Our challenge is an eternal one. The wrestle with gravity. It was here before us, and it will outlive all of us. I feel a burden of responsibility heading up our 75 year old association. As well as to the current and future membership, the initial aspirations of LEEA’s Founding Fathers weighs heavily on […]
The nature of the lifting industry is that it is actually a collection of a wide range of specialist industries which coalesce around the single act of fighting gravity. Designers, manufacturers, inspectors, fitters, engineers; the list of front line occupations in our industry goes on and on. Before you even think of the numerous support […]
Ross Moloney CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineeris Association (LEEA) recommends being light on your feet and adapting plans quickly when circumstances change. What a surprise to be asked to write something about leadership. This either means that I’m doing something right, or instead something very wrong, and there’s a hint of irony in the […]
A general lack of understanding over ‘one trip’ and low quality slings is threatening safety in the construction, timber and steel sectors as well as in ports and docks, warns Dave Cormack, board member of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). The term ‘One Trip Sling’ is given to a sling that has been designed […]
Ross Moloney CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) looks at the role that technological innovation is having on the future of the lifting industry. Our industry tends to fly under the radar but it has been around for thousands of years. Much of what the lifting equipment industry does has not changed […]
22/10/2019 - 13:11 pm
In this month's issue
VR simulation training.
Joel Cox, THE INSIDER, says keep testing.
Celebrating Forklift Truck Safety Day.
Brett Woodland, AWRF president brings technical expertise to sales.