Even if the socio-economic scenario is uncertain, challenging and turbulent, Italian mobile elevated platform specialist is not holding back on the investments it had already planned for the end of 2020 in order to improve its brand awareness and market share on the Asian continent. In partnership with its exclusive dealer in China, High Boom […]
Access equipment manufacturer Sinoboom has extended its partnership with Discover Battery to supply its range of boom, scissor and vertical lifts with Discover’s non-spillable Dry Cell AGM batteries as standard. Discover has been supplying batteries for Sinoboom’s platforms within Asia since 2018, however, following the recent launch of Sinoboom’s subsidiaries in Europe, North America and […]
The sale of the Ruthmann Group to the US Time Manufacturing Company was successfully completed. In this context, a restructuring of the Ruthmann group of companies also took place. As already reported in mid-February, the Ruthann group of companies was sold to Time Manufacturing Company. Time Manufacturing Company is a global manufacturer of aerial work […]
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with Taiwan International Ports Corporation, Ltd. (TIPC) to deliver two diesel-electric straddle carriers for use at the Port of Keelung the machines are scheduled for delivery in Q4 2021. TIPC is a national enterprise that is wholly owned by Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications. TIPC manages […]
Having been carried over from last year the IPAF Summit and Awards took place at an online event on 18 March 2020 hosted by Mark Durden-Smith a sports and lifestyle presenter. Although, at times, slightly reminiscent of Eurovision Song Contests gone by, it was a thoroughly enjoyable and informative event and an opportunity to celebrate […]
At the end of February, two engineers from Haulotte Shanghai successfully passed qualification tests and have been appointed as IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) instructors.. These new certifications will enable the Chinese subsidiary to develop its training activities and offer a best-in-class customer service. When he presented the certificates to the two employees, William Fu, […]
Ranger Lifting, a NSW-based lifting and rigging company, has entered a strong team to compete in this year’s Hi-Tec Oils Bathurst 6 Hour. Having been cancelled altogether in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Racing Group car enduro is back this year and will be held over the Easter long weekend, 2-4 April […]
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply a total of twelve new Kalmar AutoStrad units to Patrick Terminals. The order for the fully automated straddle carriers was booked in Cargotec’s 2021 Q1 order intake, with delivery of the machines scheduled to be completed during Q2 of 2022. Patrick Terminals is one of Australia’s leading container […]
It’s over seven decades since Kennards Hire founder, Walter Kennard, started the company after hiring out his cement mixer. A lot of growth and change has happened at Kennards since then, as well as throughout the broader hire and rental industry. The Kennards Hire Museum in Artarmon, Sydney, captures much of the industry progression, especially […]
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with the transportation operator Sitthi Logistics (Thailand) Co Ltd (Sitthi) to supply two rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs), three reachstackers, two empty container handlers and six terminal tractors for its greenfield inland terminal development in Laos. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2021 Q1 order intake with delivery […]
08/03/2021 - 20:39 pm
LHA March/April 2021
In this month's issue
Face Time: Richard Crake of Pacific Hoists embracing environmental issues.
Online asset management systems to track inspection history.
The Insider says put compliance first.
Lithium-ion batteries offer new possibilities for EWPs.