Crosby rigging gear for social circus flying trapeze

The Crosby Group, the global leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, donated equipment to Uprise Circus, as it completed an overhaul of the 9.75m -high flying trapezes at School on the Rise in Austin, Texas in the United States.

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The Crosby Group invests in Verton Technologies

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, today announced that it has completed a significant investment in Verton Technologies (“Verton”).  Australian-based Verton has developed and commercialised disruptive advancements in load orientation technology that remove the need for human held tag lines in lifting applications.  These innovations play a critical role in improving the safety and productivity of global lifting operations.

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Dealing with head height restrictions

Dealing with head height restrictions

This is the first article in a regular series by Stuart Edwards of Edwards Heavy Lift on rigging matters. Stuart Edwards is well known to the industry, initially in presenting Boom Logistics and John Holland entries in the CICA Lift of the Year, before starting his own business and consulting to many of you. He was co-winner of the Innovation Award at the most recent CICA national crane conference, as well as one of the presenters at a rigging workshop there. If you have a rigging topic that you would like to see covered, please contact the editor or Stuart Edwards at stuart@edwardsheavylift.com. Read more

Adopting digital technology

Adopting digital technology – a noble cause?

How many times have we heard the terms “traditional” and “conservative” used to described the lifting and rigging industry in the context of digitalisation? Far too many times. But what does it take for the sector to jump on the digital revolution band wagon and is it worth it? Jacqueline Ong finds out.   

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