Specialist Tackle

Each Merritts vehicle has a bespoke lifting and ground moving tackle specification including skates and jacks rated up to 80Te.

Specialist lifting equipment to deal with any machine moving scenario

Vehicles carry specialist gantries designed to lift equipment up to 15Te in weight in confined spaces as part of the standard tackle set. All specialist tackle is tested at regular intervals.

Each senior foreman is in control of this tackle and keeps up to date checklists for conformity with lifting regulations.

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Merritts specialist tackle includes:

  • Skates
  • Floor plates
  • Lifting frames/beams
  • Safety harnesses
  • Timbers
  • Hand tools
  • Jacks
  • Slings & chains
  • Lever Hoists
  • Lifting eyes
  • Skoots
  • Levels

Specialist Lifting Tackle

Merritts strive to provide a service to businesses that is both repeatable and scalable across the world

  • We have developed an unrivalled reputation for quality of service; combining experience and craftsmanship with innovation and technology. We invest greatly in the latest fleet resources to present an unequalled brand image and to ensure our customers receive the ultimate service. We have an equipment renewal plan of 3 – 5 years as well as an in-house servicing and testing department. We have also created investment and procurement plans to purchase specific equipment for a customer’s requirements to help maintain market competitiveness.
  • Every member of the Merritts team is committed to the delivery of a high quality service. Our site personnel undertake on-going training and development programs to promote multi-skilling and safe working practices, providing our customers with a cost effective and competent labour source. Our continued belief and investment in this program returns a low staff turnover and a confident and dynamic team. We regularly conduct appraisals of our working methods as well as on-going work practice and efficiency reviews for all departments within the business.

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