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The Crosby Group and Kito Corporation to combine businesses

Complementary geographic footprints and product portfolios as well as a shared commitment to safety, reliability, and innovation will support safer and more efficient lifting operations globally The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting and rigging, and Kito Corporation, a leading material handling manufacturer with 90 years of experience in the development and production of […]

05/16/2022 - 10:54 AM

Jungheinrich acquires ITS Forklifts

Jungheinrich has acquired Industrial Truck Sales New Zealand Forklifts (ITS Forklifts) and establishes its 41st sales unit in New Zealand. The company will distribute its entire portfolio through the existing sales network and local partners in New Zealand. With the new location, Jungheinrich is strengthening its global market presence to support customers and partners in […]

05/15/2022 - 2:34 PM
News  >  Training

TMHA welcomes 15 new forklift apprentices into training program

Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has welcomed one of its biggest crops of forklift technician apprentices in its 2022 Annual Apprentice Intake, with 15 new inductees brought into the program. As ever, competition for spots in the Annual Apprentice Intake were extremely fierce, with the 15 apprentices chosen from a field of around 875 applicants. […]

05/15/2022 - 1:55 PM
Products  >  Hoist

Kito PWB Introduces Kito RY Series Wire Rope Hoists

Kito PWB has introduced their new Kito RY Series Wire Rope Hoists. Designed for safety, reliability and performance, these low headroom wire rope hoists have an M5 duty rating for any heavy-duty lifting demand. The standard configurations are certified and conformed to Australian Standard AS 1418. The RY Series Wire Rope Hoist provides high lifting […]

05/10/2022 - 4:49 PM

Ahern Australia joins forces with Ausa to distribute its all-terrain machines

Ahern Group, the parent company of Ahern Rentals, Snorkel and Xtreme Manufacturing, among other divisions, has signed an agreement with Ausa, the manufacturer of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles to distribute its dumpers, all-terrain forklifts and telehandlers in Australia. This means that Ahern Group and Ausa have now joined forces to consolidate their presence in the […]

05/4/2022 - 8:36 PM

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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