LGH Consolidates with Affiliate Rotrex

Lifting Gear Hire (LGH) will take its 5,000th order in the coming weeks, as the company aligns closer with sister business Rotrex Winches.  LGH has received over 4,500 orders for lifting, rigging and safety equipment since returning to the UK market three years ago. Winch specialist Rotrex was already part of the LGH portfolio but […]

15/02/2020 - 08:27 am

ProLift Rigging Acquires Advanced Riggers & Millwrights

ProLift Rigging, a full-service heavy lifting and rigging company, has acquired Advanced Riggers & Millwrights (ARM), LLC, a rigging and plant relocation company based in Riverside, California. Former Advanced Riggers and Millwrights owner and CEO Jerry Hufman will continue to lead the team in serving customers across the western United States. The branch will retain […]

13/02/2020 - 21:27 pm

JLT Mobile Computers transitions to provide end-to-end rugged IT solutions

Swedish based JLT Mobile computers, a leading developer and manufacturer of reliable computers for demanding environments, is transitioning from being a traditional hardware supplier to becoming a business partner and trusted advisor to its customers, providing device selection, system design, integration, deployment and ongoing support. Recognising the increasing complexity of customers’ planning, acquisition, implementation and […]

13/02/2020 - 20:56 pm

US Company Flux Power Holdings Release Quarterly Results

California based Flux Power Holdings, a developer of advanced lithium-ion batteries for commercial and industrial equipment including electric forklifts and airport ground support equipment has reported results for its fiscal year 2020 second quarter ended December 31, 2019 (Q2 ’20). Highlights include a revenue increase of 33% to $3.6M, reflecting the continuation of strong growth […]

13/02/2020 - 19:34 pm

Warehousing Association CEO Says Take control of legislation and let inland depots take the post-Brexit strain

The UK Warehousing Association’s CEO, Peter Ward has said that significantly increased customs checks at UK ports are likely to impact on supply chains and drive up demand for more warehousing in a market that’s already close to full capacity. However, with the restrictions of EU legislation lifted, there’s a new opportunity to bring forward […]

13/02/2020 - 18:41 pm

Big Award for Jungheinrich Compact Forklift

The Jungheinrich ERC 216zi high-lift truck will receive the world-renowned iF Design Award this year, in the category automobiles/vehicles. Thanks to its integrated lithium-ion battery, the vehicle is the most compact forklift in its class.  Jungheinrich has significantly shortened the vehicle by eliminating the battery trough that used to be the norm between industrial trucks and […]

13/02/2020 - 12:45 pm
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ITI UK to Host Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering Event

ITI UK will be hosting a Lift Planning Workshop at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry on 20 April.  Industry thought leader, J. Keith Anderson, chief rigging engineer for Bechtel Equipment Operations and author of the books, Rigging Engineering Basics and Rigging Engineering Calculations will be the speaker for the event. ITI Workshops are designed to provide interactive training and world class speakers to “lifting leaders” in […]

11/02/2020 - 17:48 pm

Sat Dhaiwal joins GGR Group as new Independent Board Advisor

The GGR Group, one of Europe’s leading lifting solutions specialists, has announced the appointment of Sat Dhaiwal as its new Independent Board Advisor. The company supplies vacuum handling equipment, compact pick and carry cranes, UNIC mini spider cranes and restricted access lifting machinery and Sat has been appointed to help accelerate the company’s vision for […]

11/02/2020 - 17:07 pm
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Snorkel UK highlights unique narrow scissor lift at Executive Hire show 2020

Snorkel UK, the official distributor for Snorkel aerial work platforms and Ruthmann Blueluft tracked spider lifts in the UK, is showcasing five products at the annual Executive Hire Show, which opens today – 5 February. On its 50sqm booth space at the front of Hall 1 in the Ricoh Arena, Snorkel UK is highlighting a […]

05/02/2020 - 09:41 am

RSS adds food grade hoists to JDN range

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) is stocking JD Neuhaus’s (JDN) new range of food grade Mini air hoists. RSS, a supplier of lifting and rigging equipment, secured a partnership with JDN UK in mid-2019 and has since offered its pneumatic and hydraulic hoists, crane systems, and components, manufactured at headquarters in Germany, principally for […]

04/02/2020 - 15:48 pm

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