Latest Articles

Enerpac gantry and side shifts lift heavy automotive presses

Portuguese heavy lift and specialist transport contractor, LASO Transportes AS, has used a combination of Enerpac SBL500 telescopic hydraulic gantry and side shifts to precisely position two presses weighing up to 160t. Using the side shift allowed the automotive presses to be lifted and positioned in three dimensions to fit reinforced concrete platforms. Industrial moves […]

10/20/2020 - 5:28 PM

Nationwide Platforms investing in its sustainable fleet

Nationwide Platforms continues to invest in its fleet with the delivery of 86 electric, hybrid and Stage V-compliant scissor and mast lifts from Skyjack. Looking to provide its customers a solution to the ever-increasing emission and noise pollution regulations, Nationwide Platforms ordered a range of electric scissor and mast lifts, as well as Stage V-compliant […]

10/14/2020 - 8:12 PM

Anything but exhaust gases.

The RX 60 electric forklift truck with a load capacity of 3.5 to 5t is the latest member of Still’s RX 60 family. For the first time, customers who primarily handle loads indoors, but also have to transport heavy loads outdoors, can also benefit from the electrifying advantages of the RX 60 series. In addition […]

10/14/2020 - 7:47 PM

Containerised ChargePod brings forklift charging outside

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has launched a containerised ChargePod solution for electrically powered forklift trucks. The solution addresses growing customer demand for cost-effective mobile outdoor charging solutions and is suitable for customers such as sawmills, where large parts of the operations are outside, meaning that space is at a premium. The Kalmar ChargePod provides a […]

10/14/2020 - 6:30 PM

The Crosby Group’s strengthens UK sales organisation

Jamie Kirkbride has assumed  a new role in The Crosby Group organisation as area sales manager, UK North, responsible for sales of the company’s portfolio, with brands including Crosby,  Gunnebo Industries,  Crosby Straightpoint and recently acquired leading mooring brand Crosby Feubo. In this new role, Kirkbride will relocate to Aberdeen in Scotland, regarded as the […]

10/13/2020 - 1:01 PM

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New Issue

LHI October 2020

In this month's issue

Opinion Pieces

Out of the darkness there is light.

With the global events of 2020, Sarah Spivey, managing director of Modulift, reflects on how the business quickly adapted to the changes and how its strategy is clear going forward. As February turned to March, we all became aware of the global pandemic that is COVID-19.   As the warmer weather started to appear, our minds […]

10/13/2020 - 12:21 PM

Safety Storm

Preventing accidents where cranes are exposed to the elements, particularly wind, is an ongoing battle for multiple industries, says Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA.   I wrote in this column last year about how, as machines get bigger, the more important their components and safety systems become, and I stressed the need for […]

10/6/2020 - 2:34 PM