Snorkel has unveiled its first lithium powered boom lift. The A46JRTE benefits from higher torque than the diesel equivalent, which results in increased traction and improved rough terrain performance. The electric motor also delivers 62 per cent less job site noise – and with no engine fan, dust generation is reduced for safer and cleaner […]
Demag Cranes & Components has received an order for the supply of 14 process cranes from the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems shipyard to be installed in new production facilities in Kiel, Germany. This is a true milestone project for Marine Systems since it intends to develop the site into an international centre of excellence for building submarines. Construction of the facilities […]
After presenting its new MRT Vision and Vision+ ranges remotely a few months ago, the Manitou group showed the first MRT 2260 rotary telescopic forklift at the Belgian trade fair Matexpo. With a load capacity of 6t for a working height of 22m, this model offers a level of performance equivalent to the motorised ranges, […]
Access industry expert Karel Verheul has joined the team at Sinoboom BV in the newly-created role of senior aftersales manager. With over 30 years’ experience in technical support and service management in the MEWP sector, Verheul brings a wealth of valuable specialist knowledge. He is skilled in establishing service networks and in leading the development […]
Skyjack division showed a range of models at this year’s Platformers’ Days in Karlsruhe, Germany. Among them were the SJ3014 micro scissor and the SJ9664 RT that will be unveiled for the first time in Europe. The in-person event at Platformers’ Days showcased a combination of new models and Skyjack’s customer favourites such as the […]
Snorkel’s latest electric slab scissor model made its European debut at Platformers’ Days in Germany on 10 – 11 September. Launched at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2020, the Snorkel S4740E entered full production in North America in January 2021, with European production at Snorkel’s manufacturing facility in the UK starting earlier this month. The S4740E is the largest […]
Belgium’s Goeyvaerts-R bvba (Goeyvaerts) has ordered two new eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes for its growing rental fleet across ports in the Netherlands and Belgium. The order, booked in July, will be handed over in November 2021. Goeyvaerts, a longtime Konecranes customer, is a family-owned crane rental company its customers include startups […]
Point of Rental Software was named to the 2021 Inc 5000, Inc Magazine’s list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. The honour marks the fourth consecutive listing and sixth time the company has been listed since 2014. “This past year required some innovative solutions to a lot of challenges worldwide,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne […]
Konecranes has appointed Anneli Karkovirta as senior vice president, human resources and member of the Konecranes Leadership Team effective from 30 August 2021. In her role she will be responsible for human resources, marketing & communications and sustainability and will report to Rob Smith, president and CEO. Karkovirta, currently vice president, HR Business Area Industrial […]
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with Dublin Ferryport Terminals (DFT) to extend the Kalmar AutoRTG system at the terminal with five new AutoRTG cranes over the next two years, with the delivery of the first machines scheduled to be completed during Q1 of 2022. Part of the container and terminal division of […]
31/08/2021 - 10:45 am
LHI September 2021
In this month's issue
Crosby’s employee participation programme.
Faresin’s new electric telehandler
MEWPs for the manufacturing sector.
Seismic isolation system for cranes
The rise of automated handling solutions
The Insider: s Steve Napieralski, president at Oz Lifting.