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GGR Group sells UK’s first electric telehandler

Lifting solutions specialists GGR Group has sold the first electric telehandler to Flannery Plant Hire in the UK. The machine will be used as part of works on the new HS2 high speed railway linking up London, the Midlands and the North of England. Niall Hester, operations director at Flannery Plant Hire said, “Following the […]

07/6/2020 - 12:19 PM

South Africa’s SkyJacks uses Point of Rental software

SkyJacks, one of South Africa’s premier suspended access and aerial work platforms providers, has implemented Point of Rental’s Syrinx software in all their branches from 1 July. “When we look at businesses who will benefit most from our software, we’re looking for partners,” said Kelly Hoffman, Point of Rental’s business manager for Africa. “SkyJacks will […]

07/6/2020 - 7:44 PM

New testing centre for Pintsch Bubenzer brakes

Brake products supplied by Pintsch Bubenzer USA will be tested by two new dynamometer test stands at the manufacturer’s research and development centre in Betzdorf, Germany. Pintsch Bubenzer makes high performance disc and drum brakes for cranes and other severe duty applications, as well as complementary products, such as emergency and storm brakes. One test […]

07/6/2020 - 7:07 PM

EnerMech strengthens leadership team

EnerMech has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Behzad Kazerani as chief business development officer. Kazerani will be responsible for the company’s global business development function, overseeing an expanded business development (BD) team, which will spearhead an ambitious growth strategy over the next five years. EnerMech, a specialist in integrated mechanical and […]

07/6/2020 - 3:52 PM

Konecranes to deliver mobile harbour crane to new terminal in Trieste

In the second quarter of 2020, Piattaforma Logistica Trieste SrL (PLT) ordered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbour Crane for a new terminal in the Port of Trieste in north eastern Italy. After delivery in September and commissioning in October, the crane will handle containers, general cargo and heavy project cargo. PLT is a partnership […]

07/6/2020 - 11:55 AM

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LHI June 2020

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Opinion Pieces

Poor lift truck inspections pose risk to life warns CFTS

Lift truck operators could be at risk of accidents if vehicles are not inspected properly says CFTS (Consolidated Fork Truck Services) – the UK body behind the national standard for Thorough Examinations. “Many within the materials handling, construction and agriculture industries will be familiar with LOLER [Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations], which legally requires […]

06/30/2020 - 10:18 AM

Building on strengths

Recently I have been asked how The Crosby Group has handled the ongoing pandemic at our factories across the globe. I understand why people enquire as we’ve got approximately 30 global sites with a heavy footprint in Europe and North America – both COVID-19 hotspots. The non-discriminatory nature of the virus means global companies have […]

06/10/2020 - 9:08 PM