LHA Summer 2023

Ashley Thacker of Ranger Lifting explains how recognition doesn’t happen overnight – but if you stay true to yourself it will come eventually. In part one of our focus on spider lifts, we look at how spider lifts continue to grow as a niche EWP product in Australia and beyond. Winners lift their trophies at […]

19/12/2023 - 11:58 am

LHA Spring 2023

Inside this issue At Combilift’s 25 anniversary, the company shared a number of innovations including the new Combi-LC – load carrier. Ashley Thacker of Ranger explains why passion to improve our industry is great – but too often companies copy others and try to pass it off as new or innovative. Best practice abounds at […]

14/11/2023 - 11:10 am
LHA Winter 2023 Cover

LHA Winter 2023

Inside this issue Looking forward to Global Lifting Awareness Day – time for industry stakeholders to get involved. At the LiftEx Regional held in Sydney in May LEEA launched The Certificate IV in Lifting Equipment Testing and Inspection. Scissor lifts remain the most commonly used MEWPs in industrial applications, but their uses and applications are […]

03/07/2023 - 13:47 pm

LHA Autumn 2023

Inside this Issue We must raise awareness of our industry among younger people—before it’s too late, says Ashley Thacker of Ranger Lifting. Towable EWPs have been a key part of the Australian market for decades and their use is still growing in other Asian markets. But how much more can sales grow? Dan Jenkins finds […]

04/04/2023 - 15:32 pm

LHA December 2022

Worldwide, compact and push-around lifts are the fastest growing (M)EWP market segment. But how are they faring in Australia and the wider region? Dan Jenkins finds out. Pride comes before a fall, especially when complacency is allowed to creep into a business. The Insider Ashley Thacker describes how to become a sure-footed, dynamic leader in […]

20/12/2022 - 14:32 pm

LHA Oct/Nov 2022

In this issue: The fourth annual LEEA Awards winners were announced during the Awards Ceremony, held at in Aberdeen, Scotland. Can the EWP industry do even more to reduce risk and prevent accidents? Dan Jenkins reports. Industry must take better care of its lifting and rigging gear, especially as another Australian summer approaches says Ashley […]

29/11/2022 - 20:21 pm

LHA July/Aug 2022

Inside this issue Self-locking hooks have changed the lifting industry, but their use is yet to become universal, says Felix Nyberg of The Crosby Group. Scissor lifts are staple machines for working at height in industrial and logistics applications. Dan Jenkins reports. Justin Boehm, regional general manager at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), looks […]

06/09/2022 - 14:49 pm

LHA May/June 2022

Inside this issue LEEA’s Justin Boehm, reflects on the Association’s Regional Council for Australia and New Zealand as it approaches the end of its first year – something to be GLAD about. Australian-made fastening technology radically cuts slew bearing bolting time for mission-critical cranes and loaders. (M)EWP parts and service operations have risen to the […]

29/06/2022 - 15:34 pm

LHA March/April 2022

In this issue IPAF examines the evolution of safety – we report from the annual International Powered Access Federation’s Summit LEEA’s Justin Boehm explains why the TEAM Card demonstrates another way LEEA trained technicians in Australia are a cut above the rest. Electric and hybrid EWPs are finally coming of age. Dan Jenkins reports. The […]

27/04/2022 - 15:23 pm

LHA Jan/Feb 2022

Justin Boehm, regional general manager at LEEA explains why the Association’s Regional Council in Australia and New Zealand is prioritising the implementation of a Lifting Equipment Technician Apprenticeship. Towable boom lifts remain a popular choice with contractors and a low-cost alternative to self-propelled booms in developing markets. Dan Jenkins reports. Richard Phillips, mechanical engineer at […]

18/02/2022 - 16:09 pm

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LHA Summer 2023

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