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Our print magazine, the Wire Rope News & Sling Technology, published quarterly. The most recent issue available ONLINE is here. The current year's PDF versions are in the What's News. Check back here for other news and updated to the Suppliers Directory and the Classified section.


Jean-Marc Teissier Singapore

The December issue is available online and in the PDF - The issue featured stories

The Brooklyn Bridge Experiment. By Don Sayenga The main cables are unique in the world of bridge building. So now the challenge is how to determine the effects of metal fatigue on these 140-year-old cables.

Jean-Marc Teissier: Designing the Nearly Impossible. By Barbara Spencer Whether it’s inventing new ways to use wire rope or renovating world-famous landmarks, Jean-Marc Teissier is the engineer for the job.

Forecast 2019. By Phillip M. Perry The author gives us the big picture of what the new year has in store for the economy and how it affects business and industry ... and it’s not the gloomy forecast that many expected.


June 2018 Edition Wire Rope News PDF

OCT 2018 Edition available in PDF - The edition featured stories

Wire Rope – The Secret Weapon of World War One By Don Sayenga. The author takes us back in time when wire rope was used in helping us defeat the enemy below the waves.

The Grande Dame of the Alps
By Peter von Bleichert, Ph.D. The world’s oldest operating passenger wire ropeway, The Predigtstuhlbahn, celebrates its 90th anniversary without showing her age.

Employee Handbooks By Phillip M. Perry. Producing a handbook for your employees can elevate efficiency in daily operations, and in turn increase profitability.

SPECIAL FEATURE: Our Industry Over the Past 40 Years Wire Rope News asks long-time experts in our field to share their memories and comments. This issue features Jean Marc Teissier, President of DEP Engineering and President of OIPEEC.


June 2018 Edition Wire Rope News PDF

AUG 2018 Edition available in PDF - The edition featured stories

When Lives are on the Line By Barbara Spencer. U.S. Rigging Supply takes on ever-changing safety challenges of fall protection.

The Wheeling Bridge Turns 170 By Peter Hildebrant. The Suspension Bridge in Wheeling, WV, the first of it’s kind in North America, celebrates it’s 170th birthday, and yet it’s builder, Charles Ellet Jr., is almost unknown to us.

How Keep Your "A" Players By Phillip M. Perry. Keeping your key employees on board is a daunting walk on eggshells. The author gives us some pointers on how to ease this volatile relationship.


June 2018 Edition Wire Rope News PDF

JUN 2018 Edition available in PDF - The edition featured stories

Test Bed Safety 101 By Christi G. Chambers. From buying the right test bed and operating it safely, to calibration guidelines and accurate testing certificates, this author takes us through all aspects of maintaining safety standards in order to reduce liability risks.
Wilhelm Albert 2.0 By Don Sayenga and Roland Verreet. Though never listed among the greatest inventions of the 19th century, wire rope certainly ranks #1 with this publication. Here is the story of its inventor from two of the leading authorities in the industry.
How to “Up” Your Expertise Inspecting Mobile Cranes By Dennis J. O’Rourke. You can’t eliminate the biggest safety issue with mobile cranes: “you’re holding a load against the gravitational pull of the earth,” says the author, who has developed and/or presented more than 300 safety training programs..


April 2018 Edition Wire Rope News PDF

APR 2018 Edition available in PDF - The edition featured stories

Some Truths about Tariffs By Peter Hildebrandt. A hard look at the new tariff laws, how they affect steel shipments and their impact on our industry worldwide.
Wire Inventor Leaves Legacy of Engineering and Scientific Advancement By Peter Hildebrandt. The name Ichabod Washburn is not often mentioned during conversations about wire rope, but his contributions there and in many other fields of industry have made an everlasting impact
The Long and Short of Wire Rope History By Henry Vere. The author gives us a summary on how wire rope has evolved over the years.


Feb 2018 Edition Wire Rope News PDF

FEB 2018 Edition available in PDF - The edition featured stories

A Lively Interview with Roland Verreet: “The Rope Pope” By Barbara Spencer. At 67, he says he’s past his “discard state.” But this renowned wire rope expert, who asserts that wire rope is “fascinating” and “sexy,” has no plans to retire.
Getting a Grip on the Correct Solution Helps Sea Catch get a Huge Lift By Pete Hildebrandt. A short history of elevator technology and a glimpse into the future of moving people through a building.
Elevators and Their Cables Forever Change Urban Architecture By Pete Hildebrandt. Countries throughout Europe are utilizing innovative technologies to prove the world can be supplied with clean power from turbines.


OCT 2017 Edition Wire Rope News PDF

OCT 2017 Edition available in PDF - The edition featured stories

Thomas Musgrove Griffith By Don Sayenga. The author of this article sets out to change the notion that this significant American engineer is perhaps the most overlooked wire suspension bridge builder in the world.
Saxonburg Celebrated Birth of American Wire Rope By Victor Mendez. The Roeblings founded this Pennsylvania town 185 years ago, and they recently celebrated this event along with John Roebling’s historic patent for his wire rope process.
European Countries Lead the Way with Wind Power By Pete Hildebrandt. Countries throughout Europe are utilizing innovative technologies to prove the world can be supplied with clean power from turbines.


Aug 2017 edition available on PDF

AUG 2017 Edition available in PDF - The edition featured stories

When Lifting is Done by Helicopter - by Pete Hildebrandt, Versatile and indispensable means of lifting in situations where conventional methods aren't practical.
L. James Chant: The Legacy, Vision and Innovations of an Inventor - by Christi G. Chambers & Laura F. Chant, A tribute to the inventor, engineer and testing machine builder who passed this June 15th.
Throwing a "Ringer" with More Than Chain and Wire Rope - by Pete Hildebrant, St. Pierre Manufacturing has a long history in the wire rope industry, including working with the military. But they also make interesting recreational products.


June Wire Rope News and Sling Technology magazine edition

JUNE 2017 - The print edition mailed to subscribers. PDF Featured stories include:

The Importance of Asking “Why?” , By Katie Mackey. The author delves into the fundamental question that should be asked when safety issues occur.

Florida Crane Company has Visible Resume – The Sunshine State’s Expanding Skyline, By Pete Hildebrandt. Sims Crane has a committed team of skilled people that have set out to change the Florida skyline using the safest means.


April Wire Rope News and Sling Technology magazine edition

APRIL 2017 - The print edition mailed to subscribers. PDF Featured stories include:

Mega-Bridge Construction Overcoming Multiple Mega-challenges , By Henry Vere. The Øresund Bridge, despite natural obstacles and construction challenges, proved to be one of the world’s engineering marvels.

International Wire Rope Company Finds a Good Fit in Marine Environments , By Pete Hildebrandt. Rigmarine proves time and again that they are the company for any operations at sea.

The Burgeoning Benefits of Going Metric , By Victor Mendez. The United States may be the last country to convert to the metric system, and this article delves into the pros and cons of doing so.



February Wire Rope News and Sling Technology magazine edition

FEB 2017 - The print edition mailed to subscribers. PDF Featured stories include:

Wire Rope Vital in Construction of One of the World’s Widest Bridges , By Peter Hildebrandt. The Tappan Zee Bridge undergoes a long overdue and much needed overhaul to bring back the days of glory it once knew, as well as ensure safe passage across the Hudson River.

The Brooklyn Bridge Splices, By Don Sayenga. Designing metal structures five or six times stronger than needed to overcome metal fatigue in one of the world’s most famous bridges.

Flying over Manhattan on the Roosevelt Island Tramway , By Barbara Spencer. Celebrating it’s 40th anniversary, this favorite method of transportation, for New Yorkers and tourists alike, is the first aerial tramway used for mass transit in the United States.



December Wire Rope News and Sling Technology magazine edition

DEC 2016 - The print edition mailed to subscribers. PDF Featured stories include:

New Midwest Bridge Combines Construction Styles to Create a Hybrid Structure, By Peter Hildebrandt. The building of the new St. Croix Crossing to satisfy the needs of modern day transportation.

New Lifting Hook Fits Well in Hazardous Research Environment, By Peter Hildebrandt. Elebia’s new “automatic” lifting hook takes on lifting tasks at the CERN research facility.

Cranes Depend on Wire Rope for Work in Marine Settings, By Victor Mendez. Nantucket Harbor gets a marine overhaul since the bulkhead was compromised by storms over the last few years.

Saving the Family Business, By Phillip M. Perry. Despite poor communication between family members, steps must be taken to assure the business reins get handed over without problems.


October Wire Rope News

NOV 2016 - The digital edition available

OCT 2016 - The print edition mailed to subscribers.

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August Wire Rope News

SEPT 2016 - The digital edition available

AUG 2016 - The print edition mailed to subscribers.

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June Wire Rope News

JULY 2016 - The July digital edition available

JUNE 2016 - The June print edition mailed to subscribers.

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April Wire Rope News

MAY 2016 - The May digital edition available

APRIL 2016 - The April print edition mailed to subscribers.

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December Wire Rope News

MAR 2016 - The February digital edition available

FEB 2016 - The February print edition mailed to subscribers.

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December Wire Rope News

JAN 2016 - The December digital edition available

DEC 2015 - The December print edition mailed to subscribers.

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October Wire Rope News

NOV 2015 - The October digital edition available

OCT 2015 - The October print edition subscriptions mailed out

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august edition

SEP 2015 - The August digital edition available

AUG 2015 Edition - The August print edition subscriptions mailed out.

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June 2015 edition of Wire Rope News

JULY 2015 - The June digital edition available

JUNE 2015 Edition - The June print edition subscriptions mailed out.

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