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hoisting

[′hȯist·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Raising a load, especially by means of tackle.
Either of two power-shovel operations: the raising or lowering of the boom, or the lifting or dropping of the dipper stick in relation to the boom.
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The tendering department has various workshops and rooms in which hoisting and lifting equipment are used above the hook and accessories.
In 2016, 74% said they participated in hoisting flag at home, 44% said they hoisted flag on cycle, motor cycle/car, 25% said they participated in a rally, while 73% said they watched special programs on television.
For instance, it is the only hoisting unit with wire rope and a hook that offers in its standard version the market's smallest hook approach 'C' dimensions and 'F' approach distance.
The Embassy of Pakistan, Abu Dhabi, and Consulate General, Dubai, will hold flag hoisting ceremonies to mark the 68th Independence Day of Pakistan on Thursday.
The seventh international conference on mine hoisting since 1973 covered brakes and brake controls for incline shaft systems; shaft guides; innovative systems; drives and drive controls; hoisting system elements; health, safety, and risk; new and upgraded shaft systems; underground materials handing; and designing, operating, and maintaining ropes for horizontal transport.
Solo hoisting controls for mainline contactor and control transformer and a two motion pendant with emergency stop button are included.
My assistant was helping me lock and unlock the rails, getting them lined up and ready for hoisting.
Right now, we have a person who stands there and watches the rope for one hour a day and, while he's doing that, we can't be hoisting.
With the assistance of night vision devices, the helicopter crew found the vessel, and AE1 James Hopkins was lowered to the deck to prepare the survivors for hoisting.
Once the discharger is lowered, bulk bags are replaced by means of a bulk bag lifting frame with self-centering receiver that mates to a lifting-disc/eye-bolt for rapid, single-point hoisting of bulk bags into and out of the frame by one operator, hands free, according to the company.
Accidents like this become part of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, which tracks occupational injuries related to cranes, derricks, hoists and hoisting accessories.
From raising multi-ton loads to hoisting 15 pound items repeatedly, here's help on matching the muscle power of hoists to your applications.