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Gantry Cranes

Gantry Cranes: Everything You Need to Know

With urbanization on the rise and manufacturing capacity increasing, the need for gantry cranes will rise by about six percent per year. While the COVID pandemic has reduced the rate of new construction projects, demand should recover in both public and private sector projects. An overhead gantry crane can improve the productivity of a shop or yard

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Jib Cranes

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Jib Cranes

Do you want to know all about jib cranes and how they work, but maybe don’t know where to start? We’re the crane experts here at Shannahan Crane and Hoist. Jib cranes may seem complicated at first but in this ultimate guide, we’ll explain everything you need to know about them. What Are Jib Cranes?

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Crane Inspections

What to Consider When Choosing an Equipment Repair Company

The machinery maintenance and heavy equipment repair industry reached $34.3 billion in 2021. Not every equipment repair company will have the services you need, though. Before hiring a repair company, it’s important to vet your options. You’ll have peace of mind knowing the company you hired has the experience and expertise you need. They’ll ensure

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Safety Training

The Importance of Quality Crane Training

Crane accidents are a serious matter. The sheer size and weight of the equipment involved mean that half of them with injuries end in death. At least 90 percent are the result of human error, the most common of which is operators exceeding the crane’s operational capacity. Proper crane training should mean your operators know

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Kansas City

8 Critical Tips for Effective Fall Arrest Systems in Kansas City

When you’re working in an environment with cranes, pulleys, and high platforms, there’s always a risk of suffering a fall. According to OSHA and MSHA, ineffective or the nonexistence of fall protection is their most cited violation every year.  When a worker suffers a fall, not only do they put their lives at risk but

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