Clark moves French base for strategic growth

In a strategic move to expand its market position, materials handling vehicles company Clark, has moved its French base to a new company building in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, about 20km southeast of Lyon.  The previous office location of Saint-Laurent-de-Mure saw the administration operation located at a different site than the warehouse and workshop area, which slowed down […]

11/02/2021 - 21:38 pm

The Crosby Group invests in Verton technologies

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware, has announced that it has completed a significant investment in Verton Technologies (“Verton”).  Australia-based Verton has developed and commercialised disruptive advancements in load orientation technology that remove the need for human held tag lines in lifting applications.  These innovations play a critical […]

11/02/2021 - 14:22 pm
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Registration opens for first virtual IPAF Summit and IAPAs

Booking is now open for this year’s Summit of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), which will be hosted for the first time ever as a global virtual event in conjunction with a digital prize-giving ceremony for the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) on 18 March 2021, from 3pm GMT. The theme of the […]

10/02/2021 - 14:50 pm
Charmaine Jennings
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Lifting Equipment Store appoints export manager

UK materials handling equipment supplier, Lifting Equipment Store has appointed Charmaine Jennings to the newly created position of export manager. Jennings joins the Stourbridge, UK-based firm reporting to George Dunn, general manager and will be responsible for overseeing all export accounts and inquiries, managing international distributors, developing accounts, and negotiating contracts. She will also help […]

09/02/2021 - 22:59 pm
Nationwide Platforms Apprenticeships

Nationwide Platforms celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with a dozen new opportunities

Nationwide Platforms one of the leading powered access rental companies in the UK, has opened applications for six engineering apprentices and six driver operator apprentices who will be trained to work with the wide range of machines that make up their 13,000 strong fleet of rental equipment.  The Nationwide Platforms engineering apprenticeship is a three […]

09/02/2021 - 22:48 pm
Kalmar gantry cranes

Kalmar to supply gantry cranes to Brazilian container terminal 

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement with Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) for the supply of nine Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs). The cranes will be delivered to Sepetiba Tecon terminal, Brazil in the first quarter of 2022. Located in the Port of Itaguaí, less than 100km from Rio Janeiro, Sepetiba Tecon S.A. […]

09/02/2021 - 18:22 pm
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ALL Erection & Crane Rental Co-Founder, Jake Liptak, Dies at 83

One of the co-founders of ALL Erection & Crane Rental Corp and a pioneer in the crane rental category has died. Jerome ‘Jake’ Liptak was 83. With his brothers Mike and Larry, and Mike’s wife, Marvine, Jake co-founded the company in 1964. Jake Liptak is remembered as an industrious man who loved his work in […]

02/02/2021 - 14:24 pm

Ahern Ireland appoints field sales representative

Ahern Ireland has appointed of Sean Hopkins as field sales representative. This is a newly created position at Ahern Ireland, which expands the in-country team, reporting to David Roddy, sales director. In his new role, Hopkins will be responsible for maintaining existing customer relationships in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, as well as […]

28/01/2021 - 13:17 pm
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Skyjack brings its new product line up to you at SKYWORLD Live

With the possibility of face-to-face trade shows denied us, through a global pandemic, Skyjack will be hosting its own  virtual trade show. At SKYWORLD Live, held 22-26 February, visitors can see new Skyjack products and interact with members of the Skyjack team. Malcolm Early, vice president of marketing at Skyjack said, “We love seeing our […]

26/01/2021 - 16:30 pm

Launch of material handling equipment store

A new USA material handling equipment store has gone live at fadequipmentstore.com, offering free shipping on all products. Headquartered in South Carolina, USA, fadequipmentstore.com puts lifting, material handling, safety and load monitoring products a click away from end users in warehouses, manufacturing, construction, oil and gas, renewables, commercial and other markets. Solutions that can be […]

25/01/2021 - 18:34 pm

New Issue

LHI April 2021

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