UK set to trial anti-crush OverWatch device on scissor lifts  

Australian company, Equipment Safety Services (EQSS) has arrived in the UK with its OverWatch device, which can prevent deaths from crushing and trapping incidents on scissor lifts. EQSS claims that OverWatch is the only secondary guarding device that has proven itself on every job site and UK contractors have welcomed its arrival, with five contractors […]

05/04/2022 - 14:13 pm

Riwal becomes latest IPAF Sustaining Member

Riwal has become the latest Sustaining Member of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), making it the first rental and training company on a list that includes Alimak, AON (formerly Henderson Insurance Brokers), APEX and Haulotte. With headquarters in Dordrecht, Netherlands, Riwal was founded in 1968 and has grown into a major rental and training […]

05/04/2022 - 13:23 pm

TVH strengthens its position with new HQ building

On 31 March, TVH, the parts specialist for lift trucks, industrial vehicles, construction and agricultural machinery, officially opened the doors of ‘The Hub’, its new main office in Waregem, Belgium. In the presence of 200 guests, CEO Dominiek Valcke inaugurated the new building. “With this state-of-the-art office building, we can now employ even more people […]

04/04/2022 - 16:59 pm

CMC plans a busy year

As widely expected, 2022 finally marks the return of physical events and face-to-face meetings between the players in the lifting industry. The first of these was the IAPA Awards 2022, the most prestigious networking event in the field, held in London on 10 March at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington. Being always focused on […]

04/04/2022 - 14:45 pm

Konecranes and Cargotec merger cancelled

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the merger between Konecranes and Cargotec. According to the CMA’s final report issued today, the remedies – which would have removed all overlapping businesses of the two companies and were accepted by the European Commission (EC) – would not be effective in addressing the CMA’s concerns […]

29/03/2022 - 14:18 pm

Haulotte partners with Jungheinrich in Norway

Haulotte Scandinavia and Jungheinrich have joined forces in a new partnership for sales and service. Robert Magnusson, general manager of Haulotte Scandinavia, said, “Jungheinrich and Haulotte have a similar business model, where safety and quality take precedence over everything else. Both companies are moving towards fully electric solutions in an environmentally friendly way. Jungheinrich has […]

15/03/2022 - 15:57 pm

Verton and The Crosby Group expand load orientation technology in North America

As a partner and master distributor of Verton products for the Americas, The Crosby Group has invested in additional units for deployment in the United States and Canada, as well as key team members to support the growing business. Verton’s innovative load orientation solutions include Everest 6, SpinPodTM 7.5 and SpinPodTM 30, a modular load […]

01/03/2022 - 16:34 pm

Triple ISO certification for Haulotte

Haulotte’s headquarters has just achieved triple certifications: ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018. The Group is accelerating its operational excellence strategy to improve customer satisfaction, ensure the health and safety of its employees and reduce its environmental impact. The independent certification organisation BSI has just delivered Haulotte a single certificate that combines ISO 9001:2015, […]

01/03/2022 - 15:34 pm

Modulift appoints LGH as stock holding partner in Germany

Manufacturer of modular spreader beams , Modulift, has appointed Lifting Gear Hire (LGH), a large lifting equipment hire company, as a stock holding partner in Germany. As the European market grows, the demand for Modulift’s range of modular DNV Type Approved spreader beams off the shelf has risen. LGH will now hold stock of Modulift’s […]

28/02/2022 - 13:00 pm

Manitou expands in USA

The Manitou Group has plans to invest 70 million euros (US$80 million) in its two North American manufacturing facilities in Yankton and Madison, South Dakota. This investment is to be spent on the extension of both sites, an innovation drive, and the development of new ranges. Through this programme, the group reasserts its strong ambitions […]

25/02/2022 - 15:34 pm

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