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sees the Australian lifting and rigging
                                                                               gear specialist stock the UK company’s
                                                                               full range of standard modular spread-
                                                                               er beams at its Victorian headquarters
                                                                               and throughout a distributor network.
                                                                                 Maxirig delivers product and expertise
                                                                               to a diverse range of clients in mining,
                                                                               construction, manufacturing, oil and gas,
                                                                               and other sectors across the country.
                                                                                 Sarah  Spivey,  managing  director  at
                                                                               Modulift,  said:  “It  is  well  documented
                                                                               that execution of our business model
                                                                               and growth strategy is reliant upon our
                                                                               diligence in choosing the right regional
                                                                               representatives and the extent to which
                                                                               we can support them as they deliver our
                                                                               products to their local marketplaces. In
                                                                               Maxirig I’m confident that we have se-
                                                                               cured a partner that can help us make
                                                                               significant  strides  in  a  far  afield,  but
                                                                               hugely important, market.”
                                                                                 Manufacturing to order and / or ship-
                                                                               ping product from the UK to Australia
         The 10t capacity, 12m-long duplex webbing boat slings were passed underneath the boat.  adds inherent complications and long
         continued from page 38               He  added:  “Any  company  that  as-  lead times to the supply chain. Support-
         equipment free of charge. We spend a lot   sists us with their technical  and pro-  ed by a full inventory of standard spread-
         of time at the site and were able to time   fessional  skills  is  worth  their  weight   er beams up to 100t in capacity, Maxirig
         delivery with a three-week-long LOLER   in gold and for the staff and volunteers   will be able to respond quickly to height-
         inspection, led by Steve Conroy, that we   that impart their time at the charity a   ened  demand  and  deliver  promptly  to
         complete every three months. It was a   source of relief. The safety boat is now   site. The range includes many different
         great opportunity to combine important   in dry dock and is undergoing repairs   capacities, including the MOD 70H, of-
         safety-related work with supporting a   to the pro shaft as well as a deserved   fering up to 100t at 8.5m or 28 ft. and up
         good community cause.”             major service. A massive thank you to   to 14m or 45 ft. at a lower capacity.
           RSS supplied two MOD 6 spreader   all who have helped our community!”  Nathan Van Berkel,  general man-
         beams  at  2.5m  and  two  10t  capacity,                             ager  at  Maxirig,  said:  “We’re  excited
         12m-long duplex webbing boat slings.   Modulift Secures Landmark      about taking delivery of the first batch
         The  boat  was  7m  long  and  2.5m  wide;   Partnership with         of  stock,  which  represents  an  impor-
         a canoeist and slinger combined to pass   Australia’s Maxirig         tant moment for our existing and pro-
         the slings underneath the vessel whilst   Modulift,  a manufacturer  of  below-  spective customers looking for spread-
         in the water before a three-axle Liebherr   the-hook equipment, has signed a lu-  er beams and below-the-hook solutions
         mobile crane, kindly donated by Emer-  crative agreement with Maxirig, which   for their varied applications. Modulift’s
         son Crane Hire, already rigged with the                               equipment is already renowned in the
         top slings, raised it from the water.
           Simon Steane, Lifting Operations
         Manager for Tideway East, the sec-
         tion of the super sewer that runs from
         Chambers Wharf  in  Bermondsey to
         Abbey Mills, near Stratford, said: “Ev-
         eryone involved was very happy to help
         the  Shadwell  Basin  Outdoor  Activity
         Centre with their boat lift. We use RSS
         for their fast response time, profession-
         alism, and flexibility.”
           Mike Wardle, Centre Director at the
         Shadwell Basin Outdoor Activity Cen-
         tre,  said:  “Our  assets  like  our  safety
         boat enable us to have larger numbers
         of people accessing the river safely. We
         particularly target young people from
         low  economic  backgrounds  and young
         people with disabilities. We also give
         young people a pathway to employment
         in  sports coaching  through  our  youth
         project. We raise funding to deliver the
         activities from grant giving bodies, or-  Supported by a full inventory of standard spreader beams up to 100t in capacity, Maxirig will
         ganisations, business, and donations.”  be able to respond quickly to heightened demand.
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