The NMT Blog of Crane Records

Cranes are synonymous for lifting big and lifting high, but in their own world, what are some of the biggest feats achieved by cranes? In their latest blog post, NMT Crane Hire breakdown all the records set by cranes to provide you with the definitive collection of crane records. Highest Bungee Jump From a Crane […]

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The Day to Day Life of a Crane Operator

Construction cranes are a feat of engineering, so it is no surprise to learn that operating these machines is an intricate and complex science. To understand how these machines are handled and manoeuvred on a daily basis, NMT Crane Hire outline the routine practices of a crane operator. 1. Assemble the Crane Before anyone goes […]

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The Five Most Interesting Crane Facts

Although they may be a staple part of our everyday landscapes, there is often more than meets the eye when it comes to cranes. In our latest blog post, NMT Crane Hire unearth some of the most interesting crane facts, and shed light on what makes these machines so efficient and so fascinating. Crane Fact […]

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The Components of a Crane’s Design

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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How to Operate a Crane in Bad Weather

Operating a crane is a job which requires nerves of steel and an eye for precision at the best of times, yet when this profession is combined with adverse weather conditions, the job requires a whole other level of expertise. As we head into the colder months, NMT Crane Hire explain how to operate a crane […]

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What Is Heavy Haulage and When Do You Need It?

The grand stature of a tower crane is a symbol of sheer height, yet the whole process of constructing and transporting a crane to a new site is synonymous with size. For a big piece of machinery like a crane, you need an accommodating delivery service that can transport the largest objects both safely and […]

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The Science Behind Tower Cranes

If you have marvelled at a tower crane and asked yourself “how do those things work?” don’t worry, you are not on your own. A feat of engineering, tower cranes have been at the forefront of construction and innovation for centuries, yet knowledge of their mechanics and their functionalities are still reserved for experts and […]

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The Different Types of Crane

Getting objects of all shapes and sizes from A to B is not as simple as you may think. Often, heavy machinery will be drawn in to help manoeuvre the bulky items, and more often than not it is a crane. Yet with a variety of materials being shifted around a number of different sites […]

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Craziest Crane Uses

When we think of a crane, we picture a loud, urban landscape with a lanky, yellow structure manoeuvring large objects high into the sky. For the most part, this is the environment cranes are resigned to. Yet, sometimes, these pieces of machinery disregard stereotypes to leave us picking our jaws up off the floor. Outside […]

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