Europe’s largest iron ore producer picks Konecranes for Service technology

Konecranes has won a multi-year service contract with international mining and minerals group LKAB for the maintenance of some 1600 assets across four sites in northern Sweden and the Arctic Circle. Konecranes won the deal thanks to its proven technology and ability to enhance customer safety and productivity, even under the most challenging of conditions. […]

02/03/2021 - 14:41 pm

Huchez acquires a new production facility

On the eve of its 70th anniversary, the family company Huchez, a French leader in the   design and manufacture of winches, is investing in a new building, modernising its production equipment and improving the working conditions of its employees. At its new facility,  Huchez  manufactures  very  large  capacity  winches ready to reach new national and […]

26/02/2021 - 09:58 am

New partnership to strengthen JLG electrification capabilities

JLG’s parent company Oshkosh Corporation is planning to invest in Microvast, a global provider of next-generation battery technologies for commercial and speciality electric vehicles. This new partnership, in combination with the company’s existing electrification supply chain partners, will continue to strengthen and advance the development of electrified solutions across the JLG product line, including boom […]

13/02/2021 - 18:18 pm

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

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

Tri-Lift appointed as Bronto distributor in Canada

Tri-Lift has been appointed as Bronto Skylift’s distributor in Canada. Tri-Lift is a division of Tri-Crane, which was founded by three partners, Jason Hanna, Mark Williams and Aaron Hanna in March 2019 and is based in Ontario. TRI-Lift was established in 2020 and will be carrying out sales, service, spare parts and rentals of Bronto […]

18/01/2021 - 20:43 pm

Rope and Sling opens Plymouth depot

Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd. (RSS) has opened its eighth facility – in Roborough, Plymouth. The 5000sqft site joins six other lifting and rigging depots and the recently acquired Gemmak Engineering business, the manufacturing division within the RSS engineering services department. Having last opened a site in Warrington, this expansion represented an opportunity to move […]

18/01/2021 - 20:18 pm

Product presentations 24/7 from Reid Lifting

New product videos from gantry and davit specialists Reid Lifting will give hire companies, resellers and end users access to a presentation from a Reid sales manager 24/7 – even while the working from home restrictions are in place. After the success of its digital sales presentations in 2020, Reid has produced a series of […]

13/01/2021 - 12:10 pm

Kalmar and Nokia extend partnership in terminal automation

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Nokia, have announced that they will expand their ongoing collaboration to provide new solutions for ports and intermodal terminal operators seeking to automate operations and achieve greater productivity. Nokia and Kalmar will combine their communications and cargo handling technology expertise in new joint go-to-market ventures, integrated solutions development and research […]

12/01/2021 - 12:57 pm

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