Gemmak certified to Execution Class 3

Gemmak Engineering Ltd, the fabrication facility of Rope and Sling Specialists Ltd (RSS), has received a UKCA Certificate of Conformity of the Factory Production Control, up to and including EXC 3. The certificate, to designated standard EN 1090-1:2009 + A1:2011, covers structures and structural components, including manufacture of structural steelwork components. EXC 3, or execution […]

04/07/2023 - 14:51 pm

Easy Lift is establishing itself internationally

The first half of 2023 was a period of solid growth for Easy Lift. While challenges such as the difficulty in obtaining materials are still ongoing and final figures are yet to be compiled the first half of 2023 has been positive, the company reports. Figures relating to the sold machines are in line with […]

03/07/2023 - 15:23 pm

Yuasa to distribute Ausa in Japan

Ausa, the manufacturer of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles, has signed an agreement with Yuasa, a renowned supplier of construction machinery in Japan with over 350 years of history. The agreement, which was signed last March, includes the exclusive import and distribution of dumper, rough terrain forklift and telehandler ranges throughout Japan. “Fulfilling our strategic plan […]

03/07/2023 - 15:07 pm

Ainscough Crane Hire assists on the launch of offshore wind farm service vessel

Ainscough Crane Hire has successfully launched an offshore wind farm service vessel for Manor Marine, a new customer that specialises in ship building and marine engineering. The vessel, which was built for offshore services provider Mainprize Offshore, has a cargo capacity of 40t, seating for 24 passengers, 175sqm of deck space and a maximum speed of 27 knots. The […]

26/06/2023 - 16:17 pm
Bocker 65th Anniversary

Böcker celebrates 65 years of at the 360deg Height Days

In front of the backdrop of the new production halls, Böcker celebrated its 65th company anniversary 16 and 17 June with the 360deg Height Days. In midsummer temperatures, the masts of the truck and trailer cranes were shining. The entire Böcker product range could be admired and tested live on site. Special highlights were the […]

26/06/2023 - 12:28 pm

DLM, Chant provides telemetry shackles for towing

Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd. (DLM), of Southampton, UK is meeting high demand for telemetry shackles in towing applications across North America, through distributor Chant Engineering Co Inc, of New Britain, Pennsylvania. DLM has a long-running partnership with Chant, which delivers a variety of its load cells, load monitoring, and cable working equipment to the […]

26/06/2023 - 11:45 am

Konecranes acquires Munck Cranes’ industrial crane service business

Konecranes has acquired the industrial crane service operations of Norway’s Munck Cranes AS, giving it access to new customers and a large installed base of Munck’s industrial cranes in Norway and beyond. Munck Cranes AS is a well-recognised industrial crane and crane service provider in Norway with international component export operations. For almost 100 years, […]

21/06/2023 - 14:26 pm

Leguan Lifts expands production capacity

Leguan Lifts Oy, a manufacturer of spider lifts has announced the successful restructuring of their assembly process. This strategic move signals a significant step towards enhancing production efficiency and expanding Leguan Lifts’ capacity for future growth. As one of the fastest growing spider lift manufacturers in the world, Leguan Lifts has continuously demonstrated their commitment […]

20/06/2023 - 16:24 pm

Jungheinrich starts production at Chomutov plant

Jungheinrich has started production at its new plant in Chomutov, Czechia. Following a construction period of around ten months, an ETV 216i reach truck became the first unit to roll off the production line on 6 June. Thanks to the new site, which has an area of around 37,000sqm, more than 350 new jobs will […]

16/06/2023 - 08:51 am

EQSS celebrates 10,000th OverWatch milestone

Equipment Safety Systems (EQSS) is celebrating the delivery of its 10,000th OverWatch, the secondary guarding solution for scissor lifts. OverWatch is a device that monitors the operator’s position and stops the machine if the operator becomes at risk of being crushed against the scissor lift controls. To recognize the support of the industry in reaching […]

16/06/2023 - 07:33 am

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LHI Jan/Feb 2024

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