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 […]
Reid Lifting is launching Porta Base, a brand new lightweight, portable solution for safely lifting people and goods in confined spaces, and for façade and roof top maintenance. Previewed at last year’s LiftEx event in Milton Keynes where it generated a huge amount of interest, it sets what Reid are calling ‘a new benchmark’ in […]
The Caldwell Group Inc. will stage the latest in its new series of webinars – ‘Who is RUD and What Does RUD Offer?’ – this Friday (26 June) at 11 a.m. ET. For over two years, Rockford, Illinois-based Caldwell and the RUD Group have united their sales and marketing activities in North America for material […]
BKT has added two new tyre models to the Maglift range, which is designed specifically for forklifts. They are the Maglift Eco and the Maglift Premium. Maglift Eco is made with two layers of rubber compound and has a special shape and very wide lugs to provide high levels of stability and load distribution. Among […]
Swarm Intelligence (SI) and bio-inspired computing have attracted great interest in almost every area of science and engineering, including robotics, over the last two decades. Agilox Autonomous Mobile Robots are substantially saving costs by applying Artificial Swarm Intelligence. A manufacturer of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), Agilox directs most of its effort into developing one of […]
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 […]
To address concerns about the introduction and spread of COVID-19 at customer workplaces, Hyster-Yale Group is introducing a virus safety initiative for lift trucks. Developed in partnership with its nationwide dealer network for the company’s Yale and Hysterlift truck brands, HY-Shield Clean is a lift truck sanitisation program designed to help keep facility personnel safe […]
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 […]
Hyster Company has launched the new H155-170FTS series – a 15,500 to 17,000lb capacity, sit-down, counterbalanced truck – specifically designed for optimum manoeuvrability in tight, crowded outdoor storage environments. “With businesses facing increased inventory but no extra real estate, they need to make the most of available space with maximum storage density,” says Josh Eby, […]
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LHI June 2020
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