New VP of Service of Mazzella’s Lifting Business

Dan Carmichael has been promoted to vice president of Service of Mazzella. For the past four years, Carmichael has served Mazzella’s Lifting Business as regional sales manager. In his new role, Carmichael will oversee operations and strategy for Mazzella’s crane service and hoist parts businesses. He will also join Mazzella’s Lifting Leadership Team, reporting to […]

31/01/2024 - 16:08 pm
News  >  Events

Space shuttle Endeavour craned into place for museum exhibit

Early on the morning of 30 January, the space shuttle Endeavour was lifted into place at its museum-exhibit at the California Science Center. The 450ft/137m tall crane installed Endeavour at its designated spot, “In a massive and technically challenging process that has never before been accomplished outside of a NASA or Air Force facility,” museum […]

31/01/2024 - 13:45 pm
News  >  Awards

Shortlisted revealed for IAPA 2024

The shortlist for the International Awards for Powered Access 2024 (IAPAs) has been revealed following a meeting of the judges in mid-January. Scheduled to take place on 14 March at the Scandic Hotel in Copenhagen, Denmark, the 2024 edition of the IAPAs promises to showcase the industry’s commitment to excellence, safety, sustainability, and innovation. A […]

29/01/2024 - 14:22 pm

Hyster-Yale and PortxGroup enter agreement  

Hyster-Yale Group, a leading integrated full-line lift truck manufacturer, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with PortxGroup, a prominent player in logistics solutions, to exclusively distribute Hyster products in key Asian sub-regions. The agreement positions PortxGroup as the sole Hyster dealer for sea ports and terminals in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and South Korea, adding […]

23/01/2024 - 17:11 pm

DLM brings load pin manufacturing in-house

Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd. (DLM), of Southampton, has opened a machine shop in collaboration with sister company, Vulcan Offshore Ltd. Having taken a new lease on two buildings already fitted out as a machine shop in Vancouver Wharf, Southampton, each company will occupy an adjacent unit. A state-of-the-art suite of machining and milling equipment […]

23/01/2024 - 16:26 pm

Caldwell adds RUD ROV hooks to in-stock programme

The Caldwell Group Inc has added remotely operated vehicle (ROV) hooks from RUD to its in-stock programme. The hooks, available in 10t and 25t capacity, are supplied through Caldwell’s dealer network, primarily for use in underwater applications in the Gulf Coast region. Caldwell and the RUD Group unite their sales and marketing activities in North […]

17/01/2024 - 12:59 pm
News  >  Awards

Genie collects accolades in 2023

Genie was recognized by industry associations, government groups, and the media with more than a dozen awards in 2023. This included an award for the company’s sustainability initiatives, as well as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for its manufacturing facility in Monterrey, Mexico. Genie was selected by an independent panel of […]

17/01/2024 - 12:49 pm

RSS confirms £1M plus investment

At the latest managers’ meeting in Swansea, Wales, Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) confirmed plans to invest more than £1million over the next two years. On 11 January, lifting and rigging equipment supplier, RSS, welcomed over 25 branch managers, directors and staff from head office to the in-person event. The agenda was wide-ranging, and […]

17/01/2024 - 11:45 am

Barnhart acquires White Crane

Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co has purchased White Crane Co Inc, of West Columbia, South Carolina, USA. The acquisition is Barnhart’s second branch in South Carolina and marks the company’s fourth acquisition in the past eight months. White Crane was founded in 1977 by Eddie Flynt, and the family-owned company has earned a committed customer […]

09/01/2024 - 15:03 pm

Kalmar and Wallenius Wilhelmsen strengthen decades-long collaboration

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received a large order from leading Norwegian logistics service provider Wallenius Wilhelmsen to supply four heavy electric forklift trucks, two electric reachstackers and three heavy terminal tractors for the company’s US logistics network. The order, which also includes the Kalmar Insight fleet performance management tool, was booked in Cargotec’s Q4 […]

09/01/2024 - 14:53 pm

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