E-learning to mitigate Coronavirus disruption

Countries are ramping up efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, described this week by the World Health Organisation as a pandemic. It is clear that globally, growing numbers will be self-isolating, with educational establishments closing and companies –¬ including many in the lifting sector – asking employees to work from home as part […]

17/03/2020 - 13:07 pm
News  >  Awards

MHI Mentor Award for John Rosenberger of the Raymond Corporation

John Rosenberger, director of  iWarehouse Gateway and global telematics for The Raymond Corporation, was presented with the MHI Mentor Award during ‘Industry Night’ on Wednesday, March 11, at MODEX 2020 in Atlanta. The award recognises his leadership in the material handling industry. Under Rosenberger’s management, Raymond has become a leading telematics manufacturer and this award recognises […]

12/03/2020 - 19:33 pm

Stertil-Koni’s Radu Pop named chair of new TMC task force

Leading heavy duty hydraulic bus and truck lift manufacturer Stertil-Koni, have announced that the company’s business development manager, Radu Pop, has been named chairman of a new Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) task force, the Technology & Engineering Policy Committee. In making today’s announcement, Pop stated, “We are focusing on all aspects that are paramount […]

12/03/2020 - 18:53 pm
News  >  Events

OIPEEC and IFT invite papers for International Ropedays Conference

OIPEEC and IFT are calling for all engineers, scientists, researchers and all others interested in wire- and fiber rope technology to share their knowledge and experience by presenting a paper at the joint 2021 OIPEEC Conference/7th International Ropedays in Stuttgart, Germany. The topic of the papers shall include all types of ropes (fibre, wire hybrid) […]

12/03/2020 - 12:47 pm

TMHNA Program to fund two research proposals

One of the biggest forklift manufactures, Toyota Material Handling North America (TMHNA), has selected two university’s research proposals to receive funding through its  2020 University Research Programme. TMHNA announced the recipients of grant funding during a joint press conference at MODEX 2020 held in conjunction with Material Handling Institute (MHI). The research proposals selected for funding […]

12/03/2020 - 11:35 am

Cargotec Supply Delca Logisitcs with Super Gloria Reachstacker

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply the Belgian operator Delca Logistics BV (Delca) with a Super Gloria reachstacker with a lifting capacity of 45 tons. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2020 Q1 order intake, with delivery of the machine scheduled to take place in Q4 of 2020. The Kalmar Super Gloria is the […]

12/03/2020 - 10:40 am

DICA to purchase Linton Edge Protector Products

DICA has reached an agreement with Ray Linton to purchase the assets of Linton Rigging Gear Supplies, LLC. Following the completion of the acquisition, DICA will assume all ongoing operations. The timing of the announcement during the 2020 ConExpo-Con/Agg show could not be better. As a shipyard crane operator, crane and rigging supervisor, and lift […]

11/03/2020 - 20:10 pm

Reid Lifting wins Welsh business award

Chepstow based Red Lifting is celebrating after being named ‘Small Business of the Year’ at the Welsh Business Awards. The lifting and lowering specialist was recognised for its strong financial performance in 2019 and its global exporting success, as well as its operational efficiencies and impressive marketing campaigns. The Reid team were presented with their […]

09/03/2020 - 17:35 pm
News  >  Events

Doosan powers up manufacturing at MACH 2020

Doosan, a leading manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, will be exhibiting at MACH 2020, the UK’s premier manufacturing technologies exhibition, to be held at the NEC, Birmingham, 20-24 April 2020. On display will be one of Doosan’s latest three-wheel electric trucks, the B13R-7, which is a powerful 3t electric counterbalance forklift – a […]

09/03/2020 - 17:27 pm

Rapid Success for Genie® Z®-60 FE hybrid boom in South Africa

Last July, Durban-based Avka Plant Hire took delivery of the first ever fuel electric (FE) aerial work platform in the South Africa.  The 20.16 m (65 ft 7 in) working height Genie® Z®-60 FE hybrid boom lift was provided by authorised Genie Distributor Goscor Access Solutions (GAS).  In just four months the utilisation rates and […]

02/03/2020 - 18:42 pm

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