Restrictions destroying what is left of business confidence says Ai Group CEO

“The ever tightening state government Covid restrictions are strangling what is left of business confidence and are likely to push Australia back into recession,” said Innes Willox, Chief Executive of the national employer association Ai Group. “With around 70% of our domestic economy subjected to a variety of draconian curfews, lockdowns, border closures, enforced business […]

16/08/2021 - 14:22 pm

The Crosby Group supports team in getting vaccinated

The Crosby Group’s Vaccine Support Programme allows for team members to take time away from work to get vaccinated against Covid-19 without impacting their paychecks. Available to all employees globally, the programme provides team members with four additional hours of sick leave, paid time off, or equivalent to offset any work time missed after completion […]

27/01/2021 - 15:20 pm

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 […]

07/12/2020 - 11:26 am

Hyper productivity post COVID-19

As Australia and New Zealand poke their heads out from the coronavirus slumber, we’re going to see a decidedly different world than before, says Justin Boehm – LEEA One of the biggest changes we’re seeing has been due to the enforced change in working arrangements – the working from home ‘phenomenon’. Since joining LEEA in […]

29/05/2020 - 15:15 pm

Our land abounds in nature’s gifts

Undoubtedly, Coronavirus has taken a lot from us, but it has also given us an opportunity to create better working and personal lives for ourselves as the ‘new normal’ dawns. It is time to look at this in a positive way. At the time of writing, May has been greeted like a milestone in the […]

29/05/2020 - 14:54 pm

Onsite to online

A croc’s jaws slam shut with 3700 psi. Hydraulic tools can provide much needed safety, efficiency and precision, but their power (10,000 psi) must be treated with respect and knowledge, says global hydraulics and safety leader Enerpac Enerpac is introducing to Australia, New Zealand and PNG a new series of ‘Goal Zero’ online hydraulic safety […]

12/05/2020 - 13:08 pm
News  >  Training

IPAF guidance helps to minimise COVID-19 risk

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has issued guidance to help those using elevating work platforms (EWPs), mast-climbing working platforms (MCWPs), construction lifts and hoists to work safely and minimise the risk of spreading COVID-19. The new document has been developed and reviewed by IPAF’s safety experts and members with specialist knowledge of health and […]

12/05/2020 - 10:32 am
News  >  Events

CeMAT Australia launches webinar series

Having postponed its 2020 event because of COVID-19, CeMAT Australia has partnered with warehouse automation experts Fuzzy LogX to deliver, 9 Steps to Future-proofing your Warehouse, a nine-part interactive online series. The series, starting May 2020, seeks to address the unforeseen pressures put on the supply chain by COVID-19. Some companies have experienced unmeetable demand […]

07/05/2020 - 09:21 am

Konecranes reports global impact on business

Konecranes first quarter results reflect that the worldwide demand picture remains subject to significant volatility. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the demand environment within the industrial customer segments is deteriorating in Europe and North America compared to Q1. While China is showing early signs of improving demand conditions from early 2020, demand environment in […]

29/04/2020 - 07:53 am

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