New RTG cranes for ICTSI Mexico

In order to further streamline operations Contecon Manzanillo (CMSA), International Container Terminal Services, Inc’s business unit operating at the Port of Manzanillo, is adding four new state-of-the-art rubber tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to its landside equipment fleet. Seamless transit of cargo is important at Mexico’s largest port especially considering the port’s status as the preferred […]

13/09/2022 - 12:41 pm

Signs of manufacturing slowing in August

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) dropped 3.2 points to 49.3 in August, indicating a slight contraction (readings below 50 points indicate contraction in activity, with lower results indicating a faster rate of contraction). This is the first time the index has contracted since January 2022 following the Omicron outbreak. […]

01/09/2022 - 12:31 pm

Sinoboom Australia general manager appointed

Sinoboom Australia’s position is being further enhanced by the appointment, of Mitch Ely as new general manager. Mitch joined the Sinoboom Australia team early in 2022 as national operations manager, bringing with him an impressive track record in the international access-equipment industry, and strong professional connections across the sector. During this time he has been […]

01/09/2022 - 12:01 pm

Kito has good start to its financial year

The Kito Group announces a record quarter for sales despite external economic challenges. During the first quarter cumulative period (1 April to 30 June 2022) of fiscal 2022, ending March 31, 2023, although global economic activity gradually began returning to normal following the coronavirus pandemic, the outlook remained unclear as a result of increases in […]

05/08/2022 - 11:53 am

Online safety meeting between Haulotte and IPAF China

Haulotte China and IPAF had a long online conversation about MEWP safety. As hazard factors are not predictive, there is always a risk of accidents, especially when using aerial work platforms. To ensure the safety of operators, Haulotte is doing its utmost to teach users on the safer use of its machines and is working […]

04/08/2022 - 18:53 pm

P 200 A platforms delivered for oil and gas segment

Palfinger’s dealer, FNF Trans Niaga, Indonesia recently delivered two new aerial platforms to Pertamina, the state-owned oil and gas company. Though based in Jakarta, FNF Trans Niaga’s build and delivery capabilities allow it to serve customers in many industries from around the country. The two Palfinger aerial platform P 200 A units were mounted to […]

04/08/2022 - 12:51 pm

Kalmar to move heavy crane intellectual property to RIC in China

Kalmar and RIC (Rainbow Industries Co. Ltd.) have entered into an agreement. According to the agreement, Kalmar transfers heavy cranes’ related intellectual properties and assets to RIC in China. This agreement would concern Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTG), rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMG), ship-to-shore cranes (STS) as well as automatic stacking cranes (ASC) which are currently […]

14/07/2022 - 11:50 am

Manitou on track for New Horizons

Manitou Group presents the annual On the Way Up event for the second time on 7 July. An get-together that looks at the progress of the Group’s CSR (corporate social responsibility) roadmap. Attended by nearly 500 people, including 70 media outlets from around the world, this edition of the On The Way Up programme, was […]

11/07/2022 - 16:53 pm

Manufacturing expands despite rising costs

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) rose by 1.6 points to 54.0 in June, indicating mild growth as the index recorded a fifth consecutive month in expansion (readings above 50 points indicate expansion in activity, with higher results indicating a faster rate of expansion). Innes Willox, chief executive of Ai […]

04/07/2022 - 12:43 pm

Dailkin completes of acquisition of Duplomatic

Daikin Industries completed the acquisition of  Duplomatic MS On 30 June. The acquisition of Duplomatic signals Daikin’s continued commitment to sustainable hydraulics focusing on energy saving and efficiency. Through this transaction, Daikin will have an extensive product lineup, robust engineering capabilities for hydraulic systems and a strong business foundation in Europe. Together with Daikin hybrid […]

04/07/2022 - 07:26 am

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LHA July/Aug 2022

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