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Snorkel begins production of Lithium-Powered Speed Level

Initially previewed at Bauma 2019, Snorkel has commenced the full production of two new lithium-powered Speed Level models at its UK assembly facility, in Washington, Tyne & Wear. The two new models, which are branded as the Snorkel SL26RTE and SL30RTE, are completely zero emission thanks to lithium-ion battery packs with built-in battery management system […]

11/13/2019 - 6:02 PM
Products  >  Hoist

New offshore hoist transforms safety and saves money

William Hackett, a world-leader in the development and manufacture of offshore lifting hoists and chains, has launched the SSL5, incorporating its patented quad pawl (QP) mechanism. The company says that it is the safest and most efficient offshore and subsea lever hoist in the world. Ben Burgess, director at William Hackett says, “It’s a piece […]

11/11/2019 - 8:49 PM
News  >  Events

LiftEx 2019 opens Wednesday

LiftEx 2019 is LEEA’s free-to-attend event taking place at the Marshall Arena (formerly Arena MK) in Milton Keynes on 13-14 November 2019. This year the global gathering for the lifting industry will be part of LEEA’s 75th anniversary celebrations. The Lifting Equipment sector is involved in a broad array of end-user markets including: rail, construction, renewable […]

11/11/2019 - 8:30 PM

Orders down but revenue increases at Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich continued to grow in the first nine of months of 2019 with revenue rising 10% to €2.97 billion. The main driver of this growth was the new truck business. Incoming order numbers fell to 94,100 units (previous year: 100,600 units), while the value of orders grew 1% to €3.01 billion. The forecast for 2019 […]

11/8/2019 - 2:27 PM

Linde’s new IC forklifts herald a new concept

Linde Material Handling has added a new generation of IC counterbalance trucks to its portfolio, creating, what the company is calling – a fit-for-the-future “Swiss Army knife” of intralogistics. The forklifts, in the load capacity range between 2 to 3.5t  and called H20 – H35, are fully networked in preparation for all conceivable applications in […]

11/7/2019 - 9:58 AM

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LHI October 2019

In this month's issue

Featured News

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Equipment Purchases

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Opinion Pieces

Welcome innovation  

Ross Moloney CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) looks at the role that technological innovation is having on the future of the lifting industry.   Our industry tends to fly under the radar but it has been around for thousands of years. Much of what the lifting equipment industry does has not changed […]

10/22/2019 - 1:11 PM

Shoeing an Eight-Legged Horse

The bigger machines get, the more important their components become, and manufacturers have got to keep up. Here’s how, according to Joel Cox, president at Pintsch Bubenzer USA. The lifting industry is obsessed with capacity and scale. I get it because I am too. It’s truly incredible to consider that a big all-terrain crane now […]

10/22/2019 - 1:07 PM

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