Marco Piccin is Jekko’s new export area manager

With a degree In foreign trade and an experience in sales, Marco Piccin joins Jekko’s export area manager work team, dealing with the markets in Northern Europe, the Middle East, East Asia and Australia. Marco Piccin said, “My decision to join Jekko as export area manager has been very positive. This company is innovative, dynamic […]

26/04/2022 - 14:02 pm

Kito commits to reducing carbon-footprint

At the beginning of April, Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation  switched 50% of the energy used in its Yamanashi main plant – the production centre – to essentially carbon-free sources. With this shift the company projects a reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions from plant operations by about 4382t per year. Kito is promoting initiatives […]

26/04/2022 - 13:57 pm

Yoke cuts single use plastic

A major part of Yoke’s 2022 sustainability goals measured through its Sustainable Development Committee is the reduction of the use of plastics in the company’s manufacturing and distribution processes. It is one of Yoke’s major goals to implement and promote a plastics reduction programme, eliminating plastics entering the environment through the Yoke supply chain. The […]

26/04/2022 - 13:53 pm

Certex UK Expands MRT Services

Certex UK has expanded its magnetic rope testing (MRT) capability, amid wider recognition of its benefits versus visual inspection. MRT is a method of inspecting steel wire rope. It is more efficient and safer than traditional, visual inspection largely because of the complexity of wire rope and the fact that simply looking at a rope […]

26/04/2022 - 13:45 pm
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GLAD 2022 launches new website

This year Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD takes place on 7 July 2022 and the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) encourages organisations and individuals to share any content they are producing or events they are hosting for adding to the new dedicated website for #GLAD2022, which is now live at globalliftingawarenessday.com. The site provides a […]

22/04/2022 - 13:32 pm

Mollo Noleggio expands fleet with Haulotte aerial platforms

Italy-based rental company Mollo Noleggio has placed an order with Haulotte for 280 mobile elevating work platforms, including HA20 LE PRO, SIGMA16 PRO, HA32 RTJ PRO, scissor lifts and vertical masts. The new equipment will be spread among its branches and will help the company to meet the ever-growing demand. Mollo Noleggio, a leading rental […]

22/04/2022 - 08:29 am

Konecranes comments on the impacts of the war in Ukraine on its business

In a statement that condemns the war in Ukraine, Konecranes says, “We are saddened and upset by the war and deeply concerned for our over 400 Ukrainian employees and their families. Their safety and well-being are number one priority for Konecranes as a company, and the Konecranes community is supporting them and their compatriots through […]

22/04/2022 - 07:57 am

First Virtual Reality (VR) Administered Certification Assessment Under the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 Standard

Industrial Training International’s (ITI), Construction Hazard Identification assessment and certification has been granted accreditation by the Personnel Credentialing Accreditation Committee (PCAC) of the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB). The certification, which is also endorsed by the National Safety Council (NSC), is the first programme accredited by ANAB under ISO/IEC 17024:2012 using virtual reality (VR). Applicants […]

19/04/2022 - 13:16 pm

Palfinger’s remotely operated cranes for Norway’s offshore platforms

In what is believed to be a world first, Palfinger will equip Aker BP’s new installations with state-of-the art offshore cranes based on a new technology and standardisation to increase the safety level and reduce operating costs. The Norway-based oil exploration and development company, Aker BP, is planning a final investment decision in 2022 for […]

12/04/2022 - 12:26 pm

Jungheinrich opens new development centre in Zagreb

Jungheinrich has opened a new hub for software and hardware development in the Croatian capital Zagreb. With ‘Jungheinrich Business Services Croatia,’ the company is further expanding its expertise in digitalisation and automation and meeting the growing demand for its digital products. Jungheinrich is working intensively on the megatrends digitalisation and automation in intralogistics and has […]

12/04/2022 - 10:54 am

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