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Upcoming LEEA chairman , Kat Moss, sets technology intentions

In January 2022 Kat Moss will succeed Richard Money as the chairman of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) – Oliver Auston moves into her previous role of vice chairman. Moss, who has been a member of the board for almost six years, paid tribute to Richard Money, who ends a tenure as LEEA chairman […]

12/2/2021 - 5:52 PM

Airpes acquired by the Crosby Group

The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting, rigging, and load securement hardware has acquired Airpes Sistemas Integrales de Manutencion Y Pesaje S.L. (Airpes). Airpes, based in Barcelona, Spain, is a leader in developing and manufacturing innovative lifting, handling, and weighing solutions for customers in the wind energy and industrial markets.  Airpes’ highly engineered solutions, […]

12/2/2021 - 5:08 PM

Mild manufacturing rebound in November

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) rose by 4.4 points to 54.8 in November – the first month of improvement following three months of flat results for the Australian PMI (readings above 50 points indicate expansion in activity, with higher results indicating a faster rate of expansion). All activity indexes […]

12/1/2021 - 6:10 PM

Tim Ekert is Verton’s new CEO

Verton is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Ekert as chief executive officer of Verton, effective 1 November 2021. Although Ekert has been acting in the role for some time as part of a structured succession plan, his appointment has only just been formalised. Ekert will replace the current CEO, Trevor Bourne, who will […]

12/1/2021 - 5:28 PM
Products  >  EWPs

Snorkel upgrades mid-size telescopic boom line

All Snorkel’s mid-size telescopic boom lift models will now feature a new dual envelope design as standard, delivering higher lifting capacities on all six models. The Snorkel 400S, 460SJ, 600S, 660SJ and 600S and 660SJ All-Terrain have been fitted with a newly designed, globally-compliant jib boom. Measuring 5 ft. 6 in. (1.67m), the new jib […]

11/20/2021 - 3:52 PM

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LHA Sept/Oct 2021

In this month's issue

Featured News

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Opinion Pieces

Understanding AGV’s: Meeting the growing demand for logistics applications

Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs) refer to a range of driverless transportation robots – for example, computer-controlled materials handling vehicles. These vehicles are programmed to transport materials through designated pickup and delivery routines within a facility. The AGV sector is constantly expanding, and these machines are commonly used in fields such as logistics and intralogistics. Martin […]

07/23/2021 - 3:54 PM

Lifting end user burden of responsibility

It is vital that mangers in end user sectors understand the consequences of non-compliance with lifting regulations and their responsibilities says Justin Boehm, member engagement manager for Australia at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). Safety is paramount in any lifting operation because, whether you are an operator or a handler, tasks are often very […]

06/15/2021 - 8:49 PM