Yoke Lifting launches operations in the UK and Ireland

Yoke Lifting UK Ltd is now operational in the UK and Ireland markets. To support the market the company has brought in a large stock holding of products and continue to expand this stock to complement its full extensive range of products.  Yoke will supply to the market through its expanding network of authorised distributors. […]

09/01/2024 - 14:27 pm

Yoke becomes a LEEA accredited training company

Following an extensive and in-depth audit and review of trainers and training materials, Steven Hong, chairman, announced that the Yoke Training Department had achieved LEEA accredited training status for its “Safe Use and Application Training” of lifting components. “We are delighted to receive this honour from LEEA and it reflects on the great teamwork of […]

05/01/2024 - 09:33 am

Two new Jekkos arrive at Empire

Two new Jekko articulating crawler cranes have been delivered to Empire Crane Company at its Hanson, MA, USA, site.  The Jekko JF990 is the first of its kind to make it to the US and is the biggest transportable crawler crane in the brand’s lineup. It features a lifting capacity of 46,297lb, a 112ft reach […]

04/01/2024 - 13:32 pm

The Italian Army chooses Easy Lift

At the beginning of December Easy Lift delivered 20 tracked platforms, model R180 and one tracked platform model R130 to the Italian Army. The R180s have been customised to best meet the Army’s needs for working at height. Compared to the standard version, structural changes included turret rotation of 360deg, the Scanreco wire control with […]

20/12/2023 - 14:02 pm

Sustainable new head office for Riwal

After seven years at their current office location at the Wilgenbos in Dordrecht, Netherlands, Riwal is moving their head office within Dordrecht. As of 1 January, the company’s HQ is relocated into a fully sustainable working environment at Galvanistraat 35. The new office is an existing building, intensively refurbished to energy label A+++. From 2024 […]

20/12/2023 - 13:33 pm

Kalmar and Super Terminais continue collaboration with new equipment order

Kalmar, has concluded an agreement with long-term Brazilian customer Super Terminais Ltd (Super Terminais) to supply a wide variety of equipment and services for its Manaus terminal in northern Brazil. Super Terminais is recognised for efficiency and concern for sustainability in operations. The order comprises four Kalmar reachstackers, two Kalmar empty container handlers, eight Kalmar […]

20/12/2023 - 13:29 pm

Kito Crosby extends partnership with Bridges to Prosperity

Kito Crosby, a global leader of the lifting and securement industry, has extended its partnership with Bridges to Prosperity (B2P), an organisation that envisions a world where poverty caused by rural isolation no longer exists. B2P is a US-based non-profit organisation that partners with local communities, partners, and foundations, to build trail bridges that connect […]

19/12/2023 - 12:49 pm
News  >  People

Freckmann retires from Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental

The new year will bring big changes to Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, a member of the ALL Family of Companies, as it will be the first time in more than three decades that Steve Freckmann isn’t its general manager. Freckmann is retiring at the end of 2023 after 34 years as GM and 45 […]

19/12/2023 - 12:47 pm
News  >  Awards

Ainscough’s Anfield assistance achieves Lifting Operations Award

Ainscough Crane Hire, alongside MGF, has won the Lifting Operations Award at this year’s Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) awards ceremony, for its work on the Anfield expansion project at the Liverpool Football Club ground. As the largest Trade Association in the lifting industry, the LEEA Awards look to recognise members who have done the […]

19/12/2023 - 12:42 pm

3D Lift Plan recognizes Level 3 certified experts 

A1A Software has announced that more than 100 crane and rigging professionals achieved 3D Lift Plan certifications in 2023. Individuals who achieved Level 1 Certified User, Level 2 Certified Professional, and Level 3 Certified Expert represented a variety of users. “3D Lift Plan is not just for crane rental companies,” said Tawnia Weiss, president of […]

19/12/2023 - 12:29 pm

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