Changes in Konecranes leadership team

Topi Tiitola  has been appointed senior vice president of Integration and Project Management Office and a member of the Konecranes leadership team. In his role Tiitola will be responsible for business integration and transformation projects. He will report to Rob Smith, president and CEO. Tiitola starts in his new position on 1 November 2020. Consequently, […]

27/10/2020 - 12:46 pm

Manitou formalises Neoline partnership to reduce its carbon footprint

Manitou Group has formalised its partnership with the eco-responsible company Neoline, which specialises in maritime transport via roll-on- roll off (ro-ro) cargo ships. By signing this contract, the group accelerates its ecological transition by choosing a solution that drastically reduces the environmental impact of its exports to the United States. This collaboration between Manitou Group […]

26/10/2020 - 10:09 am
Clark Vietnam

New mass production site for Clark in Vietnam

Clark Material Handling Vietnam Co. Ltd, located in Hai Duong, Cam Giang District, is the newest production site for Clark’s counterbalance forklifts, where it will produce S-Series IC engine trucks and higher capacity trucks for global markets across North America, Europe and Australia. Rolf Eiten, president and CEO of Clark Europe said: “With this strategic […]

24/10/2020 - 18:15 pm

Boels invests in Power Towers

Power Towers Ltd, a JLG company and a leading global manufacturer of low level access, has closed an important supply agreement with Boels Rental. Boels Rental is significantly expanding its low level access offering with a Power Towers line of products. These new solutions will create a safer working environment while improving operator productivity. Jonathan […]

23/10/2020 - 20:08 pm

Nationwide Platforms investing in its sustainable fleet

Nationwide Platforms continues to invest in its fleet with the delivery of 86 electric, hybrid and Stage V-compliant scissor and mast lifts from Skyjack. Looking to provide its customers a solution to the ever-increasing emission and noise pollution regulations, Nationwide Platforms ordered a range of electric scissor and mast lifts, as well as Stage V-compliant […]

14/10/2020 - 20:12 pm

The Crosby Group’s strengthens UK sales organisation

Jamie Kirkbride has assumed  a new role in The Crosby Group organisation as area sales manager, UK North, responsible for sales of the company’s portfolio, with brands including Crosby,  Gunnebo Industries,  Crosby Straightpoint and recently acquired leading mooring brand Crosby Feubo. In this new role, Kirkbride will relocate to Aberdeen in Scotland, regarded as the […]

13/10/2020 - 13:01 pm

Konecranes and Cargotec to merge                        

Cargotec and Konecranes have announced that they have signed an agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies. It is anticipated that the merged companies will be well positioned to lead the industry shift towards increased sustainability based on intelligent solutions, by being a lifecycle partner for its customers and prioritising safety in […]

12/10/2020 - 22:06 pm

LEEA appointed apprenticeship End Point Assessor

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has been appointed as an End Point Assessor Organisation for the Level 3 standard Lifting Equipment Technician apprenticeship, which is now close to being ready for delivery. Apprentices are assessed at the end of an apprenticeship in an End Point Assessment (EPA), which is essentially a set of theoretical […]

12/10/2020 - 21:20 pm

Snorkel UK announces first-ever Superbike sponsorship

Snorkel UK, the official provider of sales, service and spare parts for Snorkel lifts and Ruthmann Bluelift tracked spider lifts in the United Kingdom has announced its sponsorship of the No. 52 Kawasaki for Morello Racing and British Superbike rider Danny Kent in the 2020 Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB) season. By partnering with Norwich-based […]

12/10/2020 - 19:52 pm

EnerMech appoints a QHSE director

EnerMech has appointed James Cassin to the newly created role of quality, health, safety and environment QHSE director as the integrated solutions specialist pushes a quality-driven agenda across its global business. EnerMech specialises in providing integrated supply, operations, maintenance and engineering solutions in its core services of cranes and lifting, electrical and instrumentation, equipment rental, […]

12/10/2020 - 18:18 pm

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LHI March 2021

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