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The Importance of Cranes in Construction

The Importance of Cranes in Construction

A crane usually utilises cable and pulley systems to create a mechanical benefit to lift heavy loads. In fact, they are machines that perform an extremely important part in the construction industry as they have the power to move materials of different weights. These enormous machines are used to move, lift, lower and raise objects.… Continue Reading

The Importance of Training your Crane Operators

The Importance of Training your Crane Operators

Cranes are an essential part of all construction projects, and all though they can be found on sites all over South Africa, they are complicated pieces of heavy machinery that require skill and experience to operate. There are a lot of risks associated with their use: the cranes themselves may take damage, as could the… Continue Reading

Advantages of Mobile Cranes

Advantages of Mobile Cranes

Mobile cranes can be an extremely simple machine with a telescopic boom on its platform, or a giant crane equipped with a range of attachments. Standard cranes are machines that are used for lifting heavy sized objects. They are kitted with wire ropes, chains, drums and control panels. Since different applications need different types of… Continue Reading

What to Know Before you Operate a Mobile Crane

What to Know Before you Operate a Mobile Crane

Every mobile crane operators knows that when operating a crane they are in command of a multi-million-dollar machine that is regularly making multi-million dollar lifts. Not only is it expected of a crane operator to know the best way to execute the lift, but also the safest way. In the constantly changing world of mobile… Continue Reading

A History on Cranes

A History on Cranes

Cranes are involved to the world of construction. Without them, the homes we live in, the restaurants we eat in and the offices we work in just wouldn’t be the same. Ancient Greece is known for its contribution in modern day society. They didn’t stop at inventing the crane. While nearly all countries were using… Continue Reading

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