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 Snatch Blocks · Sleeves · Load Binders                                   Contents

 Wire Rope · Clips · Thimbles · Shackles    June 23, 2017  Since 1979

 Turnbuckles · Weldless Links · Hooks   Edward Bluvias, III  Features
             Publisher
 Eye Bolts · Eye Nuts · Swivels · Chain  Don Tywoniw   design@wireropenews.com  The Importance of Asking “Why?”  .................8
             Production Manager/Editor/
 Cargo Control  · Hand Tools · Links  Advertising Coordinator    The author delves into the fundamental question
                                                                 that should be asked when safety issues occur.
             Barbara Spencer   directory@wireropenews.com        By Katie Mackey
 Stainless Steel Polyester Lifting Slings  Contributing Editor/
             Suppliers Directory                           Florida Crane Company has

             2D Graphics                                   Visible Resume – The Sunshine State’s
             Production & Layout                           Expanding Skyline ..........................................16
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             about 2 weeks after the printed magazine is delivered,
             giving subscribers first access to all the the great articles,
             industry news and information.                Company Spotlight  .......................................50


                        Advertisers                        Note from the Editor .....................................73
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