Archive for the Ranger Category

  • How the YALE 360 Manual Hoist Range is Revolutionising Mining.

    The YALE3 360 range with it's YALELIFT360 CHAIN BLOCK and YALEERGO 360 LEVER HOIST is a major game changer, particularly in the mining industry. THE IMPORTANCE OF CHAIN BLOCKS & LEVER HOISTS TO MINING DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS. Many everyday objects in a mine cannot be lifted without the help of heavy machinery. A simple Read more
  • The Insider Article – Family Values

    By Ashley Thacker It doesn’t have to be a family business, but it helps if it behaves like one. Here’s how to expand your family tree. This April marks 20 years since I joined the family business—and the journey has taught me a lot. But why should readers of this magazine care? The reason is, all  Read more
  • Ranger Ready to Race Again at Mt Panorama

    The countdown is on! 4 days to go until Ranger and the GT Falcon, driven by John Bowe and Aaron McGill, race in the Bathurst 6 Hour.  The Ranger Falcon GT is just one of the 70 teams confirmed to race over the Easter long weekend, 15 – 17 April 2022. A strong performance in Read more
  • LINQ Longstanding Partnership

    Ranger continues to stock class-leading LINQ height safety products sourced from their Brisbane warehouse. All LINQ Height Safety and Lifting and Rigging products are manufactured using the highest-quality materials and tested to ensure they exceed AS/NZS safety standards. With four distribution centres within Australia and one in New Zealand holding significant stock levels, expedited delivery Read more
  • Wire Rope End Terminations

    Wire rope is an extremely versatile mechanical device that can be used to help support and move an object or load. In the lifting industry, wire rope is attached to a crane or hoist and fitted with swivels, shackles or hooks to attach to a load and move it in a controlled matter. It can Read more
  • Chris Rowlan Joins the Ranger Family

    Ranger has welcomed industry leader Chris Rowlan to the family as a Technical Sales Specialist.  With over 20 years’ experience in industrial sales and service, Chris is a well-known and respected face in lifting and rigging in the Sydney and Wollongong region. Chris brings a wealth of expertise and understanding to the Ranger team having Read more
  • Understanding D/d Ratio

    The D/d Ratio is the ratio of the diameter around which the sling is bent, divided by the body diameter of the sling. Passing a sling—synthetic or other—around a load can provide support by creating a cradle, but you must make sure that it is securely attached. Therefore, you must understand D/d ratio. The all-important Read more
  • The Insider Article – D/d Ratio Explained

    By Ashley Thacker Passing a sling- synthetic or other- around a load can provide support by creating a cradle, but you must make sure that it is surely attached. Therefore you must understand D/d ratio. I get asked a lot of questions about D/d ratio. I think it worries people because it looks like a complicated Read more
  • The Insider Article – Economic Climate

    By Ashley Thacker We must find a balance between business and the environment to make sure that our children can continue to enjoy life as we know it. I’m no climate activist and don’t pretend to be. I’m not so much saying follow my example on all matters green as I am urging everyone to make Read more
  • Spreader Bar vs. Lifting Beams

    Spreader bars and lifting beams are effective pieces of equipment if you need to lift or move large and heavy objects or large fragile loads. They are used to stabilise and support the load during an overhead lift. They are covered within the scope of AS 4991. Lifting Beams and Spreader Bars are attached to Read more