South Africa’s SkyJacks uses Point of Rental software

SkyJacks, one of South Africa’s premier suspended access and aerial work platforms providers, has implemented Point of Rental’s Syrinx software in all their branches from 1 July. “When we look at businesses who will benefit most from our software, we’re looking for partners,” said Kelly Hoffman, Point of Rental’s business manager for Africa. “SkyJacks will […]

06/07/2020 - 19:44 pm

GGR Group sells UK’s first electric telehandler

Lifting solutions specialists GGR Group has sold the first electric telehandler to Flannery Plant Hire in the UK. The machine will be used as part of works on the new HS2 high speed railway linking up London, the Midlands and the North of England. Niall Hester, operations director at Flannery Plant Hire said, “Following the […]

06/07/2020 - 12:19 pm

Konecranes to deliver mobile harbour crane to new terminal in Trieste

In the second quarter of 2020, Piattaforma Logistica Trieste SrL (PLT) ordered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbour Crane for a new terminal in the Port of Trieste in north eastern Italy. After delivery in September and commissioning in October, the crane will handle containers, general cargo and heavy project cargo. PLT is a partnership […]

06/07/2020 - 11:55 am

ZPMC wins order for 22 port straddle carriers in South Africa

ZPMC’s South Africa Subsidiary has won a contract to supply 22 port straddle carriers to the South Africa Transnet TPT Terminal, increasing ZPMC’s market share the country. This is the second South African port to place an order with ZPMC during the COVID-19 pandemic. ZPMC describes its straddle carriers as of light structure, they are […]

30/06/2020 - 10:12 am

Equipment Finders pushes up jobsite safety

Equipment Finders Inc (EFI), a Nashville, USA-based construction equipment rental centre, has expanded its product offering by introducing a fleet of push-around scissor lifts from Hy-Brid Lifts. Push-around lifts continue gaining traction as contractors do their part to reduce accidents by limiting the use of ladders on job sites. EFI’s introduction of these lifts, which […]

02/06/2020 - 10:16 am

Danish Ministry of Defence takes delivery of 12 Unic URW-1006+ minicranes

Unic Cranes Europe, the European Master Dealer for Unic mini spider cranes, has successfully delivered 12 of the world’s largest capacity spider cranes to the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and logistics Organisation (FMI) in Denmark. The purchase of these machines will primarily be used by military staff to help lift and replace engines into […]

13/05/2020 - 19:45 pm

Termont Montreal places order for Liebherr STS and RMG cranes

Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd has received another order from Canada for one ship to shore (STS) container crane and one rail mounted gantry (RMG) crane for Termont Montreal Inc. The new STS and RMG cranes will operate at Termont’s Viau Terminal. The terminal opened in 2016 and quickly reached capacity. The new Liebherr equipment will […]

13/05/2020 - 18:52 pm

First SPX1280 in the UAE lands in Dubai

The first 8t SPX1280 minicrane from Jekko has arrived in the UAE for the first time and has just been delivered to Jekko’s dealer AJI Heavy Equipment Rental in Dubai. AJI, which will soon also take delivery of a SPX532, runs a young and diverse fleet of close to 500 units in the UAE consisting […]

11/05/2020 - 16:46 pm

Lohke Materieludlejning grows fleet with electric Snorkel lifts

Danish rental company, Lohke Materieludlejning is growing its fleet with more than 130 Snorkel lifts. The orders which were placed in February and March with official Snorkel distributor for Denmark, KH Lift ApS, include 120 Snorkel TM12 telescopic mast lifts, ten Snorkel S3219E electric slab scissor lifts and four Snorkel SL30RTE lithium-ion battery powered Speed […]

14/04/2020 - 12:51 pm

JLG delivers 16 new scissor lifts to Mr Plant Hire

The north-London based rental business Mr Plant Hire has expanded its JLG fleet with 16 new JLG scissor lifts. The company took delivery of the eight R3246 and eight R2632 models, the first of the rebranded R range, in February. “We purchased these new machines shortly after JLG hosted the Access Alliance meeting in October […]

05/04/2020 - 18:07 pm

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