Kalmar, will supply a further eight fully electric light forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres as part of an agreement concluded in January 2020, which includes an option for the purchase of a total of 16 electric forklifts during 2020 and 2021. Delivery is scheduled to take place during Q4 of 2020 and […]
Martin Halford has joined the Board of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). Martin is managing director and owner of Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd, which specialises in the design and manufacture of load cells and load monitoring equipment. He is also director at Vulcan Offshore Ltd, an engineering services specialist for the offshore industry. […]
Liftket has appointed John Jones as the agent for the UK and Ireland. Jones has extensive experience in the hoist industry, and has held various senior roles during his career and worked with several world class hoist manufacturers including being the managing director of Pfaff and Lift Turn Move Ltd. Liftket Hoffmann GmbH manufactures electric […]
Jungheinrich is paying its employees worldwide a Covid bonus this year. With this special payment, Jungheinrich thanks its employees for their outstanding performance during the coronavirus crisis and acknowledges the additional burden placed on the workforce by the pandemic. Dr Lars Brzoska, chairman of the board of management of Jungheinrich AG said, “The coronavirus pandemic […]
Beyer-Mietservice KG, headquartered in the Westerwald region and with service centres all over Germany, has increased its fleet of rotating telescopic handlers and accessories. The rental company, which operates throughout Europe, opted for Magni machines because of their focus on technology and environmentally conscious innovation. Earlier in the year Riccardo Magni, managing director of Magni, […]
Following a slump in the global economy during the first half of 2020, recovery in the third quarter had a positive effect on Palfinger AG’s revenue and earnings development. Especially in Europe, Russia, China and Latin America, in the third quarter, markets stabilised and contributed to solid profitability. Order levels are currently at nearly at […]
With operations in the USA, China and Italy, Omni has become a recognised global provider for cutting-edge electrical, hydrostatic and mechanical powertrain solutions. To reflect the market and client need for complete solutions, Omni USA, Inc., the parent firm for Omni Gear, RPM Drivelines, GB Transmissions, FloTorq Hydraulics, and Magelec Propulsion, has announced the consolidation […]
William Hackett, a leader in the supply of offshore lifting hoists and chains, has released an industry report to help minimise the risk of Hydrogen Embrittlement (HE) and Stress Induced Corrosion Cracking (SICC). The report includes guidance on material choices used in topside and subsea lifts, and is seen as a major step forward in […]
The impact of new technologies and need for adapted training services emerge as key themes during AITT conference Automation was cited as major area of concern at the recent online event hosted by the UK’s Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT). In a poll of attendees, 75% said they are either concerned or recognise there […]
A-SAFE Inc will relocate its warehouse from Elkridge, Maryland to York, Pennsylvania. The sales office will remain in Baltimore, Maryland. The manufacturer of protective guarding for warehouses, distribution centres, manufacturing facilities and other workplace environments, will start the transition at the turn of the year and compete it prior to vacating the old site by […]
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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.