Crosby’s Rigging for the Troops campaign

The Crosby Group has announced its Rigging for the Troops campaign, supporting the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. Fallen Patriots provides college scholarships and educational counselling to military children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. After government programmes, the average shortfall in college funding is $25,000. Supported by its channel partners […]

14/09/2022 - 14:33 pm

New mobile training centre lets companies assess and train operators anywhere  

CM Labs Simulations, the developer of Vortex training simulators, has announced the North American release of a mobile training centre designed to give companies and training institutions the flexibility to offer training and assessment anywhere. The Mobile Training Center can offer an on-site presence that reduces team displacement and job site disruption. For community colleges […]

13/07/2022 - 14:57 pm

First-ever ANSI and ISO-compliant VR MEWP training

Serious Labs, a global leader in virtual reality (VR) heavy equipment and vehicle training simulators, has announced  its new ANSI Compliant Assessment Scenario, the first-ever availability of American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) compliant VR operator training for articulated and telescopic boom lifts, types of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). […]

29/06/2022 - 16:40 pm

Raymond celebrates national forklift safety day with launch of next-generation VR simulator

As a proud supporter of the 9th National Forklift Safety Day, The Raymond Corporation is committed to prioritising forklift operator education and providing intelligent warehouse solutions that help customers create a culture of continuous improvement and boost overall facility well-being. Along with National Forklift Safety Day, The Raymond Corporation will be celebrating its 100th anniversary and […]

07/06/2022 - 14:30 pm

Simulation tools offer faster ROI on new port terminal technology                                                

At TOC Europe 2022, CM Labs Simulations, the developer of Vortex training simulators, will be showcasing a number of solutions designed to help port terminals obtain faster return on investment (ROI) from the adoption of new cargo handling equipment, processes, and technology. These solutions will be on display at the Rotterdam Ahoy Centre, The Netherlands […]

15/03/2022 - 15:16 pm

Reporting live from the coalface

We’re failing to properly train the next generation of crane technicians, even in heavy industrial sectors, warns Joel Cox. I was talking to a mining market manager from one of the world’s major electric overhead travelling (EOT) crane and hoist manufacturers at the recent MINExpo International, which took place 13-15 September in Las Vegas. The […]

26/10/2021 - 13:10 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

Passion for a safe reality

Jim Colvin, CEO of Serious Labs, talks to Maria Hadlow about a passion for training, safety and leveraging virtual reality simulation to create training solutions for today and the future.  If you have been fortunate enough to meet Jim Colvin or seen him give a presentation at a conference or exhibition, you will be unusual […]

08/07/2021 - 08:51 am
Haulotte Africa

Haulotte resumes face-to-face training in Africa 

Haulotte Africa relies on a wide distributor network to provide a high level of local service across multiple countries. To support its distributors’ specific technical needs the company delivered a training course this month (March), to Premium Group, a capital goods distribution company in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Premium Group’s staff benefited from an in-depth […]

25/03/2021 - 14:36 pm

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LHI September 2022

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