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Harrington (N)ERM Motorized Trolley Electric Chain Hoist
Crane Inspections

The Importance of Annual Inspections for Hoist Equipment

The average cost of construction equipment in the US is set to rise by 6% by 2028. This might not sound like a lot, but if you are paying thousands of dollars for your hoist equipment, these costs can quickly add up.  Fortunately, you can protect your investment with regular equipment maintenance. This includes scheduling a

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crane maintenance mistakes
Crane Inspections

Common Crane Maintenance Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Cranes are an essential part of many different types of businesses, be that in the manufacturing industry, construction, and even logistics. The crane market is enormous in the US, estimated to reach $50.75 billion in value, demonstrating how essential this power tool is. Because the crane is so important in keeping work operations flowing, workers

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crane repair service
Crane Repair

The Complete Guide to Choosing a Crane Repair Service in St. Louis, MO

Are you looking for a reputable crane repair service provider in St. Louis, MO? After purchasing a crane, you must maintain it optimally to achieve the best job site productivity. Such machine handling equipment should run for a long time without breaking or malfunctioning. That’s why you must pay special attention to maintenance. A professional

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collision avoidance
Crane Inspections

Crane Safety Improvements: Collision Avoidance, Sway Control and More

A report found that Twenty-four percent of crane related injuries pertaining to overhead cranes occurred at a factory or plant resulted from crane-related accidents. These numbers don’t include the other non-fatal injuries that occurred. Reviewing these statistics emphasizes the importance of implementing crane safety operation training and if necessary, any collision avoidance measures. New crane safety technology

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Ceiling Mounted Bridge Crane
Bridge Cranes

The Ultimate Guide to Bridge Crane Maintenance

Bridge cranes have long been used to lift heavy loads around a workshop or warehouse and take heavy loads off the human race. Without them, heavy items would remain in their place and not be moved around with such ease. However, like every piece of machinery, proper care and maintenance are required to keep it

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crane repairs
Crane Repair

7 Common Crane Repairs

Cranes are machines with hoists and chains. It helps in lifting and lowering materials. Since they do heavy work, they also need repair from time to time. Do you want to know what the common crane repairs are? Read this article and find out the seven common repairs you should know and get ready for.  1.

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preventative maintenance
Material Handling

7 Benefits of Preventative Maintenance for Your Cranes

Are you wondering whether you need to do preventative maintenance on your cranes? Crane maintenance is an important part of keeping your industrial cranes functioning at their highest level. It also hurts your company’s ability to run smoothly and safely. Businesses that don’t perform preventative maintenance run the risk of incurring many costly consequences.  But

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Cranes

A Guide to Overhead Crane Maintenance

Since 2011, there have been over 40 crane-related deaths per year in the United States. Many more people working with overhead cranes have suffered life-altering injuries on the job site. One way to reduce the likelihood of crane-related accidents is to keep the equipment in good condition at all times. The lack of proper inspections

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Crane Safety: Training Tips, OSHA Protocols, and More
Cranes

Crane Safety: Training Tips, OSHA Protocols, and More

Crane safety must be a priority. In 2017, 33 Americans died because of a crane accident. Each of these deaths was preventable.  Manufacturers have integrated safety systems into their cranes. But it’s not enough to rely on technology. You and your workers need to study general crane safety.  What are the risks that each kind

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Crane Inspections

What to Consider When Choosing an Equipment Repair Company

The machinery maintenance and heavy equipment repair industry reached $34.3 billion in 2021. Not every equipment repair company will have the services you need, though. Before hiring a repair company, it’s important to vet your options. You’ll have peace of mind knowing the company you hired has the experience and expertise you need. They’ll ensure

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