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Australian PSI reports a stronger month of recovery in February

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Services Index (Australian PSI) rose 1.5 points in February to 55.8 – the highest monthly result since June 2018 – with the recovery following the Covid-19 recession of 2020 gaining in strength (results above 50 points indicate expansion, with the distance from 50 points indicating the strength of […]

03/5/2021 - 12:45 PM

Kito hoists on retired Antarctic observation vessel

Following the successful careers of the Soya and Fuji, Shirase (AGB-5002) was the third-generation Japanese Antarctic observation vessel. During its service, the ship made 25 round trips between Japan and the Antarctic continent, docking at the Showa base a record 24 times. Decommissioned in July 2008, since May 2010 the ship has been permanently docked […]

03/5/2021 - 1:02 PM

Back up with confidence

JLG’s Skytrak telehandlers are now available with a new multi-reverse camera system, which provides operators with an all-round view when backing up. This optional feature increases job site awareness by displaying multiple views from behind the machine – left, right, and rear. The SkyTrak multi-reverse camera system can be used for day or night operation […]

03/2/2021 - 1:28 PM
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Portal open for LEEA awards 2021

LEEA has opened the portal for entries for the 2021Awards Winners will be revealed and presentations will take place during the LEEA Awards dinner on 5 November 2021 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London. Lifting Industry, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) members who have done the most to raise standards have […]

03/2/2021 - 11:57 AM

Trim and terrific with Toyota Forklifts

A Western Australia motor trimming business has regularly grown its exclusively Toyota Material Handling forklift fleet as it commensurately expanded over the last decade. Modern Motor Trimmers, located in the south-eastern Perth suburb of Welshpool, started out in general trimming and the restoration of vehicle seats, later becoming the exclusive Western Australia agent for ISRI […]

02/22/2021 - 8:49 PM

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LHA Jan/Feb 2021

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02/5/2021 - 1:41 PM

Opinion Pieces

Closer to home

The pandemic has taught us the importance of greater local autonomy says Justin Boehm, member engagement manager for Australia at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). The Covid pandemic continues to dominate the agenda as we start 2021. The good news for our region is that the policy of suppressing the virus is resulting in […]

02/22/2021 - 9:09 PM

Head for heights

When working at height, it is important to be properly trained and consult the experts, says Ashley Thacker of Ranger Lifting. I was talking to height safety expert James Moule, of LINQ Height Safety, recently. Our conversation was two-sided in that much of it was positive, about the progress Australian industry has made in height […]

02/22/2021 - 9:06 PM