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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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Overhead Crane

The Different Types of Lifting Devices Explained

Are you looking to boost manufacturing efficiency in your facility? It might be time to upgrade your current overhead lifting devices. If you still have team members manually having to lift or move large, heavy materials, not only are they at risk of overuse and injury, but your production slows way down. Both of these scenarios

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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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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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