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.

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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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Automation has brought numerous benefits to the industry, including increased productivity, decreased operation costs, and better safety and convenience for personnel. Automation also reduces human errors, resulting in improved quality control, faster production rates, and real-time operations monitoring. This technology helps simplify processes used in transmitting, extracting, and refining oil and gas.

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Discover The Pinnacle of Portable Hoisting

The CM® BatteryStar™ Battery Powered Chain hoist built with industry-leading technology from Columbus McKinnon and Milwaukee Tool®. Designed for portability and easy installation, the BatteryStar can have you lifting in minutes – simply attach the hoist to an anchor point, slide in a battery, and you’re ready to go!

Brands Serving the Mining, Petroleum & Gas Industries

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Featured Case Studies

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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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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