Bennie Equipment

Faresin electric telehandler for Bennie Equipment

Equipment solutions provider Bennie Equipment has taken delivery of the Faresin 6.26 Electric Telehandler from UK dealer GGR Group. The purchase follows the growing demand for eco-friendly plant equipment across the UK and forms part of Bennie Equipment’s long-term commitment to sustainability and reducing their carbon emissions. The electric machine provides a range of benefits […]

05/03/2021 - 13:51 pm
Sinoboom Ireland scissors

Drogheda Hire buys Sinoboom micro scissors

Irish rental company Drogheda Hire & Sales Ltd have taken delivery of the first Sinoboom 1330SE micro scissor models sold in the Republic of Ireland. The Sinoboom 1330SE micro scissor combines a 5.8m working height and a spacious 1.34m long deck, 240kg, 2-person capacity, with an additional 0.6m 100kg-capacity extension deck. Features include an electric […]

05/03/2021 - 13:40 pm
Modulift pewag

Modulift, Pewag and LMS form alliance

Global lifting supplier Modulift has formed a new strategic alliance with Austrian pewag group, one of the oldest chain manufacturers in the world and a brand leader in integrated safety solutions. The partnership will leverage each company’s strengths and assets to expand customer reach and deliver a high level of service.  Stefan Duller, segment manager […]

05/03/2021 - 13:22 pm
News  >  Awards

IPAF Summit focus on sustainability, digitisation and post-Covid opportunities

This year’s Summit of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), which will be hosted for the first time ever as a virtual event along with a digital prize-giving for the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) on 18 March 2021, from 3pm GMT, will focus on sustainability, digitisation and the challenges and opportunities the industry […]

05/03/2021 - 13:20 pm

Flux Power increases traction of X-Series lithium-ion battery packs

Flux Power Holdings, a developer of advanced lithium-ion industrial batteries for commercial and industrial equipment, has initiated delivery of lithium-ion battery packs for two new customers. Working in partnership with a Top-5 global forklift manufacturer, Flux Power initiated deliveries of its LiFT Pack X48 to a leading manufacturer and distributor of paper products and related […]

05/03/2021 - 08:57 am

Europe’s largest iron ore producer picks Konecranes for Service technology

Konecranes has won a multi-year service contract with international mining and minerals group LKAB for the maintenance of some 1600 assets across four sites in northern Sweden and the Arctic Circle. Konecranes won the deal thanks to its proven technology and ability to enhance customer safety and productivity, even under the most challenging of conditions. […]

02/03/2021 - 14:41 pm

More Snorkel narrow RT scissors for Banner plant

As part of a considerable investment to continually refresh their hire fleet, Banner Plant has taken delivery of three more Snorkel S2755RT narrow rough terrain scissor lifts. This most recent delivery increases their total fleet of Snorkel S2755RT scissor lifts to ten. The machines, which were assembled in Snorkel’s UK manufacturing facility, were delivered to […]

02/03/2021 - 14:01 pm
News  >  People

Hutin marks 15 years of RSS ownership

Steve Hutin celebrates 15 years of ownership at Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS) in March. Hutin, managing director, bought the lifting and rigging company in 2006, when a single depot in South Wales employed six staff. The then 30 year old had already been in the lifting sector for 12 years at the time; […]

02/03/2021 - 13:42 pm

LEEA Awards 2021: a cause for celebration

The LEEA Awards 2021 portal is now open for entries at https://awards.leeaint.com/. Winners will be revealed and presentations will take place during the LEEA Awards dinner on 5 November 2021 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London. The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) members who have done the most to raise standards have the […]

02/03/2021 - 12:03 pm

Huchez acquires a new production facility

On the eve of its 70th anniversary, the family company Huchez, a French leader in the   design and manufacture of winches, is investing in a new building, modernising its production equipment and improving the working conditions of its employees. At its new facility,  Huchez  manufactures  very  large  capacity  winches ready to reach new national and […]

26/02/2021 - 09:58 am

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LHI April 2021

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