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Biggest ever lifting industry careers event at LiftEx 2022

LiftEx in Aberdeen will host the biggest ever Lifting Industry careers event, which will be organised by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) working closely with TechFest, a local specialist in the promotion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects, which strives to fill the gap between School and industry and open up children […]

08/9/2022 - 9:13 PM

California offers money for the purchase of new zero-emission forklifts

As the US state of California plans to ban the sales of new propane and diesel-powered trucks starting in 2026, it has already introduced an incentive program for switching to zero-emission forklifts in 2022. The Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) has $125,000,000 to spend on subsidies to encourage California businesses to purchase or lease zero-emission […]

08/9/2022 - 9:06 PM

LTM names Price general manager

Lift Turn Move Ltd. (LTM) has promoted Robert Price to general manager of the Wirral, UK-based supplier of lifting and rigging equipment to the industrial and entertainment markets. Price, previously head of sales, will lead ongoing growth of the business, following the 2018 acquisition by GIS AG, the Swiss electric chain hoist and light crane […]

08/9/2022 - 8:34 PM

Three Unic mini spider cranes for Czech Republic

KMB Stavebni Servis, the official distributor of Unic Cranes in Czech Republic, has taken delivery of three Unic mini spider cranes to meet growing demand for the machines post-pandemic. The three-crane deal included the Unic URW-095 and Unic URW-295-3 pedestrian operated units, and the Unic URW-376, a ride-on model. The 2.9t capacity Unic URW-295-3 is […]

08/9/2022 - 8:17 PM

Narrow Aisle focuses on sustainability

Narrow Aisle Ltd – the VNA materials handling solutions specialist – recently hosted a series of distributor open days at its UK Flexi Truck manufacturing plant in Great Bridge, West Midlands. Attended by some 150 visitors, the three open days gave guests the opportunity to see some of the recent additions to the Flexi Truck […]

08/9/2022 - 5:05 PM

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Opinion Pieces

Components for the W

Manufacturers of ancillary equipment have a big role to play at Global Lifting Awareness Day, says Joel Cox. I was at the Cleanpower show in San Antonio, Texas last month (May) when a group of young people, each with a big ‘W’ on their tops, came over to our exhibit. They were unmistakably students at […]

07/5/2022 - 3:40 PM

What’s behind the audit that earns a LEEA badge?  

Ross Moloney, CEO at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), gives an impression of the rigorous LEEA audit process that ensures the Association badge upholds its ‘gold standard’ reputation. In my previous column I commented on the need for companies to ‘trust in experts’. Carrying a LEEA badge is good sign to easily identify an […]

07/5/2022 - 3:35 PM

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