Five lithium-powered Snorkel rough terrain scissor lifts enter full production

Snorkel has commenced full production on five lithium-ion battery powered compact rough terrain scissor lift models. Now in production in Snorkel’s assembly facilities in the UK and New Zealand, the five new ‘RTE’ electric rough terrain scissor lifts expand Snorkel’s lithium-powered range of zero emission rough terrain aerial lifts and telehandlers to a total of […]

16/07/2021 - 10:00 am

LEEA’s new Regional Council for Australia and New Zealand

On Global Lifting Awareness Day – GLAD2021- (8 July) the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) announced the establishment of a newly formed Regional Council for New Zealand and Australia. It is heralded as an exciting opportunity for the region, as it now has a level of autonomy and direction driven by the Council for the […]

16/07/2021 - 09:38 am

Dellner Bubenzer recruits MD for Latin America

Dellner Bubenzer has named Ezequiel Ivitz, managing director, Latin America. Ivitz, who is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, joins the recently rebranded company after overseeing operations in the same region for Cavotec, a manufacturer of automated connection and electrification systems. Dellner, already owner of Pintsch Bubenzer, relaunched last month (June) as Dellner Bubenzer, incorporating Dellner […]

15/07/2021 - 20:26 pm

Kion Group starts forklift production in new Polish plant.

The Kion Group has opened a cutting-edge industrial truck plant in the Polish town of Kołbaskowo, near Szczecin. The site will produce counterbalance trucks for all brand companies within the Kion Industrial Trucks & Services segment. This includes model series previously produced at sites in western Europe, with the aim of enhancing the degree of […]

15/07/2021 - 20:13 pm

TVH Parts finds partner in D’Ieteren Group

Parts specialist TVH, a global player in the field of spare parts and accessories for lift trucks, industrial vehicles, construction and agricultural machinery, has found a partner in D’Ieteren Group for 40% of the shares. In October 2020, it was announced that TVH Parts was looking for a strong minority shareholder who is aligned with […]

15/07/2021 - 19:42 pm

Lifting Equipment Store expands business development team

Lifting Equipment Store (LES), the UK materials handling equipment supplier, has made two new appointments as it prepares for further growth in the second half of the year. The supplier has appointed Sandy Andringa into the newly-created position of head of marketing, and Steven Nash as warehouse and logistics manager. The appointments see the LES […]

15/07/2021 - 17:25 pm

Sinoboom appoints market development director for Russia and CIS regions

Sinoboom has appointed of access-industry expert Andy Verich as market development director for Russia and the CIS regions, with effect from 1 July 2021. A seasoned professional with extensive knowledge of the Russian market, Verich brings with him a wealth of experience in successful business development, including almost a decade as managing director of the […]

15/07/2021 - 16:40 pm

YOKE achieves full membership status of LEEA

Following a comprehensive audit of its Taichung manufacturing plant, which is its centre of excellence for forging, heat treatment and CNC machining, YOKE is proud to add the LEEA full member status to its extensive list of approvals and industry memberships. Steven Hong, chairman of YOKE Industrial Corporation said, ”I am delighted that our team […]

08/07/2021 - 08:09 am

Sparrows Group wins large contract in defence sector   

Sparrows Group (Sparrows), the engineering and maintenance services specialist has secured a contract to support a dockyard in the south west of England, marking the company’s first large project in the defence sector. The deal will see Sparrows design, code, install and test control system upgrades for seven dock cranes, which will significantly future proof […]

06/07/2021 - 15:51 pm

The European Commission commences Phase II review of the merger between Konecranes and Cargotec

On 1 October 2020, Konecranes Plc (“Konecranes”) and Cargotec Corporation (“Cargotec”) announced that the companies had signed a combination agreement and planned to combine through a merger, subject to regulatory and other approvals (the “Transaction”). Konecranes and Cargotec confirm that they have filed for approval in many of the jurisdictions where the transaction requires regulatory […]

06/07/2021 - 15:44 pm

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LHI October 2021

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