MEWP rental market recovers more strongly than predicted

MEWP rental markets have recovered better than was predicted to be the case in 2020, with most countries seeing markets and wider economies on course to recover to 2019 levels by the end of this year or early in 2022, according to the latest analysis, conducted for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) by Ducker. […]

09/12/2021 - 16:17 pm
News  >  Awards

Raymond’s iWarehouse nominated for 2022 Edison Award

The Raymond Corporation’s iWarehouse Real-Time Location System (iW.RTLS) has been nominated for the 2022 Edison Best New Product Awards, an annual competition designed to honour excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centred design and innovation. Nominated in the Manufacturing, Transportation, or Logistics category, iW.RTLS is an innovative technology that enables facility managers to […]

09/12/2021 - 15:58 pm

Acciaierie d’Italia orders of four electric Liebherr LPS 800s

A leading steel manufacturer in Italy, Acciaierie d’Italia has signed a contract with Liebherr for four new LPS 800 portal cranes for handling raw materials for steel production. The LPS 800 is the strongest and largest portal crane in the Liebherr portfolio. The four units are 100% electrically driven so enable emission-free bulk handling. They […]

07/12/2021 - 13:29 pm

New LEEA chairman engages technology drive

Kat Moss succeeds Richard Money as chairman of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) in January 2022, with Oliver Auston taking on her previous role of vice chairman. Moss, who has been a member of the board for almost six years, paid tribute to Richard Money, who ends a tenure as LEEA chairman that has […]

02/12/2021 - 17:46 pm

The Crosby Group acquires Airpes

Airpes Sistemas Integrales de Manutencion Y Pesaje S.L. (Airpes) based in Barcelona, Spain has been acquired by The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware. Airpes is a leader in developing and manufacturing innovative lifting, handling, and weighing solutions for customers in the wind energy and industrial markets.  Airpes’ highly […]

02/12/2021 - 16:56 pm

ProLift Rigging has acquired Prime Rigging

ProLift Rigging Company, LLC, has officially acquired Prime Rigging, LLC, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Founded in 2005, Prime Rigging is a premier Midwest, USA,  provider of rigging and industrial related services in the pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries. Prime will maintain its full-service location in Lincoln and will continue to provide excellent service throughout the […]

01/12/2021 - 18:42 pm

Verton appoints Tim Ekert as new CEO

Tim Ekert has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Verton, effective 1 November 2021. Although Ekert has been acting in the role for some time as part of a structured succession plan, his appointment has only just been formalised. Ekert will replace the current CEO, Trevor Bourne, who will remain a director […]

01/12/2021 - 17:51 pm
News  >  Awards

Liebherr-MCCtec GmbH awarded gold sustainability rating

Liebherr-MCCtec has been awarded a gold medal from independent corporate responsibility auditor EcoVadis. EcoVadis, is the world’s most trusted business sustainability ratings supplier with over 75,000 companies participating. Liebherr-MCCtec GmbH is part of the Liebherr Group and is a divisional holding company for maritime cranes, crawler cranes, duty cycle crawler cranes as well as pilling […]

01/12/2021 - 16:31 pm

Kalmar’s straddle carrier technology enhances Kingston Freeport Terminal

Kalmar has signed a contract to supply the Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL) with four diesel-electric straddle carriers for use at its terminal in Kingston, Jamaica. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2021 Q4 order intake with delivery scheduled to be completed during Q3 2022. KFTL is a strategic transhipment hub in the Caribbean, located […]

01/12/2021 - 15:52 pm

The Crosby Group invests in centralised warehouse to serve EMEA region

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, will more than double the size of its warehouse in Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium, to meet growing demands in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. The expansion will empower business partners to source all The Crosby Group products from one place. The […]

23/11/2021 - 14:12 pm

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LHI May 2022

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