IPAF guidance helps keep festive decorations work safe

Workers and managers using Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) to install and remove seasonal decorations and lights are being urged to download a comprehensive new technical guidance booklet that can help to avoid safety issues and to mitigate risks involved in work at height in public areas and alongside roads. The Safe Use of MEWPs […]

18/10/2022 - 17:22 pm
News  >  Awards

The Crosby Group GLAD to win LEEA Award

The Crosby Group, a leading manufacturer of rigging, lifting, and material handling hardware, was given the Best Contribution to GLAD (Global Lifting Awareness Day) Award by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) in Aberdeen last week. The award was presented at a gala night during LEEA’s annual LiftEx trade show. GLAD – celebrated on social […]

11/10/2022 - 17:56 pm

Turnkey support for crane applications

Automation and power quality specialist CP Automation has launched a dedicated crane and power transmission department to complement its growing range of product and engineered solutions. Headed by business development manager Andy Swann, the department’s team can meet the needs of a unique and varied crane market by supporting with projects such as overhauls and […]

11/10/2022 - 17:33 pm

Bishop Lifting Products acquires Westech Rigging Supply

Bishop Lifting Products, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners, based in Houston Texas, has completed the acquisition of Westech Rigging Supply, with locations in Eugene and Salem, Oregon. Founded in 1956, Westech has been family owned and operated by the Anderson family, serving customers throughout Oregon with an online presence that serves customers across […]

11/10/2022 - 17:16 pm

CSP Spain orders 11 Konecranes hybrid RTGs

The terminal operator COSCO Shipping Ports (Spain) Terminals, (CSP) has ordered 11 eco-efficient hybrid RTGs, with six machines for their terminal in Bilbao and five for its terminal in Valencia. The order was booked in Q3 2022. The value of the order is approximately 20 million euro. The order supports CSP Spain’s sustainability efforts and […]

11/10/2022 - 14:10 pm

Alpine Power Systems acquires Evergreen Industrial Batteries

Alpine Power Systems, a nationwide leader in premier motive power, telecom, and critical power solutions, has  acquired the assets of Evergreen Industrial Batteries. The acquisition was made to further strengthen Alpine’s certified pre-owned and rental forklift battery and charger programme. This is Alpine’s 24th acquisition under its current ownership Alpine will be bringing the entire […]

11/10/2022 - 13:59 pm

Sunbelt UK acquires MAS

Sunbelt UK has acquired Media Access Solutions (MAS), a UK aerial lift supplier specialising in MEWPs for the film and television markets. from owner and manager Tim Kendall in an all-cash purchase. The final deal was agreed and completed this afternoon. No further details of the transaction have been released. According to a Sunbelt LinkedIn […]

06/10/2022 - 16:15 pm

Order pink at Caldwell to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Rockford, Illinois-based The Caldwell Group Inc. will lead a series of initiatives this fall to raise money for breast cancer charities, including offering its most popular beam in pink. The manufacturer of material handling and rigging equipment, has made its Model 20 low headroom lifting beam available in pink, when ordered in lengths up to […]

27/09/2022 - 14:10 pm

Certex UK wins Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm framework

Doncaster, UK-based Certex UK has won a major framework to supply statutory inspection and maintenance of Balance of Plant (BoP) equipment at the 114-turbine, 1075MW Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm, located off the coast of Angus in the North Sea firth. The framework, won via tender, is for three years, plus a two-year extension. A £3 […]

27/09/2022 - 14:06 pm

Crosby commences cash tender for all outstanding Kito shares

The Crosby Group, a leading provider of lifting and rigging solutions, and Kito Corporation, a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment with 90 years of experience in the development and production of hoists and cranes, has announced that they have secured all regulatory clearances for their business combination and that The Crosby Group (Crosby) will […]

27/09/2022 - 14:02 pm

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