Latest Articles

The Crosby Group expands in Hampshire, UK

The Crosby Group will relocate to a larger, state-of-the-art facility for the production of its Crosby Straightpoint and Crosby BlokCam products in Hampshire, UK effective February 22, 2023. This production facility which manufactures load monitoring equipment and crane camera systems will make a short trip inland to Waterlooville from the current location in Havant on […]

02/5/2023 - 2:50 PM

Palfinger opens first flagship store

Palfinger is building a new location in Poing near Munich, Germany on a site of almost 12,000sqm. Here, the company will combine product presentation, service and the future-way-of-work in a holistic architectural concept. Palfinger is growing worldwide and at the same time is expanding its footprint in existing core markets, such as Germany. In Munich, […]

02/5/2023 - 3:41 PM

Bluewater Battery Logistics and OneCharge announce a strategic partnership

OneCharge Inc and Bluewater Battery Logistics have entered into a strategic partnership to recycle and repurpose advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries at the end of useful life. Lithium forklift batteries provide an efficient and economically viable alternative to older lead-acid batteries. Lithium technology also enables the switch to electric power from propane and diesel engines in […]

02/5/2023 - 3:05 PM

JLG completes acquisition of Hinowa

JLG Industries, a leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, has completed its acquisition of Hinowa SpA, adding the market-leading brand to the company’s Access segment. This expansion of the JLG product portfolio enables the company to strengthen its specialty applications offerings and increase its presence in niche industries, including agricultural, […]

02/1/2023 - 1:47 PM

UniCarriers in the UK have rebranded to Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks.

Logisnext UK Ltd has announced that the brand UniCarriers is now replaced in the UK by Mitsubishi Forklift Trucks.  This change is part of the European strategy of the company’s owner, Mitsubishi Logisnext Europe (MLE). Since the acquisition of UniCarriers Corporation in 2017, Mitsubishi Logisnext Group has applied the strategy of ensuring that all wholly […]

01/30/2023 - 5:11 PM

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LHI November/December 2022

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Opinion Pieces

Infrastructure Bill won’t bridge all gaps

All industries can’t use the same barometer by which to measure the impact of the US infrastructure bill, says Richard Phillips, mechanical engineer at Casper, Phillips & Associates Inc (CP&A). The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law aims to ease inflationary pressures and strengthen supply chains by making improvements to airports, rail, roads, and ports—with container cranes at […]

01/17/2023 - 4:13 PM

It’s time to train

The time is right to invest in training to ensure excellence and an ability to reap the rewards when the world emerges from the current difficult economic conditions, says Ross Moloney, CEO at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). The world is experiencing all kinds of macro-economic turbulence at the moment. As if the after […]

01/3/2023 - 2:45 PM