Lift truck training vital amid COVID-19 pandemic

Companies are urged to prioritise training as forklift operators are classed as key workers. With greater focus on the nation’s supply chains than ever before, operators of materials handling equipment will be key to ensuring the continued delivery of vital goods around the country over the coming weeks and months. The UK’s Association of Industrial […]

30/03/2020 - 21:15 pm

Kalmar Awarded RTG Contract at TCEEGE Container Terminal in Turkey

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with TCEEGE Konteyner Terminal İşletmeleri A.Ş. (TCEEGE) in Turkey to supply two Kalmar diesel-electric rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2020 Q1 order intake with delivery and handover scheduled to be completed in Q4 of 2020. TCEEGE is located 55 km from the […]

23/03/2020 - 19:48 pm

Dietvorst takes over from Ayling as general manager load monitoring at The Crosby Group

Thomas Dietvorst has become the new general manager, load monitoring, at the Crosby Group as David Ayling, the former owner of the Straightpoint (SP) steps into a consultancy role. Dietvorst will take the reins at SP’s manufacturing facility and headquarters, co-located in Hampshire, UK that became Crosby’s centre of excellence for load monitoring and measurement […]

23/03/2020 - 16:24 pm

Caldwell continues to operate as an essential business

Lifting specialist The Caldwell Group has announced that it will continue operation and supporting its customers during the COVID-19 outbreak. On Friday the Governor of Illinois, USA, issued an executive order that included a “shelter in place” – a notice to all residents and for “non-essential” Illinois businesses to close until 7 April. Based on […]

23/03/2020 - 14:45 pm
News  >  Awards

JCB Apprentice Selected As Savannah Tech Goal Student Of The Year

JCB apprentice Devin Bass has been selected by Savannah Tech as the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) Student of the Year, for excellence in the Industrial Maintenance Systems Technology program. Bass will represent Savannah Tech at the statewide GOAL competition in a highly competitive process involving academic success, community engagement and public speaking. Bass […]

22/03/2020 - 22:19 pm

Haulotte commits itself to fight against the COVID-19

With regards to the Covid-19 pandemic, Haulotte Group has decided to temporarily shutdown production on all its French manufacturing facilities: L’Horme, Creusot and Reims. Distribution and Service activities will be continued in strict compliance with the health measures required locally. The Haulotte Group has undertaken all health prevention measures at its distribution sites to allow […]

19/03/2020 - 16:54 pm

Supporting your work in challenging times

At Lift & Hoist International (LHI) we are very aware of the effects that the COVID-19 outbreak is having on both lives and businesses. The associated measures being imposed to prevent the spread of the disease is also having a serious impact and we are conscious that many of you may now be working remotely. […]

19/03/2020 - 15:50 pm

Kalmar Awarded Dar es Salaam Port RTG Contract

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract to supply the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) with a total of six Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for use at Dar es Salaam port. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2020 Q1 order intake, with delivery scheduled for Q1 of 2021. The units delivered to TPA […]

18/03/2020 - 17:09 pm

Jungheinrich performs well in challenging market

At the end of the 2019 financial year, Jungheinrich had generated revenue of more than €4 billion. As a result, the company achieved its strategic growth target for 2020 a year earlier than planned. Incoming orders amounted to €3.92 billion, EBIT came to €263 million and EBIT return on sales amounted to 6.4%. Demand for […]

18/03/2020 - 14:05 pm
News  >  Events

IPAF Summit and IAPAs rescheduled to 8 October

The IPAF Summit and IAPAs 2020, scheduled to be held in London, UK, on 23 April 2020, has been postponed and will now be held on 8 October 2020, owing to ongoing concerns over the worldwide coronavirus outbreak. It will be held at the original venue, the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in Kensington, London. Peter Douglas, […]

17/03/2020 - 13:37 pm

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May 2020

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