• 2022-04-04 List of Cranes Used in Co...

    Cranes That Make The Construction Industry Go Round!  

    Here’s Why These Cranes Are Ideal For Construction Purposes

     Construction industry requires heavy duty and varied lifting solutions depending upon the facility and application needed. Construction applications such as glass manufacture and distribution, structural steel fabrication and preparation and precast concrete production and distribution require robust material handling solutions; Hence, Gantry Cranes, EOT Cranes, Overhead cranes, Tower Cranes, JIb Cranes,, Hammerhead Cranes and Crawler Cranes provide the necessary safety, precision and affordability to carry out arduous operations. 

    With a multitude of cranes now available, choosing the right one for a specific application is imperative, as wrong lifting equipment doesn’t only spell hazardous for the material and workers on the site, it can push your business productivity back and incur financial losses in the long run. 

    To help you choose the correct equipment, we have listed the most commonly used crane systems along with their uses and benefits below- 

    Overhead Cranes

    When the going gets tough, the tough get going is apt for the Overhead cranes.  Installed as permanent structures installed on a runway on the ceiling of the facility, these cranes are ideal for construction operations. Equipped with a high load capacity, they are known to be one of the most accurate crane systems, and more often than not, form the heart of the construction industry. 

    Overhead cranes come in various sizes and with different configurations to enable loading and unloading, lifting dies, moving materials, and can perform with safety and efficiency even in the most severe conditions amidst very high temperatures and toxic materials.  The EOT or Electric Overhead Travelling Cranes come handy in critical industrial environments and cover maximum ground area in comparison with other types of Overhead Cranes. 

    Jib Cranes

    Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win, and Jib cranes bridge that difference. These also a kind of overhead crane, that are highly adaptable, efficient, safe and can fit to be used in various applications.  Due to this nature they are credited with being a cost effective solution for handling construction material. Easy to operate and requiring low maintenance cost, Jib cranes can ??move loads weighing up to 30,000 pounds. 

    Gantry Cranes

    In construction sites, the material handling takes place under challenging conditions at times and sometimes at a run-to-finish speed. Gantry Cranes, also called Portal Cranes, allow for quick movement due to their being mobile. They run on rails mounted on the floor, and are typically used in factories, shipyards and similar construction sites, they need to be strong and precise enough to lift heavy loads with ease and safety. One advantage that makes them extremely useful for construction applications is that they are robust, economical and can be used indoors and outdoors.

    Always remember, it isn’t what you do, it is how you do that is the deal maker or deal-breaker. Choosing the most suitable crane now becomes easy with Alwaha Cranes’ wide range of customised crane systems for any application and any facility. 

    Visit www.alwahacranes.com



  • 2022-03-08 Carrying Out Load Test Fo...


    EOT, Gantry, Jib cranes and all other lifting equipment operating in Dubai, requires to be calibrated and inspected periodically as per Emirates international accreditation standard EIAC-RQ-IB-002 released 19.05.2020.


    Procedure to be followed


    As per EIAC we need to carry out inspection for all kind or eot, gantry cranes in following procedure:


    Periodic Inspection


    As per EIAC Periodic inspection activity involves visual, functional and load testing of EOT crane that is already installed, commissioned and operational or after repair or altered.

    The equipment shall not be proof load tested during periodic inspection.


    THE INSPECTION PERIOD IN HOURS IS 2400 Hours/Year (considering 8-hour shift and 5/6 working days in week) in case of more usage working hours the inspection duration should be consider accordingly.


    This is most important guideline for duration of load test for EOT crane, Al Waha cranes have expert team to prepare your equipment for periodic inspection.




    Major inspection involves visual, functional and proof load test of cranes as per STREET crane/manufacturer’s standard to assess the safe duration of lifting operation under following circumstances


    -       Inspection after major repair/alteration

    -       Cranes that have reached end of design life or where this is unknown after 25 years of crane structure and 10 years of mechanical components

    -       Old equipment that are to be recommissioned after reviewing their design and assuring that they meet the present standard and safety requirements

    -       Equipment that went through major repair

    -       Equipment that was upgraded or modified


    Carrying out major inspection is big challenge for most of EOT crane user’s and we at ALWAHA cranes have expert team to support you in major inspection 

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