Virtual reality airline maintenance module for MEWP operators

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 […]

25/02/2020 - 13:15 pm

Clearing up end-of-term rental disputes

An FLTA guide clarifies the difference between abuse and fair wear and tear. With more than 60% of all new trucks acquired on long term rental, it’s no surprise that there can be real issues when trucks are returned at the end of the term. According to Tim Waples, CEO of the Fork Lift Truck […]

24/02/2020 - 15:06 pm

Expertise on display

Yale will feature an all-electric truck line up at LogiMAT 2020. Yale experts will be on-hand to advise visitors on the optimum power solutions for their specific application. LogiMAT 2020 will see the European debut of the four-wheel electric counterbalance truck ERP15-35UX, which is a part of the range extension of trucks for low-intensity applications. […]

05/02/2020 - 10:08 am

An Xtreme trio: three new C-Class telehandlers launch at World of Concrete

Xtreme Manufacturing has launched three brand new rough terrain telehandler models on their booth at World of Concrete 2020.  The new C-class models, which expand the Xtreme product line up to 19 models, are the XR1347-C, XR1547-C and XR1555-C. Designed as a replacement for the 12,000lb capacity XR1245, the new XR1547-C can lift up to […]

04/02/2020 - 15:28 pm

JBT to demonstrate flexible stacking abilities at LogiMAT 2020

JBT, a leading global supplier of automatic guided vehicle (AGV) systems, will be showcasing the flexibility of its CB Series at this year’s LogiMAT, which takes place at the Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre on 10-12 March (Stand B21). With an increased need for safe, quick and reliable stacking of pallets, stillages and other large heavy […]

21/01/2020 - 14:25 pm
Products  >  MEWPs

Haulotte’s BIM Library is online

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 […]

21/01/2020 - 13:12 pm

LiftWise Introduces Single Man Folding Baskets for Service Cranes

The Diversified Products brand LiftWise has introduced its Single Man Folding Basket for service cranes. The basket is attached to the crane head using an adaptor that is specifically built for each customer’s make and model of crane. It provides fall arrest and fall protection, while helping to eliminate the need for ladders or climbing […]

13/01/2020 - 14:20 pm
Products  >  Hoist

GIS Launches Two Lightweight Entertainment Hoists for Mobile Use

Swiss electric chain hoist manufacturer GIS AG has launched two new lightweight D8 products, of 500kg and 1000kg capacity, for mobile use in the entertainment sector. As riggers continue to demand the lightest possible motors, the LPML and higher capacity LPL chain hoists are both capable of lifting over 40 times their own weight. The […]

09/01/2020 - 18:52 pm

Pettibone launches Traverse T1246X Telehandler

Pettibone has begun production of its Traverse T1246X telehandler, making it the third Traverse telehandler launched in the company’s X-Series line-up. The machine will be on show at the ConExpo exhibition held in Las Vegas in March. Pettibone says that the Traverse remains the only new telehandler on the market with an extendable, traversing boom […]

03/01/2020 - 12:09 pm
Products  >  MEWPs

Hy-Brid Lifts reveals new PS-1930 scissor

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 […]

02/01/2020 - 18:45 pm

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LHI October 2021

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