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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.


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Cranes-UK Supply 20 Tonne Double Girder Overhead Cranes

January 10, 2014

Cranes-UK recently won the order to supply, install and commision two Used 20 Tonne Double Girder Overhead Crane at the busy premesis of Cookson & Zinn. 

The huge cranes proudly sit nicely inside the warehouse that produces fuel tanks, the crane will be used to lift heavy components to assemble the huge tanks that can be installed above or below ground. After all the components are built the crane will also be used to load trucks that will delivery the tanks to their new home.


Company Update: Jib Cranes Are Flying Out- Great Start To The Month

February 12, 2014

Cranes-UK have supplied a huge number of Jib Cranes, over 10 in under 7 working days to a multiple of clients all over the country.

Happy New Year from Cranes-Uk

January 01, 2014

Happy New Year from Cranes-UK! A new year, A new website- Kingsway Corporation Ltd expand their internet presence by launching new website

Three New Demag Overhead Cranes Supplied To Nigeria

January 02, 2014

Crane Handling have closed a large international contract to supply Three Brand New Demag Overhead Cranes for export to a Hydro Electric Power Plant in Nigeria.

The cranes will be used in a confined area to hoist pumps in and out of pits reaching fifteen meters deep. The Trio of Demags will be replacing existing cranes of the same brand and specification that have, well...seen better days to say the best!

Cranes-UK to welcome new brand; Street.

January 19, 2014

Cranes-UK welcome on board new brand of Overhead Cranes, Electric Wire Rope Hoist and Chain Hoists; Street!

Detailed On-Site Inspections From Cranes-UK

February 25, 2014

Cranes-UK are experts when it comes to detailed inspections of Overhead Cranes and their components. We offer intricate solutions to complicated applications at competative prices.

Electric Chain Hoists For Production

March 23, 2014

Production of even lighter objects can cause strain to a worker thus slowing them down and decreasing productivity rates. With our ranges of Electric Chain Hoists you will experience how a small change can increase productivity and worker satisfaction amongst almost any production line. 

3 Brand New Demag Cranes Despatched To Lagos, Nigeria

April 26, 2014

Cranes-UK are proud to annouce that after a year in negotiations and building process the three brand new Demag Overhead Cranes have been despatched to be installed at a Hydro Electric Power Plant in Lagos, Nigeria. The first of many!

Jib Cranes Supplied To Leading Gas And Oil Component Producers

May 24, 2014

Ever growing and well established component manufacturers situated in Aberdeen had a need for two 3.2 Tonne fully electric Jib Cranes. Cranes-UK were sucessful in submitting the lowest bid and offering the highest levels of service which included free consultation and design.

National Oilwell Vaco produces small and large heavy equipment designed for use in the production of oil and gas. The requirement was for a bespoke and quality lifting system to allow them to produce, lift and transport heavy components as well as load machinery as well as to be supplied by an ISO 9001:2008 approved manufacturer with an impeccable reputation in the field. Cranes-UK designed and advised two British manufactured Jib Cranes to accommodate their needs.

Free Standing Jib Cranes for a Convenient Fit

June 25, 2014

Our Freestanding Jib Cranes feature discreet mounting bases, allowing the crane to fit in a diverse range of locations (providing the floor is suitable). You get a great deal of flexibility with this type of crane and one strong arm can enable a significantly longer span if it’s required.  

Electric Chain Hoists and the Options Available

October 08, 2014

Cranes-UK offer almost every brand, type and model of electric chain hoists, including Donati, Demag, Yale, GIS, Stahl, Kito, LiftKet, Verlinde, Lodestar, Tractel and Kone among others.

Donati Jib Cranes Exported To Dubai

October 13, 2014

Superior Tubular Solutions of the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai contacted Cranes-UK with a requirement for four high quality industrial Jib Cranes for use in their manufacturing procedures at a newly built factory premises. The cranes were to be supplied and delivered fully export packed to a local seaport; only the best proposal could win!

Donati Jib Cranes for Precise Handling

November 13, 2014

Access is often awkward in production lines and workshops, but obstacles no longer need to be an issue when you operate a Donati crane with an articulated arm.

STD Dual Chain Hoist - Simultaneous Operation

November 21, 2014

The ST chain hoist programme ranks among the world’s most distinctive ranges on offer, and the STD version is specially designed for loads that need to be picked up at two points.

360° Electrically Rotated Jib Cranes – The GBR Series

December 10, 2014

The Donati GBR series is ideal for handling high or bulky loads, and it’s extremely rigid with a solid base plate. This electrically rotated jib crane does not allow for manual handling, and it’s ideal for outdoor squares, deposits, loading ramps and on wharves. This model is available from Cranes-UK as standard, for lifting loads from 1000kg to 10,000kg, and we can guide you through each of its benefits.

Improving Productivity with a Pillar-Mounted Slewing Crane

December 19, 2014

A light jib crane can save many workplaces time and money, and it means that relatively light loads can be lifted and transported quickly, and deposited gently and precisely.

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