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Ace Cranes for Cape Canaveral project

Ace World Companies has installed two 250USt capacity cranes, each with 25USt capacity auxiliary hoists, at a new manufacturing facility at Cape Canaveral. Ace, a manufacturer of overhead cranes and hoists, provided the 201ft span cranes for an aerospace manufacturer and sub-orbital spaceflight services company. These are some of the largest top-running cranes ever built […]

04/14/2021 - 3:55 PM

EcoLift with hot-dip galvanized containment box

Heavy duty vehicle lift manufacturer, Stertil-Koni has enhanced its inground scissor-style EcoLift to feature a hot-dip galvanized containment box as standard. Hot dip galvanization provides corrosion resistance at floor level as well as below and is particularly effective in protecting the lift in wet environments – not uncommon in many workshops across North America. “The […]

04/14/2021 - 5:26 PM

New LEEA research reveals optimistic post-pandemic outlook

Despite the Covid-19 health crisis impacting significantly on the Lifting Industry, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Sector Benchmark Research reveals optimism for the post-pandemic future, and a move towards new and possibly more productive ways of working.  Indeed, 72% of firms reported being optimistic for the next six months, with this increasing to 80% for […]

04/13/2021 - 1:19 PM

Hi-Reach appointed as new Snorkel distributor for South Africa

Snorkel has appointed Hi-Reach Manlift (Pty) Limited as its official distributor for South Africa. Headquartered in Springs, South Africa in the Gauteng province, approximately 50km (31 miles) east of Johannesburg, Hi-Reach was previously the official distributor for Genie. Hi-Reach CEO, George Landsberg has been involved with mobile elevating work platforms for more than 23 years, […]

04/13/2021 - 1:01 PM
News  >  Awards

 Forklift industry celebrates its best and brightest

The winners of 26th FLTA Awards for Excellence were announced at an online live streamed event on Saturday 10 April. Having been twice postponed due to the pandemic, the event was taken online – a first for the Forklift Truck Association (FLTA) in its history of holding the Awards. On the evening of 10 April […]

04/12/2021 - 4:47 PM

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New Issue

LHI April 2021

In this month's issue

Featured News

Opinion Pieces

Glad to be raising awareness through social media  

Ross Moloney, CEO of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) encourages the lifting industry to shout out from the laptops about our vital sector.   Some industries are essential and commonplace yet, despite existing in plain sight, there is little or no perception of them among the wider world. The Lifting Sector is a good […]

03/5/2021 - 1:09 PM

Train Like a Champion

Training, especially on heavy-duty brakes and components, is now more important than ever, says Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA.   I know that Ross Moloney, CEO, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), based a column in this magazine recently on a quote from a heavyweight boxer, but I want to share another one that’s […]

03/5/2021 - 1:06 PM