Latest Articles

Corvus Energy to supply batteries for new fuel-efficient hybrid port cranes

Corvus Energy is very pleased to announce that we have been selected by CCCC Shanghai Equipment Engineering (CCCCSEE) and ZPMC to supply Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for 25 new battery-hybrid Rubber Tyre Gantry (RTG) cranes. The battery-hybrid RTG cranes will be deployed by the South Carolina Port Authority (SCPA), where they are expected to reduce […]

01/13/2020 - 10:36 AM

Haulotte supplies scissors to Thai Airways

MEWPs are often used for aircraft maintenance or repair and Haulotte has met their needs by providing them efficient and safe lifting equipment. Haulotte’s Singapore subsidiary has delivered several H12 SX scissor lifts to Thai Airways in Thailand. Aircraft maintenance is highly regulated – the H12SX is suitable for high access applications and provides high […]

01/14/2020 - 4:01 PM

Australia’s first Waste to Energy plant to be powered by Konecranes’ refuse cranes

Konecranes will provide two refuse cranes to Avertas Energy, Australia’s first energy-from-waste facility in Kwinana, Western Australia. The order was booked in July 2019, with delivery planned for June 2020. Energy-from-waste uses post-recycling rubbish to generate clean, baseload power – the minimum amount of electric power needed for an electrical grid at any given time. […]

01/13/2020 - 9:03 AM

Graziano Cassinelli to lead LiuGong’s Rental and Used Equipment Business

Graziano Cassinelli has joined Chinese manufacturer, LiuGong to lead its newly formed Global Rental & Used Equipment unit. As director – Global Rental and Used Equipment, Cassinelli brings a knowledge and experience from years working in all aspects of the rental and used equipment business. Kevin Thieneman, vice president of LiuGong Machinery and chairman of […]

01/13/2020 - 8:30 AM

Australian PMI: Manufacturing downturn adds weight to calls for fiscal stimulus

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) increased slightly by 0.2 points to 48.3 in December, marking two consecutive months of contraction in the Australian PMI for the first time since mid-2015 (readings below 50 points indicate contraction in activity, with the distance from 50 indicating the strength of the contraction). […]

01/6/2020 - 11:36 AM

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New Issue

LHA November/December 2019

In this month's issue

Featured News

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Opinion Pieces

Shock Loading

Rigging gear is particularly vulnerable in the event of shock loading. To begin to understand shock loading, we need to accept the definitions of ‘shock’ (a sudden or surprising event or occurrence) and ‘loading’ (the application of a load or force). Put the two together and we’ve got a scenario where a crane, hoist and […]

12/3/2019 - 4:55 PM

Help us help our veterans  

Australian Defence Force veterans are ideal candidates for lifting industry employers, says Justin Boehm, Member Engagement Manager for Australia at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). It was great to see LEEA CEO Ross Moloney pay members in Australia and New Zealand another visit during October. One of topics of discussion was the 75:75 military […]

12/3/2019 - 4:51 PM

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