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Haulotte celebrates success at HIRE19

During HIRE19, held 22 – 23 May in Melbourne, Haulotte picked up a double award at the Hire Industry Excellence Awards 2019 winning Supplier of the Year – Access and Best Stand.  At the show the company introduced visitors to the latest boom the HA20LE PRO, an all-terrain, fully electric machine, which was nominated for […]

02/07/2019 - 07:40 am

JCB Secures Largest Order from Nixon Hire

JCB is celebrating its biggest single order from leading equipment rental business Nixon Hire as it invests in a new telehandler machine fleet worth almost £14 million. North East based Nixon Hire has signed a deal for 235 JCB Loadalls, which will join the fleet at its depots across the UK. The deal further strengthens […]

01/07/2019 - 16:08 pm

Bridger Howes Sponsors LEEA Apprentice of the Year Award

Bridger Howes Limited, a provider of content and public relations services for industrial markets, is sponsoring the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Apprentice of the Year Award, which will be presented at a gala evening on 13 November 2019. The award is designed to recognise apprentices who have shown exceptional commitment, excellence and dedication to […]

25/06/2019 - 13:06 pm

A-Safe Launches Alarm Bar to Protect Overhead Assets

Baltimore, USA-based A-Safe Inc, a manufacturer of protective guarding for warehouses, distribution centres and manufacturing facilities has launched the Alarm Bar, a tubular product that actively responds to impact to protect overhead assets from moving vehicles, such as forklift trucks. Like other products in the A-Safe range, the Alarm Bar is made from A-Safe’s Memaplex […]

25/06/2019 - 11:34 am

JLT Mobile Computers Ensures Seamless Navis N4 TOS Integration at OPCSA Las Palmas

Rotterdam based JLT Mobile Computers, a leading developer of rugged mobile computers for demanding environments, has successfully deployed 12 rugged vehicle-mount computers at OPCSA Las Palmas, the major Canary Islands container shipping terminal.  The deployment is the result of JLT’s close partnership with systems integrator Autepra and ensures trouble-free device integration with the Navis N4 TOS environment […]

19/06/2019 - 11:55 am

Crown Equipment Adds Forklift Power Source Versatility and Efficiency to Chargers

The Ohio based Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, today announced the availability of the V-HFM3 Series of modular battery chargers for lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries. The chargers are designed to help facility and maintenance managers reduce energy costs and extend the life of their forklift batteries. The V-HFM3 Series, which is part of […]

19/06/2019 - 11:24 am

Instant Access takes UK’s first 18m hybrid Ommelift

Kent based Instant Access recently acquired the first 18m hybrid Ommelift tracked boom in the UK, to meet the demand for NHBC standard inspections on new-build housing. This niche market is providing Access with a superb return on it’s investment.  Company representative Colin Sutcliffe  said: “The key advantage of using this boom is that its […]

19/06/2019 - 10:56 am

Forklift operators challenge at IMHX 2019

The UK’s top forklift truck drivers are invited to put their skills to the test by taking part in a live Forklift Operator Challenge, which is taking place throughout the MHX 2019 exhibition held at NEC, Birmingham, 24-27 September.  Organised by Talent in Logistics in partnership with UniCarriers, the Forklift Operator Challenge will see lift […]

11/06/2019 - 11:13 am

Growth Drives the Opening of New TMHA Adelaide Facility

The ongoing growth of Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA)’s Adelaide branch was a primary reason for it to recently move from its former site to a brand-new 12,000sqm facility in Gepps Cross, South Australia. The state-of-the art facility was opened in May and VIPs in attendance included South Australian Government treasurer, the Hon Rob Lucas […]

07/06/2019 - 09:36 am

RRS Buys Aberdeen’s Plantshifters, Opens in Newcastle

In a double declaration of intent, Portsmouth, UK-based lifting, transport and storage specialist Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) has acquired an Aberdeen-based lifting and moving business, in addition to opening a new depot in Newcastle. It brings the total number of RRS sites to four, alongside an existing Midlands facility in Teddington. Effective 3 June 2019, […]

05/06/2019 - 17:46 pm

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