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harrington hoists & cranes

Harrington Hoists and Cranes distributor

Holloway Houston, Inc (HHI) is pleased to announce Harrington Hoists Inc. products as a new addition to our catalog, joining a robust group of manufacturers in the rigging field.HHI has been selected to be a full line distributor and repair station for Harrington Hoists' vast array of products. Harrington has long been recognized as a leader in their field, and we are honored w
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Top Tips for Selecting the Right Sling

We’ve read all about how it is extremely crucial for industrial workers to select the right slings when moving a suspended load. Wire rope suppliers churn out the best and the most hi-tech and innovative slings from time to time, with a view of bringing about safe equipment handling and lifting of loads. Broadly speaking, the selection of the right sling is based on the follo
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Top Considerations in Safe Rigging and Lifting

(Image credit: http://media.treehugger.com/assets/images/2011/10/Offshore_oil_drilling_inspection.jpg)   Industrial rigging and lifting call for workers to handle various materials and equipment, as well as set and erect large structures on a daily basis. These activities can prove to be hazardous. Workers often find themselves working in dangerous environments, wherein ea
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4 Tips to Avoid the Hazards of Manual Heavy Lifting

(Image credit: http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/resources/images/1889001/) If you’re an onsite worker in the construction, transport, agriculture, oil and gas, or other heavy industries, chances are that your daily job involves a lot of physical labor. Activities such as heavy materials handling and heavy lifting are commonplace in these sectors and also tend to become the bane o
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Top Tips on Caring for Wire Ropes

We need to take proper care of our tools and equipment to ensure their longevity and endurance. Their safe and prolonged use is dependent upon the upkeep that they receive. I’m sure you would agree that looking after them isn’t easy. Wire Ropes A wire rope is one of the most essential equipment in several industries. Since it is a consumable item, it comes with a shelf life
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Tips To Ensure Safety While Using Rigging Equipment

Rigging is a very important process in most of the businesses today, especially construction and shipyard industries. Rigging can be referred to any hardware and / or equipment that the businesses use to attach heavy objects to the device that will lift it. It is also defined as the process or an art to hook the load or the heavy object to the lifting device by using the most d
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How to Choose the Right Kind of Wire Rope?

Wire rope is one of the most crucial equipments used in the industries today. As the name suggests, wire rope comprises of various wire strands compiled together to make a strong and durable wire rope. The early days’ wire rope was made up of rotten iron. However, as the expected level of quality standards raised, use of steel to make wire ropes became more prominent. Steel i
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American Manufacturing Industry -Leadership Position

Let us cast our minds back to the 1800’s right up till the 1970’s. Is there anything specific that strikes you about that period? One thing that evidently associates with the United States of America (U.S.A.) in this period is its leadership in the manufacturing industry. This was the place where the Industrial Revolution took birth. Factories started to manufacture large q
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Construction Business Safe & Sound for Employees

One of the industries that highly contribute to the society is the construction industry. It does so by fulfilling the very basic need of people of getting a shelter for themselves. However, there are a lot of rigors that the construction workers need to go through to provide the world with those marvelous edifices. There are numerous fatal accidents and deaths reported for the
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Latest Developments in Rigging Hardware

The rigging process is an important element of any industry in the modern times. While this process is most adopted in the construction industry, many other factories and industries might also rely on its services from time to time.  Let us first strive to understand the intricacies that are involved in the process of rigging. Under this process, a mechanism is used to lift he
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