With the possibility of face-to-face trade shows denied us, through a global pandemic, Skyjack will be hosting its own virtual trade show. At SKYWORLD Live, held 22-26 February, visitors can see new Skyjack products and interact with members of the Skyjack team. Malcolm Early, vice president of marketing at Skyjack said, “We love seeing our […]
A new USA material handling equipment store has gone live at fadequipmentstore.com, offering free shipping on all products. Headquartered in South Carolina, USA, fadequipmentstore.com puts lifting, material handling, safety and load monitoring products a click away from end users in warehouses, manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, renewables, commercial and other markets. Solutions that can be […]
UK rental company, Independent Hire, has expanded its telehandler fleet with four Snorkel SR626 compact rough terrain telehandlers. Servicing the Midlands and South East of the UK from three strategically located branches in Buckinghamshire, Essex and Coventry, Independent Hire offers a comprehensive range of equipment and plant, ranging from power tools and generators, to powered […]
Tri-Lift has been appointed as Bronto Skylift’s distributor in Canada. Tri-Lift is a division of Tri-Crane, which was founded by three partners, Jason Hanna, Mark Williams and Aaron Hanna in March 2019 and is based in Ontario. TRI-Lift was established in 2020 and will be carrying out sales, service, spare parts and rentals of Bronto […]
Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has opened its eighth facility – in Roborough, Plymouth. The 5000sqft site joins six other lifting and rigging depots and the recently acquired Gemmak Engineering business, the manufacturing division within the RSS engineering services department. Having last opened a site in Warrington, this expansion represented an opportunity to move […]
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has announced that LiftEx 2021 will now be held in Bahrain on 27-28 September 2021, at the Gulf Hotel Bahrain & Convention Centre. The show will return to the UK the following year, when it will be held in Aberdeen on 5-6 October 2022 at The Event Complex, Aberdeen, Scotland. […]
Germany based Ruthmann is to be acquired by Time Manufacturing Company (Time). Time is a global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of aerial lifts primarily for the electric utility, telecommunications, infrastructure, and forestry sectors. Time goes to market via several brands, including the Versalift line of aerial lifts and digger derricks, the Aspen Aerials line of […]
New product videos from gantry and davit specialists Reid Lifting will give hire companies, resellers and end users access to a presentation from a Reid sales manager 24/7 – even while the working from home restrictions are in place. After the success of its digital sales presentations in 2020, Reid has produced a series of […]
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Nokia, have announced that they will expand their ongoing collaboration to provide new solutions for ports and intermodal terminal operators seeking to automate operations and achieve greater productivity. Nokia and Kalmar will combine their communications and cargo handling technology expertise in new joint go-to-market ventures, integrated solutions development and research […]
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) presented the Academy Awards for 2020 during a special Zoom event on the morning of 17 December 2020, which celebrated the achievements of the Association’s global learners. The annual Academy Awards scheme acknowledges students who have achieved the highest of standards in learning and development, and is an important […]
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LHI Jan/Feb 2021
In this month's issue
Face Time: Jim Colvin, of Serious Labs.
Pick-and-carry cranes – a green solution.
The Insider: Chris Machut, CEO at crane camera company Netarus LLC.