Palfinger’s remotely operated cranes for Norway’s offshore platforms

In what is believed to be a world first, Palfinger will equip Aker BP’s new installations with state-of-the art offshore cranes based on a new technology and standardisation to increase the safety level and reduce operating costs. The Norway-based oil exploration and development company, Aker BP, is planning a final investment decision in 2022 for […]

12/04/2022 - 12:26 pm

Jungheinrich opens new development centre in Zagreb

Jungheinrich has opened a new hub for software and hardware development in the Croatian capital Zagreb. With ‘Jungheinrich Business Services Croatia,’ the company is further expanding its expertise in digitalisation and automation and meeting the growing demand for its digital products. Jungheinrich is working intensively on the megatrends digitalisation and automation in intralogistics and has […]

12/04/2022 - 10:54 am

WireCo rebrands and lays groundwork for a better future

WireCo, a  leading world manufacturer of mission-critical wire rope, synthetic rope and netting, and electromechanical cable has unveiled its new brand. The brand reflects the company’s goal of driving progress and creating premium products that serve as the strength behind the world’s evolution. WireCo’s products span a wide range of industries, including industrial lifting, maritime, […]

06/04/2022 - 09:42 am

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

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LHI November/December 2022

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