Minna Aila appointed EVP, Corporate Affairs & Brand of Konecranes

Konecranes has appointed Minna Aila executive vice president (EVP) of Corporate Affairs & Brand, and member of the Konecranes leadership team. In her role she will be responsible for communications, brand, public affairs and investor relations. She will start at Konecranes on 1 July 2024, and will report to Konecranes’ president and CEO Anders Svensson. […]

15/12/2023 - 10:39 am

Konecranes’ support growth of Eldorado Brasil Celulose Logistica

Konecranes delivered seven forklifts and two gantry cranes to Eldorado Brasil’s new cellulose terminal in Port of Santos in Q3 2023, completing an order that also involved joint planning and consulting on the layout of the terminal to ensure Eldorado gets the best business return for its major investment. Eldorado Brasil’s new terminal in Port […]

05/12/2023 - 16:05 pm
News  >  Awards

Yale recognised for operator assist technology

Yale Lift Truck Technologies has announced that Yale Reliant, a first-of-its-kind operator assist technology, has earned an honourable mention in the Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards. The solution, which automatically intervenes to help lift truck operators avoid potential hazards, was recognised in the enterprise category as an innovative approach to B2B products and services. […]

05/12/2023 - 16:01 pm

E-learning course helps thousands manage forklift operations safely

With exceptionally high conviction rates and record fines resulting from HSE prosecutions, the pressure on managers to prioritise site safety has never been greater. Now more than ever, the need for managers to understand and fulfil their requirements is evident, which explains why the Managing Forklift Operations e-learning course delivered by Mentor FLT Training is […]

05/12/2023 - 15:51 pm

Platinum Truck and Equipment becomes Manitou dealer

Manitou North America has appointed Platinum Truck and Equipment as a new Manitou dealer. Platinum will now offer customers a comprehensive selection of Manitou equipment, including a robust line up of skid steers, telehandlers, track loaders, boom lifts, and forklifts to meet a diverse array of project demands. Todd Homer, North East regional sales manager […]

04/12/2023 - 17:41 pm

Haulotte’s successful AI Odyssey Week

Haulotte’s e-Lab, a digital incubator, recently organised its first AI Odyssey Week, a dedicated week aimed at exploring and demystifying the world of artificial intelligence (AI). This internal event, held from 27 November to 1 December, offered a series of workshops, conferences, and a thought-provoking roundtable discussion. The e-Lab team said, “AI is a topic […]

04/12/2023 - 17:08 pm

Mollo Noleggio acquires Tuscany-based Edilservice

As of 1 November  2023, Edilservice based in Monteriggioni, Siena, Italy has become part of the Mollo Group, reaffirming its growth strategy in its national territory through acquisitions. Acquiring competent and reliable companies with consolidated experience, deeply rooted in their original territory, and sharing the same values that have guided the Mollo Group for over […]

04/12/2023 - 16:47 pm

CMC AND Plataformas Moyma reach a distribution agreement for Spain

CMC announces that it has reached an agreement for the exclusive distribution of its aerial platforms for Spain with the Madrid-based company Plataformas Moyma. Moyma Platforms is a company with more than 20 years of presence in the aerial lift sector, as well as being a company focused on offering market access solutions for all […]

21/11/2023 - 16:02 pm

Snorkel back in the black

MEWP manufacturer Snorkel is back in profit after a strong sales quarter, according to one of its shareholders. Tanfield Group PLC, which owns a 49% interest in Snorkel International Holdings LLC, is reporting that Snorkel’s net sales in the third quarter rose 21% to $52.1 million from $42.4m in the third quarter of 2022. This […]

21/11/2023 - 15:44 pm
News  >  Events

LiftEx2023 off to a good start

LEEA’s (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association) LiftEx 2023 exhibition opened this morning (21 November) at the Exhibition Centre, Liverpool UK. Visitor numbers were healthy on the first morning with many exhibitors expressing satisfaction with the number and quality of conversations they were having. Ross Moloney CEO of LEEA, said “It is evident that our organisation and […]

21/11/2023 - 15:30 pm

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