Increasing Business Productivity and Overhead Crane Safety

Business Productivity and Overhead Crane Safety Overhead cranes are one of the most widely used cranes on the market, for many reasons. Their heavy lifting capability, increased level of productivity and safety factor make them a stellar addition to many business operations around the world. We have looked at overhead crane safety below. Looking to…
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Mobile Gantry Crane Applications and Uses

Mobile gantry cranes are famous for their lightweight, portable nature. While they don’t have as high a lifting strength as some of the other crane products that we stock, they were designed with a range of other benefits in mind. Want to find out more about mobile gantry cranes? Read on below for more information,…
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Aluminium Gantry Crane – Perfect for Use in HVAC Applications

Aluminium Gantry Cranes for HVAC Applications An Aluminium gantry crane is the lightest of the crane selection that we stock, but they have a huge range of other benefits that makes them desirable by a host of industries around the world. Once such industry is the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) industry, and we have…
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5 Lifting Safety Videos on YouTube

Lifting Safety Videos Lifting safety is the most crucial aspect that you must think about when it comes to a lifting or lowering operation. Failing to properly plan for a lifting operation can result in damage to your equipment, the loads that you are lifting, or your employees. Below we have shown you 5 great…
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New Vs Used Cranes – Factors to Consider

New Vs Used Cranes One of the biggest questions on consumer’s minds when looking to buy a new item, object, gadget or piece of equipment is whether to go down the brand spanking new route, or the second-hand, and perhaps slightly riskier, used route. Websites like eBay have created a marketplace where people can find…
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AFrame Gantries – Explained

You’ll find AFrame gantries often being used in many industries around the world for many different reasons. Below we have explained more on A Frame gantries, what they are and the benefits that they offer to customers. What are AFrame Gantries? An A Frame gantry is a crane which is constructed with a horizontal bar that is supported…
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LOLER overview – Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER)

LOLER Overview The lifting equipment and lifting operations industry is a vast one, with connections to dozens of other industries around the globe. There are the obvious ones such as construction, lifting and lowering, warehousing, engineering and manufacturing, but you’ll also find lifting equipment in industries such as sports, shipping, the military, aerospace, mining, telecommunications,…
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Tips When Buying Jib Cranes

Jib cranes are just one of the many products that we stock here at Cranes Direct, but we also have several varieties of jib cranes too. To help narrow down your choices and help you decide which is the best jib crane for you, below we’ve laid out some of our top tips when it…
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