What Does HIAB Stand For? – A Brief History

What Does HIAB Stand For? – A Brief History

For those of us within the industry the word HIAB is synonymous with ‘loader crane’ but what does the word stand for and what does it actually mean? HIAB is an acronym. In other words, it’s an abbreviation of the full name of the company¬†Hydrauliska...
Heaviest Object Ever Lifted By A Crane

Heaviest Object Ever Lifted By A Crane

Although our mobile HIAB cranes are strong, being able to lift 40 tonne/metre, they’re nowhere near as strong as this brute. After penning a recent blog about the biggest truck in the world, we couldn’t resist finding out more about heavy-duty cranes and...
Ton vs Tonne – What’s The Difference?

Ton vs Tonne – What’s The Difference?

Ton or Tonne? – It’s kinda like one of those “You say tomay-toe, I say tomar-toe” type scenarios, only slightly more confusing! Although everyone knows what a tomato is, the word is pronounced slightly differently depending on whereabouts you...
ULEZ Euro 6 – What’s the big deal?

ULEZ Euro 6 – What’s the big deal?

As all transport and haulage companies that operate in Central London will know, the rules regarding vehicle emissions have just had another big shake-up. Earlier this month on the 8th April 2019, any diesel vehicle, whether it be a car, van or lorry must be ULEZ (...

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