Ausa launches five year growth plan

Ausa, the global manufacturer of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles, has signed a sale agreement for the Excelway range with Madvac, the Canadian manufacturer of compact multi-purpose chassis and vehicles and with Kaoussis, Greece’s leading manufacturer of waste management equipment. AUSA road maintenance and cleaning vehicles were marketed under the Excelway brandname, but now Ausa will […]

21/12/2021 - 11:46 am

Bonfiglioli shares benefits of record result in 2021

The Bonfiglioli Group achieved €1 billion in sales in December 2021. To celebrate this corporate achievement at a time still economically marked by the pandemic, the Group has decided to donate €2 million to support three initiatives that focus on people, solidarity and sustainability, in line with the spirit and values that have guide the […]

21/12/2021 - 11:28 am

EPMC becomes BVS Crane’s Netherlands distributor

EPMC Europe has been appointed as BVS Crane’s exclusive distributor in the Netherlands. The agreement between the Turkish and the Dutch company was completed last week. Participating in the contract signing ceremony was Önder Bülbüloğlu, Mehmet Erol and A Önder Topuz from BVS Cranes and Gerrit de Groot and Adrie van den Broek from EPMC Europe […]

20/12/2021 - 16:04 pm

Lifting Solutions business group expands rental offering in the UK

Axel Johnson International’s business group Lifting Solutions strengthens its presence in the British rental market through the acquisition of Lifting Gear UK, a complete lifting solutions provider with focus on equipment hire. “We are very enthusiastic about this opportunity to expand our offering within the lifting rental market, which we believe will be a corner […]

20/12/2021 - 15:07 pm

Sinoboom BV appoints regional manager for Poland

Sinoboom’s European subsidiary, Sinoboom BV, has appointed seasoned industry expert, Lucjan Bogdan to the team as regional manager for Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus. A fixture of the Polish access-equipment sector, Bogdan became familiar with Sinoboom equipment during his 14 years at Gizo Rental, which was one of the first European companies to add Sinoboom […]

13/12/2021 - 10:54 am

Delivering the Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship  

Ross Moloney and Andrew Wright, CEO and Deputy CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), visited City of Bristol College’s Advanced Engineering Centre to view its facilities and discuss delivery of the Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship. The Level 3 Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship standard is now officially live. City of Bristol College is working […]

10/12/2021 - 16:00 pm

Business launch of Liftket UK

All the arrangements and basic requirements have been met to successfully launch the business of Liftket UK Ltd. The new company location in Ellesmere Port is being realised. In addition to an office wing, there is enough storage and workshop space to enable the company to stock and assemble both Liftket and Chainmaster hoists and […]

10/12/2021 - 15:33 pm

Konecranes and Cargotec seeks to satisfy competition concerns

Konecranes and Cargotec have submitted commitments to the European Commission to satisfy competition concerns related to the companies’ merger. Konecranes and Cargotec have continued an active dialogue and cooperation with the relevant competition authorities and have been considering ways to mitigate the concerns raised by the competition authorities to secure approvals to complete their merger. […]

10/12/2021 - 15:04 pm

Point of Rental Software expands South African operations

Point of Rental’s South African team continues to grow, adding industry experts Nhlanhla Nkomo and Leon Du Plessis as account executives. “Our mission is to empower people worldwide to better their businesses and themselves through rental software,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “I think Nhlanhla and Leon embody that spirit and that their […]

09/12/2021 - 16:36 pm

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

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