Yale brings advantages of lithium-ion power to heavy-duty applications

Yale Materials Handling Corporation breaks new ground with factory integrated, high-voltage lithium-ion power in 15,500 to 19,000lb capacity sit-down counterbalanced lift trucks. The Yale ERP155-170SVNL, ERP175VNL36 and ERP190VNL provide a zero-emission alternative with performance comparable to an internal combustion engine in high-capacity indoor and outdoor applications. “Environmental considerations are an increasingly important focus for all […]

09/09/2020 - 16:08 pm

Safer Work with cameras for compact machinery

Backup cameras were initially a popular option for larger machinery such as wheel loaders, dump trucks and excavators. The size of this machinery creates blind spots, which can be brought into view by cameras. Camera solutions are now becoming increasingly popular for compact machinery due to the significant safety improvements they bring to worksites. A […]

07/09/2020 - 14:00 pm

New empty container handler operator training simulation from CM Labs

CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training simulators, has launched an immersive new training pack for empty container handler (ECH) operators. It is believed to be the only ECH training solution on the market that allows operators to experience the effects of unbalanced loads and other causes of machine instability. This capability is due to […]

07/09/2020 - 10:26 am

Pre-engineered Spanmaster enclosed workstation crane systems

TC/American Crane Company has launched the Spanmaster pre-engineered, enclosed track, workstation cranes. Available in both freestanding and ceiling mounted designs, Spanmaster systems have a capacity range from 250lb to 4400lb. Most importantly, Spanmaster combines an ergonomic enclosed track bridge with a non-proprietary wide-flange or other runway systems and a range of motion features.  TC/American Crane […]

01/09/2020 - 13:09 pm

Combi-IMSC: tailor-made for midsized intermodal sites

Combilift, the Irish manufacturer of a wide range of handling solutions, first focussed its attention on the container sector in 2010 when it launched its Combi-SC Straddle Carrier range. It has since developed a number of variants of this economical and flexible alternative to other heavy handling equipment, the latest of which is the Combilift […]

12/08/2020 - 17:43 pm

The Excalibur forklift service lift

In 1993 Handling Specialty acquired the manufacturing rights to the Forklift Service platform called Excalibur. This unit is suitable for warehouses and factories, which employ a number of forklifts. The ability to service and maintain your own fleet of forklift trucks is a valuable resource when running an efficient operation. The Excalibur reduces downtime by […]

12/08/2020 - 16:27 pm

Electric wheel brake for cranes under heavy duty

Pintsch Bubenzer has launched a new, environmentally friendly electric wheel brake – the BRBe – for electric overhead traveling (EOT) cranes at ports and steel mills, and other heavy duty applications. The BRBe is currently available for cranes with wheels from 500mm (19.68in) to 1000mm (39.37in) diameter and wheel flange widths from 160mm (6.29in) to […]

04/08/2020 - 11:57 am

SPX650 – all the cranes you need

Jekko has launched the latest addition to its range, SPX650, the 5t minicrane with a maximum reachable height of 23.5m (with jib) which includes several innovations and which Jekko expects to become a flagship model. Because of the experience gained over the last two years with SPX532 and SPX1280, Jekko could combine the best features […]

03/08/2020 - 20:23 pm

Pyroban launches Blue EX Spot for ATEX forklift trucks

Pyroban has launched Blue EX Spot, a driving path warning system for ATEX compliant lift trucks operating in Zone 1, 2, 21 and 22 hazardous areas. One light covers all Zones. “Blue EX Spot is an off-the-shelf explosion proof blue spot light that can be fitted to any existing Pyroban equipment already working in the […]

29/07/2020 - 10:03 am

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LHI October 2020

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