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Overhead Cranes: The Right Amount of Technology

Don’t get distracted by whistles and bells, warns Tad Dunville, director of corporate development at Ace World Companies.   Many readers of this blog will no doubt play golf on a regular basis. Those golfers will all know someone at their club or course that has got way more clubs, equipment and apparel than their […]

How to Avoid Overhead Crane Failure

For companies requiring overhead lifting operations, taking steps to avoid crane failure is critical to ensuring the safety of workers and overall efficiency of operations. No matter the specific industry or type of job site, taking a number of simple precautions can greatly reduce the risk of overhead crane failure. Before operators use cranes, technicians should inspect […]

Buying a Crane, Part 3: Negotiating the Contract

Putting a solid, relevant contract in place is key to successful and timely installation of an overhead crane, says Tad Dunville, director of corporate development at Ace World Companies. This is the third installment of a three-part blog. Where the first article guided purchasing decision makers on putting together an overhead crane specification, and the […]

Violations and Breakdowns: A Bifocal Approach

Meeting OSHA requirements is only a starting point, says Tad Dunville, director of corporate development at Ace World Companies. This blog is primarily targeted at those who work in facilities that have overhead cranes, but the message can be applied to a multitude of industries and sectors regardless of the equipment they operate. Consider that […]