LHI is pleased to announce that Cindy Kirby is joining our sales team and will be bringing her considerable experience to help serve advertisers in the Americas. Cindy has more than 23 years’ experience in publishing – specialising in the lifting industry and heavy construction. Kate Hearn, advertising director at 3H Media – the publisher […]
Kalmar will be delivering a further order of next-generation electric (NGE) straddle carriers to Maher Terminals LLC for use at their marine container terminal in New Jersey, USA. The order for 42 machines was booked in Cargotec’s Q4 2020 order intake with delivery scheduled for Q3 of 2021. Maher Terminals is one of the largest […]
UK based company, Thomas Plant Hire, has taken delivery of the new Faresin Electric Telehandler, from UK dealer GGR Group. The company purchased a high specification unit, including boom suspension, external 3-phase fast charger and a pneumatic Grammar seat, making this one of highest specification electric telehandlers in the UK. The new Faresin electric telehandler […]
Part of Kalmar’s crane engineering in China will be transferred to the globally operating engineering company, Etteplan. With the planned long-term agreement Kalmar aims to improve the efficiency of its crane engineering operations in China by ensuring scalability and cost competitiveness. The parties have signed an agreement regarding the services to be provided by Etteplan. […]
Falcon Lift is busy with its final deliveries before year end. One of these was a FS330Z Vario spider bought by Danish rental company – Slagelse Lift, which already has a number of Falcon Lifts in its fleet. Slagelse Lift is excited about the new features on their latest model, particularly the ‘GoHome’ function, the […]
Towering new cranes are on their way to the Port of Oakland to handle the massive ships calling at the seaport. These new cranes will be the tallest ever at Oakland, and rank among the largest in the US. Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) is investing in the three giant cranes for its marine terminal at Oakland (Oakland International […]
The UK’s Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT) has launched a series of free electronic test forms to its members as a faster, more efficient alternative to physical paperwork. The digital PDFs are designed to ensure AITT members have access to up-to-date resources that allow them to cut down on paper use and minimise contact […]
Owing to the many uncertainties arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, which are likely to persist into the first half of 2021, the organisers of Intermat, planned for 19 to 24 April 2021 in Paris, France, have decided to cancel the event and to organise its next edition in April 2024. The organisers say that the […]
M O’Brien Plant Hire has become one of the first companies in the UK to take delivery of the all-electric Faresin telehandler. The purchase was made directly from UK dealer GGR Group. The new battery powered models were delivered together, with GGR’s technical director, Scott Ainsworth formally handing over the new machines. The new Faresin […]
Point of Rental is opening a new office in Germany, the company’s fifth office worldwide. Wayne Harris, Point of Rental CEO said,“We look forward to partnering with German rental businesses to provide the best experience to their customers. We’ve spent the last couple of years getting our software to speak German and we’re adding native […]
15/12/2020 - 19:45 pm
LHI Jan/Feb 2021
In this month's issue
Face Time: Jim Colvin, of Serious Labs.
Pick-and-carry cranes – a green solution.
The Insider: Chris Machut, CEO at crane camera company Netarus LLC.