In the lifting industry, there are three main types of hoists: manual hoists, electric chain hoists, and electric wire rope hoists. For many lifting processes, an electric chain hoist will be the best option because it is a strong, efficient piece of lifting equipment and it is good value for…

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In an industrial environment, noise can be a serious problem. It can be problematic for staff and could even reach dangerous levels, plus it could cause problems for people in the local area who could end up submitting noise complaints. There are various ways to control noise but usually the…

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Jib cranes can be standard, but they are often bespoke, made specifically for the environment where they are going to be used. A tailored jib crane will be made specifically to the requirements of the environment where it is used, so it will usually be a very good fit and…

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Forklift trucks without any attachments can do lots of lifting and loading, making light of various loads of different shapes and sizes. With fork attachments as well, forklift trucks become even more adaptable and versatile, able to perform lifts for loads of various weights, capacities and sizes. Attachments come in…

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Both new cranes and used cranes can have a place on a construction site. The decision essentially comes down to the quality of the crane, and the value for money that it provides. If a crane is cheap, this doesn’t necessarily equate to good value for money; it might mean…

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