Category Archives: Sling

Personal Platforms and Lifting Devices

When you use overhead and mobile cranes and want to make your lifing process simpler and safe, what do you use? This company in Chattanooga, Tennessee use all type of lifting devices. They care about their safety so they brought … Continue reading

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How do you rig the load?

I asked that question on Friday to 15 employees in Charlotte, NC. They responded with the #1 answer, THE SAFEST WAY POSSIBLE. What a great way to finish a busy week in Charlotte and Shelby, North Carolina. These guys build … Continue reading

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NSC Charleston SouthEast Conference

The National Safety Council is coming to the Southeast! The new NSC Southeast Conference & Expo provides a new opportunity to expand your market reach to the Southeast where you will connect with motivated buyers. You’ll meet face to face … Continue reading

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Overhead Crane Inspection

Yesterday was an interesting day in the world of Overhead Cranes. I was contracted by a company to provide an Overhead Crane Operator training session in the morning. Once again I had to provide this entire class in a mask. … Continue reading

Posted in ASME, Below the Hook, Chain Sling, Crane Accident, Crane Inspection, Crane Training, Fatality, Fines, Gantry Crane, Hand Chain Hoist, Inspection, Lever Hoist, Load Testing, Materials Handling, Near Miss, OSHA, Overhead Crane, Overhead Crane Inspection, Safety, Safety and Health Programs, Serious Injury, Sling, Training, Violations | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blades for the Energy Conservation

Completed an awesome training experience recently in Matamoros, officially known as Heroica Matamoros Mexico. Crews Crane Training International, Inc. provided overhead crane and rigging training to many of the employees who help build the large 81 meter wind blades. TPI Composites … Continue reading

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NC Aggregates

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Mobile Crane Boom Truck Operators

Congratulations to the employees who not only braved the rigorous 3 days of mobile crane training, but also had to endure the large tornado and storm. Thank you to these employees who keep our water and waste water in each … Continue reading

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Rigger, Rigging, Rigging Tree

When you spend time with 100 company employees, you are bound to get some different opinions on how to rig something. Some might use the single sling technique. Some might use the double sling technique. Some used a technique I … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Rigging, Below the Hook, Chain Sling, Crane Training, Employees, Employers, Hand Chain Hoist, Lever Hoist, Mobile Crane, OSHA, Overhead Crane, Qualify, Rigging, Rigging Level 1, Safety, Shackle, Sling, Training | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

So happy to get another order out to our rigging customer.

When you need slings, rigging hardware, lever hoist and manual chain hoist, contact us at CCTI, Inc. to help you with your material handling needs. Thank you to all our customers who rely on us for your material handling needs.

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Wire rope sling not too good

How much can a sling take before it yields, breaks and eventually drops the load? No one really knows until it happens. Inspect your slings, use them correctly and most of all do not overload them to failure. Picture of … Continue reading

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