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Industry welcomes appointment of JSA Commissioner

The national employer association Ai Group, has welcomed the announcement of Professor Barney Glover AO as the inaugural commissioner of Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA). Ai Group chief executive, Innes Willox, said, “JSA has an enormous task ahead in building a strong evidence base to help identify, develop and grow the workforce that Australia will […]

02/12/2024 - 1:55 PM
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Yoke achieves LEEA accredited training status

Following an extensive and in-depth audit and review of trainers and training materials, Steven Hong, chairman, announced that the Yoke Training Department had achieved LEEA accredited training status for its “Safe Use and Application Training” of lifting components. “We are delighted to receive this honour from LEEA and it reflects on the great teamwork of […]

01/5/2024 - 9:39 AM

Australian Boom & Scissor Lift acquired by Charles Wilson

UK equipment rental giant Charles Wilson has increased its global footprint, with the self-funded acquisition of Australian Boom & Scissor Lift (ABS) in Sydney, New South Wales. The family-owned company, which purchased West Yorkshire-based MTS Plant Hire earlier this year and M&J Hire in 2022, continues to expand geographically and in the range of equipment […]

11/9/2023 - 12:03 PM

Boost in Q3 revenues and profit for Hyster-Yale

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc has reported that third-quarter 2023 lift truck revenues increased 19% to $1001.2 million over 2022 the same period in 2022 while consolidated unit shipments increased 5% to 25,700. Revenue growth was led by a significant increase in Americas unit and parts volumes combined with the favourable effect of previously implemented price […]

11/1/2023 - 1:29 PM

Sadleirs Transport enhances operational efficiency with TMHA

A family-owned logistics and packaging company has further refined its supply chain logistics with the help of Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) forklifts and technologies.   Sadleirs Transport, headquartered in Perth, Australia, recently entered a partnership with TMHA for material handling equipment in its facilities across the country, renting a broad fleet of small and […]

11/1/2023 - 12:17 PM

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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