Hi-Reach appointed as new Snorkel distributor for South Africa

Snorkel has appointed Hi-Reach Manlift (Pty) Limited as its official distributor for South Africa. Headquartered in Springs, South Africa in the Gauteng province, approximately 50km (31 miles) east of Johannesburg, Hi-Reach was previously the official distributor for Genie. Hi-Reach CEO, George Landsberg has been involved with mobile elevating work platforms for more than 23 years, […]

13/04/2021 - 13:01 pm

Unic goes Dutch with Metzo Machinery

Metzo Machinery, based in the Netherlands, has recently taken delivery of four UNIC mini spider cranes from Unic’s  European master dealer, Unic Cranes Europe. The company is also the latest to join the Unic cranes dealer network, providing Unic cranes for both sale and hire across the Netherlands. The purchase sees the delivery of a […]

07/04/2021 - 15:17 pm

Jekko expands in Denmark with Stiholt Hydraulic

Jekko has signed a new dealership agreement with the Danish company Stiholt Hydraulic. With 30 years experience, the Stiholt  Group, specialises in sales and service for Scania  and  from  1 February 2021 for Fassi cranes too. Kurt  Nielsen, sales agent at Stiholt said, “We are glad to become part of Jekko’s dealer network. We are […]

05/04/2021 - 20:26 pm

Konecranes lift trucks now support renewable, fossil-free diesel 

Konecranes has been testing the use of HVO100 fossil-free fuel in lift trucks at its Swedish factory. This is part of ongoing efforts to reduce its climate impact and meet customer demand for equipment using renewable fuels. Demand for fossil-free fuel is growing as lift truck owners seek to reduce emissions and, in certain environments, […]

05/04/2021 - 16:26 pm

Snorkel Europe achieves ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certification

At its manufacturing facility in the UK, Snorkel Europe Limited has achieved two new ISO certifications. The company, which has held ISO 9001 certification for Quality Management Systems for 16 years, achieved ISO 14001 Environmental Management & ISO 50001 Energy Management in 2020. Designed as frameworks which drive continuous improvement, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 […]

30/03/2021 - 12:10 pm

CMC spreads in Scandinavia.

Italian, access equipment manufacturer, CMC has appointed a third dealer in north-eastern Europe with Jysk Lift Service in Denmark. Jysk Lift Service, a company founded in 2005, operates in the access sector both for sales and rental. The company’s focus is on the immediate service and the business partnership which can be established from the […]

30/03/2021 - 11:54 am
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Bonfiglioni acquires Sampingranaggi

Bonfiglioli S.p.A, global leader in the design and product of geared and electric motors, industrial and electronic control, drive and automation systems, has acquired Sampingranaggi from Bentivoglio (BO) at auction in Bologna. The purchase was completed on 12 March 2021 for just over €7m. Sampingranaggi manufactures high quality and accurate gears and gearboxes, for industries […]

18/03/2021 - 13:20 pm

Oil & Steel appoints Hird Ltd as new UK distributor

Hird Ltd has been appointed Oil & Steel’s new, sales and service distributor for the UK. Oil & Steel Powered Access has a long history in the UK with both tracked and truck mounted powered access equipment including the Octopussy tracked range from 14m to 28m. Hird Ltd now has new truck mounted demonstration/stock units […]

16/03/2021 - 12:33 pm

Terex appoints Galadari Trucks & Heavy Equipment as its distributor in the UAE

Supporting increased demand for Genie products and services throughout the Middle East, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) has appointed Galadari Trucks & Heavy Equipment Co Ltd LLC (GTHE) – a subsidiary of Galadari Brothers – as its new distributor for Genie telescopic and articulating boom lifts as well as scissor lifts in the UAE. Due […]

16/03/2021 - 11:57 am
Ace, Clinton Tenessee

Ace opens new crane building site in Clinton, Tennessee

Electric overhead traveling (EOT) crane and wire rope hoist manufacturer, Ace World Companies, has opened its third facility in Clinton, Tennessee, USA. The company, with headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, is a specialist in the design and manufacturing of lifting solutions for some of North America’s most demanding applications. Its equipment is widely installed […]

11/03/2021 - 22:12 pm

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