Category Archives: overhead cranes

Considerations When Choosing an Overhead Bridge Crane

When purchasing or hiring a bridge crane, there are a number of things to take into consideration. Here’s an overview of what you need to bear in mind, together with a brief comparison of the different types of bridge cranes … Continue reading

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Why Overhead Cranes Can Boost Your Company’s Efficiency

Several industries rely on overhead cranes and, in particular, the automobile industry is known for using them to move raw materials. They are also widely used in the process of refining steel and other kinds of metals such as aluminium … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Operating Overhead Cranes in Extreme Weather

Yorkshire is renowned for its challenging weather conditions and operating overhead cranes in Leeds during extreme weather can be a dangerous occupation. Here are three top safety tips every overhead crane operator should know.

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Safety 101: Overhead Cranes and Risk Reduction

Thousands of businesses in the manufacturing and construction industries utilise overhead cranes to lift and transport goods and materials and, when these are properly operated, they make the entire process quicker, easier, and safer for all. But as will always … Continue reading

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The Biggest Things Ever Moved! (Part 1)

As premier suppliers of an array of lifting equipment, including lifting chains in Huddersfield, here at Peter Cassidy, we know a thing or two about moving objects. But that said there are some objects out there that would put even … Continue reading

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What to consider when choosing an overhead crane

If you work in an industry that requires regular lifting and moving of heavy or awkward objects then you cannot simply rely on man-power alone. Lifting heavy objects is the number one cause of workplace injuries in the UK and … Continue reading

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