All Below the Hook Articles

How to choose the right rigging gear for your project
Pat Clark discusses all the subtleties of job planning and renting rigging gear. 
Modulift goes large
A new record 2,000 tonne modular spreader beam made by Modulift for customer Safe Lifting Europe
DICA offers sling protectors under new product name
DICA has changed the brand name for its acquired Linton Rigging Gear line of products to “LiftGuard Magnetic Sling Protectors”
Tagging offers wealth of information
Mike Close reviews the identification tag requirements for each type of lifting sling
WIKA to offer virtual training
WIKA Mobile Control service training courses have transitioned to a live online webinar format as an alternate solution to physically being in a classroom. 
Modulift and Pewag join forces
Agreement announced between lifting, rigging, chain and other equipment manufacturers Modulift and Pewag
Complex truss installation completed at MLB stadium
As Major League Baseball works on a return from the Covid-19 crisis, ACT chronicles the solution for lifting and positioning roof trusses at the Texas Rangers new Globe Life Field.
Anti-collision systems manage risk
The latest innovations from AMCS technologies, a specialist in anti-collision safety systems, aim to enhance jobsite safety.
Lifting ingenuity in South Pole
A new spreader beam system was designed to withstand the bitter cold and harsh environment in Antarctica
Mazzella unveils online inspection course
Mazzella Companies has launched a new online course to complement the Lifting U brand of classroom and online training programs. 
Denver Wire Rope acquired by Mazzella
Mazzella Lifting Technologies recently purchased Denver Wire Rope & Supply. 
Imperial Crane rescues fire truck
Imperial Crane Services rushed to the aid of a Chicago fire truck trapped in a parking garage.
News from below the hook
Technologies in below-the-hook rigging gear are constantly advancing.
Benefits of triangular rigging tools
In rigging applications, it’s often the triangle shape that is the most useful. Chad Fox reports exclusively for ACT.
Precision planning is crucial for rigging
Modulift’s Harshal Kulkarni discusses the importance of precise rigging calculations when using spreader bars and other lifting devices.
Bishop Lifting acquires AWRS
American Wire Rope & Sling acquired by Bishop Lifting Products. 
Crosby to acquire Gunnebo
The Crosby Group has entered into an agreement to acquire Gunnebo Industrier Holding AB from Segulah, a Nordic private equity firm. 
Gunnebo showcases UKN-20
Gunnebo Industries will be showcasing a range of lifting and rigging products and solutions, among them the UKN-20.
Crosby acquires Straightpoint
Load cell and weighing equipment manufacturer Straightpoint acquired by The Crosby Group. 
Crosby acquires Straightpoint
Load cell and weighing equipment manufacturer Straightpoint acquired by The Crosby Group
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