All Below the Hook Articles

NPM invests for FibreMax expansion
NPM Capital has acquired a 25 % interest in FibreMax, a manufacturer of lightweight polymer fibre cables and slings for the lifting, offshore and construction industries
Modulift for Rolls-Royce turbine
Spreader beam manufacturer Modulift supplied equipment to lift a Rolls-Royce gas turbine for a new Royal Navy aircraft carrier in the UK
Modulift warns against fake parts
International lifting gear specialist Modulift Group, has issued a safety warning regarding the use of counterfeit spreader beam elements
Record beam from Modulift
Modulift has designed and manufactured a lifting rig to assemble Repower's 5 MW wind turbines for Harland and Wolff Heavy industries in Northern Ireland
Certex testing to 1,200 tonnes
A new test bench installed in Denmark allows Certex customers to test lifting equipment to more than 1,000 tonnes
Netherlands-based FibreMax has adapted man-made fibres for crane pendants
Netherlands-based FibreMax has adapted the use of man-made fibres to produce pendants for cranes, which, it says, will revolutionize the heavy lift industry
Modulift spreader for 100 m components
Modulift has expanded its range following requests for spreader systems that can carry 100 m components
Certex expands with factory and sling range
Lifting and safety equipment distributor Certex UK is launching its own range of slings at the company's new manufacturing facility in Montrose, Scotland
400 tonne DNV spreader from Modulift
As demand increases for lifting equipment with Det Norske Veritas (DNV) approval, Modulift has completed its second bespoke spreader system with full certification
Wire rope sling care and maintenance
Terry Young, president of Construction Safety Experts, in the US, discusses identification, inspection and removal criteria for wire rope slings
Hooked on safety
The synthetic sling is an increasingly popular lifting tool. Euan Youdale speaks to Mike Riggs, director of training at US sling manufacturer Slingmax, about the safety issues surrounding the industry and its future
Modulift spreaders for Atlas Copco
Compressed air equipment company Atlas Copco has bought Modulift spreaders to help in the transport of its products
Adjustable beam from MSB
The new Modular Spreader Beam available from Construction Lifters, a division of the Caldwell Group, is adjustable, durable, lightweight and versatile, allowing quick and easy assembly, according to the company.
Synthetic switch
Faster, safer, easier - those are three of the goals for crane operators performing heavy lifting, says Jorn Boesten, industrial market segment manager at sling manufacturer DSM Dyneema in the Netherlands. Boesten explains how round slings made with ultra-strong polyethylene fibre are boosting performance and lowering system costs
Sling safety steer
New guidance issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the US is designed to help employers select and use the appropriate slings when handling and moving materials.
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