The Main Benefits and Advantages of Customisable Light Cranes

Customisable light cranes are easy to use pieces of equipment. And, as their name might suggest, they are light too! With this comes an array of benefits. Want to find out more? What are light cranes? Light crane systems are ideal for lifting lighter loads of up to 2000kg in production areas, smaller machine shops…
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The Importance of Load Testing Overhead Cranes

Overhead cranes are some of the largest pieces of lifting equipment that we have at Cranes Direct. With this large nature comes the fact that they are capable of lifting extremely heavy loads. Given this, and that they are often fixed to the internal structuring of your workplace, it is of critical importance that steps…
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What are A-Frame gantries?

A-Frame gantries are a crane used for industrial lifting. It is a type of crane that is not fixed to the structure of a building in the way that overhead gantry cranes are. These cranes are known across the industry under a number of different names such as A-Frame cranes, A-Frame lifting gantry, light duty gantry…
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The Need for a LOLER Compliant Person in the Workplace

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER) was introduced in order to control and minimise the risks to employees when handling lifting equipment and any lifting related operations in the workplace. The regulations attempt to protect employees as well as members of the public, contractors, customers, officials and largely anyone who could use…
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