MEWP VR simulator approved for PAL card renewals

Serious Labs, a global leader in virtual reality (VR) heavy equipment training simulators and blended learning solutions, has achieved another world first. After a rigorous review process, its mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) virtual reality (VR) operator training simulator was approved by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) for renewals of its Powered Access License […]

03/10/2021 - 12:35 pm

Genie’s free online site supervisor certification during National Safety week

Each year during the first week of May, Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) National Safety Stand-Down week raises fall hazard awareness across the US in an effort to end fall fatalities and injuries on construction sites. In support of this important initiative, and as part of the Genie brand’s commitment to safety, during Safety […]

27/04/2021 - 12:03 pm
Haulotte Africa

Haulotte resumes face-to-face training in Africa 

Haulotte Africa relies on a wide distributor network to provide a high level of local service across multiple countries. To support its distributors’ specific technical needs the company delivered a training course this month (March), to Premium Group, a capital goods distribution company in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Premium Group’s staff benefited from an in-depth […]

25/03/2021 - 14:36 pm

MEWP technician apprenticeship in high demand

The first wave of inductions to a new specialist apprenticeship aimed at certifying MEWP technicians that was developed with assistance from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is complete, with ten places now confirmed. The Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Technician apprenticeship was developed to meet growing demand in the hire and maintenance […]

14/02/2021 - 14:38 pm
Nationwide Platforms Apprenticeships

Nationwide Platforms celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with a dozen new opportunities

Nationwide Platforms one of the leading powered access rental companies in the UK, has opened applications for six engineering apprentices and six driver operator apprentices who will be trained to work with the wide range of machines that make up their 13,000 strong fleet of rental equipment.  The Nationwide Platforms engineering apprenticeship is a three […]

09/02/2021 - 22:48 pm

AITT goes digital

The UK’s Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT) has launched a series of free electronic test forms to its members as a faster, more efficient alternative to physical paperwork. The digital PDFs are designed to ensure AITT members have access to up-to-date resources that allow them to cut down on paper use and minimise contact […]

17/12/2020 - 17:19 pm
Kirsty Parkin
News  >  People

Women who lift – GGR’s female crane operators

Leading lifting solutions specialists, GGR Group, have recently recruited their second female crane operator as part of their ongoing commitment to bring more women into construction. Kirsty Parkin, long standing operator and Appointed Person at GGR Group and Olivia Rollinson, their newest female operator, have been involved in some of the biggest and most prestigious […]

03/12/2020 - 16:09 pm
Loxam Haulotte

Haulotte supports Loxam Group France with training for electric equipment 

With its recent investment in the Haulotte HA20 LE PRO, a 20m electric all-terrain articulating boom, the Loxam Group welcomed specialised training from Haulotte to support their sales and technical teams in this transition of its aerial work platforms. The training will equip the Loxam sales teams with a comprehensive understanding of the benefits of […]

30/11/2020 - 13:34 pm

New lifting engineering apprenticeship opportunity for training providers

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), the leading trade organisation for the global lifting sector, is calling on training providers in England to submit a funding proposal for the new Level 3 standard, Lifting Equipment Technician Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship has completed all its stages: the standard is written and LEEA has been appointed as an […]

12/11/2020 - 13:27 pm

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LHI October 2021

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