New Konecranes’ EVP of Corporate Strategy & Business Development 

Konecranes has appointed Christine George as executive vice president, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, and member of the Konecranes leadership team. She will start at Konecranes on 8 April 2024 and will report to Konecranes’ president and CEO Anders Svensson. George has held various leadership positions in global organisations within strategy, business development, transformation and […]

12/03/2024 - 18:31 pm

Kalmar awarded ISO 27001 certification for security management system

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded ISO 27001 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS). C is the world’s best-known standard for ISMSs and defines requirements that these systems must meet. The certification process was completed during 2023 by Cargotec’s Information Security team and the certification was confirmed in December 2023. Kalmar’s ISMS […]

12/03/2024 - 15:13 pm

Caldwell celebrates 70 years

Rockford, Illinois-based The Caldwell Group Inc. is celebrating 70 years. The below-the-hook and material handling equipment manufacturer will mark the occasion with a series of events, culminating in a late-summer gala with customers, partners, suppliers, and staff. Founded by Leslie Caldwell in 1954, as a maker of lifting slings, the firm has expanded and moved […]

12/03/2024 - 15:03 pm

Boels Rental acquires Riwal

Boels Rental, a leading player in the rental industry, proudly announces the prospective acquisition of Riwal, a renowned company with a rich history and expertise in mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs). The completion of the acquisition is subject to certain customary conditions to be fulfilled including, among others, approvals by the relevant competition authorities. This […]

11/03/2024 - 13:20 pm

Sinoboom accelerates European investment and growth strategy

Sinoboom’s rapidly growing sales, product support and production operations across Europe will be brought together under the leadership of a newly appointed CEO Europe, who will join the Sinoboom Group in April. Richard Butler, CEO Europe, has been appointed to lead the integration of the Sinoboom subsidiaries in the Netherlands (Sales & Product Support) and […]

05/03/2024 - 14:52 pm
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Tele Radio to show crane and construction controls at Intermat

Tele Radio will show a full range of radio remote controls for cranes and construction equipment at Intermat, which takes place 24-27 April, 2024 at Paris-Nord Villepinte, France. Tele Radio will share a 40sqm stand with sister company Åkerströms in Hall 5B. The location was specifically chosen because of its proximity to the area of […]

05/03/2024 - 11:27 am

Diversified Fall Protection names Travis Nelson as new CEO 

Diversified Fall Protection (DFP), a large US turnkey fall protection integrator for regulatory-driven systems and services, has appointed Travis Nelson, PE, CSP as the company’s new CEO. Nelson is a distinguished leader and influencer in the fall protection industry and brings over 20 years of industry experience to the position. “We are truly honoured to […]

05/03/2024 - 08:00 am

Haulotte and Farissia host event for Algerian customers

Haulotte, a European leader in the manufacturing of aerial work platforms, and Farissia BTP, a specialist in the rental and sale of the equipment, jointly organised an exclusive event in Oran, the second largest city in Algeria, on 8 February. This event brought together over 30 customers, including representatives from major national companies operating in […]

04/03/2024 - 09:41 am

HSS adds more electric Sinobooms

One of the UK and Ireland’s leading equipment hire companies, HSS Hire, has placed a substantial order for over 130 electric Sinoboom scissor lifts and vertical mast lifts, which will be fulfilled by authorised GB distributor Pinnacle Platforms. HSS Hire has previously invested in Sinoboom equipment; a first order for 30 of the 1932ME scissor […]

29/02/2024 - 11:16 am
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Mark #GLAD2024 on your calendar

Powered by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) and supporting organisations, Global Lifting Awareness Day (#GLAD) is now a widely celebrated day where manufacturers, suppliers, and end users are among those that share material that promotes safe and high quality load lifting. Social media posts, videos, articles, and in-person activity will again be bound together […]

29/02/2024 - 08:23 am

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