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1918 | Leo Gottwald KG builds the first mobile harbour crane

Leo Gottwald KG Builds the first mobile harbour crane In 1918 Leo Gottwald KG builds the first ever mobile harbour crane. The Crane was at the port of Misburger ( Hannover ) . Built by the MUKAG machine and crane Leo Gottwald limited Dusseldorf. Rated Capacity 5000 kg, 16 m reach.

1996 | Granada Cranes and Handling Founded

Granada Cranes and Handling founded in Oldbury In 1996 Granada Cranes and Handling is established in Oldbury, West Midlands as a division of Granada Material Handling Ltd. Granada Cranes and Handling go on to become one of the UK’s largest independent manufacturers of Overhead Cranes and lifting equipment.

Overhead Cranes Supplied to Global Refuse Vehicle Manufacturer

Overhead Cranes project completed successfully for global refuse collection vehicle manufacturer The team at Oldbury based Granada Cranes and Handling are celebrating following yet another successful overhead cranes project. This project was completed at a facility in the heart of the Midlands for a global manufacturer of refuse and recycling collection vehicles. Design & Fabrication of two new Overhead Cranes Granada were tasked with manufacturing and installing two new overhead …Read More

Successful Trial of High Visibility Site Warning Beacons

Pulsar warning beacons enhance the Safety for our Overhead Crane engineers After a successful trial Granada Cranes and Handling have deployed sets of high visibility warning beacons (known as Pulsars) across all of our on-site service fleet for use when carrying out work on overhead cranes and other lifting equipment. Always striving to improve safety, our team were looking for an alternative to our previously used site hazard beacon, The …Read More

Kortec Coatings Photo shoot | Overhead Cranes

Overhead Crane paint application system from Kortec Coatings Over the last 12 months Granada Cranes and Handling have been trialling a new efficient coating system for Overhead Cranes, developed and supplied by Kortec Coatings, Nottingham. The Kortec system has enabled Granada to reduce the time taken to spray our Overhead Cranes from days to just hours and needing only one coat. Not only can the same coverage be achieved in …Read More

Granada Cranes awarded CHAS Safe Contractor Certification

Granada Cranes and Handling awarded Contractor Health & Safety Assessment Scheme Certification | CHAS The team at Granada Cranes and Handling are pleased to announce that as of today in addition to our ISO 9001 certification and LEEA accreditation we have been accredited by the Contractors Health and Safety scheme CHAS. Being a member of CHAS will enable us to demonstrate our commitment to health and safety and give our …Read More

Additional fabricator and service engineer

Granada welcome two new employees to the experienced team Its been a busy start of the year here at Granada Cranes, as part of this we are pleased to welcome an additional two members of permanent full time staff; Overhead Crane Service Engineer We have employed an experienced overhead crane service engineer to join our existing team of crane service engineers and crane technicians. This forms part of our commitment …Read More

New Granada Cranes Website

Fifth Generation Granada Cranes Website The new Granada Cranes website and Handling website is live! Its not quite the finished article yet, and to be honest I’m not sure it ever will be ‘finished’ in the true sense of the word, as any web developer would agree. The new site contains vastly more information than our previous site, Which had under 30 pages in total. In comparison this new site …Read More