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Some Common Overhead Crane Hazards Tips to Help Avoid Them

Some Common Overhead Crane Hazards and Tips On How to Prevent Them Preventing Overhead Crane Hazards: In any type of industry, the coming together of anticipation and pro-actively handling problems is something, which does result in greater success than just reactively responding to incidents. If an individual works in the world of construction and manufacturing, there are [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:40:19+00:00 September 16th, 2017|Crane accident, Crane Safety, cranes|0 Comments

New Wire Rope Standard in the Works

New Wire Rope Standard in the Works A proposed engineering standard for wire rope for cranes will have separate chapters for steel and synthetic ropes, a member of the committee working on the standard told a crane and rigging conference in Edmonton last fall. At the time, Bill Fronzaglia expected the new standard, called ASME B30.30, would [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:39:50+00:00 September 15th, 2017|crane news, Crane Safety, crane services, cranes|0 Comments

Use Cranes In A Safe Manner

Use Cranes In A Safe Manner How to perform the safe operation of cranes? Cranes have made a lot of things easier. In order to operate cranessuccessfully and efficiently, the safety considerations need to be taken into account. The safety of the persons operating the crane as well as the all others around it is of prime importance. [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:39:31+00:00 September 12th, 2017|crane news, Crane Safety, crane services, cranes|0 Comments

What is a mobile crane?

What is a mobile crane? Technology has advanced to the point that mobile cranes can lift and move just about anything your heart desires, in a wide range of different situations. From carefully squeezing a kitchen sink in through a skylight window, to moving a grand piano from one floor to the next, there is [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:39:11+00:00 September 8th, 2017|crane news, crane services|0 Comments

Overhead Crane Inspection Guide

Overhead Crane Inspection Guide Being prepared is the best way to avoid an accident, and this is especially true when it comes to overhead cranes. OSHA has found that an average of 71 crane-related fatalities happen each year. In most of these cases, an inspection could have identified the fatal problem before tragedy struck. That’s [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:56:36+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Crane accident, Crane Safety, crane services|0 Comments

Top 7 Types of Construction Cranes

Top 7 Types Of Construction Cranes By adminMarch 20, 2017One Comment A crane is a tower or derrick that is equipped with cables and pulleys that are used to lift and lower material. They are commonly used in the construction industry and in the manufacturing of heavy equipment. Cranes for construction are normally temporary structures, either fixed to [...]

By | 2017-09-06T17:38:44+00:00 July 27th, 2017|crane services, cranes|0 Comments

Celebrating 60 Years as Family Owned Crane Business

Shawnut Equipment, a leading distributor since 1957, turns 60 this year. Shawmut represents the Manitowoc Crane Group’s range of construction cranes, including Manitowoc crawler cranes, Grove rough-terrain cranes, Grove GMK all-terrain cranes, Grove hydraulic crawler cranes, Grove Yard Boss industrial cranes, National boom trucks and Potain self-erecting cranes, as well as a variety of utility [...]

By | 2017-07-25T17:55:44+00:00 July 25th, 2017|crane news, tower cranes|0 Comments

33 Ton Crane at Work

33 Ton Stiff Boom Crane Hoisting Tubing Injector The City of Medicine Hat request the service of Stampede Crane & Rigging Ltd., a division of TNT Crane Canada with crane services Edmonton AB, to hoist a tubing machine to support Maple Creek Endless Tubing for a recent project in Medicine Hat. Maple Creek Endless Tubing [...]

By | 2017-06-27T19:09:01+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Crane Training Facility in Calgary AB

SAIT breaks ground on new facility  November 03, 2016 SHARE: The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) which celebrated its centennial on Oct. 16, marked another historic milestone today — breaking ground on the first new training facility of its second century.The customized training facility will be constructed on an eight-acre lot at 10490-72 St. [...]

By | 2017-06-27T18:05:03+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

10 Steps to Crane Safety

Human error is the most common cause of crane accidents. This extends to both crane operators and those workers responsible for maintenance and safety procedures. Accidents often occur when crane maintenance and operating procedures don’t keep up with the increasing risks and demands placed on the crane. Many accidents result from a breakdown in communication [...]

By | 2017-06-27T17:48:39+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments