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Report shows China’s factory activity is stabilising

According to a recent report, China’s manufacturing output in March rebounded from the previous month’s record low. The Caixin China manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI), which focuses on smaller, private manufacturers, moved into positive territory last month. The PMI is a diffusion index incorporating survey results conducted on manufacturing firms throughout the country. The modest, […]

04/9/2020 - 12:14 PM

Dingli’s 22m RT scissor gets an upgrade

Elevated work platform manufacturer Zhejiang Dingli Machinery Co., Ltd. has made an addition to its JCPT2223RTB model launched in October of last year. The new JCPT2223DC, includes all of the features of the RTB with the exception of a 620Ah lead acid battery which offers more than eight hours working time at full power. The […]

04/9/2020 - 12:37 AM

Australian glass supplier receives customised Konecrane CXT

Konecranes has supplied Australia’s largest glass supplier Viridian, with a modified 5t CXT crane to handle operations at its glass trading centre. The CXT range of wire rope hoist cranes come in two pre-designed packages and are designed for industrial workplaces where a lifting capacity of up to 80 tons is required. The Viridian Trade […]

04/8/2020 - 10:28 AM

New Hybrid Power Approach Enabled by EnerSys Battery Solutions

The new NexSys battery portfolio, including NexSys PURE and NexSys iON batteries was recently showcased at MODEX 2020.   Engineered with the latest generation of proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) and advanced Lithium-ion (Li-ion) technologies, both NexSys batteries are designed to deliver simple, more productive, predictable power for a wide range of material handling applications, no matter the size […]

04/5/2020 - 7:06 PM

Roy Hill boosts mine safety with Verton’s Everest 6

Iron ore mine Roy Hill in Western Australia’s Pilbara region has purchased leading smart technology company Verton Australia’s remote-controlled load orientation system the Everest 6, which is designed to dramatically improve safety in crane operations. Brisbane-based Verton has developed the Everest Series machines for all crane operations with a load-management system that eliminates the need […]

04/5/2020 - 5:11 PM

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LHA March/April 2020

In this month's issue

Featured News

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Opinion Pieces

Shock Loading

Rigging gear is particularly vulnerable in the event of shock loading. To begin to understand shock loading, we need to accept the definitions of ‘shock’ (a sudden or surprising event or occurrence) and ‘loading’ (the application of a load or force). Put the two together and we’ve got a scenario where a crane, hoist and […]

12/3/2019 - 4:55 PM

Help us help our veterans  

Australian Defence Force veterans are ideal candidates for lifting industry employers, says Justin Boehm, Member Engagement Manager for Australia at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). It was great to see LEEA CEO Ross Moloney pay members in Australia and New Zealand another visit during October. One of topics of discussion was the 75:75 military […]

12/3/2019 - 4:51 PM

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