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Toyota Parts Distribution delivers with state-of-the-art warehousing

Toyota Australia is delivering more parts, faster and more efficiently than ever before with a new world-class warehousing and distribution centre in Melbourne. The new centre was opened last year, and together with existing facilities in Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin, provides Toyota with the largest automotive parts distribution operation in Australia storing more than 4.6 […]

06/8/2021 - 11:11 AM
Products  >  Hoist

Next generation Quad Pawl chain hoist technology

Incorporating William Hackett’s patented quad pawl (QP) mechanism, the new WH C4 QP is the latest addition to the company’s chain hoist range aimed at the onshore industry. Ben Burgess, director at William Hackett says, “Innovation based on a detailed understanding of lifting applications is at the heart of what we do, and this latest […]

06/7/2021 - 3:08 PM

Keeping  overhead cranes in line

Overhead cranes are the workhorses of industry, lifting, shifting and moving heavy items around the clock. If the cranes stop, industry stops, so uptime is vital. Cranes that are straight, square and aligned properly experience lower repair costs, optimum safety and superior levels of uptime and performance. To keep cranes on the straight and narrow, […]

06/2/2021 - 12:47 PM

Sparrows Group secures lifting inspection and maintenance contract with Chevron Australia

Sparrows Group (Sparrows), the engineering and maintenance services specialist for the global energy and industrial sectors, has secured a contract with Chevron Australia for work on the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas facilities. Sparrows will support the safety and reliability of Chevron’s onshore and offshore lifting operations by providing inspection and maintenance services for cranes […]

05/26/2021 - 12:10 PM

Hyster introduces operator assist technology

A package of technologies has been introduced by Hyster, which are designed to reinforce proper lift truck operation by automatically adjusting truck performance based on real-time equipment status, location and operating conditions. The Hyster Reaction solution uses technology developed from an investment of over 29,000 hours of research and development time in cooperation with one […]

05/20/2021 - 6:44 PM

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LHA May/June 2021

In this month's issue

Featured News

05/5/2021 - 6:10 PM

Opinion Pieces

Determined to raise standards

A requirement for high standards makes us who we are, says Justin Boehm, member engagement manager for Australia at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA).   The way in which the Covid-19 pandemic has affected companies will vary widely depending on the sectors in which they operate.  The fact that we all face different risks […]

03/22/2021 - 10:32 PM

Prioritise compliance

Think about what’s more important: where a product is from or its compliance with relevant standards.   Brace yourself: as good as Aussie-made product is, 90% of the lifting and rigging gear sold in Australia is imported from Europe, the States, Asia, or elsewhere. Much less product is manufactured here than people think. That’s why so […]

03/22/2021 - 10:28 PM