Cargotec CEO Mika Vehviläinen to retire in 2023

Cargotec CEO Mika Vehviläinen has informed Cargotec’s board of directors of his intention to retire from Cargotec during 2023, in accordance with the terms of his CEO service contract. The board has initiated a search for a successor. “It has been both a privilege and a pleasure to lead the transformation of Cargotec together with […]

20/12/2022 - 13:12 pm
News  >  Events

LiftEx 2023 is coming to Liverpool

The new LiftEx 2023 website is now live at liftex.org. The site provides an essential hub for details of the unmissable global event for the lifting industry, taking place at the Exhibition Centre, Liverpool on 21-22 November 2023. The annual event hosted by LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association), the leading global representative body for all […]

15/12/2022 - 16:35 pm

Kalmar signs service contract with a Swedish steel producer

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a comprehensive five-year service agreement with a Swedish steel producer including the provision of equipment, parts and service personnel. The order, which is valued at 25 million euro, was booked in Cargotec’s 2022 Q4 order intake. The service agreement will come into effect from the beginning of January 2023. […]

15/12/2022 - 11:46 am

Five 17m electric telehandlers for Explore Plant and Transport Solutions

Explore Plant and Transport Solutions have bought five Faresin 17m full electric telehandlers following their launch at Bauma 2022 in Munich. The new 17m is part of the ‘Big Range Full Electric’ machine series, which includes the 14.42, 17.40, and 17.45 variants. The machines are based on Faresin’s diesel models, with a battery replacing the […]

15/12/2022 - 08:32 am

Crosby raises $50,000 to support military children

The Crosby Group has concluded its 2022 Rigging for the Troops campaign supporting the Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation. Through the combined support of its channel partners, end users, and employees throughout the United States, Crosby once again surpassed its original fundraising goal of $25,000 and raised a total of $50,000 for the Fallen Patriots. […]

13/12/2022 - 16:47 pm
News  >  Awards

EnerSys receives the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s Industry Award for 2022

EnerSys the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, has received the 2022 Industry Award from the Richmond Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented on 3 November 2022 during the 38th Annual Richmond Chamber Awards Banquet, held at the Keene Johnson Building on the Eastern Kentucky University campus, USA. The Industry Award […]

13/12/2022 - 14:53 pm
News  >  Awards

GGR’s Gill Riley wins Woman of the Year 2022 at Everywoman Awards

Gill Riley OBE, managing director and owner of specialist lifting company GGR Group, was announced Woman of the Year at the everywoman Awards 2022 – in association with BGF, which were held at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House hotel on 8 December. The award recognises a particularly successful career in construction plant hire, noting Riley’s […]

12/12/2022 - 16:35 pm

IPAF backs campaign to retain UK Work at Height laws

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has given its backing to the Access Industry Forum’s (AIF) campaign to save UK Work at Height safety regulations, which are set to be repealed as part of a ‘bonfire of EU laws’ by the end of 2023. The AIF, of which IPAF is a member, has given evidence […]

12/12/2022 - 16:10 pm

Hyundai Material Handling and OneCharge announce a strategic partnership

Hyundai Material Handling and OneCharge, Inc have entered into a strategic partnership to provide advanced lithium ion (Li-ion) battery technology to Hyundai’s North American dealer network and their customers. Research indicates that by 2030 70% of all electric forklifts will be powered by Li-ion batteries, which offer an economical, efficient alternative to older lead-acid batteries. […]

06/12/2022 - 14:16 pm

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