invests in LMS
Austrian chain company Pewag has invested in Load Monitoring Systems Ltd (LMS)
Modulift and Grove lift storage tanks
Icelandic fishing company uses two Grove mobile cranes and a Modulift spreader beam to install 25-tonne tanks
Lifting beam launch
New Overhang Llifting Beam with counterweight system suitable for a range of applications
Mammoet teams up with Verton
Heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet has partnered with Verton Australia to introduce its equipment to customers
Barnhart acquires Days Machinery Movers
Barnhart Crane and Rigging in the USA has announced its acquisition of Days Machinery Movers, including all personnel and equipment
C-Hook bridge removal solution
Minimal disruption and improved safety are claimed benefits of new solution for the removal of concrete bridges over railway lines
New shackle size
Heavy duty shackle available in new size with higher working range limit
Sarens delivers oil and gas equipment
Seven 85 tonne Christmas trees offloaded and transported by Sarens in Mozambique
Modulift and Pewag join forces
Agreement announced between lifting, rigging, chain and other equipment manufacturers Modulift and Pewag
Caldwell custom beam for US highway project
The Caldwell Group supplied a custom 23 metre, 20.9 tonne capacity beam for lifting 60 rebar cages in Pennsylvania, USA
Moving history
A piece of history was moved back to the sea by King Lifting using a Modulift spreader frame from SafetyLiftinGear
BlokCam changes name and launches new brand
BlokCam becomes BlokCorp and launches a new safety device called BlokAlert
De Haan heads stateside
Seven US distributors appointed by lifting hook and rigging component manufacturer De Haan
Caldwell spreader beam
170 tonne capacity modular spreader beam from Caldwell
Below the hook: Raising awareness
Safety is a key focus for below the hook equipment manufacturers. Responsibility, however, also needs to be taken by end users. Christian Shelton reports
Gantry load testing
Two Shuttlelift mobile gantry cranes load tested prior to use
Emissions-free turbine blade installation
Battery-powered blade installation lifters from Ematec
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