ITI VR Crane Simulator wins LEEA Award for Innovation

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

In November 2018, the ITI VR Crane Simulator was awarded the Innovative Product of the Year Award at the LiftEx & LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) Awards in Milton Keynes, UK.  Nobles have had an international distribution agreement with ITI (USA) since late 2017 to exclusively distribute their VR crane simulators to the Australian and New Zealand markets.  For more information on the new ITI VR motion base and tower crane simulators now available from Nobles – click through to the full article.


The new RAPTOR fall arrester from Skylotec

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

The new RAPTOR fall arrester redefines the concept of safety since it has two fall indicators that are visible to every user. Other smart details include the flexible inlet dampers, the linear force distribution and unequivocal anchor point. Thanks to its sophisticated design, RAPTOR also inspires when it comes to storage, maintenance and durability. All fall arresters are compliant to AS/NZS 1891.3:1997 and can secure a person with a maximum user weight of 140 kg.  For more details on this new device - click through to the article.


Nobles and BBRG wire rope distribution partnership going strong

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

It has been just over one year since Nobles and Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group Australia (BBRG) announced their long term national distribution agreement for Nobles to distribute Bridon and WRI branded high-performance crane, industrial and mining ropes. Since then, Nobles sales of BBRG ropes have soared due to an increase in Bridon wire rope stocks being held by Nobles in all mainland states across Australia. For more information on this customer winning partnership and the current BBRG stock available click through to the full article.


Underground miners can now change your load cell without chairing the conveyance

Friday, 16 November 2018

Nobles underground hoisting partner, Reliance Hexham, has developed a new Load Cell Linkage makes the process of changing a Load Cell much more efficient and safer at the same time. The process only requires a hydraulic jack to release the Load Cell Pin and full redundancy is provided by the Reserve Pin which allows the Load Cell Pin to be replaced while the linkage is still in tension.  For more information about this product and to see a video of how it works, click through to the full article.


Nobles new SmartLoad® product range

Thursday, 1 November 2018

Nobles recently signed an Australian distribution agreement with Scotload, global leaders in load measurement and monitoring technology. We are pleased to showcase their new range of SmartLoad® products we now have in our catalogue including: load links, load shackles, load monitoring displays and load pins. To discover how these products can improve workplace safety, reduce downtime and lower costs click through to the full article.


Overhead and Tower Crane support with new Motion Base VR Crane Simulator

Thursday, 11 October 2018

Nobles will be launching the new Motion Base ITI VR Crane Simulator at this month’s CICA and IMARC conferences in Melbourne. The Motion Base with foot-pedals and moving chair gives operators an even more enhanced immersive VR experience than they currently experience with the current mobile Desktop Unit. This article briefly overviews this new technology as well as the imminent launch of the new overhead and tower crane simulators designed to work with it.


Nobles Riggers Mate

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Nobles Riggers Mate App is a free sling calculator and lifting guide for your iPhone, iPads or Android device.  It contains the latest Australian lifting standards, including support for Grade 100 chain and up to 1960 wire rope working load limit/diameter calculations.  Our App makes it easy for you to make lifting sling load/size/angle calculations without the need for anything other than your phone or tablet.  This article details all the features and download options for this useful tool.