MEC Aerial Work Platforms has launched its first all-electric mast platform – the MMAE16. The new machine has a compact design and eliminates the potential risk oil leaks for environmentally safe applications due to zero hydraulic oil. With all-electric lift, steer, and drive, the MMAE16 delivers optimal battery duty cycle while requiring less charge time […]
Haulotte Scandinavia and Jungheinrich have joined forces in a new partnership for sales and service. Robert Magnusson, general manager of Haulotte Scandinavia, said, “Jungheinrich and Haulotte have a similar business model, where safety and quality take precedence over everything else. Both companies are moving towards fully electric solutions in an environmentally friendly way. Jungheinrich has […]
JLG has launched two new scissor lift models: the electric-drive ES2646 and the hydraulic-drive R2646. With a platform height of 26ft (7.92m), a capacity of 1200lb (544.31kg) and the ability to work both indoors and out, these new JLG machines are designed to deliver a more productive day on the job. Bob Begley, director of […]
With the intention of advancing the integration of robotics with access equipment, JLG Industries has entered a developmental partnership with RE2 Robotics, a leading developer of intelligent robotic mobile manipulation systems. The collaboration aims to deliver improved operator safety and enhanced productivity on job sites. “Robotic technologies have long been used in a variety of […]
Italian MEWP manufacturer, CMC, is among the 2022 Export Champions, according to the special ranking published by one of Italy’s leading economic and financial newspapers, Il Sole 24 Ore, and the German statistic website, Statista. CMC says that in the long-post-pandemic situation that we are experiencing, CMC has been able to maintain high standards of […]
Nuremberg, Germany-based rental company, Rentem has taken delivery of 53 custom-painted Snorkel electric slab scissor lifts. This most recent order includes Snorkel S3215E, S3219E, S3226E, S4726E, S4732E models, as well as Snorkel’s new S4740E electric scissor lifts. The units were manufactured at Snorkel’s facility in the United Kingdom and finished with Snorkel’s industry-leading dual coat […]
Most operators of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are mindful of their responsibilities in arranging regular safety inspections. But far fewer are aware that many inspection providers use a generic checklist which fails to inspect components specific to MEWPs – potentially putting an employer on the wrong side of the law. Here’s why. The law […]
Snorkel has released its upgraded line of mid-sized telescopic boom lifts. All Snorkel’s mid-size telescopic boom lift models will now feature a new dual envelope design as standard, delivering higher lifting capacities on all six models. The Snorkel 400S, 460SJ, 600S, 660SJ and 600S and 660SJ All-Terrain have been fitted with a newly designed, globally-compliant […]
Loxam Denmark has invested in eight Snorkel lithium compact rough terrain scissors from Ahern Denmark. The order included four Snorkel S3370RTE and four Snorkel S3970RTE, which were manufactured by Snorkel in the UK, and feature Loxam’s distinctive red and grey livery in a long-lasting dual-coat powder paint finish. The scissor lifts were delivered to Ahern […]
Snorkel has made the global launch of its new telematics offering, Snorkel OnSite on the first day of the ARA Show 2021 held in Las Vegas, USA. Powered by Trackunit, Snorkel OnSite is a full-service telematics offering that is available on most current Snorkel mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, many of which are now […]
18/10/2021 - 18:37 pm
LHI September 2023
In this month's issue
Take care of mental health.
Kalmar’s Green Chair online.
Cable management for forklifts
Asian MEWP market.
The Insider, Steve Napieralski.