3 10, 2017

Safer Cranes and Safe from Claims

By | October 3rd, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Updated revision: 03.10.2017 Safer Cranes and Safe from Claims Anyone who works in the construction industry knows that working in severe weather can be dangerous. High winds are one of the worst culprits - they can constitute such a risk that work is often stopped temporarily. This can lead to delays and extra expenses for [...]

19 09, 2017

How Accurate is an Anemometer?

By | September 19th, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

One of the key considerations when assessing the quality of an anemometer is accuracy. If workforce safety is of crucial importance to your day-to-day work, it’s important to know that wind measurement will give you the accurate and reliable data you need to make critical decisions. Anemometers measure wind speed, and the three-cup anemometer is [...]

4 09, 2017

How to Run Your Weather Management from Your Phone with a Wind Speed App

By | September 4th, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Do you rely on slow data to make weather and wind decisions? If you’re in the construction industry or outdoor operations, you probably use weather forecasts to plan your activities. However, by using a weather and wind speed app, you can get accurate and real-time data. Forecasts have two major limitations: Weather forecasts give you [...]

24 08, 2017

Construction Site Safety at the Windiest Time of the Year

By | August 24th, 2017|BLOG, Uncategorised|0 Comments

There is a basic rule that applies to construction site safety. Preventing accidents is much cheaper than fixing the damage. And when the consequences affect human beings, the damage can be irreversible. The best contractors in the world know this, and that is why they deploy risk management as a company-wide process. There are also [...]

21 08, 2017

5 Uses for an Anemometer when Measuring Wind Speed Remotely

By | August 21st, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

There are many anemometer uses possible today including remote wind measurement. Anemometers have a broad range of applications, and they are necessary for safe operation in many heavy industries and outdoor settings. This article gives you an overview of 5 anemometer uses for outdoor applications where remote wind monitoring greatly enhances safety. Especially if you [...]

14 08, 2017

How to Measure Wind Speed

By | August 14th, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Measuring wind speed is useful for many reasons. From improving safety in outdoor locations to assessing potential sites for wind power projects. In addition, wind speed monitoring is a key element of meteorology. Wind speed is measured with an anemometer, a device that gets its name from “anemos”, a Greek word that means the wind. [...]

14 06, 2017

Winter Sports Safety with WINDCRANE

By | June 14th, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Winter sports such as skiing and mountaineering provide a high-adrenaline experience, but they are inherently risky. These sports are often carried out in very cold and windy environments that are isolated from local healthcare facilities. Do you take part in extreme sports such as mountaineering or skiing? Or perhaps you offer these kinds of activities [...]

7 06, 2017

Weather and Agriculture – WINDCRANE Applications

By | June 7th, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Bridging the gap between management and field operations One of the main challenges in the agricultural industry is bridging management decisions and field operations. Agriculture involves harvesting crops in remote places, and it is only possible to take decisions based on real-time data if a reliable monitoring system is in place. It is important to [...]

1 06, 2017

WINDCRANE: Making Aviation Safer

By | June 1st, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

Aircraft are particularly vulnerable to turbulent winds during take-off and landing, where proximity with the ground leaves no space for error. Air turbulence at high altitude is also dangerous. However, the risk is reduced because the pilot has more time to regain control of the plane after a strong wind. WINDCRANE for better weather management [...]

16 05, 2017

Safer Outdoor Events with Live Weather Monitoring

By | May 16th, 2017|BLOG|0 Comments

The weather is one of the most challenging aspects to manage when dealing with outdoor events. Usually, events involve large structures, massive crowds and a great deal of equipment. Weather-related incidents in open fields where assets or property can be damaged have very little risk for human life. However, outdoor events, where hundreds or even [...]