The Cranes-UK News pageis 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.
September 15, 2021
乐动体育 systems are a mainstay in most factories and industrial production lines, being a valuable tool when it comes to lightweight lifting tasks. They are basically just smaller cranes, generally used indoors in conjunction with chain hoists, and able to carry up to 500kg, however, custom made jib cranes with higher capacities can also be built.
August 19, 2021
A beam trolley is a valuable piece of construction equipment that is used on sites the world over. They are essentially like wheeled clamps that lock onto I beams and allow loads to traverse along them horizontally. Used in conjunction with chain hoists to carry loads up to 30 tonnes, they are a key facet of beam construction.
June 23, 2021
乐动体育足球 are a commonly-used lifting mechanism for lifting a wide variety of loads. They are integral to many lifting operations in various settings and environments; no two hoists will be used in quite the same way. The fact that the hoist is motorised gives you more control over the lift, and it makes it easier too – when lifts are easier, they are safer, more efficient and simpler to plan. The benefits of using an electric chain hoist in a wide variety of environments are manifold.
April 14, 2021
If your industry requires specialist lifting solutions, a乐动体育 can deliver exactly what you need. For fast, agile and adaptable lifting solutions, few options can beat that of a jib crane. They can be used in a variety of environments and can be personalised to meet your every lifting need.
March 06, 2020
In some environments, a bespoke jib crane will be a better option than a standard crane. Why? There are certain situations in which a bespoke crane will perform better, deliver more value and be able to meet the needs of the people operating it.
March 04, 2020
Heavy duty jib cranes are designed to lift heavier loads, whilst still offering the adaptability of a normal jib. In general, a jib crane will take up less space; by investing in a heavy duty model, it’s possible to carry out more complex lifts and at the same time, have more flexibility.
December 03, 2019
Crane maintenanceis an integral part of keeping cranes and lifting equipment in good working order. It’s also a legal requirement, and the importance of good maintenance should never be overlooked. Every crane owner must adhere to strict maintenance and servicing schedules, and must keep the necessary paperwork to show servicing has taken place.
November 30, 2019
Qualitycrane componentscan give you additional functionality and support better crane performance, making modifications or upgrading certain features. This can allow you toperform safer lifts, different types of lifts, or work more efficiently. We can supply a range of components for jib cranes, overhead cranes and electric hoists, ensuring you can find exactly what you need to complement your own lifting equipment. Our stock changes all the time and we always have a wide choice of crane components in stock.
September 03, 2019
When buyingchain hoists, or any other type oflifting equipmentfor that matter, it pays to be vigilant to ensure you are getting the right quality without paying over the odds. To help you source the best lifting equipment to meet your needs, we have put together a guide of things to look for when you are trying to find chain hoists for sale. This will help you to make more informed purchasing decisions and to buy quality equipment that is fit for purpose.
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.
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.
April 02, 2019
Chain hoists are an integral part of the hoist family, working to complete lifts using an electric power source. This means that they can lift much heavier loads than manual hoists, with capacities of up to 30 Tonnes. The electric chain hoist is a sensible purchase for various industries and professionals using lifting equipment on a regular basis, or currently completing manual lifts.
March 07, 2019
Buying a crane is a big decision for any business. There can be a high initial cost involved, and you need to know that the crane you are buying is worth the price you pay. This is especially true of used cranes, where the safety of the lifting equipment you buy will be an important consideration.
March 07, 2019
一份报告显示,全球桥式起重机market looks set to reach multi billion dollars by 2024. The report also covered some of the key players in the crane market, including Konecranes and Morris, which are brands offered at Cranes-UK. This is an excellent time for the crane industry and we are pleased to see the market thriving.
January 15, 2019
Crane servicing and maintenanceis an important part of owning lifting equipment. It has to be kept in the right condition to make sure it will be safe to use, adhering to all health and safety regulations to minimise the possibility of harm. The lifting industry and the operation of lifting equipment is heavily regulated, so you must ensure you comply with regulations to avoid being penalised.
January 08, 2019
As an owner or operator of overhead cranes or jib cranes, you will know the importance ofmaintenance. Maintaining all lifting equipment is essential for its efficient operation and, most importantly, the safety of the operators and those in the vicinity. Only with an effective maintenance schedule can you know that you are fulfilling your duties and preventing future problems from occurring with your equipment.
October 31, 2018
Electric hoists are used for regular, intense lifting operation, in circumstances where a manual hoist simply won’t be appropriate for the size of the load. Electric chain hoists are typically used for loads weighing up to 30 Tonnes – for loads larger than this, an electric wire rope hoist might be employed (certain models can lift up to 100 Tonnes)
June 28, 2018
Cranes need to be serviced regularly to ensure they are safe to use and fit for purpose. This ensures the safety of everyone operating them, others working on site and the general public. As a crane owner, it is your responsibility to overseecrane servicingand assign any tasks required for the full and thorough servicing of your equipment.
June 14, 2018
Crane maintenance is an essential part of owning and using lifting equipment. It doesn’t just keep your equipment in good working order, it also makes sure that it is safe to use, so the people who operate cranes and lifting equipment on site will be protected.
January 04, 2018
Wishing all of our customers a very Happy New Year from Cranes-UK! This year we plan on filling our news page with relevant news about our business but also informative and helpful articles that will benefit our new and existing customers- so here's how to recover a vehicle with an electric winch!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
October 25, 2016
A lifting magnet is an electromagnetic device that is used to lift metal items in a safe and secure manner. Different industries undertake different applications that may demand the use of lifting magnets.
September 29, 2016
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September 20, 2016
Using a mobile gantry is one thing, using it safely is another! That's why we have put together a few little tips on how to safely use a mobile gantry system.
August 09, 2016
Cranes-UK are proud to have supplied a custom fabricated fully motorised Overhead Crane to world famous artist Conrad Shawcross. Learn more about our Overhead Crane manufacture here.
July 26, 2016
Chain Slings can be a nightmare to understand, we aim to make choosing your lifting chains as easy as possible, read this article to simplify all things Chain Sling related.
July 04, 2016
A detailed insight in to the machinery service and maintenance regulation that is PUWER- The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1998).
June 13, 2016
So you made it on to the Cranes-UK website, you 've checked out a few options but you are still unsure on which type of crane would be best suited to you? If that is the case then we recommend you continue to read this article and you will benefit with the knowledge that will enable you to make the correct decision based upon your individual application and requirements.
May 16, 2016
We have a combined experience of more than 100 years, making us the logical choice for any business wanting to invest in overhead cranes. We can supply you with the highest quality cranes, sourced from leading manufacturers and available from us at excellent prices.
May 11, 2016
We supply wire rope hoists with a capacity of up to 100 Tonnes. As with all of our products, we only work with the top manufacturers in the industry, giving you complete peace of mind and trust in the quality of your products.
April 27, 2016
We are suppliers of high-quality electric chain hoists for customers needing to carry out a wide variety of lifting operations. Electric chain hoists are versatile pieces of equipment, and are often used alongside other lifting mechanisms such as runway beams, jib cranes, fixed and mobile gantries and overhead cranes.
April 27, 2016
We offer overhead crane operator training courses to our customers, making sure that you and your staff have access to everything you need. Courses are fully compliant with LOLER and PUWER regulations to cover all bases and to train your workers in exactly what they need to know
April 13, 2016
The Cranes UK group are specialists in the Used Cranes market with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. We supply both new and used cranes from leading manufacturers with a variety of specifications for customers from all over the world to suit any application requirement.
April 11, 2016
Servicing and inspecting your equipment is of supreme importance, especially in an industry which uses heavy, dangerous machinery that has the potential to cause serious damage and harm. It’s imperative that industry guidelines are followed regarding servicing or you could end up being liable for the injury or even death of one of your employees. When working with such dangerous machinery, you just can’t be too careful.
February 17, 2016
Cranes UK are suppliers of high quality, reliable electric wire rope hoists which come from a variety of top manufacturers. We supply and install new or used equipment to cater for all needs and budgets. By relying on our expertise, you can ensure that you’re getting robust and long-lasting products which have been correctly set up, enabling you to go about your day-to-day work without having to worry about the machinery you’re using.
February 17, 2016
At Cranes UK, we will supply and fit a variety of radio remote control systems for all kinds of applications within the lifting industry. These kinds of appliances offer great benefits to the operators, saving time and helping to improve safety on site. They’re a valuable purchase for all involved and will serve all those working within the lifting industry very well.
February 12, 2016
Learn the facts regarding a few overhead crane safety usage myths and know where you stand in regards to staying safe when using overhead cranes. Please always remember to take note of current health and safety legislation, always have a safe lift plan and be spatially aware when using any type of lifting equipment.
February 09, 2016
Following a crane collapse which killed one man and injured three other people, New York has introduced a number of new policies to help implement the future safe usage of cranes in the city.
January 20, 2016
电动葫芦可以用来执行取消自由进出rations within a variety of settings. To increase their range of capabilities, they can also be used in conjunction with other types of lifting equipment, which allows for additional movement and more varied performance.
January 19, 2016
Jib cranes offer an efficient solution for lifting requirements up to 5 Tonnes. They’re highly versatile machines, and there will be a jib crane which is ideally suited to almost every type of manufacturing which requires localised lifting and transportation.
October 07, 2015
Cranes can be extremely useful for lifting and manoeuvring heavy objects – in fact, they’re often one of the most essential tools in a large industrial warehouse.
May 08, 2015
The CPE chain hoist from Yale is designed to a heavy duty specification, and capacities range from 2,000-10,000kg capacities.
April 09, 2015
Demag cranes are renowned for their reliability, affordability and high load capacities, and the ZKKE double-girder is no exception.
March 09, 2015
The V-type from Demag is fast, precise and reliable, whilst it’s been cleverly developed to improve handling rates. The innovative design reduces oscillation frequency by 30%, while service life is doubled to as many as 500,000 changes of load. It’s 17% lighter this time too, while the new girder offers improved efficiency for handling loads.
February 25, 2015
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.
February 09, 2015
GIS have been manufacturing dependable chain hoists since 1963, and the GCH model embodies the very latest manufacturing techniques and technology.
January 12, 2015
The ZX wire rope hoist from Street Crane is just one of the leading crane hoists we supply, and it has evolved considerably over the last decade or so.
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.
December 10, 2014
TheDonati GBR seriesis ideal for handling high or bulky loads, and it’s extremely rigid with a solid base plate. This electrically rotatedjib cranedoes 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
June 25, 2014
OurFreestanding Jib Cranesfeature 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.
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生产小型和大型重型设备设计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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
January 19, 2014
Cranes-UK welcome on board new brand of Overhead Cranes, Electric Wire Rope Hoist and Chain Hoists; Street!
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.
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!
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 www.Cranes-UK.com.