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Different Types Of Cranes: Tower v Mobile

Different Types Of Cranes: Tower v Mobile The choice of crane you decide on hiring can have a big impact on the work you will be undergoing. Although there are plenty of different types of cranes, we typically narrow our cranes down to just two, mobile cranes and tower cranes. They have proved to be […]

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How Temperature Can Affect Crane Safety

How Temperature Can Affect Crane Safety Working in construction can often strike up many complications when it comes to the weather. The winter brings the bitter cold, the rain and snow that can be problematic and time-consuming to your work schedule, whilst the summer can bring dry and hot conditions that can also cause major […]

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Top Reasons for Crane Hire

Top Reasons for Crane Hire Crane hire is used for various different reasons; some are more common than others. Different types of cranes can also be hired for different types of jobs. In particular, the most common cranes’ people hire are mobile cranes and tower cranes. Mobile cranes are fantastic for various different tasks and […]

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How the Tower Crane Helped Build the Burj Khalifa

How the Tower Crane Helped Build the Burj Khalifa The Burj Khalifa is now the tallest and most established building in the world. From the initial designing of the building back in 2004 to the finished product when it was finally opened in 2010, so much thought, effort and manual labour had to be considered […]

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NMT Cranes Lift Slugs at Tate Britain

Cranes Lift Slugs at Tate Britain Cranes are known to be a prevalent part of the construction industry, but mobile cranes have also become an integral part of other industries. You may have seen or heard about the two giant LED slugs that currently surround the outside of the Tate Britain, which were lifted into […]

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The Team Behind Every Crane Job

The Team Behind Every Crane Job When picturing a crane, most people will conjure up an image of a tall, slight structure, operating high in the skies and manoeuvring large products and materials. In order for that image to come to life, however, there are a number of steps which have to be taken, and […]

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What Can Mobile Cranes Do?

What Do Mobile Cranes Do?   Mobile cranes are synonymous with construction. The majority of building sites or architectural development sites will feature a crane of some description, helping us to achieve new feats of engineering every single day. Despite being such a prevalent part of the construction industry, mobile cranes have also transcended into […]

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A Guide to Crane Safety

A Guide to Crane Safety As one of the biggest pieces of machinery known to man, there are strict procedures and protocols in place for when it comes to operating a crane. To avoid any injuries or mishaps, there are a number of rules surrounding crane safety that must be adhered to in order to […]

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A Beginners Guide to Crane Hire

A Beginners Guide to Crane Hire Despite being used on a variety of different construction sites all around the world, the process of hiring a crane is far more complex than you might think. In their latest blog post, NMT Crane Hire Ltd outline each and every step you need to take in order to […]

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How a Heavy Haulage Company Copes with the Christmas Rush

How a Heavy Haulage Company Copes With the Christmas Rush Christmas is a time for giving presents, eating lots of food and drinking lots of drink, but to make this period the most wonderful time of the year, there is a lot that goes on behind the scenes. To ensure your Christmas presents, trees and […]

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The NMT Blog of Crane Records

The NMT Blog of Crane Records Cranes are synonymous for lifting big and lifting high, but in their own world, what are some of the biggest feats achieved by cranes? In their latest blog post, NMT Crane Hire breakdown all the records set by cranes to provide you with the definitive collection of crane records. […]

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The Day to Day Life of a Crane Operator

The Day to Day Life of a Crane Operator Construction cranes are a feat of engineering, so it is no surprise to learn that operating these machines is an intricate and complex science. To understand how these machines are handled and manoeuvred on a daily basis, NMT Crane Hire outlines the routine practices of a […]

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The Five Most Interesting Crane Facts

The Five Most Interesting Crane Facts Although they may be a staple part of our everyday landscapes, there is often more than meets the eye when it comes to cranes. In our latest blog post, NMT Crane Hire unearth some of the most interesting crane facts and shed light on what makes these machines so […]

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The Components of a Crane’s Design

The Components Of a Crane’s Design To help construct and sculpt buildings and all shapes and sizes, a crane’s design has to be sophisticated enough to be able to adapt to the needs and requirements of any project. Having been developed over centuries, the crane’s design has reached a stage where no project is too […]

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How to Operate a Crane in Bad Weather

How to Operate a Crane In Bad Weather Operating a crane is a job which requires nerves of steel and an eye for precision at the best of times, yet when this profession is combined with adverse weather conditions, the job requires a whole other level of expertise. As we head into the colder months, […]

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What Is Heavy Haulage and When Do You Need It?

What Is Heavy Haulage and When Do You Need It The grand statue of a tower crane is a symbol of sheer height, yet the whole process of constructing and transporting a crane to a new site is synonymous with size. For a big piece of machinery like a crane, you need an accommodating delivery […]

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The Science Behind Tower Cranes

The Science Behind Power Cranes             If you have marvelled at a tower crane and asked yourself “how do those things work?” don’t worry, you are not on your own. A feat of engineering, tower cranes have been at the forefront of construction and innovation for centuries, yet knowledge of […]

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The Different Types of Crane

Getting objects of all shapes and sizes from A to B is not as simple as you may think. Often, heavy machinery will be drawn in to help manoeuvre the bulky items, and more often than not it is a crane. Yet with a variety of materials being shifted around a number of different sites […]

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Craziest Crane Uses

When we think of a crane, we picture a loud, urban landscape with a lanky, yellow structure manoeuvring large objects high into the sky. For the most part, this is the environment cranes are resigned to. Yet, sometimes, these pieces of machinery disregard stereotypes to leave us picking our jaws up off the floor. Outside […]

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