Chris Thomas appointed finance director of Loxam Powered Access Division

Chris Thomas has been appointed finance director of Loxam Powered Access Division with effect from 1 January 2021.  Thomas joined Nationwide Platforms in February 2019 and is a key strategic contributor and leader of the business. In his new capacity, Thomas will focus on maintaining business performance across the Loxam Powered Access Division and Nationwide […]

12/11/2020 - 13:22 pm

Martin Halford joins LEEA board

Martin Halford has joined the Board of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). Martin is managing director and owner of Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd, which specialises in the design and manufacture of load cells and load monitoring equipment. He is also director at Vulcan Offshore Ltd, an engineering services specialist for the offshore industry. […]

11/11/2020 - 11:46 am

Liftket adds support to UK and Irish market

Liftket has appointed John Jones as the agent for the UK and Ireland. Jones has extensive experience in the hoist industry, and has held various senior roles during his career and worked with several world class hoist manufacturers including being the managing director of Pfaff and Lift Turn Move Ltd. Liftket Hoffmann GmbH manufactures electric […]

10/11/2020 - 14:03 pm

Changes in Konecranes leadership team

Topi Tiitola  has been appointed senior vice president of Integration and Project Management Office and a member of the Konecranes leadership team. In his role Tiitola will be responsible for business integration and transformation projects. He will report to Rob Smith, president and CEO. Tiitola starts in his new position on 1 November 2020. Consequently, […]

27/10/2020 - 12:46 pm

The Crosby Group’s strengthens UK sales organisation

Jamie Kirkbride has assumed  a new role in The Crosby Group organisation as area sales manager, UK North, responsible for sales of the company’s portfolio, with brands including Crosby,  Gunnebo Industries,  Crosby Straightpoint and recently acquired leading mooring brand Crosby Feubo. In this new role, Kirkbride will relocate to Aberdeen in Scotland, regarded as the […]

13/10/2020 - 13:01 pm

EnerMech appoints a QHSE director

EnerMech has appointed James Cassin to the newly created role of quality, health, safety and environment QHSE director as the integrated solutions specialist pushes a quality-driven agenda across its global business. EnerMech specialises in providing integrated supply, operations, maintenance and engineering solutions in its core services of cranes and lifting, electrical and instrumentation, equipment rental, […]

12/10/2020 - 18:18 pm

Two new Project Managers for Bronto Skylift

Bronto Skylift has appointed Jarmo Kokkola (pictured) and Juha Särkijärvi as project managers to oversee and develop the total order-to-delivery process. Jarmo Kokkola is a long-time Brontonian with 12 years of experience from engineering, product management and sales within the company. Juha Särkijärvi on the other hand is a new member of the Bronto Family […]

29/09/2020 - 14:41 pm

Paul Rankin appointed UK managing director of Nationwide Platforms

Paul Rankin has been appointed UK managing director of Nationwide Platforms with effect from 1 October 2020. He takes on the role from Don Kenny, who as Loxam Powered Access Division CEO has held the interim UK MD role of Nationwide Platforms since March. Rankin has been MD of Nationwide Platforms’ sister operation in the […]

23/09/2020 - 15:36 pm
Jeff Ward Pure Safety Group

New CEO for Pure Safety Group

Pure Safety Group (PSG), the world’s largest independent and training company, with headquarters in Houston, Texas, has named Jeff Ward as chief executive officer.  Previously president of the company’s international operations, Ward has spent the last 20 years in various marketing, sales, operations, and general management roles within premium industrial and consumer goods companies. Prior to […]

23/09/2020 - 14:02 pm

Italian crane manufacturer PM appoint two new senior roles

Leading Italian manufacturer of truck mounted hydraulic cranes PM S.p.A. has announced the appointment of Stefano Ghesini as sales director, Italy and the promotion of Marco Castiglione to export sales director.  Ghesini, who has an extensive knowledge of the PM product, will be tasked with consolidating existing business relationships and expanding the main distribution channels […]

17/09/2020 - 15:29 pm

New Issue

LHI November/December 2020

In this month's issue