Archive for the Ranger Category

  • Under Construction

    Under Construction As our facility in Melbourne continues into its second full year in business, it is opportune to reflect on the journey so far. By Ian Jongen, state manager Victoria, Ranger Lifting. It is a big step for a business to setup in a new territory or open a satellite office—and it’s not for Read more
  • The Insider

    The Insider A new magazine covering the Australasian lifting and rigging marketplace will help deliver safety messages to end users—and it has signed-up a guest columnist to help. Trade media covers all industries of note. Most sectors don’t use these magazines, websites, and related platforms to their advantage. Only a minority of vendors advertise and Read more
  • Partners in Climb

    Partners in Climb Finding the right business partners is essential to executing growth strategy. There are many theories about how to expand a company. A lot of the science about metrics, budget, resources, cash flow, marketing, branding, etc, but the importance of selecting the right business partners to oversee expansion is too readily overlooked. You Read more
  • Lift & Hoist Australasia (LHA) soon to be launched

    LHI Magazine coming to Australia A new magazine covering the Australasian lifting and rigging marketplace will help deliver safety messages to end users—and it has signed-up a guest columnist to help. Trade media covers all industries of note. Most sectors don’t use these magazines, websites, and related platforms to their advantage. Only a minority of Read more
  • Ranger welcomes William Essey

    Ranger welcomes William Essey Ranger Lifting has welcomed William Essey as a technical sales specialist, as we expand our team at our new Prestons head office. Will stepped into the role last month but resumes in earnest as the New Year gathers pace. Will brings a wealth of relevant experience to the Ranger team, derived Read more
  • Ranger reflect on the lessons of 2018

    Ranger reflect on the lessons of 2018 As we approach the end of the year—and high summer in Australia—Ashley Thacker, general manager at Ranger Lifting, reflects on the last 12 months. What a year that was. Where shall I start? We moved into our new facilities, opened in another state, increased staff numbers, won one Read more
  • Service through knowledge – Ranger team prepare to offer Magnetic Rope Testing (MRT)

    Service through knowledge - Ranger team prepare to offer Magnetic Rope Testing (MRT) Training should lead diversification, not the other way around, says Ashley Thacker, general manager at Ranger Lifting, as a week of wire rope training concludes. Diversifying often makes business sense. However, it’s important that expansion is preceded by proper training, particularly when Read more
  • Ranger Lifting Wins LEEA Customer Service Award

    Ranger Lifting Wins LEEA Customer Service Award Ranger Lifting won the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Customer Service Award, presented during last week’s LiftEx trade show in Milton Keynes, UK. The prize was accepted by Ashley Thacker, general manager at Ranger, who was present during the inaugural awards dinner, held after the opening day of Read more
  • Train Smart

    Train Smart The training box is never ticked, says Ashley Thacker, general manager at Ranger Lifting. Training is too often snarled at but at Ranger it’s one of our favourite words. We’re honoured to host Barrie Mordue, director at Tensology, this week. The steel wire rope specialist has travelled from the UK to deliver a Read more
  • Ratchet Lever Hoists from Ranger Pass Tunnels Test

    Ratchet Lever Hoists from Ranger Pass Tunnels Test A major infrastructure project in Sydney, Australia is leveraging the benefits of Yale Ergo 360 ratchet lever hoists, suited to pulling, securing and lifting, featuring manufacturer Columbus McKinnon’s patent-pending crank handle. The product was introduced by Ranger Lifting, a specialist supplier of lifting and rigging equipment, which Read more