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         ing the frames up using two Genie lifts   that promoted sound lifting technique   completion, RSS conducted those tests
         and a lift truck  with fork  extensions,   and sustained good health and safety   to 625kg with a recorded deflection of
         sourced from his company. He oversaw   practices.  Previously,  these  problem-  1mm. The installation took four-and-a-
         installation alongside Gary Coleman,   atic handling  tasks  had to be carried   half days to complete. Initially, Stelrad
         Site Engineer at RSS.              out manually. I use RSS for all our lift-  ceased production to accommodate the
           Shaun Wilkinson, Services Manager   ing equipment on site, including slings,   job, but operations resumed for the last
         at Stelrad Radiator Group,  said: “We   chains, and specialist lifting gear.”  two days  and both companies had to
         are very pleased with the result. It was   The full scope of work covered supply,   work around each other.
         important for us to implement a system   installation, and proof load tests. Upon   Local  firm,  Regional  CAD  Systems
                                                                               Ltd,  of  Sheffield,  manufactured  the
                                                                               goalpost runway  systems  and beams.
                                                                               Stelrad manufactures and distributes
                                                                               2.5 million  radiators a year  from  its
                                                                               Mexborough site and offers standard
                                                                               steel  panel radiators as well  as  deco-
                                                                               rative and designer radiators and the
                                                                               UK’s leading range of low surface tem-
                                                                               perature radiators. It has been manu-
                                                                               facturing steel radiators since 1936.

                                                                               ALT Sales Corp. Becomes
                                                                               Retail Distributor of
                                                                               Manitex Articulating Cranes
                                                                                 Effective immediately, ALT Sales
                                                                               Corp.,  headquartered  in  Richfield,
                                                                               Ohio,  will  become  the  newest  retail
                                                                               distributor in the fast-growing Mani-
                                                                               tex Articulating  Crane  Distribution
                                                                               Network  in the U.S.  and abroad.
         The 500kg safe working load (SWL) goalpost runway systems, installed by Rope and Sling   Manitex  International, Inc.  is a lead-
         Specialists, span packaging lines at Stelrad’s Rotherham facility. The solution eliminates the   ing international provider of truck and
         need for manual handling of heavy parts.                                               continued on page 53

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