News Section | Holloway Houston, Inc. - Part 3

How Wire Ropes Can Be Maintained In Top Condition?

Wire ropes, over a period of time, have become an essential part of various industry set-ups. In this article, we shall confine our discussion to the utility of the wire ropes in the rigging industry. Moreover, we will also discuss about the best ways in which the wire ropes can be maintained. Such maintenance is important to enhance the safety of their functioning. WHAT IS RIG
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Importance of Construction Industry in the Economy and Use of Construction Equipments

Construction Industry is one of the cannonading industries of today that has a great impact on the economy of any nation. Any piece of infrastructure or real estate erected around us is undertaken by segments under Construction Industry. The scope of Construction Industry is too broad and HHI Lifting is making its valuable contribution for expanding it further. Role of Construc
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3 Things Lifting Industry needs to Keep in Mind to optimize use of Wire Rope Slings

Wire rope slings are an important piece of rigging equipment and play a significant role in lifting activities on construction sites, oil and gas rigs, logging stations and any other industry where heavy loads are lifted and moved from one place to another. The fact that these are critical to the success of all lifting operations means, you’ll need to leverage their potential
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Keep In Mind to Use Wire Ropes Correctly

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 secure the loose end of the wire rope. These are critical for safe use of a wire rope and typically at least two or three clamps are needed to secure th
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3 Rigging Equipment Safety Tips

Rigging equipment is an important part of various industries wherein a major activity is heavy lifting. This essentially means that such equipment should be used carefully; any mistake from the safety perspective and it might just lead to fatal injuries, which could otherwise have been avoided. To put it simply, adhering to rigging safety tips will go a long way in saving lives
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Work Safety Should be the Primary Focus of Rigging Companies

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 equipment can lead to catastrophic results. In a worst case scenario, it can lead to workplace fatalities. So wh
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The Uses Of Cranes In Marine Industry

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 place to another is an activity of critical importance. This means the need for high quality ri
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Holloway Houston’s Revision 2 Catalog

We are pleased to announce that revision 2 of our catalog is 90% done. The digital catalog will be ready for download, approximately by mid October. Our physical catalog will have an approximate release date in early 2013. While revision 2 of our catalog won’t be available until next year, you may still request revision 1.
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Use of Wire Rope Slings in the Manufacturing Industry

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 range of applications. These configurations include single and multi-part slings (such as round brai
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6 Essential Safety Equipment Every Rigger Should Use

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 this in mind many companies are now rearranging their priority lists a
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