Category Archives: News

Lifting clamps 2.0 – for safer and more efficient wind operations @thecrosbygroup

With the unique challenges that the wind industry is facing, The Crosby Group helps to solve key problems through lifting clamp innovation.

The wind industry is one of the world’s most demanding industries with unique challenges the face those involved with manufacturing and installing towers, monopiles and transition pieces.  However, there are common elements with many other end markets: heavy materials to lift from various angles, concern about equipment damage during handling, and a top focus on safe lifting and rigging operations.

New ALUCOBOND® Vintage Finish Surface Series – A Nostalgic Touch for Modern Construction @alucobondeurope

ALUCOBOND® vintage from 3A Composites GmbH, is a stunning palette of surface designs that offers architects and designers the ability to combine that much-in-demand weathered or aged look and unite it with all the modern benefits, such as fire safety and durability, of its ALUCOBOND® PLUS and ALUCOBOND® A2 façade panels.

Plant and machinery theft continues to rise – a year after biggest spike ever @Trackershop

With SMEs most at risk according to industry experts

While the UK construction sector has been one of lesser impacted industries in the pandemic, it is being hit by another ever-growing malaise – theft of plant machinery is at an all-time high according to new research. 

Panasonic extends deadline for its Air Source Heat Pump Cashback Scheme @PanasonicHC_UK

In light of the government closing its Green Homes Grant, Panasonic has announced an extension to its own Green Cashback Schemes to provide installers and homeowners with a longer period to benefit from this generous scheme.

EYESORES ON ‘HIT LIST’ SECURE AND AWAITING DEVELOPMENT @MbroCouncil

A NUMBER of eyesore sites on a Middlesbrough Council ‘hit list’ are now secure and awaiting re-development.

That follows work between Middlesbrough Council and the site owners to reduce the blight of stalled developments on local communities.

Roman supply Snowdonia’s new Hilton Garden Inn @romanltd

The UK and Europe’s leading shower designer and manufacturer, Roman, reveal its involvement in one of Snowdonia’s landmark projects, the new Hilton Garden Inn.

Caldwell Beam Completes Automated Lifting System @CaldwellRenfroe

Illinois Electric Works oversaw installation of a 2-ton capacity monorail crane system at a heavy truck manufacturer, featuring a 1-ton capacity twin-hook Caldwell lifting beam.

New ALUCOBOND® Surfaces – Bring Your Construction to Life @alucobondeurope

ALUCOBOND®, from 3A Composites GmbH, has a vast range of colours and surface finishes available, allowing architects and building designers the creative freedom to bring a building truly to life and its ALUCOBOND® sparkling, ALUCOBOND® solid and ALUCOBOND® metallic have been recently enhanced with the addition of many new surfaces available within each collection.

Caldwell Lifter for Turf Mats @CaldwellRenfroe

Kentuckiana Wire Rope and Supply, a regional branch of Fulcrum Lifting, has supplied a 1-ton capacity custom Caldwell lifter for handling rubber turf mats.