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8 Critical Tips for Effective Fall Arrest Systems in Kansas City

When you’re working in an environment with cranes, pulleys, and high platforms, there’s always a risk of suffering a fall. According to OSHA and MSHA, ineffective or the nonexistence of fall protection is their most cited violation every year.  When a worker suffers a fall, not only do they put their lives at risk but

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Cranes

A Guide to Single Girder or Double Girder Cranes: Which is Better?

As much as 18 billion tons of freight moves around the country each year by truck, rail, and ship, most of which is met at the final destination by bridge girder cranes. Moving large amounts of raw materials through a plant or product pallets through a warehouse is done more efficiently with an overhead crane. With

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Hoists

Rebuilt 150 Ton Hook and Block for Hydro Power Plant

This is one of two 150 ton hooks we completely overhauled with 16 new bearings per hook. This is used at a hydro power plant, on a 300 ton double leg gantry. They have an outage and wanted to be sure nothing goes wrong. There is a 300 ton turbine that is lifted out and

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Recent Projects

Cage Wire Rope Hoists for the Coal Industry

Shannahan Crane has provided several Detroit and Ace Terminators deck mount hoists which are installed in the upper section of the elevators.  The cage hoists are operated both at ground level and below ground in the shafts to allow for equipment to be loaded and unloaded at multiple levels in and above the mine.  The

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