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Conveyor Systems
18/06/2024
DIN to 2WIN - A Bucket Elevator Upgrade Story
Cement asphalt plants use bucket elevators to move the material to the plant mixing tower. Bucket elevators used in asphalt plants should withstand high material temperatures (frequently reaching 180-200°C) and operate at high capacity (e.g. up to 100-200 tonne/hour). An asphalt plant in South Australia had operational capacity problems and frequent DIN bracket-type bucket elevator
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Drive Technology
27/05/2024
Secure Your Heavy Haulage with RUD Lashing Points
Secure and reliable lashing points are critical when transporting heavy machinery and cargo. These critical components guarantee the safety of goods in transit and minimise potential damage and costs. In addition, appropriately secured loads significantly reduce the risk of accidents caused by shifting cargo, protecting drivers, passengers, and other road users*. * If you want
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Conveyor Systems
13/05/2024
Brisbane Ferry Decoupling System
Ensuring a safe and controlled operation is critical in the challenging conditions of marine projects. Marine environments are corrosive and heavily influenced by currents and tides. Hence, it is paramount that all factors are considered before installation to ensure long-term performance. This article discusses the reasons why the RUD TECDOS drive solution was ideal for
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Lifting & Lashing Points
08/05/2024
Straight to the Point - Part 2
Part 2 of the 2-part article. Click here to read Part 1. Risk Analysis: A Crucial Step for Integrated and Attachable Lifting Points A comprehensive risk analysis is mandatory before conducting a lift, whether utilising integrated or attachable lifting points. This analysis should consider the following key aspects regarding lifting points: The lifting point or lifting eye should
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Lifting & Lashing Points
30/04/2024
Straight to the Point - Part 1
This is a 2 part article. Lifting points are fundamental elements within any lifting system. They are the crucial connection between lifting equipment (cranes, hoists) and the load itself, facilitating lifting, rotating, and manoeuvring operations. Common lifting point examples include eyebolts, swivel load rings and pad eyes, which connect to lifting chains using hooks, shackles,
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Lifting & Lashing Points
09/04/2024
Lifting a Concrete Silo
Introduction: Germany, with 34 million tons of cement production, is Europe's leading cement producer*. When TBA, a renowned concrete supplier needed assistance to lift the roof of a concrete silo used for an infrastructure project, they turned to RUD. The Challenge: The project required lifting and placing a roof on top of a silo located
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Newsletter
02/04/2024
RUD Newsletter March 2024
Welcome aboard Australia’s leading material lifting and handling technology company. Click the button to read about us, our products, news, blog posts and everything happening at RUD in Australia and around the world.
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Lifting & Lashing Points
25/03/2024
Understanding Lifting Chains - A Guide to Safe and Efficient Lifting - Part 2
Part 2 of the 2-part article. Click here to read Part 1. Identifying Chain Grades: Chains are stamped with their grade for easy identification. Grades 80 and 100 use the "(H)" stamp followed by the number (e.g., H8 for Grade 80, H10 for Grade 100). However, Grade 120 employs the "(D)" stamp. It is important
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Lifting & Lashing Points
06/03/2024
Understanding Lifting Chains - A Guide to Safe and Efficient Lifting - Part 1
This is a 2 part article. The age-old proverb, "A chain is only as strong as its weakest link," first used in Thomas Reid’s “Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man” in 1786, perfectly encapsulates the critical role of lifting chains in material handling. This article delves into the world of lifting chains, exploring their
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Engineered Products
19/02/2024
RUD Solutions for the Steel Industry
Performance and safety are paramount when lifting or moving heavy products. In such conditions, the need for specialised material handling equipment is critical. RUD understands these challenges and offers a range of solutions designed specifically for steel handling. In addition to the steel handling products, RUD Australia also offers additional solutions for lifting and lashing.
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Employee Stories
08/02/2024
Red Cross - The RUD February Charity
Australian Red Cross is a volunteer-based organisation with 110 years of experience and a community of 20,000+ members and volunteers. One of the most visible divisions of the Red Cross is Lifeblood, which collects not only blood but breast milk as well. #meetKaren - The RUD February Charity Champion who spearheads the RUD Australia Lifeblood Team
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Employee Stories
07/02/2024
RUD gets Fairness First Award
In a transparent business environment, a company is held accountable for its actions, decisions, and its impact on society and the environment. Hence, we are pleased that the German Innovation Institute for Sustainability and Digitalisation (DIND) has given RUD Germany the Fairness First Award. This award involves a multi-stage audit, recognising companies on their transparency
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Conveyor Systems
25/01/2024
RUD Apron Feeder for Automotive Recycling Operation
RUD’s apron conveyors are suitable for a wide range of applications, such as high-temperature materials, waste, aggregate, dry ash handling, mineral processing, and kiln applications. RUD apron feeders increase the efficiency of bulk material handling in high-temperature and high-abrasive applications. They are extremely versatile and can convey bulk materials without causing spillage or degradation. The
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Conveyor Systems
17/01/2024
RUD gets 2023-2024 ecoBiz Star Partner Certification
Every day, we take small steps to make our business better, which is why we are stoked to achieve the ecoBiz 3-Star Partner rating for 2024. ecoBiz is a Queensland government-funded program that certifies Queensland businesses in sustainability and practices to help give back to the environment. Even with a 152% increase in production, we have:
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Mining
15/01/2024
A Lightweight Solution for a Heavy Challenge
Lifting and turning a pump weighing several tonnes was done safely and easily with RUD ICE endless chains.   RUD lifts a massive pump in a mine. Mining in Chile is concentrated in the Norte Grande region spanning most of the Atacama Desert. The Atacama Desert lies 60 km southeast of Calama and is known
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Lifting & Lashing Points
10/01/2024
H1 Stamp Anniversary
"A chain is only as strong as its weakest link." The reliability and safety of our products are central to our business. Our quality commitment is reflected in our integrated QM / UM-System, which ensures all RUD employees comply with the high quality and environmental standards set by us. Quality and environmental protection. 1953 marked
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Lifting & Lashing Points
12/12/2023
2023 Christmas/New Year Trading Hours
RUD Australia will be closed from Monday 25th December until 2nd January inclusive. For emergencies, please call our main line on 07 3809 1300 and one of our team will help you. Christmas/New Year Trading Hours: Normal Trading Hours Monday 18/12/2023 – Friday 22/12/2023 Closure Period Monday 25/12/2023 - Monday 01/01/2024 Normal Trading Hours From
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Lifting & Lashing Points
07/12/2023
RUD's Hulk Smash
Established in 2008 by now co-Directors Ben Rose and Mitch Atkinson, Hulk Lifting seeks to supply high-quality engineered lifting solutions to whoever engages its services. Collaborating with German manufacturer and global supplier RUD Chains, Ben goes in-depth about the quality of RUD’s products and their impact on the lifting and rigging equipment industry. In 2006,
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Conveyor Systems
05/12/2023
RUD Newsletter December 2023
Welcome aboard Australia’s leading material lifting and handling technology company. Click the button to read about us, our products, news, blog posts and everything happening at RUD in Australia and around the world.
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Tyre Protection
05/12/2023
Meet Sallyanne - The RUD December Charity Champion
Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality - Washington Irving. Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone. It is the season of giving, and who better to talk about giving than a charity? Our December Charity Champion is Sallyanne, who is very passionate about giving to the community through the
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Tyre Protection
20/11/2023
Quarry Chains for Boral West Burleigh Site
A Tyre Protection Chain is ideal for creating a barrier between the tyres and the ground surface. TPCs provide maximum protection to sidewalls and tread areas, virtually eliminating tyre failures from rock cuts and staking. This guarantees maximum production from the loader and peace of mind with unplanned tyre maintenance expenses. The Problem Australian hard
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Defence Solutions
03/11/2023
RUD Australia at Indo Pacific 2023
Indo Pacific International Maritime Exposition is Australia’s premier commercial maritime and naval defence exposition which will be held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney from Tue 7 - Thu 9 Nov 2023. This year's expo is on track to be the largest iteration in 23 years, with key players from the maritime and naval
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Employee Stories
01/11/2023
RUD Movember
If there's one thing The Order of Mo is known for, it's this. Growing a Mo is our symbol for better men’s health. It also grabs attention and starts important conversations.  November is Movember for Leigh Dalton, who champions the month in our #RUDstory series. The RUD Stories are about our employees, the values they
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Drive Technology
25/10/2023
Drive Technology for Cruise Ship Terminal
A gangway is a narrow walkway or platform that provides safe access to a ship, truck, or train. Ship gangways are used for the passage of both passengers/crew and cargo. They must move in all directions and be height-adjustable for use with different ships. The gangways must also be robust, secure and safe under challenging conditions.
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Lifting & Lashing Points
20/10/2023
RUD chains are brilliant according to SureLift
This is taken from the article published in Cranes & Lifting Oct 2023 issue. Click here to read the original article. Director of SureLift Crane Hire Mark ‘Chopper’ Read discusses his business and why the company consistently chooses RUD. “They’re the best chains in the industry,” says Chopper. “All of RUD’s lifting and lashing equipment consistently performs
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Lifting & Lashing Points
06/10/2023
RUD Australia at CICA 2023
The CICA (Crane Industry Council of Australia) Conference is one of the biggest crane industry events in the southern hemisphere. CICA 2023 is being held at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre from Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 Oct 2023. RUD will be showcasing solutions for lifting, lashing and engineering requirements of the crane industry.  RUD
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Lifting & Lashing Points
27/09/2023
RUD Lifting & Lashing Solutions for the Wind Energy Industry - Part 2
Part 2 of the 2-part article. Click here to read Part 1. Delivery Stage RUD's lashing solutions are used to secure wind turbine components during transport. For example, the L-VLBG M36 lashing point is ideal for securing a nacelle. Jens adds, "When it comes to reliable solutions for safe transport, you can depend on RUD
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Lifting & Lashing Points
18/09/2023
RUD Lifting & Lashing Solutions for the Wind Energy Industry - Part 1
This is a 2 part article. Wind power is currently the cheapest source of large-scale renewable energy, which involves generating electricity from the naturally occurring power of the wind. Wind turbines capture wind energy within the area swept by their blades. The spinning blades drive an electrical generator that produces electricity for export to the
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Tyre Protection
06/09/2023
RUD Newsletter September 2023
Welcome aboard Australia’s leading material lifting and handling technology company. Click the button to read about us, our products, news, blog posts and everything happening at RUD in Australia and around the world.
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Lifting & Lashing Points
03/08/2023
RUD Chain Lifting Kit for your next crane investment
RUD is a world-leading manufacturer reputed for top quality, ergonomics and safety in lifting technology and load securing for more than 35 years. We offer more than 700 tested boltable and weldable lifting points in load ranges up to 250t which meet maximum safety requirements in the crane industry. Our lifting points are also integrated
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