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IPAF ePAL surpasses quarter of a million downloads

The ePAL mobile app for operators of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and mast-climbing work platforms (MCWPs) from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has now surpassed a quarter of a million first-time downloads. IPAF’s ePAL app was launched in June 2021, with the global roll-out completed earlier this year. The app allows digital certification […]

11/22/2022 - 11:35 AM

Modulift tests giant 2000t spreader beam at 30m

Modulift, a market-leading manufacturer of modular spreader beams, has recently finished testing  an MOD 1100/2000t modular spreader beam. Currently the largest supplied standard beam in the Modulift range, with a lifting capacity of 2000t, the MOD 1100 has been ordered by a Belgian client for offshore monopile installations. The 30m-long beam comes complete with DNV […]

11/22/2022 - 12:59 PM

Haulotte makes spare parts distribution more sustainable

Haulotte recommends use of its own spare parts with its machines, it says, “Only genuine Haulotte spare parts are designed to work with your machines seamlessly. They are tested to ensure user safety, absolute reliability, an optimized service life, and residual value of your machines.” Haulotte’s logistics network is structured to meet the requirements of […]

11/22/2022 - 12:27 PM

Donati’s site makes crane configuration simpler

Donati Sollevamenti has recently implemented a free access version of its product configurator, called Leonardo, on its website. Using Leonardo, customers can configure all types of standard hoists, jib cranes and standard girder cranes both manual and electric, alone or in combination. All versions and options are accessible Because users have free access, configuring Donati […]

11/22/2022 - 11:55 AM

Oshkosh Corporation to acquire Hinowa

Oshkosh Corporation a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hinowa SpA, a privately held international company and leading manufacturer of track-based aerial work platforms, mini dumpers, lift trucks and undercarriages. Once complete, Hinowa will become part of the Oshkosh Access Equipment […]

11/17/2022 - 1:52 PM

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LHI October 2022

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Opinion Pieces

Harnessing Knowledge

Is it important to keep energising and challenging a team with new learning, as a recent safety course reminded Joel Cox of the Dellner Bubenzer Group. There’s something about being suspended in a harness that focusses the mind. Only when reliant upon a safety system is true perspective really gained about how vital it is […]

11/22/2022 - 1:24 PM

Better than good  

Ben Dobbs, head of Technical Services at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) explains how, when it comes to lifting standards worldwide, best practice beats good practice. Applying national legislation is considered good practice and of course must be done. However, applying the LEEA way is considered as best practice, because the Association’s requirements build […]

11/8/2022 - 4:38 PM

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