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LEEA Awards 2021: a cause for celebration

The LEEA Awards 2021 portal is now open for entries at https://awards.leeaint.com/. Winners will be revealed and presentations will take place during the LEEA Awards dinner on 5 November 2021 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London. The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) members who have done the most to raise standards have the […]

03/2/2021 - 12:03 PM

Europe’s largest iron ore producer picks Konecranes for Service technology

Konecranes has won a multi-year service contract with international mining and minerals group LKAB for the maintenance of some 1600 assets across four sites in northern Sweden and the Arctic Circle. Konecranes won the deal thanks to its proven technology and ability to enhance customer safety and productivity, even under the most challenging of conditions. […]

03/2/2021 - 2:41 PM
Products  >  MEWPs

New Sigma 16 electric articulating booms

Haulotte has launched two new electric articulating booms: Sigma 16 and Sigma 16 PRO (Sigma 46 and Sigma 46 PRO in North America). The 16m machines are designed for many indoor and even outdoor applications, such as industrial maintenance, finishing, renovation, cutting-edge industry or events. Haulotte says that the Sigma 16 offers the best in […]

03/2/2021 - 2:23 PM

More Snorkel narrow RT scissors for Banner plant

As part of a considerable investment to continually refresh their hire fleet, Banner Plant has taken delivery of three more Snorkel S2755RT narrow rough terrain scissor lifts. This most recent delivery increases their total fleet of Snorkel S2755RT scissor lifts to ten. The machines, which were assembled in Snorkel’s UK manufacturing facility, were delivered to […]

03/2/2021 - 2:01 PM
News  >  People

Hutin marks 15 years of RSS ownership

Steve Hutin celebrates 15 years of ownership at Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) in March. Hutin, managing director, bought the lifting and rigging company in 2006, when a single depot in South Wales employed six staff. The then 30 year old had already been in the lifting sector for 12 years at the time; […]

03/2/2021 - 1:42 PM

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LHI March 2021

In this month's issue

Featured News

02/14/2021 - 3:15 PM
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Opinion Pieces

Is the flash on?

Operating in the blind is problematic—anywhere. That’s the view of Chris Machut, CEO at crane camera company Netarus LLC.   As I wrote in a recent blog for my company’s new thought leadership platform (I repeated the message in our podcast too), cameras are not only tower crane products. I also debunked another misnomer that […]

01/21/2021 - 3:23 PM

The International language of lifting

Ross Moloney, LEEA CEO, on the emergence of more agile, efficient, international and ultimately supportive organisations in 2021.   There’s a lot of talk about the future of work post Covid restrictions: will there be more people working from their home offices? How will we be connecting with the rest of the world? The pandemic […]

01/21/2021 - 3:07 PM

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