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What are the latest developments in wire rope research?
Wire and fiber rope research is intense. D.Ann Shiffler reports.
Synthetic fibre rope for Wolff tower cranes
Hoist rope new from Wolffkran and Trowis as a direct replacement for steel wire rope on tower cranes
Bauma: What’s in store for cranes and specialized transport?
Crane and specialized transport manufacturers are revealing their latest launches to feature at Bauma 2022
Recycled material in Lankhorst heavy lift slings for Heerema
LankoForce HL slings will be used on a 4-point lifting frame for an offshore lifting project
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
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