Sinoboom opens a French subsidiary

At an event attended by Sinoboom’s general manager Susan Xu and a team from the Sinoboom Chinese headquarters, Sinoboom marked the opening of Sinoboom France at the end of June. Sinoboom France is headed by Daniel Duclos, an well known figure in the access industry with more than 30 years’ experience. The facility in Tonneins […]

09/07/2019 - 13:12 pm

China Mobile and Ericsson debut 5G-Powered AGV

China Mobile and Ericsson has demonstrated an automated guided vehicle (AGV) prototype on an end-to-end, stand-alone 5G network at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019 held on 26 – 28 June. With the growing adoption of industry digitalisation and improvements in industrial automation and intelligence, AGV is becoming increasingly prevalent in manufacturing, ports, and other […]

07/07/2019 - 16:53 pm

Growth Drives the Opening of New TMHA Adelaide Facility

The ongoing growth of Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA)’s Adelaide branch was a primary reason for it to recently move from its former site to a brand-new 12,000sqm facility in Gepps Cross, South Australia. The state-of-the art facility was opened in May and VIPs in attendance included South Australian Government treasurer, the Hon Rob Lucas […]

07/06/2019 - 09:36 am

Heli Southeast Asia opens

At the end of May Heli officially opened Heli Southeast Asia in Bangkok Thailand. More than 100 people attended the opening ceremony including representatives of the Chinese Embassy in Thailand, Thai business people, representatives of various chambers of commerce and Heli dealers from the region including Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea […]

30/05/2019 - 17:47 pm

Power Towers New Livery

JLG Company, Power Towers Ltd is a leading manufacturer of low-level access equipment. It has announced that the brand will discontinue its traditional blue livery and adopt the JLG low-level access colours of orange and grey. Jonathan Dawson, general manager of Power Towers, says, “The orange and grey expression of JLG’s low-level access product appearance […]

30/05/2019 - 16:50 pm

Toyota’s Warehouse On Autopilot In 2020

Toyota Australia together with Toyota Material Handling Australia and Toyota Fleet Management will be introducing a fleet of autonomous Autopilot vehicles in to its Altona warehouse from its operation start in 2020. Manufactured in Sweden by Toyota Material Handling Europe, the fleet itself will consist of six Autopilot Tow Trucks (TAE500) and one Autopilot Reach […]

30/05/2019 - 16:41 pm

Jungheinrich and Riwal in International Rental Agreement

In the future, Jungheinrich and aerial work platform and telehandler rental specialist Riwal, will work together internationally to rent their equipment. Jungheinrich will use Riwal aerial work platforms for logistics centres, while Riwal will be able to offer Jungheinrich forklifts in other segments. The aim is to create a global one-stop shop for forklift trucks, […]

30/05/2019 - 16:34 pm

Crosby to acquire Gunnebo Industries

The Crosby Group is intending to acquire Gunnebo. The leading global provider of lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware has entered into an agreement to acquire Gunnebo Industrier Holding AB from Segulah, a Nordic private equity firm, and all closing conditions have been satisfied. Gunnebo Industries is a global leader in innovating, developing, manufacturing and […]

30/05/2019 - 16:25 pm

Cogent ‘sky depot’ boosts efficiency with smart stacking cranes

Konecranes stacking cranes are used by Cogent’s integrated logistics hub with a rooftop container depot a world first and currently the only one in existence One of the largest integrated logistics hubs in Singapore, Cogent One-Stop Logistics Hub, houses a world’s first – a cutting-edge rooftop container depot that enables the facility to provide its […]

30/05/2019 - 15:40 pm

LHA sponsors Skyjack in Shitbox Rally

LHA is proud to be a sponsor of Skyjack’s entry in the biannual Shitbox Rally raising money for Cancer charities. Team 19ft High Club will be taking place in the October event driving its “Shitbox” 3614km between Melbourne and Townsville. The Shitbox Rally is not a race, rather a challenge to drive cars worth just […]

03/05/2019 - 08:33 am

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