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RSS wins 5-year rail contract
Rope & Sling Specialists has won a five-year contract at Scotland Railway
Which material is safest for crane rope?
Wire or fibre, ropes are key for a crane’s performance. Niamh Marriott reports
A guide to wire rope replacement
Replacing wire rope on a crane is a comprehensive process that involves many factors.
LES appoints Botswana distribution partner
The partnership will help sell the Lifting Equipment Store (LES) product range to large companies, including Botswana mines
Bridon-Bekaert launches line of resin end-stops
Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group now offers end termination design capability for crane ropes.
Ropes and winches: flying the flag high
A look at the rope and winches sector after 12 months of unprecedented disruption from coronavirus. Christian Shelton reports
RSS expands into South West
Buoyed by government defence contract wins, Rope and Sling Specialists expands UK operations
Ropes and winches: Winding it on
To give the safest and longest service, both steel wire and synthetic fibre rope needs to be treated well, correctly selected and of good quality. ICST reports
Rope and winches: Bounds of possibility
New or traditional? Two approaches, both pushing the boundaries, especially for tall tower cranes. Christian Shelton reports
​Teufelberger-Redaelli to reopen
Rope production to restart at Austria and Italy-based manufacturer in wake of Coronavirus
De Haan heads stateside
Seven US distributors appointed by lifting hook and rigging component manufacturer De Haan
New CEO for WireCo
WireCo WorldGroup appoints Keith White as chief executive officer
Lankhorst ropes help lift module
Specialist marine rope provider helps install 1,110 tonne permanent living module on Dolphin Platform
Wolffkran invests in fibre rope
A new self-monitoring fibre rope is being developed by Wolffkran and Trowis
Bishop Lifting acquires AWRS
American Wire Rope & Sling acquired by Bishop Lifting Products
Ropes and winches: Linear development
The rise of synthetic rope continues, although demand for wire rope remains strong. Christian Shelton reports
Casar ropes Favco M2480D
Casar Australia supplies wire rope for Favelle Favco’s M2480D 
New lifting chain sizes
Van Beest launches new sizes for Green Pin Tycan fibre lifting chain
Ropes and winches: Bound to be big
The properties of synthetic rope are making it an appealing alternative to wire rope argues DSM Dyneema, the creator of Dyneema fibre used in rope. Christian Shelton investigates
Rope and winches: Setting standards
FEM guidelines are an early important step in advancing the widespread application of synthetic fibre ropes in the crane and construction markets. Christian Shelton reports
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