April issue WRN

April Issue WRN

April 2021 – Wire Rope News & Sling Technology Magazine

COVER PHOTO: Operators performing their start-up inspection on the 175-ton Kobelco crawler crane. Obviously, the larger the crane, the more there is to see! With heavy-lift cranes, the inspections are almost meaningless. Photograph courtesy of Dennis O’Rourke.

The April 2021 issue of Wire Rope News magazine should have arrived! If you’re not receiving it in the mail, subscribe!

Featured Articles:

A Crane’s Purpose: Its journey from sale to salvage

Article by Dennis O’Rourke. Lifting and moving may be the basics of crane operation, but eery user knows there is much more to it. This three-part series explains it logically.

Industrial Slings: A round up report

Article by Al Pirozzoli. The good, the bad and the beautiful fats about using the various textile sling products in today’s lifting industry.

Dealing with OSHA: Inspections and citations on the horizon

Article by Phil Perry.  New regulations, more inspections, and the threat of more citations are part of the new order in preventing workplace safety.

Wire Rope News Special Profile: Speed is of the Essence

A candid interview with Peter Brettner, President of All Material Handling Inc. (AMH).


  • Supplier’s Directory Information
  • Note from the Editor
  • Denny’s Crane & Rigging Notes:
  • Inventor’s Corner
  • Products in the News
  • People in the News
  • News in Our Industry
  • Puzzle Page: Word Search and Crossword Puzzle
  • Advertiser’s Index
  • Classified Ads

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