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Sponsored: A clear view of safe working

Cranes Today email newsletter sponsor RaycoWylie Systems’ new i4507 system for Tower Cranes with a flat or luffing jib combines a rated capacity indicator with a display able to show views from up-to-four cameras, along with a host of other sensor inputs.

Posted on 28 April 2016 | 5:24 am

Vacuworx picks up barriers

Attachement specialisat Vacuwork has launched a new series of lifters for concrete barriers, the HL Series Hydraulic Barrier Lifters.

Posted on 25 April 2016 | 6:11 am

Manitowoc picks Axial in Hungary

Manitowoc has recently appointed Axial Ltd as its Grove crane distributor in the country. Axial was founded in 1991 and operates from multiple locations across Hungary. The company will provide a number of services for Manitowoc customers, including sales of new and used Grove cranes.

Posted on 25 April 2016 | 6:04 am

Mammoet builds jetty for Saudi terminal

With transport for a project for Saudi Aramco in the remote south west of Saudi Arabia facing numerous obstacles for moves between an existing port and the job site, Mammoet built a new jetty, allowing for direct site access.

Posted on 25 April 2016 | 5:58 am

ALE gets to work on giant jib

UK-based international heavy lift and special transport firm ALE has begun fabrication of the 100m, 3,400t-capacity jib it has designed for its AL.SK190 and AL.SK350 cranes.

Posted on 25 April 2016 | 5:51 am

Spider crane heads to Indian Ocean

Unic Cranes Europe has sold a URW 547 spider crane to Réunion-based company DMP. Unic Cranes Europe says that it hopes the deal will mark the start of a successful partnership with the company in the French overseas The Unic URW 547 spider crane, which can lift up to 4t but has a total stowing width of just 1.4m, is being made available on the French island of Reunion through local company DMP, which is part of the Groupe de Courcy.

Posted on 25 April 2016 | 5:47 am

Zoomlion first in South Africa

Zoomlion’s South African dealer Crane Link has brought the first of the Chinese manufacturers’ all terrains to the country. The new five-axle 150t ZAT1500, with a 72m boom, has undergone testing at South African inspection firm Gerotek, passing all tests and falling well below the country’s 12t axle weight limit.

Posted on 25 April 2016 | 5:40 am

Kobelco’s sells giant crawler

Kobelco celebrated the sale of its first 1,250t SL16000J-H crawler to long term customer MIC at Bauma.

Posted on 25 April 2016 | 5:28 am

Giant slide

Portsmouth, UK-based Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has taken delivery of a 300t hydraulic skidding system, the only one of its kind in Europe, from Canadian manufacturer Hydra-Slide.

Posted on 25 April 2016 | 5:26 am

Yale Cordage introduces new multipart sling

Yale Cordage has added a new heavy-lift multipart sling, Fortis2, to its industrial portfolio.

Posted on 3 February 2016 | 7:13 am

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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