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IPAF appoints new CEO and Managing Director

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has appointed Peter Douglas as its new CEO and managing director, following a thorough recruitment process that attracted almost 50 applicants from around the world. The new CEO & MD will take up post on 1 December 2019 and will be based in the UK. Most recently Douglas was […]

11/1/2019 - 11:10 AM
Products  >  Hoist

Air hoist suits flammable environments

Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation will begin selling its new TCH air hoist in Japan on 8 November. Powered by compressed air, the air-hoist product has no motor to burn out and is much safer in flammable environments so can be used in broad range of applications. Kito says that by having no […]

11/5/2019 - 9:30 AM

Verton Australia appoints national sales manager

Lifting and orientation solutions specialist, Verton Australia, has appointed Adam Wallace as its National sales manager, in response to interest in the company’s R-Series load management system for crane safety. R-Series was developed in Queensland with state and federal government support. Verton’s managing director, Trevor Bourne, said that Wallace joins the company after working for […]

10/30/2019 - 9:25 AM

First days of Skyjack’s Shitbox Rally

LHA is proud to be a sponsor of Skyjack’s entry in the biannual Shitbox Rally raising money for Cancer charities. Team 19ft High Club is be taking place in the current event driving its “Shitbox” 3614km between Melbourne and Townsville. The Shitbox Rally is not a race, rather a challenge to drive cars worth just […]

10/23/2019 - 11:02 AM
Products  >  EWPs

Sinoboom launches 48m boom

Sinoboom is launching a 48.6m working height boom at Apex Asia. Visitors to the show held on 23 26 October at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China, can see the GTZZ46J articulating boom lift – believed to be the highest-reach machine of this type in the world. The GTZZ46J has a maximum horizontal […]

10/20/2019 - 7:53 PM

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People - appointments

Engineers Australia welcome new CEO

09/9/2019 - 12:59 PM

Opinion Pieces

Supporting Australia’s defence boom

Government investment in the defence sector is creating a substantial domestic end-user market that will increasingly need to call on the support of Australia’s lifting industry. To ensure that the high levels of quality and safety demanded in defence are met, it is crucial that procurement teams in the sector look to LEEA members, says […]

10/2/2019 - 6:27 AM

People Development: Five Golden Rules

In the second part of a mini series about building a team, Ashley Thacker presents five important elements of a successful, long-term people development program. My last column in Lift & Hoist Australasia (LHA) magazine focussed on recruitment techniques and closed with references to the importance of nurturing talent and helping people grow in line […]

10/2/2019 - 6:23 AM

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