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 Snatch Blocks · Sleeves · Load Binders                                   Contents

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

 Turnbuckles · Weldless Links · Hooks   Edward Bluvias, III  Features
             Publisher
 Eye Bolts · Eye Nuts · Swivels · Chain  Don Tywoniw   design@wireropenews.com  Mega-Bridge Construction Overcoming
             Production Manager/Editor/
 Cargo Control  · Hand Tools · Links  Advertising Coordinator  Multiple Mega-challenges  ...............................8
                                                                 The Øresund Bridge, despite natural obstacles
             Barbara Spencer   directory@wireropenews.com        and construction challenges, proved to be one
 Stainless Steel Polyester Lifting Slings  Contributing Editor/  of the world’s engineering marvels.
             Suppliers Directory                                 By Henry Vere

             2D Graphics                                   International Wire Rope Company Finds a
             Production & Layout
                                                           Good Fit in Marine Environments  ................16
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             The online version of our publication is always posted   By Pete Hildebrandt
             about 2 weeks after the printed magazine is delivered,
             giving subscribers first access to all the the great articles,   The Burgeoning Benefits of Going Metric  ...26
             industry news and information.                      The United States may be the last country to
                                                                 convert to the metric system, and this article
                        Advertisers                              delves into the pros and cons of doing so.
                                                                 By Victor Mendez
                           Index:
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