Intro The winter months bring with them a number of challenges for anyone who works outdoors. The discomfort and health hazards brought about by cold temperatures, rain, snow and frost are compounded by the additional risks of poor visibility due to fog and to shorter, darker days. Certain industries suffer these risks more than others.
We often hear the term “plant” used in reference to certain types of machinery and, for some people who work in construction, industry, farming or logistics “plant” is part of the day to day. As it happens, there is a lot of plant out there. These heavy machines tend to work behind the scenes in
The backstory. To say that cranes are an essential part of most construction projects and an integral player in the execution of a great number of historical engineering projects is an understatement. Cranes work on a fairly simple yet clever principle of using pulleys to amplify the force used to move or lift a