Street Crane Completes Project for IIova Sugar’s New Warehouse in South Africa

5191st3h-street-crane-hoistEfficient lifting and handling was assured at Illovo Sugar’s new 51,000 square meter warehouse thanks to six cranes featuring advanced hoists from Street Crane Company in the UK. The cranes were installed by Street’s South African partner, GM Technical Services (GMTS), for the major sugar supplier which supplies numerous southern states of the continent and international markets. Continue reading


Peruvian Partnership for UK Industrial Crane and Hoist Producer

Movitecnica staff keen to show off Street Crane's hoist technology at a recent exhibition.

Movitecnica staff keen to show off Street Crane’s hoist technology at a recent exhibition.

Andrew Pimblett, managing director of Street Crane Company and Gustavo Delgado Pilares, CEO of Movitecnica, Peru’s largest and most dynamic industrial crane supplier, have cause to celebrate. Following a trading partnership agreement, both companies are in an exceptional position to benefit from Peru’s expanding economy.

Andrew explained, “Peru is a country of 30 million people, with enormous mineral wealth, that is in the premier league of high growth nations. Movitecnica is a company that has positioned itself to service the core industries such as mining and the industrial infrastructure supplying cranes and conveyors for minerals. The total crane market in Peru has grown from $8 million in 2009 to over $25 million in 2012, so the potential is huge. We will be supplying from the UK our ZX hoists for lifting needs up to 50 tonnes and VX heavy duty hoists for handling loads up to 200 tonnes.” Continue reading

Street Crane Introduces New Electric Chain Hoist

A new range of electric chain hoists, in capacities from 125 to 5000Kg, has been launched by Street Crane Company, the UK’s largest crane manufacturer. Designed for durability and high productivity, the LX electric chain hoist gives precise and safe lifting for a range of industries. Commenting on the aims and achievements of the project, Street Crane managing director Andrew Pimblett noted, “The new hoists are aimed at the volume market and are ideal for localised workstations and production line applications where they might typically be used on jibs, monorails and light track crane systems.” Continue reading