Mike Kuzdal becomes Chief Operating Officer of The Crosby Group

The Crosby Group has announced that Mike Kuzdal has joined the company as chief operating officer. Prior to joining The Crosby Group, Kuzdal held various senior leadership positions with Precision Castparts, most recently serving as the vice president/general manager of the Canada Business Group with PCC Aerostructures. Prior to Precision Castparts, Mike held various senior […]

03/12/2019 - 11:46 am

Six new Kalmar straddle carriers to the Steveco Group

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with Steveco to supply a total of six diesel-electric straddle carriers for use at the Mussalo terminal in Kotka, Finland. The order is scheduled to be completed during Q2 2020. Steveco Group, a leading port operator in Finland, employs approximately 850 people and has annual revenues of […]

02/12/2019 - 17:48 pm

Orders down but revenue increases at Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich continued to grow in the first nine of months of 2019 with revenue rising 10% to €2.97 billion. The main driver of this growth was the new truck business. Incoming order numbers fell to 94,100 units (previous year: 100,600 units), while the value of orders grew 1% to €3.01 billion. The forecast for 2019 […]

20/11/2019 - 14:27 pm
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CIS Talks Simulator Training at ICUEE

Crane Industry Services, LLC (CIS) joined CM Labs Simulations at the International Construction & Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE), in Louisville, USA, in October. Crane Industry Services deploys Vortex simulators at its Centered on Safety training centre for crane operator training and qualification. The company has found that it is a more affordable option for operators. […]

19/11/2019 - 15:29 pm
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2019 Winners of LEEA Awards

The winners of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Awards were announced at a dinner on the on the evening of 13 November during the LiftEx exhibition in Milton Keynes. Throughout the evening LEEA CEO Ross Moloney and guest speaker, TV presenter Rachel Riley entertained 250 guests from the lifting industry. Ross Moloney said, “Congratulations […]

19/11/2019 - 13:08 pm

Eco Reachstacker wins over Maktas

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will be supplying a leading Turkish equipment rental company Maktas Makinali Tasima (Maktas) with a total of six Kalmar Eco Reachstackers. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2019 Q4 order intake, with delivery scheduled to be staggered through Q1 of 2020. Established in 1979, Maktas offers rental and sales of both […]

18/11/2019 - 16:20 pm

Mentor shines spotlight on forklift safety

As the official Safety Partner for the UK’s National Forklift Safety Convention, Mentor FLT Training was invited to use the occasion to launch its hard-hitting Forklift Safety Insights report to a packed audience of professionals responsible for on-site safety. Organised by the Fork Lift Truck Association at the climax of October’s Safety Month, the theme […]

18/11/2019 - 14:06 pm

Snorkel begins production of Lithium-Powered Speed Level

Initially previewed at Bauma 2019, Snorkel has commenced the full production of two new lithium-powered Speed Level models at its UK assembly facility, in Washington, Tyne & Wear. The two new models, which are branded as the Snorkel SL26RTE and SL30RTE, are completely zero emission thanks to lithium-ion battery packs with built-in battery management system […]

13/11/2019 - 18:02 pm

Peter Douglas appointed as IPAF’s new CEO

Following a thorough and global recruitment process, Peter Douglas has been appointed as the new managing director and CEO of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). The new CEO & MD will take up post on 1 December 2019 and will be based in the UK. Most recently Douglas was managing director at Pullman Fleet […]

01/11/2019 - 11:15 am

The first JF990 lands in Norway

The new articulated crawler crane by Jekko is designed to challenge truck cranes because of its compact dimensions, the high lifting capacity and the option of operating in electric mode There are big plans for the new JF990 articulated crawler crane that has just been delivered to the Norwegian dealer Jekko Norge for the Asbjorn […]

29/10/2019 - 15:47 pm

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