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Mazzella acquires Midco Companies
This acquisition further strengthens Mazzella’s footprint in Texas and the Gulf Coast region.
Braden unveils new synthetic rope
The TRS synthetic rope is engineered and tested to complement TR series planetary recovery winches
How are wire rope manufacturers preparing for an infrastructure boom?
For manufacturers, users, operators and other key stakeholders, this means preparing for the demands of continuous operation and strains on critical equipment
Bishop Lifting acquires safety equipment supplier
The purchase marks Bishop’s twelfth acquisition since 2012 and is the fifth add-on acquisition since Altamont acquired the platform in February 2022. 
River Associates acquires I&I Sling and Slingmax
Each company will continue to operate autonomously across all 50 states, Canada and other countries.
WireCo launches U.S.-made crane rope production
Casar and Oliveira products will now be made in Missouri as part of $30 million investment. 
What are the latest developments in wire rope research?
Wire and fiber rope research is intense. D.Ann Shiffler reports.
Synthetic fibre rope for Wolff tower cranes
Hoist rope new from Wolffkran and Trowis as a direct replacement for steel wire rope on tower cranes
Bauma: What’s in store for cranes and specialized transport?
Crane and specialized transport manufacturers are revealing their latest launches to feature at Bauma 2022
Recycled material in Lankhorst heavy lift slings for Heerema
LankoForce HL slings will be used on a 4-point lifting frame for an offshore lifting project
A guide to wire rope replacement
Replacing wire rope on a crane is a comprehensive process that involves many factors.
Bridon-Bekaert launches line of resin end-stops
Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group now offers end termination design capability for crane ropes.
Wire versus synthetic rope products
With an abundance of rigging products on the market, one of the important decisions that riggers are faced with is choosing between wire or synthetic rope
AWRF cancels Fall General Meeting
The AWRF Fall General Meeting and Product Information Exhibition in Denver, CO will be canceled
Maintaining wire rope for safety and performance on the jobsite
Wire rope maintenance ensures longer life and safer operations.
Bishop Lifting acquires AWRS
American Wire Rope & Sling acquired by Bishop Lifting Products. 
Teufelberger releases new rope technologies
Teufelberger’s new EVOLUTION TK 27 is envisioned for the next generation of crawler cranes.
Synthetic solutions grow alongside project demands
Synthetic rope and sling products grow in innovation alongside project demands.
Hybrid ropes offer ductility and strength
Bamdad Pourladian and Timothy Klein discuss the use of hybrid ropes for lifting and rigging.
IMCA revises wire rope guidance
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published a revised version of its publication, Guidance on wire rope integrity management for vessels in the offshore industry
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