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Common Types of Industrial Cranes

Let’s talk today about the common types of industrial cranes. There are so many kinds of industrial cranes. Here are some common types that we at crane tech inspect on a daily basis. The bridge crane. This type of crane travels on a set of steel runways. It is motorized in all directions so that […]

Our technicians will show up as quickly as possible.

Our technicians will show up as quickly as possible. Happy new year to everyone! Our Crane Tech team welcomes in a new year 2024 with the same excellent customer service as ever! Here is a summary of how we schedule your very important service. If we get a “breakdown” call you as a customer are […]

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas Here at Crane Tech we wanted to wish all of our customers and fans a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday Season. We know some plants are closed. We know some are open here in Barrie, Ontario especially. Some of our customers will see us for inspections and repairs this coming […]

Crane Tech is proud of its versatility in this industry

Crane Tech is proud of its versatility in this industry. We are able to provide engineered proposal drawings and quote unique access platforms for worker safety. After all, who knows safety better than the company who does safety training? Guardrails and handrails that follow code. Access ladders and stairs that meet your safety concerns. Smart […]

We want to say thank you!

We want to say thank you! My blog today is about thanking all of our loyal customers in south central Ontario area. We service so many municipalities, large industrial businesses, small businesses and usually large sand and gravel pit operations. Customers that you may recognize such as CBM Aggregates in Sunderland Ontario, Walker Aggregates in […]

Cranes have upper limit switches to protect the worker

Cranes have upper limit switches to protect the worker and the workers in the environment. A limit switch prevents the chain from breaking due to the motor overcoming the strength of the chain and the load falling to the ground. This is a safety feature for your team and equipment. For some reason, and it’s […]

Why we are called for tricky lifting problems?

Why we are called for tricky lifting problems? “Wow that was a lot of free advice” was a comment from my customer in Brampton Ontario last week, as we were driving to his factory. “I guess that’s why we call you for these tricky lifting problems”. The ideas are generally from the customer. Now comes […]

We are 20 years old!

We are 20 years old! And believe me there have been many challenges thru the years. Our history in the Barrie, Ontario area runs deep! We started as a company engineering and fabricating specialized lifting equipment for our local Kubota Metals Corporation foundry. We came up with some very unique lifting equipment for that foundry. […]

Being on the crusher deck at a gravel plant is not for everyone!

Being on the crusher deck at a gravel plant is not for everyone! It was a very interesting experience. These decks can be upwards of 50’ above the ground level! Imagine, in the cool fall weather too in Ontario and being outside. Safety is our main priority. When you have 10 Ton vibrating conveyors plus […]