LHI June 2021

Reasons to be GLAD – In the build up to the Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD2021) on 8 July, LHI has talked to industry veterans about their experiences of working in the lifting industry and to a colleague in the same company who is new to the industry. They each share some of their experiences and why they are glad to be in lifting.

Graduates and military veterans can bring a broad range of skill sets to the lifting industry, says Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA).

One of the biggest challenges in our sector remains bringing in new blood – how do we successfully attract, recruit, and retain the skilled people who will be the future of our industry? Dan Jenkins reports on how the LEEA is rising to this challenge.

Born out of a bombed-out post war industrial landscape and currently riding-out a worldwide pandemic, as it turns 75, Street Crane shares how a market driven approach adopted by their founder still inspires the company culture today and propels it forwards.

Auto-dispatch system for automotive application.

IPAF’s accident reporting portal is now available in multiple languages, on multiple devices, making it even more accessible for incident reporting, which will help increase industry safety.

Keeping overhead cranes in line – accurate crane alignment.

A new vision for rotating telehandlers.

Aerial work platforms are increasingly used for work at height applications in facilities management. Dan Jenkins turns the dial to FM to look at the latest trends in this sector.

As we raise the profile of our industry, we must continue to elevate safety standards, says, The Insider, Joel Cox.

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