Industries facing rapid change can benefit from fixed reference points. The UK’s Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) is reminding owners and users of work equipment to make the most of available support during these turbulent times. Tim Waples, chief executive of the FLTA said, “As we move through an uncertain future and companies strive to […]
Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) has taken delivery of two state-of-the-art remote-controlled ship-to-shore (STS) cranes, and 10 hybrid-rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs), as part of the latest steps in the planned expansion of Jeddah Port’s premier facility to double annual container throughput capacity to 5.2 million TEUs by 2023. RSGT CEO Jens Floe said, “This is […]
Since its UK launch in 2020, Platform Basket’s Spider 20.95 tracked platform is proving a huge success with UK tree surgeons who are benefiting from its work envelope, unrestricted platform capacity and range of features suited to the arboricultural sector. Shaun Day, managing director of UK distributor Promax Access, said, “Although we only took delivery […]
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Foundation (SC&RF) in the US has announced a new corporate named scholarship sponsored by SC&RA (Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association) member company GKS Lifting and Moving Solutions LLC – based out of Springfield, Ohio. GKS committed to an amount of $1000 per year, for three years. Each year, a recipient […]
A selection of Sinoboom electric-powered scissor lifts have just been delivered to Malcop, a new customer for Sinoboom. This is the first sale to a customer in Spain for Sinoboom BV. Malcop is one of Spain’s key names in the construction equipment rental industry, with branches across the country in Alicante, Madrid, Valencia, Murcia, Albacete, […]
Pintsch Bubenzer USA has invested $6million in brake stock at its New Jersey headquarters, $750k of which is dedicated to an electric motor and gearbox mounted quick-ship program. The investment in product at the company’s US headquarters in Flemington is specifically focused on electric motor and gearbox manufacturers in key target markets such as steel, […]
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), the leading trade organisation for the global lifting sector, is calling on training providers in England to submit a funding proposal for the new Level 3 standard, Lifting Equipment Technician Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship has completed all its stages: the standard is written and LEEA has been appointed as an […]
Chris Thomas has been appointed finance director of Loxam Powered Access Division with effect from 1 January 2021. Thomas joined Nationwide Platforms in February 2019 and is a key strategic contributor and leader of the business. In his new capacity, Thomas will focus on maintaining business performance across the Loxam Powered Access Division and Nationwide […]
Skyjack division has delivered the latest of a series electric scissor and articulating boom orders to Hainan Airlines, China. The airline chose Skyjack products due to their reputation for manoeuvrability and precise positioning capabilities which is required within the aviation industry. Today, there are more than 30 Skyjack machines in use by Hainan Airlines in […]
Hydraulic skidding equipment manufacturer Hydra-Slide Ltd has unveiled a new brand image and website. The concept was developed in collaboration with Chicago-based branding and design firm, Thrive Creative. A vibrant new logo represents a fresh and modern reimagining of the company’s founding identity. The logomark itself is composed of elements that reflect Hydra-Slide’s corporate identity […]
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In this month's issue
Face Time: Jim Colvin, of Serious Labs.
Pick-and-carry cranes – a green solution.
The Insider: Chris Machut, CEO at crane camera company Netarus LLC.