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The Cranes-UK News page is frequently updated with the latest news, events and product information from the crane industry and the team at Cranes-UK. We aim to bring fresh content that is relevant and useful to the reader which we hope will solve questions, queries and bridge the gap between supplier and buyer.


  • Safety information- do's and don'ts in regards to cranes and legislation information
  • Latest news within the industry- new products, news articles, industry changes 
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Used Cranes for Sale: Advantages of Used Cranes Over New Cranes

August 28, 2019

When you are in the market for an additional crane, you will have the option to buy new or used lifting equipment. Many businesses are choosing used cranes, as they offer good cost savings and can easily be as useful and reliable as brand new cranes would be.

The Different Types of Lifting Slings

August 29, 2019

Lifting slings: one of the most commonly used types of lifting equipment, and an invaluable tool for completing lifts safely and efficiently. Lifting slings can be used with many other kinds of lifting equipment, increasing capacity and helping to provide more support for a load. 
There are three main types of lifting slings that you can choose: chain slings, wire rope slings, and polyester slings. Here, we will help you understand how each type of sling is used, what the differences are between them, and which type of lifting sling will be compatible with your lifting equipment.


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