04 April, 2017
Waldo Etherington recently faced one of his more challenging rigging jobs, setting up a 350-metre tensioned rope line from the top of the Kaieteur Falls to its base set in pristine rain forest.
19 December, 2016
DMM’s range of Compact Swivels allow torsion management in a compact form. These small, strong swivels reduce system height and help prevent twisted lines.
28 October, 2016
DMM is proud to have attained the Investors in People (IIP) gold standard, joining the top seven percent of accredited organisations across the UK.
11 October, 2016
DMM’s new RopePro range uses aramid (Kevlar®) and traditional coir matting to protect elements of PPE such as ropes, lanyards and slings, as well as safeguard property from rope damage.
05 May, 2016
Sustained growth for the past six years has allowed DMM to reinvest in capital equipment and increase the workforce. The CNC and sewing departments in particular have seen significant investment and with innovation at the heart of DMM's new products intellectual property (IP) protection is a critical consideration.
06 April, 2016
How do you go about rescuing people from a gondola style capsule mounted on a hydraulic arm sitting atop of one of the largest passenger ships ever to set sail? STC worked with Royal Caribbean to come up with an ingenious solution.
10 November, 2015
DMM recently demonstrated RFID (radio frequency identification) technology integrated into metal products as small as carabiners, with one of the benefits being enhanced traceability.
24 September, 2015
Further to our carabiner recall notice and returns procedure, here is some information that reflects our knowledge of the current situation.
18 September, 2015
Further to our September 14th 2015 Product Recall Notice please find additional information on how customers can return any potentially faulty carabiners in their possession to DMM.
14 September, 2015
DMM are issuing a product recall, subject to user inspection.
11 September, 2015
DMM Product Recall 14/09/2015 – We are issuing a recall, subject to user inspection on certain locking carabiners
05 August, 2015
The Fire Service College at Moreton-in-Marsh recently hosted the United Kingdom Rescue Organisation (UKRO) Challenge 2015 that took place over two days. In the rope rescue element teams were set seven scenarios to complete against the clock.
30 June, 2015
DMM's steep earth anchor, the Talon, is now available. It is an ideal solution for rigging in situations where the only anchor option is the earth itself.
12 March, 2015
In general terms pulleys are all about efficiency. The current generation of DMM pulleys have been designed for the rope to run at a higher efficiency for a greater deviation than with a standard pulley.
18 December, 2014
The highly experienced arborist, Christian 'Puk' Kruck, has been appointed as DMM's Technical Sales Rep for the tree care and rope access market in Germany and Benelux.
13 October, 2014
DMM has taken delivery of a new Mazak Nexus 4000-III CNC machine that will dramatically increase its capacity for the precision machining of forged components.
15 September, 2014
Skiing may seem a long way removed from climbing equipment but the same technical skills in working with metal are necessary for bespoke products such as the DMM manufactured components used in these new Marker Kingpin tech ski bindings.
04 September, 2014
DMM are partnering with safety management software specialists, Papertrail, to easily record inspections of climbing and fall protection equipment.
29 July, 2014
The Edgehog is DMM's innovative answer to the problem of rope protection when it is fed through a mesh grating for access work or rescue. Ropes rigged above the grating and passing through it are isolated from potentially damaging sharp edges.
07 July, 2014
It was DMM's privilege to support the London Fire Brigade Rope Rescue Team at the 2014 GRIMP Day: an international challenge event for search and rescue teams.
11 October, 2013
DMM staff have been looking pretty in pink supporting our fund raising efforts for the charity, Against Breast Cancer, by buying a DMM Professional pink 'ribbon' t-shirt, with all proceeds going to the charity.
07 November, 2012
DMM has been busy over the summer and autumn reinvesting in the company to improve efficiency and support product development. “In engineering, as with any other business, it's important to keep up with and take advantage of technological change."
06 December, 2011
DMM's strong export growth helps it win Welsh Exporter of the Year in the Daily Post Achievement Wales Awards.