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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After the launch of the JF365 Jekko has introduced a further, model with greater lifting capacity, which remains within the overall dimensions of a “non-oversized” transporter. The new crawler crane features all the characteristics of the F990 by Fassi. “That’s how the JF990 has been developed as a winning bet,” says Alberto Franceschini, export sales […]
The pewag levo clamp LC has been awarded second place in the “LEEA Awards Innovative product of the year” category, at this year’s LiftEx 2019 in London. The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) award recognised that the pewag levo clamp LC is a unique tool, describing a new generation of load handling. It is a […]
Columbus McKinnon, leading supplier of motion control products today announced the availability of new CE compliant Magnetek brand Tandem Crane Radio Remote Control Systems for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). This easily programmed radio remote control system is the ideal solution for applications requiring two crane systems to operate in conjunction with one […]
Verlinde’s new electric chain hoists have been two years in development aligning manufacturing technology and market needs. The Eurochain VX electric hoists are designed for loads between 63 and 10,000kg coupled with improved toughness and power for high levels of dependability. The hoists come with various devices as standard including: an up/down electrical safety limit […]
William Hackett, a world-leader in the development and manufacture of offshore lifting hoists and chains, has launched the SSL5, incorporating its patented quad pawl (QP) mechanism. The company says that it is the safest and most efficient offshore and subsea lever hoist in the world. Ben Burgess, director at William Hackett says, “It’s a piece […]
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LHI November/December 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: industry’s eminent leaders to tell us about their year.
The Insider: Doug Stitt, of The Caldwell Group Inc, says don’t waste time over things you can’t control.
MEWP spiders – adoption and product development trends.