Mining, Petroleum & Gas

Keep things moving above or below the ground with Columbus McKinnon's reliable product portfolio for mining, petroleum, gas and offshore applications.


Columbus McKinnon offers a full portfolio of industrial-strength hoists, chain and rigging products, traction and variable frequency drives, and radio remote controls for a variety of mining, petroleum, gas, and offshore applications. With a proven track record for reliability and value in the industry, our products are the optimal solution for a variety of mining applications including battery-operated mobile vehicles, locomotives, muckers, loaders, and haulage equipment.

Built with the needs of hazardous environments in mind, our hoists and lifting products are available with spark-resistant, explosion-proof, corrosion-resistant, long-lift, and low-headroom options. From our STAHL CraneSystems brand, we supply hoist equipment suitable for all areas of LNG (liquified natural gas) production. Our Magnetek-brand traction and variable frequency drives are also built for rugged, reliable operation in mining and offshore environments. 

Columbus McKinnon has the products you need to get the job done.

Reliable natural gas filter change in shimmering heat with lifting and traversing system from Pfaff-silberblau

For natural gas filter towers in the Saudi-Arabian desert, Columbus McKinnon Engineered Products GmbH, Kissing/Germany, has developed and installed a special lifting and traversing system for exchanging filter elements. This involves the use of 19 specially designed trolleys in three different sizes and eight gantry cranes made from ATEX-compliant lifting elements and electric wire rope winches from Pfaff-silberblau. This extremely heavy-duty special solution is capable of withstanding temperatures of up to 50 degrees Celsius, sand and dust and even the explosive environment.

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Improving Mine Safety and Efficiency

Columbus McKinnon associates located in South Africa recognized that current re-railing practices were unsafe. To remedy the situation, they developed a product that significantly enhances safety and efficiency in underground mines – a patented re-railing device that could be used in conjunction with their existing Yale Taurus Jack.

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Expertise in Global LNG Solutions

As a technological leader in crane technology, Columbus McKinnon supplies hoist equipment suitable for all areas of LNG (liquified natural gas) production, including on offshore applications such as drilling rigs and liquefaction plants. High-quality components, robust construction, and corrosion-resistant finishes make STAHL CraneSystems brand products ideal for applications in these harsh climates. 

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Brands Serving the Mining, Petroleum & Gas Industries

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Yale Lifting Solutions, a subsidiary of Columbus McKinnon, has developed a product that significantly enhances safety and efficiency in underground mines. Located in South Africa, Yale Lifting solutions specializes in material handling needs of the mining industry and was well-suited to provide expertise for this application.

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In a region where the thermometer sometimes doesn't rise above 0°C and is usually snow-covered, the JSC Yamal LNG Consortium, in cooperation with the French EPC contractor Technip, built three LNG trains for liquefying natural gas. Six cold-climate STAHL CraneSystems brand cranes were developed with 100 tons of lifting capacity to be used for installation and maintenance of Yamal LNG's gas compressors.

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Pfaff-silberblau - product overview lifting and motion technology

We are technology leaders in components and system solutions for mechanical motion and lifting technology.

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