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Wire rope clamps are an important piece of rigging hardware and play a crucial role in any rigging activity. When a wire rope has been looped back to form an eye, there is always a bit of extra wire rope left, a clamp serves to...

The top priority of rigging companies involved in rigging operations on construction sites, oil and gas sectors or somewhere else should be on ensuring the safety of their operations. The reasoning behind it is very simple; any laxity shown in the safe use of rigging...

Safety is paramount to companies involved in rigging operations. Workers in industries such as marine, engineering, oil & gas and manufacturing face many risks on the jobsite, which include heavy duty operations, unsafe working conditions. These conditions make work place injuries a common issue. Keeping...

Wire rope slings are an important piece of  rigging hardware used in lifting and hoisting operations and  are commonly used across different industries. These slings connect the load to the lifting device and are available in a wide range of configurations that support a broad...

There are two key sectors driving the growth of the marine industry as a whole, namely, offshore oil exploration & production  and marine transportation. While there are plenty of activities that characterize these two sectors, the lifting of heavy loads and moving them from one...

Wire rope clamps are an essential element of the rigging hardware used to lift/hoist loads and move them from one place to another. These clamps secure two sections of wire ropes together or allow you to bend one wire backwards to form a loop. The...

It is a profession rich with Maritime history. The rigging of any marine structure is a complex network of lines, pulleys and fasteners which secure masts, sails and even other ships and structures for towing. Whenever there is something heavy to be moved onboard or...

On virtually any worksite where there is rigging involved, you will find wire rope swings. They are a popular choice due to their incredible strength and their structural resistance to abrasion. In some cases (such as lifting forged metal) a wire rope sling is ideal...

The role of a construction rigger is to install and assemble and then secure platforms and materials using pulleys and winches for heavy lifting. Depending on the type of job, Riggers on a construction site can be responsible for assisting crane hoists, moving building materials...

If you have decided to undertake a rigging job, it is important that you consult with a professional rigger before you begin. Setting up the equipment and knowing how to choose the right equipment for the job requires a level of expertise to ensure the...