Our Safety Training Services

Our safety training services really work well! Largely due to customer requirements, I am able to certify small to midsize cranes while also being able to train the operators on the same unit, that day. Through great teamwork at Crane Tech and great communication with our customers we are able to accomplish this. Our sales […]

How To Set Limit Switches On A Crane

An electrician called us the other day asking for advice about how to set limit switches on a crane. My reply was that this is something to be done by the Crane Tech experts. Brands such as R&M and Stahl have rotary limit switches, which have 4 settings. S1, S2, S3 and S4. Setting the […]

Our Crane Safety Program

Recently our crane safety program was submitted as a hazard assessment example to the Ministry Of Labour (MOL). By proving that one of our long standing customers in the Barrie area and Crane Tech went above and beyond to train workers. This company received a healthy discount on worker compensation fees because of the work […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why are we highly recommended?

Why are we highly recommended? Let’s talk about why a potential new client said this to us last week. The Crane Tech was on site with them in Vaughan, Ontario, at their warehouse. We were discussing a safety issue they were having with one of their cranes, along with one of their employees using precaution […]

Crane Wheels

This week let’s chat about the importance of Crane Wheels.   The slip of an engineers pen. The specification made in error. And finally the error is transposed onto a drawing. These are all very easy mistakes to make, and it has happened in the past and continues to happen in todays’ crane installations.   […]