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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.

Featuring:

  • 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 
  • Cranes in the media- accidents, big projects and more!

Understanding Load Sway And Tips To Prevent It

January 03, 2017

Load sway can be a nightmare for crane operators, learn and understand more about load sway and how to tackle the problem in this article.


Understanding True Vertical Lift

January 19, 2017

Vertical lift is achieved when there is no side-pulling action, it is recommended that all loads are lifted truly vertical and never to involve side loading as this has detrimental effects on the hoist components such as the chain/wire, sprocket and guides.


Electric Hoists from Leading Brands

May 30, 2017

Cranes-UK are approved suppliers of electric hoists from the leading brands in the industry. You will find fully certified hoists from big names like Stahl, Donati, Demag, Yale, GIS and Kito in our extensive product range.


What are Jib Cranes ?

June 13, 2017

Overhead cranes are the lead actor in fabrication, manufacturing, and repair facilities but do not forget about the little brother, the Jib crane. Swing Jibs help to fulfil a very important niche in the market and when combined with an overhead crane they create an extremely productive workplace. 


The Benefits of Buying a Used Crane

October 10, 2017

Buying a used crane is never as easy as it may sound considering the costs to be accrued. However, when you buy a second hand crane from a stockist or supplier who is ISO-Certified, you are rest assured your machine is safe and worth deploying to use.


Why You Need to Maintain your Crane to a High Standard

October 19, 2017

Maintaining your crane is one of the most important factors to factor in to your annual budget for equipments whether you are buying a used crane or not. Maintaining your crane is a health and safety issue and should never be ignored. Having your crane inspected and maintained on an annual basis will also prolong the life span of your equipment.


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