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Biggest ever lifting industry careers event at LiftEx 2022

LiftEx in Aberdeen will host the biggest ever Lifting Industry careers event, which will be organised by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) working closely with TechFest, a local specialist in the promotion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects, which strives to fill the gap between School and industry and open up children […]

09/08/2022 - 21:13 pm

California offers money for the purchase of new zero-emission forklifts

As the US state of California plans to ban the sales of new propane and diesel-powered trucks starting in 2026, it has already introduced an incentive program for switching to zero-emission forklifts in 2022. The Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) has $125,000,000 to spend on subsidies to encourage California businesses to purchase or lease zero-emission […]

09/08/2022 - 21:06 pm

LTM names Price general manager

Lift Turn Move Ltd. (LTM) has promoted Robert Price to general manager of the Wirral, UK-based supplier of lifting and rigging equipment to the industrial and entertainment markets. Price, previously head of sales, will lead ongoing growth of the business, following the 2018 acquisition by GIS AG, the Swiss electric chain hoist and light crane […]

09/08/2022 - 20:34 pm

Three Unic mini spider cranes for Czech Republic

KMB Stavebni Servis, the official distributor of Unic Cranes in Czech Republic, has taken delivery of three Unic mini spider cranes to meet growing demand for the machines post-pandemic. The three-crane deal included the Unic URW-095 and Unic URW-295-3 pedestrian operated units, and the Unic URW-376, a ride-on model. The 2.9t capacity Unic URW-295-3 is […]

09/08/2022 - 20:17 pm

Narrow Aisle focuses on sustainability

Narrow Aisle Ltd – the VNA materials handling solutions specialist – recently hosted a series of distributor open days at its UK Flexi Truck manufacturing plant in Great Bridge, West Midlands. Attended by some 150 visitors, the three open days gave guests the opportunity to see some of the recent additions to the Flexi Truck […]

09/08/2022 - 17:05 pm
News  >  Awards

Yale wins green award for advancing lift truck power technologies

Yale Materials Handling Corporation has been named a 2022 Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics. The award recognises the company’s growing line-up of lift trucks powered by factory integrated lithium-ion battery power and the Yale Power Suite, a comprehensive range of motive power sources available on a broad lineup of lift trucks. The win […]

09/08/2022 - 16:18 pm

2022 starts well for Kito Group

The Kito Group announces a record quarter for sales despite external economic challenges. During the first quarter cumulative period (1 April to 30 June 2022) of fiscal 2022, ending March 31, 2023, although global economic activity gradually began returning to normal following the coronavirus pandemic, the outlook remained unclear as a result of increases in […]

05/08/2022 - 11:56 am

Bishop Lifting Products acquires All-Lifts, Inc

Bishop Lifting Products, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners, has completed the acquisition of All-Lifts, Inc, headquartered in Albany, New York. All-Lifts was founded in 1966 and has been owned and operated by the Dewey family since 1978. Since then, the company has grown into a leading fabricator of wire rope slings, synthetic slings, […]

04/08/2022 - 13:27 pm

IPAF Global Safety Report analyses ten years of incident data

Falls from the platform, electrocution and platform overturns are the most common incidents leading to serious injuries and deaths over the past ten years. Falls from the platform, electrocution and platform overturns are the most common type of incidents leading to serious injuries and deaths over the past ten years, according to the latest Global […]

03/08/2022 - 17:10 pm

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