All Below the Hook Articles

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
Modulift upgrades beam
Upgrades made to Modulift’s MOD CLS adjustable lifting/spreader beam
Raising awareness on slings
Safety threat from lack of understanding about lifting slings, reports the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association
Bishop Lifting acquires Western Sling & Supply
Western Sling & Supply Company joins Bishop Lifting Products portfolio
Modulift’s subsea spreader beams
Subsea spreader beams now available from Modulift
Apartment built using tilt-up technique
Precast construction technique used to build luxury apartment in Canada
Lifting Gear Hire rebrands as LGH
Lifting Gear Hire has changed its name to LGH as part of a worldwide rebranding
Bishop Lifting acquires AWRS
American Wire Rope & Sling acquired by Bishop Lifting Products
Smart Shackle load measurement
World-first claimed for mobile load measuring system for cranes launched by Smart Jobsite
LTC gets its 150th Blokcam
Tower crane specialist London Tower Cranes in UK takes delivery of 150th Blokcam crane camera system
Multiplex pioneers Roborigger use
New device used to rotate and orient crane loads eliminates the need for taglines
Loco lift
Modulift supplies lifting beams and expertise to help lift a heritage locomotive
50 tonne Elebia hook
Automatic safety hook with 50 tonne lifting capacity from Elebia
New lifting chain sizes
Van Beest launches new sizes for Green Pin Tycan fibre lifting chain
Festival boats given a lift
HN Krane lifts theatre boats for the Störtebeker Festival on the Baltic Sea island of Rügen
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