Nicola Ridges-Jones Appointed New Chair of UKWA

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has confirmed the appointment of Nicola Ridges-Jones, managing director of MS Holdings (South) Ltd, as the association’s new chair. Nicola succeeds Stobart Aviation’s Graeme Undy, who had served in the role since 2016. Nicola said, “These are very exciting times and I’m delighted to be taking on responsibility for […]

18/08/2019 - 16:57 pm

RSS Staff Complete JDN Air Hoist Training

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS), a UK supplier of lifting and rigging equipment, has put staff through product training on JD Neuhaus’s (JDN) new range of Mini Next Gen air hoists, which it is distributing to the UK market. The first batch of products will be delivered in mid-September. RSS announced in June that […]

06/08/2019 - 12:32 pm

Giant Crane reaches Ashdod Port

The Ashdod Port Company has taken delivery of what is believed to be the largest crane in use in any Israeli port. The crane cost about €9.5 million and Ashdod has the option to purchase a further nine similar cranes. ​ The new crane made by ZPMC was manufactured in Shanghai and is arriving on a […]

25/07/2019 - 18:28 pm
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Haulotte China at the IPAF Asia Conference

Haulotte attended the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) Asia conference held on 17 July  in Hangzhou, Zhejiang. On this occasion, the Chinese subsidiary showcased Haulotte’s innovations regarding operators’ safety. Last year, Haulotte was the first manufacturer to become an “IPAF sustaining member.” This worldwide partnership highlights the group’s commitment to promote the safe and effective […]

25/07/2019 - 17:17 pm

Ahern Japan Opens a New Branch in Osaka

A custom-built 500sqm facility has been opened to house the Osaka branch of Ahern Japan, part of the Ahern International division owned by Don Ahern. More than double the size of their original Osaka branch, that was located a few minutes’ drive away. The new facility will support the business as it grows its presence […]

24/07/2019 - 21:00 pm

Tim Kerr New Product Manager Stertil-Koni

Stertil-Koni a leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – has announced that Tim Kerr has joined the company as product manager. Kerr will be responsible for spearheading a range of initiatives including Stertil-Koni’s new product concepts, advancing customer satisfaction and the training of Stertil-Koni’s North American distributor network. […]

23/07/2019 - 16:51 pm

New Apprenticeships for Lift Truck and Powered Access Technicians

In a major new development for the UK sector, a Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard and end point assessment (EPA) have been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education. The 36-month course will be recognised by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (I/MechE), the Institute of Engineering and […]

22/07/2019 - 13:28 pm

Turkish steel producer expands fleet with industrial lift trucks

At the beginning of the year, Scheuerle Fahrzeugfabrik delivered four industrial lift trucks to ICDAS, one of the largest steel producers in Turkey. These are now in operation for scrap handling. ICDAS uses 27 Scheuerle transport vehicles, in total. With their hydrodynamic drive, the industrial lift trucks ordered have a payload of 155,000kg per vehicle. […]

21/07/2019 - 10:58 am

Modulift ready to meet global demand

Well known for its specialist lifting equipment and modular spreader beams, the UK-based engineering company, Modulift has just moved into a new purpose-built factory as a response to global demand for its products, including the well-established Australian market. Founded by technical director, Sue Spencer in 2002 and co-owned with managing director, Sarah Spivey, the company […]

19/07/2019 - 10:05 am

Award from Bonfiglioli for the Best Thesis

Once again Bonfiglioli has reaffirmed its commitment to honour young graduates and promoters’ projects in the field of mechatronic systems as part of the Comitato Leonardo Committee – Bonfiglioli’s ninth consecutive year. In particular, as part of the initiative, the company will award the “Clementino Bonfiglioli Award” to the most innovative thesis on “The Development […]

13/07/2019 - 13:52 pm

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