Whilst most companies may stake claim to industry expertise and personnel to compliment this, TCUK actually have a wealth of this at hand. We have management who have worked in the cranes environment/industry for the past 20 years, being actively involved in all aspects of lifting. They have brought together experience and know-how culminating in the company being able to proficiently offer the following services
Working and liaising with local authorities. Assistance with submission of planning, road closure and oversail applications. Provision of lifting plans, schedule of lifts and diagrammatic representation of traffic management and lifting radius.
Providing advice regarding choice of cranes, jib length, mast height and lifting capacities. Assistance with design of bases & support system. Provision of temporary works design for construction of base & support during erection/dismantling. All design criteria is readily available to structural engineers for consideration in the crane base design.
Co-ordination of the entire process. Liaison with client & working within contract programmes. Notifying local authorities & general public of the works.
Provision of tailor-made signs to suit client requirements. Specialised signs with client logo, colours & various illumination is available.
A vast library of technical information is available either hard copy or can be sent electronically. Information on every single crane & lifting accessory is stored in a central archive accessible to all personnel.
All necessary health and safety documentation is produced in advance of any works. This includes the lifting plans, method statements, risk assessments, schedule of lift materials & a lifting schedule. These documents are authored, checked & approved by appointed persons only.
We have a host of qualified personnel at our client's disposal. This ranges from CPCS operators, appointed persons, lift supervisors and slingers/signallers. We now have qualified personnel that undertake regular in-house testing of all lifting accessories according to LOLER requirements.
A 24-hour call-out service is available with all tower cranes being out of service for the shortest period possible. As the plant is relatively new, only routine maintenance is predominantly undertaken. Although highly unlikely, major repairs are swiftly completed with the necessary resources being readily available. All cranes undergo thorough inspections as per LOLER. They are also fully checked and serviced upon dismantling every time, prior to being erected on a new site.
A vast array of accessories is available to meet our client's specific requirements. This ranges from concrete skips to rescue systems. Please contact our very knowledgeable staff for further details or advice.