Palazzani recommends spiders to install and maintain 5G antennas.

Palazzani has noticed that through pandemic at least one sector, the development of 5G, has provided work for its spider platforms – those in the 37 to 52m range being the most requested for this type of work. Despite the pause in the world economy imposed by the pandemic, the development of mobile technology and […]

11/12/2020 - 14:02 pm
PromatDX2021

ProMat 2021 cancelled but ProMatDX to forge ahead 

For the first time in ProMat’s 35 year history, Materials Handling Institute (MHI) has made the hard decision to not go ahead with the in-person exhibition that it hosts annually in Chicago, USA. It will be replaced with a digital event. The MHI Board came to the conclusion that, because of the evolving Covid-19 pandemic […]

10/12/2020 - 12:55 pm
Kalmar Cargotec Electric Forklift

Kalmar supplies electric forklifts to VM-Holz

Finland based Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply a total of eight, fully electric, medium forklift trucks to leading Austrian timber product supplier Vöcklamarkter Holzindustrie GmbH (VM-Holz).  With a lifting capacity of 16t, the Kalmar medium electric forklift trucks, powered by lead-acid battery technology, will offer VM-Holz the performance of a powerful diesel truck but […]

09/12/2020 - 12:36 pm
News  >  Awards

Konecranes achieves A-rating climate change ranking

Konecranes has received recognition for its ambitious climate work, receiving an A-rating in the CDP’s climate programme and a Leadership ranking (A or A-). The measurement is based on the company’s 2019 disclosure about its actions in the last reporting year to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy. CDP is an […]

09/12/2020 - 11:04 am

Trumpf and Jungheinrich agree intralogistics partnership

In an agreement Trumpf, a high-tech specialist in machine tools for sheet metal processing and industrial lasers, is to collaborate with Jungheinrich to incorporate automated guided vehicle systems in its customers’ sheet-metal fabrication operations. Pooling the two companies’ know-how will enhance the flow of materials in connected manufacturing environments Jungheinrich will supply driverless vehicles that […]

08/12/2020 - 12:43 pm

Flannery Plant Hire first in UK to offer electric telehandlers

The UK’s official dealer for Faresin Electric Telehandlers – GGR Group – has delivered six new units to  Flannery Plant Hire making it the first company in the UK to offer battery powered telehandlers for rental. The purchase follows growing demand for eco-friendly plant and equipment across the UK, particularly in low emission zones such […]

08/12/2020 - 12:15 pm

Unipart builds new Panel Lifter technology in Coventry

Unipart Rail and Unipart Manufacturing Group have successfully built their first McCulloch Rail Panel Lifter at a new production facility in Coventry. The new Panel Lifter production line is a unique collaboration bringing together the Panel Lifter technology of McCulloch Rail, the automotive industry experience of Unipart Manufacturing Group, and the global customer network of […]

04/12/2020 - 09:39 am
Kirsty Parkin
News  >  People

Women who lift – GGR’s female crane operators

Leading lifting solutions specialists, GGR Group, have recently recruited their second female crane operator as part of their ongoing commitment to bring more women into construction. Kirsty Parkin, long standing operator and Appointed Person at GGR Group and Olivia Rollinson, their newest female operator, have been involved in some of the biggest and most prestigious […]

03/12/2020 - 16:09 pm

Magni to supply Bobcat with rotating telehandlers.

Magni TH has signed an OEM Agreement with Bobcat to supply a range of the latest rotating telehandlers. The new Bobcat rotating telehandler range includes ten Stage V compliant models for the European market, with lifting heights from 18 to 39m and lifting capacities from 4 to 7t . These are complemented by another four […]

03/12/2020 - 15:54 pm

Easy Lift’s Benelux coverage grows

Easy Lift, an Italian manufacturer of tracked platforms and truck mounted access equipment, has cooperated with France Elevateur Benelux on the Belgian market since 2012. In these eight years the business relationship has become stronger and has brought significant results, in terms of sales. This year, despite the general economic uncertainty due to the Covid-19 […]

03/12/2020 - 15:12 pm

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LHI Jan/Feb 2021

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