Batteries represent the first maintenance cost item for electric machines. Their lifespan widely varies according to maintenance knowledge or bad habits – some are even replaced while they could function properly with a few corrective actions. Haulotte is addressing premature battery failure with Activ’Energy Management, technology, which combines a smart charger with water refilling solutions […]
Designed for working in challenging environments and tackling the most demanding projects, the HT16 RTJ O/PRO (HT46 RTJ O/PRO in North America) shares the same design and performance characteristics as the other models in the Haulotte RTJ range. Incorporating Haulotte safety standards and innovative design, the new telescopic boom provides a dual platform capacity along with […]
Skyjack has developed a digital product, Elevate Battery Management System (BMS), that is designed to help drive the battery health of a rental company’s fleet towards longer battery life. Extending battery life is a key goal for many rental companies as battery issues are one of the main drivers of service calls, and one of […]
Haulotte’s new Star 6 Crawler has been designed to give the operator easy access to all jobsites as it can be used on a range of terrains. The crawling system not only enables the mast to go over the roughest terrains, but also significantly reduces the ground pressure, which is essential for driving on sensitive […]
Haulotte is continuing to develop new accessories designed to enhance operators’ efficiency. In March, the group launched a variety of options designed to maximise productivity and safety while operating on Haulotte’s mobile elevating work platforms. Dust, sand, salt fog, humidity or fine particles may cause irreparable damage to booms. Haulotte has introduced two hostile environment […]
Snorkel says it is reaching above and beyond at ConExpo 2020 with the launch of the world’s largest self-propelled boom lift. Dubbed a ‘Mega Boom’, the new Snorkel 2100SJ telescopic boom lift reaches a maximum platform height of 210ft (64.0m), a horizontal outreach up to 100ft (30.4m) and an unrestricted platform capacity of 660lb. (300kg). […]
Edmonton, Canada-based Serious Labs, a leader in virtual reality (VR) solutions for training and operation of heavy equipment such as cranes and mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs), has launched a new airline module for MEWP operators as part of its latest software update. Now globally available, the module provides advanced hands-on training and assessment in […]
Haulotte is constantly striving to improve customer satisfaction. As digital technologies play an increasing role in construction projects, the company developed a BIM (Building Information Modelling) library accessible from Haulotte’s websites and the BIMobject Cloud. Building and infrastructure professionals can now download Haulotte’s BIM models to virtually create and manage projects. BIM can revolutionise how […]
Hy-Brid Lifts, an industry leader in high-quality, low-level access equipment, has brought lightweight technology to the 19ft lift market with the introduction of the Pro Series PS-1930. The 19ft scissor lift, the tallest model in the Hy-Brid line, offers notable features such as non-fold-down rails and the company’s LeakGuard – fluid containment system. The new […]
Palazzani launched showed a prototype of the Mini Crane RPG 2000 at Bauma 2019, the machine showed at GIS was at a more advanced production stage. Designed to be easily usable, transportable and manoeuvrable, the RPG 2000 allows the operator to lift loads in narrow spaces or difficult access, where a truck-mounted crane cannot operate. […]
20/10/2019 - 22:24 pm
LHI June 2020
In this month's issue
Add your voice to #GLAD20.
THE INSIDER : Jon Backes on building on strengths.
Look to the future of MEWPs.
FACE TIME: A world view from LEEA chairman, Richard Money.