Materials handling > Lifting

No heavy lifting required for WRP mine project

15 January, 2013

Electrical contractors, Pengelly Electrical used Evo-Crete’s cable ladder blocks for its WRP mine project.

Evo-Crete cable ladder blocks

15 January, 2013

Evo-Crete cable ladder blocks are lightweight, stable and durable equipment foundations.

Plastic cribbing system helps stabilise heavy loads

10 December, 2012

A system of plastic cribbing blocks is designed to optimise safety when stabilising heavy loads after they have been lifted for maintenance and access.

KonecranesTruconnect Remote Services for industrial cranes

28 November, 2012

The Truconnect Remote Services provides access to actual usage and safety-related data of lifting devices through a remote connection.

Pacific Hoists emergency lowering device

14 November, 2012

The emergency lowering device for JDN EH monorail hoists has now also been fitted to a JDN Profi 50 TI air hoist.

Equipment to improve underground construction safety

13 October, 2012

An innovative manipulator has been developed to improve safety and productivity in underground construction. Suitable for the mining and building industries, the equipment provides a solution to the significant safety issue of personnel working with suspended loads, especially in confined underground work areas. Local mining contractor Redpath Australia has developed a machine capable of erecting steel beams in underground mines at a much safer and faster rate than the current process using cranes.

Scissor lift solution for power board manufacturer

09 October, 2012

Optimum Handling Solutions provided a number of custom 300 kg lift and tilt work platforms for national power board manufacturing company at its facility in Sydney.

Delivering generators to Australia’s heart

09 October, 2012

An Enerpac gantry lifting system was deployed by Tutt Bryant Heavy Lift & Shift to deliver generators to a power station in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.

Narrowtex strapping and lashing range

29 August, 2012

Narrowtex will be exhibiting its strapping and lashing product range at The Safety Show Sydney.

Lightwave Technology Jackjaw lifting device

23 August, 2012

The Jackjaw range of removal aids now extends to eight separate models designed to lift, recover and recycle steel star pickets, electric power earthing spikes, heavy-duty tent or marquee pegs and even timber survey pegs or stakes.

Nichiyu Aisle-Master forklift

23 August, 2012

The engine- or electric-powered Nichiyu Aisle-Master forklift truck can navigate tight corners and passages as narrow as 1.98 metres.

Toyota forklift gives Darwin building supplier a boost

22 August, 2012

Darwin’s largest family-owned builders’ supplier has commissioned two new three-tonne-capacity Toyota forklift trucks to boost safety, productivity and machine availability.

Manhole lid lifter to improve employee safety

30 July, 2012

When manhole lids get stuck, workers have traditionally resorted to the use of various tools, with the potential to injure personnel, equipment and assets. To address this issue and improve employee safety, Melbourne-based company iota thought of developing a device which would enable workers to lift jammed lids and allow them to carry out work from a safe distance.

iota Easy Lift manhole lids

24 July, 2012

The cast iron Easy Lift manhole lids are spring hinged to open with ease, using less than 15 kg of equivalent pressure.

Pfaff ZWW rack and pinion jacks

20 July, 2012

For users looking for a safer way of removing heavy maintenance covers in mining applications, Pfaff has redesigned its ZWW range of rack and pinion jacks in the 1.5 to 10 tonne range, which are suitable for this application.

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