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Link-Belt helps Rocket Crane cut shear job time

by Will North

Rocket Crane found that by using a Link-Belt ATC-3275 it was able to use just one crane, rather than an initially planned tandem lift, to place a heavy shear used to cut metal sections at a recycling plant.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:35 am

Manitowoc launches new Chinese-built luffer

by Will North

Manitowoc has announced the launch of its new Potain MCR 160. The luffer lifts 10t, with up to 2.4t on the end of its 50m maximum length jib.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:32 am

BT makes major order from Penny

by Will North

Penny Hydraulics is to supply 210 SwingLift electric van cranes to UK telecoms firm BT.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:21 am

Aertssen and ALE complete lifting on Total's €1bn Optara project

by Will North

Aertssen and ALE have worked together to transport modules from Tecnicas Reunidas' fabrication yard in Tarragona, Spain, to Total's Antwerp refinery.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:19 am

CRC and Maxim work together on tank lift

by Will North

Crane Rental Corporation (CRC) recently completed a job with new owners Maxim, transporting an oversized vessel.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:15 am

Wasserman carries cable reels with Scheurle

by Will North

Wasserman Group has ordered two Scheuerle InterCombi vehicle combinations with frame decks, which will allow it to transport cable reels weighing up to 100t.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:10 am

Marks Crane lowers Genie into climbing wall

by Will North

Marks Crane, of Lubbock, Texas, has used a Terex Explorer 5600 place a Genie scissor lift at the Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center at Texas Tech. By choosing the Explorer, Marks was able to minimise disruption on the busy campus.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:06 am

NWSA and NCCCO partner on telecoms training

by Will North

US certification body the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators and telecoms industry body the National Wireless Safety Alliance are to partner on a certification programme targeting the telecoms sector.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:03 am

Mammoet picks Terex Explorer 5500

by Will North

Mammoet Germany staff have travelled to Terex's plant in Zweibrücken to pick up a new Explorer 5500 all terrain.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 9:01 am

Huisman celebrate project to build 10,000t cranes for Heerema

by Will North

Huisman has held a ceremony at its facility in China, where it is to build two 10,000t cranes for a Heerema semi-submersible crane vessel.

Posted on 21 July 2015 | 8:58 am

See you at Vertikal Days!

Lifting and Access event for Europe, UK and Ireland.
Haydock Park Newton-Le-Willows Merseyside WA12 0HQ
Opening times:
May 13, 2015 (Wed) 10.00 - 17.30
May 14, 2015 (Thurs) 10.00 - 16.30

MPS is going to Vertikal Days

Put simply, cranes are our business. Together, we benefit from many years of experience in the sector from actually operating cranes to the management of operators. We are the largest specialist recruitment business providing crane operators and lifting personnel in the UK. In fact, we like to think that we really are the industry experts when it comes to the recruitment of quality crane personnel.

Established in 1989, we have one of the most comprehensive databases of operators in the UK with some 8000 people registered for work and have successfully managed around 300 operators out on site at any one time during busy periods.

No other supplier has access to such a vast and detailed database solely dedicated to crane personnel.

Working with clients locally and across the globe, we can provide any type of crane operator for any duration of hire. From heavy lift crawler cranes with luffing jib attachments to pedestrian operated tower cranes, we have and can source the right person for the job. Importantly, all are fully assessed, reference checked and managed to ensure that they have the right skills and experience to meet your needs.

Whether you are a client looking for a suitable candidate or a lifting professional looking for work, please browse our website and get in touch with us, we will be happy to help you with any enquiry you may have.

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