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The New Year has seen some significant developments in Biglift’s business in East Africa, an area where we have already worked with a number of local utiliities and service providers. Following an invitation to undertake crane inspection and training work, … View
Building on our recent international growth, Biglift MD Sean McLaughlin has undertaken two important missions to Chad since the start of 2012. This work has been as a key subcontractor to PSN Wood Group, supporting maintenance and operations at a … View
A small team from Biglift is making plans to participate in a UKTI trade mission to Vietnam early in 2012. Preparations have already included attending a seminar in Manchester which offered an opportunity to meet with the Vietnamese Ambassador to the UK, … View
In an indication of Biglift’s commercial expansion into the application of leading edge technology to meet industry needs, we have just secured a significant contract to design, install and support an RFID-based asset management system for a major public utility … View
A team from Biglift has recently returned from a two week assignment in Uganda, working in a joint venture with Eskom Limited at their Kiira and Nalubaale Power Stations near Jinja. The contract involved the application of Biglift’s expertise in three key … View
We have recently acted as consultants to Seadrill (Brunei) to advise on the practicality of using textile slings to replace existing wire rope equivalents for the dismantlng and re-erection of an oil rig derrick. After detailed research, Biglift’s advice was … View
As part of our ongoing partnership with marine geophysicists RXT, Biglift recently delivered a significant project in support of the offshore oil industry in Cameroon. This wide-ranging work involved a combination of training for on-board operators in lifting gear examination … View
We have well-established credentials in the Middle East and North Africa, and in spite of recent political events, we continue to serve the needs of this resource-rich part of the world. Our MD Sean McLaughlin delivered a two week training programme … View
Biglift Managing Director Sean McLaughlin was recently interviewed for a two page article in Hoist magazine, published in February 2011 and aptly titled “Biglift in a Big Pond”. This illustrated the growing profile of Biglift as a specialist supplier of … View
We have recently completed two highly successful projects in West Africa, working in partnership with Bureau Veritas. Both involved sharing our expertise with local staff working for the oil industry, and focussed on lifting gear examination – a vital ingredient … View
Biglift’s Engineering division have just secured a large order for the supply, design and manufacture of a load testing lifting beam. Our engineering division will carry out the cranes’ load test and will also provide the technical expertise to ensure … View
Biglift has been chosen by one of Europe’s largest crane manufacturers to provide technical expertise and training worldwide…… For further information on this article email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our International training division has successfully completed its 2nd lifting gear examination and crane inspection training programme. Training was challenging from a language and logistics point of view, but Biglift’s expertise proved invaluable.
Biglift’s International training division have successfully completed crane & lifting equipment inspection training. The project was carried out on behalf of Jay Ray McDermott at BP’s deep water jacket facility outside Baku.
Biglift’s International training division were delighted to carry out mobile crane training for Gibraltar’s largest ship repairer GIBDOCK. Further courses and engineering services are scheduled for early 2011 which will see Biglift return to “The Rock”….
2010 has proved to be a very busy year for Biglift in Africa. Our International training division has just completed another trip to Port Gentil, Gabon. This time, local engineers employed by Bureau Veritas were trained in lifting gear examination … View
In partnership with Biglift, Antycip Simulation will be showcasing it’s crane simulators at LiftEx 2010. From 2011 the simulators will support Biglift’s International training division and are excellent tools for supporting our training. They can also be used to: Safely introduce novices to … View
BigLift will be exhibiting at LiftEx 2010 located on Stand 46 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on the 18th and 19th of November. LiftEx is the largest and most industry focused exhibition of it’s type in the UK, for everyone … View
As part of the official presentations for LiftEx 2010 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, Sean McLaughlin, CEO of BigLift will be speaking about Training Developments; Introduction to New NVQ Qualifications and Future Use of Crane Simulators. Sean’s presentation will … View
Biglift, the international training specialists, have undertaken another venture in partnership with Bridon International conducting rigging and slinging training for BP in Luanda.
Our test centres which are based in the Northwest of England are now fully accredited for CITB / CPCS courses in: Appointed Persons Crane Supervisor Mobile Cranes MEWP’s and other assorted plant If you have any questions or would like … View
Biglift have been successful in delivering CITB accredited training courses in Dubai. Biglift’s reputation as a professional training organisation has been instrumental in developing strong ties with Dubai which has resulted in Biglift providing training for many other companies in … View
Following successful audits of their training materials, facilities and trainers Biglift have been sucessful in being accepted as a LEEA accredited training company, this adds to their existing City and Guilds and CPCS accreditations. The number of LEEA accredited training … View
Training for E.ON Energy (Offshore) December 2009, for the full training report and article.
Training for SHELL Malaysia July 2009, for the full training report and article.
Training for SHELL Brunei (Offshore) March & April 2009, for the full training report and article.
Biglift have succeeded in securing a major training project in Brunei. The project covered a period of 6 weeks training both offshore and onshore in Lifting Gear examination and lift planning, to enable delegates to inspect lifting equipment and prepare lifting … View