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Crane Services: The Critical Importance of Regular Crane Inspection and Maintenance

One of the most important crane services offered by O’Brien Lifting Solutions is regular crane inspection and maintenance.  In Canada, crane safety requirements are a ...
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Chain Lever Hoists – for Versatile, Portable, Precise Lifting

What is the difference between a chain lever hoist and a hand chain hoist? If you’re not an expert in the world of hoists, it ...
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Advantages of a Chain Hoist

A chain hoist is one of the most common hoist types. While a wire rope hoist is made of strands of metal wrapped tightly around ...
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Gantry Crane vs. Overhead Crane – Which is the Right Choice for You?

To a layman, on first glance a gantry crane might look a lot like an overhead crane. The most noticeable element of each crane is ...
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The Ins and Outs of Professional Commercial Door Installation and Repair

While the dead of winter is not the best time to be planning commercial door installation, it can be a busy time for commercial door ...
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Advantages of a Wire Rope Hoist

At O’Brien Lifting Solutions, we know there’s no one right hoist for every job, but whatever your wire rope hoist needs, O’Brien can help you ...
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Designing the Ideal Overhead Bridge Crane Runway

A bridge crane runway is the framework on which an overhead bridge crane moves its loads. The runway design includes runway beams, support columns, and ...
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Industrial Door Installation: Tips for Designing Your Ideal Loading Dock

As industrial door experts, it’s hard to say what we do more of – industrial door installation on new loading docks, or maintaining and replacing ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Safe Crane Operation

From proper installation and maintenance to using a fall arrest harness and safety system, there are many concepts to understand about safe crane operation. Cranes ...
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