Simon A Meester named president of Genie

Simon A Meester has been appointed president of Genie, from 1 August 1 2021. Meester will continue to report to John L Garrison Jr, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Terex Corporation and will join the company’s executive leadership team. Meester, who currently serves as CEO of Genie, joined Genie in 2018 from Eaton […]

29/07/2021 - 12:51 pm

Konecranes reports record profits in face of Covid constraints

Konecranes has reported its fourth consecutive quarter of record profitability, powered by solid sales growth and high performance across the whole organisation. Strong orders in the first half of the year, together with continuing traction from strategic initiatives have given Konecranes good momentum for the latter half of the year. President and CEO Rob Smith […]

28/07/2021 - 08:05 am

Axel Johnson grows globally with Australian acquisitions

Axel Johnson International’s Lifting Solutions business group is expanding its business outside Europe through an acquisition of five lifting companies in Australia – The Rigging Shed, Lifting Victoria, Elevate Lifting & Rigging, Schillings Hoisting Equipment and On Call Lifting, effective August 31. The companies have ten sites strategically distributed across the west, south and east […]

28/07/2021 - 07:13 am
News  >  People

LEEA mourns Craig Morelli

It was with immense sadness that LEEA (the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) announced the loss of its “dear colleague and friend,” Craig Morelli who died on Sunday 11 July after a short illness. Craig Morelli joined LEEA on the 19 September 2011 as a training officer, directly from a successful career in the British Army in which […]

27/07/2021 - 20:44 pm

Yoke promotes Al Tanzil to VP of Americas

Al Tanzil has been promoted to the role of Yoke Industrial Corp’s vice president of sales, Americas. As vice president, Tanzil will provide oversight and leadership for the company’s commercial expansion and business activities within the Yoke lifting division for North, Central and South America. He will be responsible for providing direct consultations of Yoke […]

27/07/2021 - 20:08 pm

Arslift appointed Snorkel distributor for Russia

Snorkel has entered into a full-service distribution agreement with Russian rental company, Arslift. The agreement, which started on 1 June 2021, appoints Arslift as the official distribution partner for Snorkel in the Russian Federation, to sell all Snorkel products, including mobile elevating work platforms, telehandlers and material lifts into the territory, as well as genuine […]

23/07/2021 - 13:40 pm
News  >  Awards

Haulotte joins the ranks of the ‘New Conquerors of the Economy’

The Choiseul Institute has just unveiled the 2021 edition of its ‘New Conquerors of the Economy» ranking. Haulotte Group is among the winners in the “International Conquerors” category. The ‘New Conquerors of the Economy’ rating is awarded by the Choiseul Institute, an independent think tank dedicated to the analysis of international strategic issues and global […]

20/07/2021 - 11:17 am

LEEA and EKH working together to benefit their members

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), and EKH (Erkende Keurbedrijven Hijs & Hefmiddelen), are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to ensure that the two organisations will work together more closely in the future, combining their high standards and extensive expertise to support each other’s membership. LEEA is the global trade association […]

16/07/2021 - 11:04 am

Combilift’s 60,000th truck delivered

The Irish manufacturer Combilift recently marked a further milestone when its 60,000th unit came off the production lines at the company HQ in Monaghan and was shipped to the other side of the world. The customer taking delivery of this special forklift is Metroll, a leading Australian manufacturer and supplier of steel building products including […]

16/07/2021 - 10:48 am

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LHI October 2021

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