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Global Gravity and Verton become partners in offshore safety

Two international innovators in heavy lifting are joining forces to improve safety on offshore platforms. Global Gravity has engaged Verton to be the agent in Australia for its world-first TTRS, Tubular Transport Running System – TubeLock. This all-in-one pipe handling system allows all loading and preparation to be done onshore, making offshore handling smarter and […]

11/25/2020 - 12:40 PM

New Toyota material handling equipment for Zip Water

Iconic Australian brand, Zip Water, has acquired a substantial fleet of new Toyota material handling equipment to support its expanded production line.  From humble beginnings, the company now exports its drinking water systems to more than 70 countries, yet still manufactures locally, out of its factory in Condell Park in Sydney’s west. Glenn Bucknell, Zip […]

11/30/2020 - 5:59 PM
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Snorkel showcases two new China-built models at Bauma China

Snorkel showed its expanded China-built product line with two new models at the bi-annual Bauma China exhibition held on 24 – 27 November in Shanghai. From its 3000sqm production facility in Jintan, Jiangsu Province, China, Snorkel began assembly in 2017 of two electric slab scissor lift models, the Snorkel S3219E and S4732E.  This was followed […]

11/27/2020 - 8:21 AM

TMHA launches high-tonnage, electric Traigo forklifts

Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has added four new counterbalanced forklifts to its line-up. Introducing the 9FBMT Traigo, which is a heavy-duty, electric, counterbalanced forklift with 6, 7 and 8t  load-carrying capacities. The four models are named 9FBM60T, 9FBM70T, 9FBM80T and 9FBH80T, designating their 6, 7 and 8t load-bearing capabilities. Previously, TMHA’s dedicated battery-electric models […]

11/27/2020 - 7:35 AM
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Sinoboom launches a hybrid MEWP and other new products at Bauma China

Sinoboom has launched a hybrid articulating boom lift, AB18HJ, at Bauma China 2020, marking a transition into the manufacture of bi-energy access equipment by a Chinese original equipment manufacturer. AB18HJ provides lower emissions, reduced fuel consumption of more than 30% compared to diesel alone and longer endurance with up to one week’s operation from a […]

11/26/2020 - 6:20 PM

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September/October 2020

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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