Ausa expands its presence in Belgium with BIA

Ausa, a specialist in the design, manufacture and sale of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles, has signed an agreement with the BIA Group, a Belgian company dedicated to the sale and service of equipment for public works, mines, quarries and transportation, for distribution and after-sales of Ausa products in Belgium. Juan Urkijo, Ausa’s sales and marketing […]

21/05/2020 - 11:52 am

Danish Ministry of Defence takes delivery of 12 Unic URW-1006+ minicranes

Unic Cranes Europe, the European Master Dealer for Unic mini spider cranes, has successfully delivered 12 of the world’s largest capacity spider cranes to the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and logistics Organisation (FMI) in Denmark. The purchase of these machines will primarily be used by military staff to help lift and replace engines into […]

13/05/2020 - 19:45 pm

Haulotte UK uses lull for training

Haulotte is taking advantage of the activity slowdown to perform training sessions. Training remains a vital part of the aerial industry and so Haulotte UK has made good use of the time available during this unprecedented crisis, to provide their workshop engineering teams with fully comprehensive internal training. With courses covering repair and maintain on […]

13/05/2020 - 19:33 pm

Sinoboom BV set for summer launch

Sinoboom has announced that the official launch of its European subsidiary, Sinoboom BV, will take place this summer, with the keys to the Ridderkerk (Rotterdam) facility set to be handed over on 1 July. A consignment of MEWPs is on route, consisting of a diverse range of scissor lift and articulating boom lift models which […]

13/05/2020 - 19:13 pm

Termont Montreal places order for Liebherr STS and RMG cranes

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd has received another order from Canada for one ship to shore (STS) container crane and one rail mounted gantry (RMG) crane for Termont Montreal Inc. The new STS and RMG cranes will operate at Termont’s Viau Terminal. The terminal opened in 2016 and quickly reached capacity. The new Liebherr equipment will […]

13/05/2020 - 18:52 pm
News  >  Awards

ALL’s Steve Freckmann receives SC&RA Pinnacle Award

Steve Freckmann, general manager of Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL family of companies, has received the Pinnacle Award from the Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA). The Pinnacle Award signals the end of Freckmann’s three-year term on the association’s board of directors, and also recognises his more than decade and […]

12/05/2020 - 17:09 pm

IPAF issues guidance to minimise virus risk

Guidance has been issued by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to assist those using mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), mast-climbing working platforms (MCWPs), construction lifts and hoists to work safely and minimise the risk of spreading coronavirus. The new document has been developed and reviewed by IPAF’s safety experts and members with specialist knowledge […]

12/05/2020 - 10:38 am

Oana Samoila joins Almac as export area manager

Italian manufacturer of bi-levelling self-propelled scissor lifts and telescopic tracked booms, Almac Srl has appointed Oana Samoila as export area manager. Samoila joins the company from low-level MEWP manufacturer, Bravi Platforms, where she previously worked for 15 months as a sales and marketing specialist, while serving as area manager for Italy, UK, Spain and Portugal. Samoila will be based in […]

11/05/2020 - 17:11 pm

First SPX1280 in the UAE lands in Dubai

The first 8t SPX1280 minicrane from Jekko has arrived in the UAE for the first time and has just been delivered to Jekko’s dealer AJI Heavy Equipment Rental in Dubai. AJI, which will soon also take delivery of a SPX532, runs a young and diverse fleet of close to 500 units in the UAE consisting […]

11/05/2020 - 16:46 pm

Jungheinrich performing well in a difficult market

In the first three months of the year Jungheinrich’s incoming orders were of the same level value as the previous year. The company’s Q1 2020 results showed that incoming orders by unit fell by 3% compared to the same period last year, while the global market for material handling equipment fell by 9%. Jungheinrich’s revenue […]

11/05/2020 - 14:31 pm

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