Category Archives: Construction Tools

Are your construction materials and tools secure?

For many companies the need to keep their tools and materials for the job in hand secure is essential as the cost of replacing lost or stolen items can be immense and the inconvenience of having to reorder all the materials is a pain. Therefore, it is important that there is adequate security on site to prevent the equipment and materials being stolen. Locking the tools and materials in a… 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 →

A Summary of Load Moving Skates and their Uses

When you are moving loads of any shape or size, safety is the top priority at all times. It is easier than you might think to hurt yourself from lifting actions, especially if you do not follow the correct protocols, like keeping your back straight. Load moving skates can help you, as they will take the weight of the load and allow you to move it without any strain or… 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 →

Choosing an Electric Wire Rope Hoist

There are many important components when using cranes and lifting equipment, none more so than electric wire rope hoists. These important and versatile pieces of equipment are used to lift loads and complete lifting process safely and efficiently, and they are a good investment for a company in need of lifting processes when going about their day to day tasks. If you need reliable lifting equipment, then a wire rope… Read Article →