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Welcome to the Team – Olivia Gardiner

  Welcome to the Team – Durham Lifting is proud to support local Teesside apprentices through the Degree apprenticeships scheme with the support from Teesside University.   The scheme enables our apprentices to reach their potential at Durham Lifting through […]

New strategic alliance with One Stop Hire

    Durham Lifting are pleased to announce that we have entered into a strategic agreement with One Stop Hire Ltd.   Durham Lifting, one of the founding manufacturers of modular spreader beams in the UK is proud to announce […]

Welcome to the Team – Tom Wheatley

  Welcome to the Team – Durham Lifting is proud to support local Teesside graduates through the Growth Associate Programme with the support from Teesside University ensuring our graduates benefit from a structured graduate scheme.   The programme enables our […]

Amanda Gardiner – 34 Years in Lifting

Durham Lifting is marking its 25th anniversary. Here Amanda Gardiner, Managing Director tells us more about her 34 years working in the Lifting Industry.   Can you take us back to the beginning with a brief history of the company […]

Emma Stonehouse – 25 Year Anniversary

Emma Stonehouse, Internal Sales Manager of Durham Lifting – one of the founding manufacturers of Modular Spreader Beams in the UK since 1990, provides an insight into her 25 years working in the business . . .   Tell us […]

Recent sponsorship of Scott McKenna.

  Durham Lifting are proud to announce its recent sponsorship of local talent Scott McKenna, British Racing Driver in this years’ British GT Championship.   Scott will head Toyota GAZOO Racing’s new-for-2021 UK Young Driver scheme as its maiden representative […]

UK premium partner for the distribution of Crosby products in the UK

  Durham Lifting are delighted to have been chosen as a UK premium partner for the distribution of Crosby products in the UK.   Supplying global industries with high quality lifting equipment solutions for 25 years, Durham Lifting are delighted […]

LEEA Update

LEEA – FULL MEMBER STATUS Durham Lifting are proud to announce that they have been successful in obtaining full member status with The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA).   LEEA is established across the world as the leading trade association […]

Welcome to the Team

Welcome to the Team – Wan Djawad (CEng MIMechE) With over 13 years’ experience within the lifting equipment industry, Wan has been involved in the design, fabrication, installation, commissioning, and testing for some of the world’s most well-known names in […]

Open for Business

  Covid-19 – Second Lockdown Update   Further to the Prime Minister’s recent announcement of a second lockdown in England we wanted to reach out and let you know about the steps we are taking to ensure we can continue […]

Recent Project – Padeye Proof Load Test 250 Te

Durham Lifting were contracted by Enshore Subsea to supply labour and equipment in order to carry out proof load testing of 1 x 250 Te SWL Padeye. The test was conducted on-site on the bow of the JDC Subsea Construction […]

We’re Exhibiting – OWNE

  Durham Lifting are exhibiting at this years’ virtual OWNE!   November 5th, 2020: OWNE 2020 is going virtual this year but will still deliver the same quality content and networking and business opportunities. This is the largest and most […]

55 Years in Lifting

Frank Pickersgill, Chairman of Durham Lifting – one of the founding manufacturers of Modular Spreader Beams in the UK since 1990, provides an insight into his 55 years working within the Lifting Industry . . .   Tell us a […]

Join Our Team – Sales Executive (Industrial Sales)

Role Synopsis   Multi-Sec is a quality product range designed and manufactured in the UK. Your aim will be to drive direct sales of the Multi-Sec range, including bespoke solutions, and meet and discuss distributor agreements with companies across the […]

Recent Project – Multi-Point Lifting Frame 700 kg SWL

Durham Lifting were contracted by Hitachi Rail to design, manufacture, paint and proof load test 1 off 700 kg swl multi-point lifting frame. The lifting frame had to operate within reduced head room and included 10 lifting points to ensure […]

Join Our Team – Designer / Draftsperson

Company Overview   Founded in 1996, Durham Lifting provide a total lifting equipment solution for companies throughout the North East and UK wide.   At Durham Lifting we understand that productivity, safety and reliability is what creates sustainable value and […]

Recent Project – Removal of three boilers

Durham Lifting were contracted by Darlington Borough Council to remove 3 off 10 tonne boilers from the Town Hall. The location of the boilers were in a confined boiler room with restricted space with the only feasible exit being via […]

Company update

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Durham Lifting like many other businesses had to take the decision to slow down operations and send the majority of our team home.   It was possible to implement stringent safety procedures which allowed our 1250t […]

Crane for Sale

If you require a lifting system for an application with limited available headroom, then an underslung crane may be the ideal solution.   Durham Lifting currently has a single girder underslung crane for sale – SWL 3.2Tonne, Span 10.5mtr x […]

Introducing Motion Software

Durham Lifting are committed to offering our clients a full ‘all round’ service, and therefore are happy to inform you that Motion, the next generation of inspection and compliance software is now fully functional within our organisation.   With the […]

The most cost effective and practical solution to your lifting requirements

Durham Lifting are a leading designer and manufacturer of lifting equipment. We pride ourselves on our conceptual, innovative and creative thinking, our understanding of our client and industry needs and our excellence of service. Multi-Sec modular spreader assemblies for up […]

Testing – Lifting Frame

On-site Testing Test 1 – Proof Load = 29.28 te uniformly distributed over 5.05m Test 2 – Proof Load = 46.45 te over 4 points

Testing – Load Shackles

Scope of work Proof load testing on 2 x 1000Tonne Smartload Wireless Load Shackles. Designed and manufactured by Scotland.

Manufacture & Installation – Overhead Travelling Crane System

Scope of work Manufacture and installation of 3Tonne Electric Overhead Travelling Crane System providing overhead lifting operations to assist with the movement of engineering components Fitted with single speed electric wire rope hoist Full remote pendant control 5mtr of gentry […]