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Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Find out how you can support the victims of Hurricane Harvey.




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Gaylin Rigmarine Spooling

Three recent contracts awarded to the Gaylin Group of companies substantiated their collective status as a major global specialist provider for turnkey wire rope supply and installation packages.





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New Pulleys & Sheaves

Loos & Co. announces their new Aerospace Pulleys and Industrial Sheaves.





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New Power Sling Shackle

Green Pin announces their new Power Sling Shackle.







June Wire Rope News and Sling Technology magazine edition

JUNE 2017 - The print edition mailed to subscribers. PDF Featured stories include:

The Importance of Asking “Why?” , By Katie Mackey. The author delves into the fundamental question that should be asked when safety issues occur.

Florida Crane Company has Visible Resume – The Sunshine State’s Expanding Skyline, By Pete Hildebrandt. Sims Crane has a committed team of skilled people that have set out to change the Florida skyline using the safest means.





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New Cradel Grab Hook

Campbell announces their new cradel grab hook.






Jim Chant

Mourning Jim Chant

Mourning the loss of an industry icon.





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Electric Chain Hoist Manufacturer Announcement

Harrington Hoists announces two new electric chain hoists.






April Wire Rope News and Sling Technology magazine edition

APRIL 2017 - The print edition mailed to subscribers. PDF Featured stories include:

Mega-Bridge Construction Overcoming Multiple Mega-challenges , By Henry Vere. The Øresund Bridge, despite natural obstacles and construction challenges, proved to be one of the world’s engineering marvels.

International Wire Rope Company Finds a Good Fit in Marine Environments , By Pete Hildebrandt. Rigmarine proves time and again that they are the company for any operations at sea.

The Burgeoning Benefits of Going Metric , By Victor Mendez. The United States may be the last country to convert to the metric system, and this article delves into the pros and cons of doing so.





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Traction Chains Supplier ISO Announcement

pewag, one of the traction chains suppliers in our Supplier Directory has recently achieved ISO certifications.





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Flying over Manhattan on the Roosevelt Island Tramway

Last year marked the 40th anniversary of the Roosevelt Island Tramway, which extends 3,100 feet across the East River in New York City. Frequented by commuters and sightseers alike, it connects the Upper East Side to the narrow stretch of land named Roosevelt Island in Manhattan.





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Choosing the Right Wire Rope Socket for the Job

When buying a wire rope clips there are some things to remember. View the top 4 tips that some suppliers of wire rope clips shared with us.





February Wire Rope News and Sling Technology magazine edition

FEB 2017 - The print edition mailed to subscribers. PDF Featured stories include:

Wire Rope Vital in Construction of One of the World’s Widest Bridges , By Peter Hildebrandt. The Tappan Zee Bridge undergoes a long overdue and much needed overhaul to bring back the days of glory it once knew, as well as ensure safe passage across the Hudson River.

The Brooklyn Bridge Splices, By Don Sayenga. Designing metal structures five or six times stronger than needed to overcome metal fatigue in one of the world’s most famous bridges.

Flying over Manhattan on the Roosevelt Island Tramway , By Barbara Spencer. Celebrating it’s 40th anniversary, this favorite method of transportation, for New Yorkers and tourists alike, is the first aerial tramway used for mass transit in the United States.





Gaylin Vietnam

Four-Year Plan to Position Gaylin as Market Leader in Vietnam

Gaylin, a specialist supplier of lifting, rigging and marine equipment, has initiated a plan to reposition its Vietnam facility to address changing trends in the local oil and gas, refining and chemical plant sectors.

 




Famous River Thames Bridge refurbishment uses DLM load cells.

The Caldwell Group Announces AWRF Appointment

The Caldwell Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that our president, Doug Stitt, has been appointed as the new president for Associated Wire Rope Fabricators (AWRF) for 2017.

 




Famous River Thames Bridge refurbishment uses DLM load cells.

Famous Bridge Refurbishment uses DLM Load Cell

Load Cell Supplier, Dynamic Load Monitoring, announces that a famous bridge refurbishment in the UK uses DLM load cell.




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Harrington Hoists, Inc

Harrington Hoists, Inc celebrates 150 years in business.




December Wire Rope News and Sling Technology magazine edition

DEC 2016 - The print edition mailed to subscribers. PDF Featured stories include:

New Midwest Bridge Combines Construction Styles to Create a Hybrid Structure, By Peter Hildebrandt. The building of the new St. Croix Crossing to satisfy the needs of modern day transportation.

New Lifting Hook Fits Well in Hazardous Research Environment, By Peter Hildebrandt. Elebia’s new “automatic” lifting hook takes on lifting tasks at the CERN research facility.

Cranes Depend on Wire Rope for Work in Marine Settings, By Victor Mendez. Nantucket Harbor gets a marine overhaul since the bulkhead was compromised by storms over the last few years.

Saving the Family Business, By Phillip M. Perry. Despite poor communication between family members, steps must be taken to assure the business reins get handed over without problems.




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Tips for using Wire Rope Clips

When buying a wire rope clips there are some things to remember. View the top 4 tips that some suppliers of wire rope clips shared with us.




Crosby Slide-Loc

The Crosby Slide Loc

The Crosby Group announces a new design of the Crosby Slide-Loc. Check out the announcement and the video.

 




October Wire Rope News

NOV 2016 - The digital edition available

OCT 2016 - The print edition mailed to subscribers.

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August Wire Rope News

SEPT 2016 - The digital edition available

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June Wire Rope News

JULY 2016 - The July digital edition available

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2016 Suppliers Directory

 

 

ANNOUNCING the 2016 ONLINE SUPPLIERS DIRECTORY!

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April Wire Rope News

MAY 2016 - The May digital edition available

APRIL 2016 - The April print edition mailed to subscribers.

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December Wire Rope News

MAR 2016 - The February digital edition available

FEB 2016 - The February print edition mailed to subscribers.

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December Wire Rope News

JAN 2016 - The December digital edition available

DEC 2015 - The December print edition mailed to subscribers.

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CLASSIFIED

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