Blog

Welcome to our blog! Browse through our blog for photos of our gear in use, client feedback, tips and advise as well as the the latest news on lifting equipment, lashing equipment & tie downs, lifting slings & 4x4 recovery equipment.

RUD LPW Lashing Point Offers up to 50% Increased Lashing Capacity

Date: 
23rd March 2017

RUD lashing chains help ensure maximum safety when transporting heavy machinery & loads, as well as reducing costs to potentially damaged goods. Most importantly the appropriate lashing chain helps avoid accidents with loads moving and sliding when in transit.

Top Quality Lashing Points When Transporting Heavy Loads

Date: 
10th March 2017

RUD Lashing Capacity 3000 to 32,000 daN:

RUD Lashing Points help ensure maximum safety when transporting heavy machinery & loads, as well as reducing costs to potentially damaged goods. Most importantly the appropriate lashing equipment helps avoid accidents with loads moving and sliding when in transit.

VLBG-PLUS - Delivery Information

Date: 
21st November 2016

Remarkably different - The Latest Innovations

VLBG-PLUS-Delivery information

  • On average 45 % higher Working Load Limit
  • Identical fitting dimensions
  • Identical price

* Note times stated exclude shipping timeframe

Lifting Chains

 

Dullstroom Bonanza Rises to the Challenge

Date: 
31st October 2016

Dullstroom Fly Fishers Association – 2016 BONANZA

The Dullstroom Fly Fishers BONANZA has recently closed it’s books on it’s 6th year as one of SA’s leading fly fishing events and in the process broken all previous records for fund raising for the local needy – all thanks to the amazing generosity of participants, sponsors and water owners.

Lifting & Lashing News

Date: 
27th September

Modification VRS key

RUD has started the conversion to a new generation of VRS keys without spring. The design has been changed to a new captive key due to a different assembly se- quence. In the first step we have started the conversion for sizes M10, M12 and M16.

The existing spare part sets "key with spring" for the self- assembly will still be available in the future.

Magnum-X and MagnumPlus heavy-duty round slings employed in the manoeuvring of monopiles for offshore wind turbines

The Sif-Group have enjoyed positive results with the Magnum-X and MagnumPlus heavy-duty roundslings. They are employed in the manoeuvring of monopiles for offshore wind turbines.

Lifting Round Slings

Magnum-X sets the standards in lifting technology

Date: 
12th September 2016

Round slings for load capacity of 10 to 450 tonnes

SpanSet Magnum roundslings have been a sure solution for many years for extreme cases. And yet the demands of the customer are constantly increasing. They require products which are safe, but at the same time also easy to handle. As the loads are becoming heavier, the slings are also inevitably becoming larger and heavier. SpanSet nowadays provides roundslings with a load capacity of 450 tonnes. In order to manage the weight and improve the handling, SpanSet uses special high-performance fibres, which meet the requirements of the customers and facilitate the work.

Caldwell And Renfroe Are Changing The Lifting And Rigging Industry Through The Development Of Innovative, Lightweight Product Lines

Date: 
12th September 2016

Jacksonville, Fla.; Aug. 2016 – The Caldwell Group and its Renfroe division are addressing the needs of the lifting and rigging industry by developing innovative lightweight product lines that include composite beams and smaller, lifting clamps.

The Automatic-Center-Point

Date: 
4th September 2016

The Automatic Centre Point

The laterally loaded eye bends and due to the curve direction, the suspension AUTOMATICALLY rotates to the ideally highly-loaded position.