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New entry-level EFG models from Jungheinrich

Jungheinrich is launching two new series of robust electric forklift trucks worldwide. The new EFG forklifts, made in the plant in Qingpu, China, are cost-effective entry-level models for classic transport and stacking tasks between 1.6 and 3t. From now on, in addition to Jungheinrich’s well-known high-performance electric forklifts, the company will also be offering its […]

09/13/2022 - 1:25 PM

New RTG cranes for ICTSI Mexico

In order to further streamline operations Contecon Manzanillo (CMSA), International Container Terminal Services, Inc’s business unit operating at the Port of Manzanillo, is adding four new state-of-the-art rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to its landside equipment fleet. Seamless transit of cargo is important at Mexico’s largest port especially considering the port’s status as the preferred […]

09/13/2022 - 12:41 PM

Haihua made 30% savings due to MyCrane 

Beijing-based Haihua Industry Group, involved in the production and trade of chemical industry products and equipment for the oil and energy sectors, made use of MyCrane’s innovative online crane rental platform to get better access to equipment, and make substantial savings. MyCrane is a Dubai-based digital disruptor for the cranes and construction industries, currently celebrating […]

09/1/2022 - 12:51 PM

Signs of manufacturing slowing in August

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) dropped 3.2 points to 49.3 in August, indicating a slight contraction (readings below 50 points indicate contraction in activity, with lower results indicating a faster rate of contraction). This is the first time the index has contracted since January 2022 following the Omicron outbreak. […]

09/1/2022 - 12:31 PM

Sinoboom Australia general manager appointed

Sinoboom Australia’s position is being further enhanced by the appointment, of Mitch Ely as new general manager. Mitch joined the Sinoboom Australia team early in 2022 as national operations manager, bringing with him an impressive track record in the international access-equipment industry, and strong professional connections across the sector. During this time he has been […]

09/1/2022 - 12:01 PM

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LHA July/Aug 2022

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Featured News

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Associations & Trade Bodies

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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