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Ruthmann acquired by Time

Time Manufacturing Company (Time) has agreed to acquire Ruthmann, a manufacturer of aerial work platforms based in Germany. Time is a global designer, manufacturer, and distributor of aerial lifts primarily for the electric utility, telecommunications, infrastructure, and forestry sectors. Time goes to market via several brands, including the Versalift line of aerial lifts and digger […]

01/14/2021 - 8:33 PM

Kalmar extends terminal automation partnership with Nokia

Nokia and Kalmar will combine their communications and cargo handling technology expertise in new, joint go-to-market ventures, integrated solutions development and research collaboration. The companies will expand their ongoing collaboration to provide new solutions for ports and intermodal terminal operators, which want to automate operations and achieve greater productivity. Jochen Apel, vice president of transportation, […]

01/12/2021 - 1:05 PM

Sinoboom Australia head office opens

Following the launch of the Sinoboom Australia subsidiary in October 2020, the head office in Melbourne has now opened officially, acting as the hub for national operations. The new facility, located in the Hallam area of the city, is stocked with a full range of electric-drive scissor lifts with platform heights from 13 to 40ft […]

01/11/2021 - 6:45 PM

New range of electric balancers from Zasche Handling

Designed to help operators position and transport loads up to 100kg precisely and effortlessly, the Electro-Balancer (E-Balancer) from Zasche Handling is a versatile tool suited to a broad range of heavy-duty industrial applications. Zasche Handling, a leading provider of load handling technology says it offers manufacturers the opportunity to both enhance productivity and workplace safety. […]

01/11/2021 - 6:25 PM
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LEEA recognises global achievement with its Academy Awards

Celebrating students who have achieved the highest of standards in learning and development the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA)  Academey Awards for 2020 were presented during a special Zoom event on 17 December 2020. The annual Academy Awards scheme acknowledges the achievements of the Association’s global learners and is an important contributor to LEEA’s drive […]

01/11/2021 - 4:41 PM

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November/December 2020

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Opinion Pieces

Perfect Ten

Seven things we have learnt in the last six months—and three things we would tell our pre-Covid selves. The best companies have treated this year as an opportunity; we are no different. It’s evident that businesses that were able to take decisive action eight months ago are better off now. It was important not to […]

12/7/2020 - 11:26 AM

A clear vision for Australasian lifting  

Steven Flint, founder and CEO of The Rigging Shed in Western Australia, will be speaking for the members as he takes his place on the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Board as Regional Director – Australia. In 1992 I travelled to the UK and worked for Bristol Wire Rope – then a Bridon company, where […]

12/7/2020 - 11:16 AM