Black Country Chamber of Commerce
We have been a member of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce for over a year now and we have found it really valuable for contacts and discounts.
Match Of The Day
Over on our twitter page @gantrycranes we often talk about our close relationship with West Bromwich Albion football club. We are season ticket holders, advertise at the games and we carry out the yearly report of thorough examination of the Hawthorns Stadium hoists. We tried to use this to our advantage in current times and got ourselves mentioned on Match Of The Day social media! Worth a try!!
With COVID-19 dominating the headlines daily, we would like to reassure you that AG Cranes Limited is closely monitoring this fast-moving event and following all available advice from the World Health Organisation and Public Health England.
As you would expect, we are taking this matter extremely seriously. Our overriding aim is to continue to support our customers and their businesses, without jeopardising the health and safety of our staff.
We have put in place plans to ensure the continuity of our service and are actively monitoring the ongoing situation. Our current assessment is that it’s business as usual, but should this change, we will update you.
Red Overhead Cranes
We usually offer our customers yellow cranes, as we find this to really stand out in most factories. However sometimes our customers will ask for a slight different colour. This one wanted their overhead cranes to be red! Below are some of them being painted in the factory and fully completed loaded to transport.
West Bromwich Albion Football tickets given away!!
We give away many free tickets each season, all you have to do to win a pair is to follow us on twitter and get re-tweeting!
We recently donated to the Birmingham Outreach Angels homeless charity. They are a not for profit organisation that provides a weekly outreach to support the homeless & those in need in our city. They provide hot & cold drinks, food, clothing, underwear, toiletries, bedding & any other essential items. As a not for profit group they rely solely on donations & fundraising to carry out the work they do.
They had 2 tickets from us and took Sean to his second ever WBA game against Luton.
Sean was delighted as it was the first time he had seen the Baggies win! He was also overwhelmed by the attention he received from Albion fans.
This week, we have also given out a few more free tickets: one of the lucky winners took his Uncle Ken, who is 84 years old and has been a baggies fan his whole life.
Biggest jib crane order in the UK received by AG Cranes.
We were delighted to recently receive a huge order to install 18 pillar jib cranes at a major oil and gas company based in Lancashire.
Westfield London – jib crane on rooftop!
Westfield Shpping Centre in London ordered an under-braced Donati jib cranes from us. This was painted white to blend in with their buildings and is on one of their roofs. We installed this crane outside on the roof and it enables them to lift items from the floor.
Crane to service The Swarm ride at Thorpe Park
The ever popular theme park Thorpe Park, asked us to supply a crane in the workshop of their ride The Swarm. We were more then happy to test ride for them while on site! We provided them with a AG Cranes crane, which uses a Stahl electric chain hoist. Below: the ride in the workshop on a site visit before install.
Another successful installation…
We won the order to supply Ash & Lacy Building Systems with a 11m wide girder crane and its support steelwork after careful consideration and quotations from a number of local and national crane suppliers.
Jib Crane Installation
We supplied and installed 6 swing jibs all in the same factory. The customer had all the jibs exactly the same size to suit the needs of the business.