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 […]

05/07/2022 - 15:35 pm

GLAD2022 – it’s all about the industry

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), looks forward to #GLAD2022, when the Lifting Industry will unite to broadcast its value.   The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) and its members are proud to support Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD), which this year will take place on 7 July 2022. #GLAD2022 will […]

24/05/2022 - 12:53 pm

Ask an expert  

It’s time to start seeking experts again, says Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). During the lockdowns I resorted to domestic haircuts, in common I suspect with many others. An uneven fringe is a small inconvenience during a period when access to many of the usual services we took for granted […]

12/04/2022 - 14:32 pm

The value of apprenticeships

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), looks at the ways apprenticeships offer value to the Lifting industry and to the apprentices themselves. Supply chains emerging from the constraints of the pandemic and its lockdowns are struggling to meet rapid escalations in demand, particularly in terms of having sufficient labour. While the […]

01/12/2021 - 16:02 pm

LEEA Awards 2021 finalists announced

The LEEA Awards 2021 finalists have been announced, following the judges working through an impressive number of outstanding entries. The winners will be announced during the ‘party of the year’ at the Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London on the evening of 5 November 2021. Ross Moloney, CEO of LEEA, said, “It is inspiring to see […]

26/10/2021 - 14:20 pm

Gravity defying training

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), explains how investment in new training channels, technologies and culture will help the lifting industry to continue to defy gravity in safety. Why does LEEA exist? Sometimes it’s the simplest questions that can require the most thought. Having pondered on this one recently, I believe […]

12/10/2021 - 14:15 pm

GLAD Reflections

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) was GLAD to see people from around the world telling their stories of what attracts them to the lifting industry, how they got here and what makes them proud about it. On Thursday 8 July 2021, social media channels such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok […]

08/09/2021 - 12:00 pm

Safe lifting in ports and at sea  

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) on raising awareness of lifting responsibilities in wet logistics operations.   Lifting equipment plays a vital role throughout the world of what might be termed ‘wet logistics’. Across maritime and port operations, where smooth operation depends on being able to lift, reliability leading to minimised […]

22/07/2021 - 07:35 am

Leadership and learning  

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), on taking legislative and best practice knowhow in lifting industry sector to educate end users. In the speech he never got to make in Dallas on 22 November 1963, US President John F Kennedy would say that leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. He […]

27/04/2021 - 13:36 pm

New LEEA research reveals optimistic post-pandemic outlook

Despite the Covid-19 health crisis impacting significantly on the Lifting Industry, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Sector Benchmark Research reveals optimism for the post-pandemic future, and a move towards new and possibly more productive ways of working.  Indeed, 72% of firms reported being optimistic for the next six months, with this increasing to 80% for […]

13/04/2021 - 13:19 pm

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LHI July/August 2022

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