An Interview with LGH Business Development Manager: Craig McKeown 

Name: Craig McKeown.   What area do you cover? Scotland, based in Aberdeen.   How long have you been working for LGH? 10 months.   How long have you been working in the construction industry? 10months, previously 5years mainly Oil & Gas.   What do you like best about working for LGH? / What makes […]

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LGH Launches Edition Two of Popular Technical User Guide

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has published a second edition of its award-winning Technical User Guide, featuring a host of new products and supporting information from the equipment hire company and its selected partners. The document will continue to be widely used by contractors, site managers, end users, and other professionals. LGH published 5,000 copies of […]

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Case Study: Seatank Terminal, Antwerp

Seatank Terminal, Antwerp is currently constructing a new site at quay 700. Our customer is building the construction of a concrete jetty where ships will moor to pump their liquids to the terminal, and has chosen LGH Europe to deliver the material for this. Including a square modulift system and a modulift, as seen on […]

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LGH Hosts Successful 2018 LEEA Golf Day

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) welcomed over 100 guests to this year’s Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Golf Day, which took place at the Wychwood Park Golf Club in Cheshire, UK on Thursday 14 June 2018. LGH, a lifting equipment hire company, secured full membership in LEEA, the world’s leading representative body for all those involved […]

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Dippy the Dinosaur goes on tour – with a little help from LGH!

Dippy the Dinosaur goes on tour – with a little help from LGH! Have you met Dippy? Once the star attraction of the Natural History Museum, Dippy the dinosaur (diplodocus to be precise) has delighted visitors since he arrived in London in 1905. Now he’s hitting the road for the first time, travelling the length […]

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LGH Expands Load Cell Fleet with SP Products

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has added to its fleet of load cells with a landmark order for Straightpoint (SP) Radiolink plus units, ranging in capacity from 5t to 500t. LGH will now be able to offer the highest capacity Radiolink plus load cells available for rent in Europe with a pair of 500t products. Agreed […]

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LGH Celebrates First Year Back in UK

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) will this month (December) celebrate a year since returning to the UK lifting and rigging marketplace. It completes 12 months with three facilities, in Manchester, London and Aberdeen, after reaching a series of milestones throughout 2017. Ian Parkinson, Chairman of LGH said “Since its launch in 1970, LGH has grown into […]

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LGH Receives FORS Bronze Accreditation in First Year

FORS bronze, silver and gold membership provides progressive accreditation, enabling operators to achieve exemplary levels of best practice. Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) has received bronze accreditation from the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS), a voluntary organisation that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators, within a year of returning to the industry. FORS bronze, silver […]

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