Blog

Below is a list of our blog posts, we update regularly with posts about our projects, new clients, new products, new certifications and anything new in the world of lifting equipment.

Book your inspections

Phil Wadsworth - Friday, October 13, 2017

Plan ahead when it comes to your inspections. At Shaw, we encourage our customers to have a plan for all of their inspection. Because leaving them to the last minute can cause issues especially if they fail and you need them for a urgent job, replacing items may take time out of that job or stopping it completely. READ MORE

By Hook or by Crooks

Phil Wadsworth - Tuesday, October 03, 2017

WARNING: The following case study information is from our inspection and testing services available through Shaw lifting. The information provided below is to raise the issues of using inferior products in critical offshore processors. This is what we have seen when we inspected some ROV Hooks for the offshore industry in 2017. The inspection was performed by our senior engineers. READ MORE

Road delays: It will get worse before it gets better

Phil Wadsworth - Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Transport for the North intends to spend £309 Billion on improvements to our transport infrastructure. See http://www.transportforthenorth.com/with ambitious plans to improve road links with new Darlington bypass and River Tees crossing. READ MORE

ISO 9001:2008 standard due to cease in September 2018

Phil Wadsworth - Tuesday, October 03, 2017

With the ISO 9001:2008 standard due to cease in September 2018. Shaw Lifting decided to be forward thinking and show the world that it does not play lip service to this important accreditation. If after September 2018, any company running ISO 9001:2008 will be using an obsolete standard. It is estimated that 70% of companies have not made the transition to ISO 9001:2015 as yet. (Source NVQA Ltd)  READ MORE

LOLER – What is it and how to be compliant with the regulations

Phil Wadsworth - Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998, (Abbreviated to LOLER, LOLER Regulations or LOLER 1998) place duties on people and companies who own, operate or have control over lifting equipment. READ MORE

ISO Standards are changing

Phil Wadsworth - Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Organisations which are already certified to ISO 9001:2008 have three years from formal publication of ISO 9001:2015 in which to transfer to the new version of this standard. Based on the current publication schedule, this transition period will end on 15th September 2018. READ MORE

EUROPEAN EXPANSION FOR FORMER SSI SUPPLIER

Michael Janes - Thursday, August 17, 2017

A former SSI supplier has expanded into Europe, winning two contracts in the Netherlands. READ MORE

Shaw Lifting's New 2015 Website

Michael Janes - Friday, June 26, 2015

Over the last few months, Shaw Lifting have been working in close collaboration with E-Strands creative design agency to design and launch our new 2015 website. With the launch of our new site, we have re-branded ourselves with a new logo, new colour scheme and new features on our site that didn’t feature on our old one. However, we assure you that we still provide our clients with the same high level of customer service and all of our products carry the same quality as before. READ MORE


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