Latest Articles

Kalmar’s ChargePod brings the charge to the forklift

ChargePod, from Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is a containerised charging solution designed to address growing demand for cost-effective mobile outdoor charging solutions. It is suitable for customers such as sawmills, where large parts of the operations are outside, meaning that space is at a premium. The Kalmar ChargePod provides a complete charging station inside a […]

10/14/2020 - 6:36 PM

Still takes RX 60 electric family to 5t capacity

The latest members of Still’s RX60 family of electric forklifts offer capacities from 3.5 to 5t. For the first time, customers who primarily handle loads indoors, but also have to transport heavy loads outdoors, can also benefit from the electrifying advantages of the RX 60 series. In addition to its agility, manoeuvrability and high driving […]

10/14/2020 - 7:35 PM

The companies Konecranes and Cargotec plan to merge

Planned merger for Cargotec and Konecranes have signed an agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies. It is anticipated that the merged companies will be well positioned to lead the industry shift towards increased sustainability based on intelligent solutions, by being a lifecycle partner for its customers and prioritising safety in all […]

10/12/2020 - 10:25 PM

New QHSE role at EnerMech

James Cassin has been appointed as the quality, health, safety and environment QHSE director at EnerMech. This is a new role at the company and reflects its commitment to pursuing a quality-driven agenda across its global business EnerMech specialises in providing integrated supply, operations, maintenance and engineering solutions in its core services of cranes and […]

10/12/2020 - 6:28 PM

Jumbo Korea has a new MD

From 1 November 2020, Ki Jun Park, managing director of Jumbo Korea, hands over the management to Jason Hwang. Park will continue as an advisor to the board, ensuring that Jumbo will be able to draw on his extensive knowledge and experience of the Asian heavy lift market. Park started Jumbo’s Korean office 23 years […]

10/12/2020 - 3:16 PM

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September/October 2020

In this month's issue

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Opinion Pieces

Lifting compatibility

Ross Johnson, manager of Dynamic Rigging Hire, one of Melbourne’s leading rigging equipment hire companies speaks to LHA about the need to unify the design of precast lifting clutches used to hoist concrete elements Ross Johnson, manager of Dynamic Rigging Hire believes that the design of precast lifting clutches used to hoist concrete elements is, […]

10/12/2020 - 11:02 PM

Take a load off your mind

Recently I’ve seen a number of issues surrounding compliance with standards and items of equipment, particularly chain slings, which are not being inspected accordingly. In one recent example, a lifting equipment testing and inspection company refused to certify sets of chain slings, which were bought at an auction without any brand markings.  In this case […]

09/29/2020 - 8:26 PM