South Africa’s SkyJacks uses Point of Rental software

SkyJacks, one of South Africa’s premier suspended access and aerial work platforms providers, has implemented Point of Rental’s Syrinx software in all their branches from 1 July. “When we look at businesses who will benefit most from our software, we’re looking for partners,” said Kelly Hoffman, Point of Rental’s business manager for Africa. “SkyJacks will […]

06/07/2020 - 19:44 pm

New testing centre for Pintsch Bubenzer brakes

Brake products supplied by Pintsch Bubenzer USA will be tested by two new dynamometer test stands at the manufacturer’s research and development centre in Betzdorf, Germany. Pintsch Bubenzer makes high performance disc and drum brakes for cranes and other severe duty applications, as well as complementary products, such as emergency and storm brakes. One test […]

06/07/2020 - 19:07 pm

EnerMech strengthens leadership team

EnerMech has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Behzad Kazerani as chief business development officer. Kazerani will be responsible for the company’s global business development function, overseeing an expanded business development (BD) team, which will spearhead an ambitious growth strategy over the next five years. EnerMech, a specialist in integrated mechanical and […]

06/07/2020 - 15:52 pm

GGR Group sells UK’s first electric telehandler

Lifting solutions specialists GGR Group has sold the first electric telehandler to Flannery Plant Hire in the UK. The machine will be used as part of works on the new HS2 high speed railway linking up London, the Midlands and the North of England. Niall Hester, operations director at Flannery Plant Hire said, “Following the […]

06/07/2020 - 12:19 pm

Konecranes to deliver mobile harbour crane to new terminal in Trieste

In the second quarter of 2020, Piattaforma Logistica Trieste SrL (PLT) ordered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbour Crane for a new terminal in the Port of Trieste in north eastern Italy. After delivery in September and commissioning in October, the crane will handle containers, general cargo and heavy project cargo. PLT is a partnership […]

06/07/2020 - 11:55 am

Kito completes acquisition of all stock in Van Leusden

Kito Corporation has completed the additional acquisition of shares in Van Leusden of the Netherlands via Kito Europe GmbH, making Van Leusden a wholly owned subsidiary of Kito. Van Leusden operates mainly in Europe, specialising in customisation technology, particularly anti-corrosion treatment of mainly manually operated hoists, trolleys, cranes and crane components for maritime and other […]

02/07/2020 - 15:04 pm

Modulift and pewag group announce strategic alliance

Modulift has made a new strategic alliance with pewag group – one of the oldest chain manufacturers in the world and today carrying a multitude of worldwide leading brands for integrated safety solutions for man and machine. This partnership will leverage each company’s strengths and assets to expand customer reach, as well as promoting service […]

02/07/2020 - 14:49 pm

CIS and CM Labs open simulation training and demo room

Crane Industry Services, LLC (CIS) in partnership with CM Labs Simulations has expanded simulation training for cranes, earthmoving equipment, and maritime and port equipment. CIS has designed a new simulation training and demo room, located at the CIS Centered on Safety Training Center in the Atlanta, Georgia area of the US. The showroom features a […]

30/06/2020 - 14:02 pm

ZPMC wins order for 22 port straddle carriers in South Africa

ZPMC’s South Africa Subsidiary has won a contract to supply 22 port straddle carriers to the South Africa Transnet TPT Terminal, increasing ZPMC’s market share the country. This is the second South African port to place an order with ZPMC during the COVID-19 pandemic. ZPMC describes its straddle carriers as of light structure, they are […]

30/06/2020 - 10:12 am

Palazzani’s US distributor has a positive start

Spimerica Access Solutions, the US Palazzani distributor based in Miami Florida has been working hard at connecting with new customers, dealers, and rental companies. Through the difficult times caused by the the COVID-19 pandemic Spimerica persevered and continued to reach out to customers who were looking for a safer more productive way of keeping their […]

23/06/2020 - 12:59 pm

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LHI November/December 2020

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