Eco Reachstackers to help Maritime Transport increase capacity and reduce environmental impact

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a deal to supply two Kalmar Eco reachstackers that will help Maritime Transport Ltd (Maritime) cut fuel costs and carbon emissions while addressing growing demand at its rail terminal in Wakefield, England. The order, which represents the first collaboration between Kalmar and Maritime, was booked in Cargotec’s 2020 Q3 […]

14/09/2020 - 18:15 pm

Barnhart to purchase Days Corporation machinery moving operations

Barnhart Crane and Rigging Co. and Days Corporation, of Elkhart, Indiana, has entered into an agreement under which Barnhart will purchase Days Machinery Movers, including all associated personnel and equipment of that business unit. Days Corporation is a respected company in the Elkhart area and will retain and continue to operate the same core services […]

14/09/2020 - 16:36 pm

JLG supports the “Equipped to Vote” campaign

JLG an Oshkosh Corporation company and leading global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, is supporting the Association of Equipment Manufacturers I Make America “Equipped To Vote” campaign, a national effort to engage, educate, and mobilise the 2.8 million men and women of the equipment manufacturing industry leading up to the election this […]

09/09/2020 - 15:19 pm

Verton signs agreement with Mammoet

Brisbane-based Verton Australia has developed the Everest Series machines for all crane operations with a load-management system that eliminates the need for human held taglines, keeping people out of harm’s way. In an agreement signed with Mammoet, the global heavy lifting and transport specialist will introduce Verton’s innovative equipment to its international network of clients. […]

07/09/2020 - 07:47 am
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In Memory of Heinz Helmut Kempkes

Heinz Helmut Kempkes, the family entrepreneur and senior director of crane manufacturer Kuli – Hebezeuge Helmut Kempkes GmbH, died on 13 August 2020 at the age of 72. Over five decades Heinz Helmut Kempkes used his great creative power at Kuli Hebezeuge and managed the company founded by his father in Duisburg in 1947 with […]

03/09/2020 - 09:15 am

RSS names Sean Maslen as sales director

Rope and Sling Specialists (RSS) has promoted Sean Maslen to sales director. Maslen, who joined the lifting and rigging company early last year, was previously regional sales manager for the southwest. His focus will remain on key end user marketplaces  such as petrochemical sites, naval facilities and refineries, but he will cover the whole of […]

01/09/2020 - 14:22 pm

Kalmar’s RTG technology chosen for fleet renewal in Algeria

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement with Béjaia Mediterranean Terminal (BMT SPA) for the order of one Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry crane (RTG). The order was booked in Cargotec’s second quarter order intake, with delivery taking place in Q2 2021. Bejaia Mediterranean Terminal (BMT SPA) is operated by Portek International Pte Ltd, who has […]

01/09/2020 - 13:41 pm

Ravas and Bolzoni partner to market forklift truck scales

Ravas Europe a manufacturer and distributor of weighing systems integrated in hand pallet trucks, warehouse trucks and forklift trucks has added the Bolzoni Group, a leader in forklift attachments and forks business, as a new partner for the worldwide distribution of the Ravas iForks-32, top of the range in forklift truck scales. Frank van Rijnsoever, […]

01/09/2020 - 13:38 pm

Haulotte signs new distributor in Germany

Haulotte Germany has welcomed a new distributor for the brand in the Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania area of Germany, FSN Fördertechnik. This recent partnership aims at providing a better regional service and support. Located in Rostock, FSN Fördertechnik, is pleased to expand its product range with Haulotte. The cooperation agreement with Haulotte Germany enables the subsidiary to […]

01/09/2020 - 12:29 pm

TVH introduces new international sales leadership team  

TVH in the Americas (TVH), a leading provider of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries, is introducing a new International Sales Leadership Team. Jeannette Robinson, International sales director since January 2020, began her career at TVH in 2001, and since then has held positions in finance, sales and […]

23/08/2020 - 15:19 pm

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