Lifting Services

Members of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) our highly trained engineers undertake a host of lifting services, repairs and inspections supported by our in-house workshop. Be it runway beam installation, commissioning of gear, crane installation or remedial repairs our fully certified engineers will ensure that your project is completed to the highest standards.

Site testing, small repairs and LOLER inspections are carried out to client instruction with annual and six-monthly requirements observed alongside full certification requirements. Certified to work at height our engineers can access the most challenging of sites in support of your operational needs.

Lifting services

  • Site Testing and Inspections.
  • Runway Beams; Installation & Test.
  • Chain & Web Slings, Supplied Examined & Tested.
  • Design, Manufacture & Test of all items of Tackle.
  • Calibrated Test Weights & Dynamometers.
  • LEEA Trained Operatives.
  • Repairs & Statutory Inspections.
  • Manufacture of tailor-made wire rope slings up to 30mm diameter on 350T capacity Talurit press.

Member of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association

Complimented by our stores of extensive stock we can supply eyebolts, shackles, slings and all things lifting off the shelf with to-order goods and wire ropes also available. Whatever your need, we can assist, tackle design and manufacture services available for custom requirements.

Having transported everything from whale bones and Rolls Royce’s to historical artefacts our engineers perform operations with the utmost care and are sure to be able to support your project from design to sign off.

Lifting Clients

NWH Group

Client Study: The Atlantic Raven


A marine repair company commissioned us to test to destruction the wire rope that was fitted to four winches on board their vessel.  The winches were used for manoeuvring purposes at sea. Our engineers removed four two-meter samples, which were then terminated at each end with a closed spelter socket in our Leith Test house. These were taken to Middlesbrough, where they were individually fitted into a large test machine. The four ropes broke at pressures ranging from 408 tonnes to 418 tonnes, indicating a minimum breaking load of 400 tonnes plus.

After giving the client this information, we returned the equipment to the vessel and fitted four new sockets to the winches by the wire lock method.  This took four days on the vessel. Under testing the rope was run out to a bollard and a 60 tonne strain, measured by a dynamometer, was put on each winch to ascertain its power and the integrity of the workmanship.  

Lifting Case Study 1

Project Cost


Project Duration

One week

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