Warning Signs That A Crane May Need Repairs

2022-02-04T13:42:02+00:00 February 4th, 2022|Blog|

Why You Should Always Service Your Lifting Equipment  Cranes and hoists can be an essential tool throughout many industries, such as construction, events and rail. At Emerson Cranes, you can be assured that our expert team regularly service all of our equipment and that safety is our top priority. We understand that safety is important


2021-12-23T09:13:41+00:00 December 23rd, 2021|Blog|

Although we may not give them much thought, bridges are a part of our everyday lives. Throughout the ages bridges have garnered our admiration for their symbolic value and as fetes of engineering, overcoming geographical challenges. It’s no secret that building and maintaining bridges is highly specialised work, as well as work that is vastly

CRANE HIRE PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS – Understanding how cranes work

2021-12-24T11:32:10+00:00 December 17th, 2021|Blog|

How does a crane work? Although archaeological records show the use of crane-like machines in ancient Mesopotamia, utilised for irrigation, evidence of machines that operate for similar purposes as modern-day cranes date back to ancient Greece, to around 6.000 B.C.   There are a number of types of cranes nowadays, but they all operate in accordance

Have you ever considered a mobile crane operator job? How to kick-start your career within the crane industry

2021-12-06T15:04:18+00:00 December 6th, 2021|Blog|

Have you ever considered a mobile crane operator job? How to kick-start your career within the crane industry. Ever considered a career as a crane operator? If so, there has never been a better time. With salaries rising and the demand for highly specialised professionals around the country on the increase, there are plenty of

Extreme Weather and Crane Operation – The Main Dangers

2021-12-06T14:57:38+00:00 November 30th, 2021|Blog|

Extreme Weather and Crane Operation – The Main Dangers Mobile cranes, like all other machines, have optimal working conditions: preferred levels of temperature and humidity at which the machine is designed to operate safely. Due to the size and nature of these machines, it’s imperative that special attention is paid to the working conditions for

Is A Pre-Site Survey Crucial To Crane Hire?

2021-11-01T12:41:59+00:00 November 5th, 2021|Blog|

Is a construction site survey required when you need to use a crane to undertake the lifting of materials, equipment, or sections of a modular building on your construction site? The short answer to this is not always. If, for instance, you are going to be lifting a pallet of bricks or bags of gravel,

How Do I Move Bulky Equipment Indoors?

2021-11-01T12:33:28+00:00 November 1st, 2021|Blog|

How to lift and move a piece of machinery indoors – tools for the job Are you wondering how to move heavy machinery indoors? In the world of heavy lifting, there is one sector that is rarely given a second thought. That is until you need to move that two-ton lathe, five-ton press, or new

The Importance Of Maintaining Cranes

2021-11-01T12:12:23+00:00 October 1st, 2021|Blog|

The Importance Of Maintaining Cranes Over the last 20 years in the UK, 90% of serious crane accidents have been caused by poor crane maintenance, inadequately trained operators or mechanics, or both. In all of these scenarios, crane maintenance had been compromised, leading to equipment failure and the resulting accidents. 25 years building an enviable

Preventing Heat Stress During Crane Hire Operations

2021-08-12T09:24:34+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Blog|

Preventing Heat Stress During Crane Hire Operations Heat stress is a serious health concern, even more so in professions dealing with heavy machinery such as operating cranes. It is important to know how to deal with heat stress, but better to prevent it from happening in the first place. Factors Leading to Heat Stress Heat

The Benefits Of Crane Hire For Your Large Events

2021-09-13T10:44:24+00:00 August 12th, 2021|Blog|

The Benefits Of Crane Hire For Your Large Events As we make our way forwards into summer, the unprecedented events of the last 18 months are slowly being brought under control. Although the risk remains, and the virus is still very much with us, the government is finally reducing most restrictions on all kinds of