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Gantry Cranes: Everything You Need to Know

With urbanization on the rise and manufacturing capacity increasing, the need for gantry cranes will rise by about six percent per year. While the COVID pandemic has reduced the rate of new construction projects, demand should recover in both public and private sector projects. An overhead gantry crane can improve the productivity of a shop or yard

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Gantry Cranes vs. Bridge Cranes: Which One Do You Need?

Material lifting is a heavy business—and we mean that literally. The construction of the Greek temple marked the origin of the first crane in 515 BC, where they lifted the tongs and Lewis iron during construction.  Social and political factors in Greece changed over time. This change made the crane the preferred method to move

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4 Types of Cranes and Their Functions

As long as humans have been building, we have used tools. We’ve come a long way from small hand tools to massive machines like cranes. Cranes of all types have been instrumental on construction sites for thousands of years.  Today, there are many types of cranes. All are crafted with care to perform specific functions. These

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