The Crosby Group and Kito Corporation to combine,

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting and rigging, and Kito Corporation, a leading material handling manufacturer with 90 years of experience in the development and production of hoists and cranes, has announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine both businesses. The business combination will be effected through a cash […]

16/05/2022 - 10:49 am

Delta-Q Technologies ships its 4 millionth battery charger

Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q), a leader in battery charging solutions for electric vehicles and industrial equipment, has announced the shipment of their four millionth battery charger. With each charger representing the potential to save 1USt of emissions, this significant milestone equates to 4Mt of carbon emissions saved since the company’s founding, further cementing its imprint on […]

15/05/2022 - 16:35 pm

Haulotte appoints RentEase BD as Bangladesh distributor

RentEase has been appointed as an authorized distributor for Haulotte aerial work platforms in Bangladesh. The rental company will manage customer sales and support activities throughout the country. Since its creation in 2017, RentEase has established itself as a leading aerial work platform rental company in India. RentEase has been a long-time partner of Haulotte […]

15/05/2022 - 15:02 pm

IPAF to make rental market reports free to members

Selected members of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) will be eligible to claim a free version of the federation’s Global Powered Access Rental Market Report when the 2022 edition of the publication is published in June – a significant addition to the growing package of IPAF membership benefits. Peter Douglas, CEO and managing director […]

10/05/2022 - 17:31 pm

Hyster supplies hydrogen fuel cell-powered container handler

Hyster has made a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding to provide Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) with two Hyster electric container handling vehicles, including the first-ever empty container handler powered by fuel cell technology in a real-world application. In addition, this will be the first Hyster terminal tractor supplied in Europe. Both units will be […]

10/05/2022 - 16:24 pm

BVS appoints Nobles as Australian distributor

Turkish crane specialist, BVS Bulbuloglu Crane Industry, has appointed Nobles (A Noble & Son Ltd) as its exclusive Australian continent distributor for its standard and process crane product ranges. An online celebration was held with BVS’ president Önder Bülbüloğlu attending from the BVS Germany office and Nobles CEO Rhys Goldsworthy from South Australia. Managers from […]

10/05/2022 - 15:23 pm

Kito commits to reducing carbon-footprint

At the beginning of April, Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation  switched 50% of the energy used in its Yamanashi main plant – the production centre – to essentially carbon-free sources. With this shift the company projects a reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions from plant operations by about 4382t per year. Kito is promoting initiatives […]

26/04/2022 - 13:57 pm

Yoke cuts single use plastic

A major part of Yoke’s 2022 sustainability goals measured through its Sustainable Development Committee is the reduction of the use of plastics in the company’s manufacturing and distribution processes. It is one of Yoke’s major goals to implement and promote a plastics reduction programme, eliminating plastics entering the environment through the Yoke supply chain. The […]

26/04/2022 - 13:53 pm

Certex UK Expands MRT Services

Certex UK has expanded its magnetic rope testing (MRT) capability, amid wider recognition of its benefits versus visual inspection. MRT is a method of inspecting steel wire rope. It is more efficient and safer than traditional, visual inspection largely because of the complexity of wire rope and the fact that simply looking at a rope […]

26/04/2022 - 13:45 pm

Palfinger’s remotely operated cranes for Norway’s offshore platforms

In what is believed to be a world first, Palfinger will equip Aker BP’s new installations with state-of-the art offshore cranes based on a new technology and standardisation to increase the safety level and reduce operating costs. The Norway-based oil exploration and development company, Aker BP, is planning a final investment decision in 2022 for […]

12/04/2022 - 12:26 pm

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