All posts by Carl

An Introduction To Ratchet Straps

One of the fundamental features of retractable ratchet strap that differentiates it from other types of ratchet straps is its ability to wind back up on its own just like a measuring tape. Due to this feature, they are sometimes referred to as smart straps. They are available in the market in different sizes and there are specialised cargo companies dealing with goods like these and similar types of goods… Read Article →

How to Buy a New or Used Crane

Buying a crane is always a major decision, whether it is a new one, a used one, or one that contains a variety of different parts. The main thing to bear in mind if buying a new or used crane is that it should always be from a reputable manufacturer or supplier. This is integral to the buying decision and should never be underestimated. A good supplier will make sure… Read Article →

Using an Appropriate Lifting Sling

Lifting slings are used alongside cranes and lifting equipment to provide a way of supporting the load. The load will be placed directly into the sling, so the sling’s job is to lift it up safely and accurately, whilst also ensuring that the process is made simple for the person carrying out the work. If you choose a good quality lifting sling, the battle is already in part won because… Read Article →

Minimising the Risk of Using New Crane Suppliers

As a business in the construction industry, you need to know you are using the right suppliers. This will affect your day to day business, as it is all related to general productivity and cash flow – you need to know the equipment will be good quality and will last. More importantly, health and safety simple must be adhered to. Using new¬†crane suppliers is always going to feel risky for… Read Article →

Learning to Use a Crane

Using a crane is a valuable skill to have in the construction industry, and it is highly sought after. Even lots of people who are already in the industry won’t necessarily know how to operate a crane. It will give you an edge when applying for construction industry jobs. So how do you learn to use a crane? Usually, it is something you can learn on site, whilst you are… Read Article →