News  >  Training

Industry welcomes appointment of JSA Commissioner

The national employer association Ai Group, has welcomed the announcement of Professor Barney Glover AO as the inaugural commissioner of Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA). Ai Group chief executive, Innes Willox, said, “JSA has an enormous task ahead in building a strong evidence base to help identify, develop and grow the workforce that Australia will […]

12/02/2024 - 13:55 pm
News  >  Training

Yoke achieves LEEA accredited training status

Following an extensive and in-depth audit and review of trainers and training materials, Steven Hong, chairman, announced that the Yoke Training Department had achieved LEEA accredited training status for its “Safe Use and Application Training” of lifting components. “We are delighted to receive this honour from LEEA and it reflects on the great teamwork of […]

05/01/2024 - 09:39 am

Australian Boom & Scissor Lift acquired by Charles Wilson

UK equipment rental giant Charles Wilson has increased its global footprint, with the self-funded acquisition of Australian Boom & Scissor Lift (ABS) in Sydney, New South Wales. The family-owned company, which purchased West Yorkshire-based MTS Plant Hire earlier this year and M&J Hire in 2022, continues to expand geographically and in the range of equipment […]

09/11/2023 - 12:03 pm

Boost in Q3 revenues and profit for Hyster-Yale

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc has reported that third-quarter 2023 lift truck revenues increased 19% to $1001.2 million over 2022 the same period in 2022 while consolidated unit shipments increased 5% to 25,700. Revenue growth was led by a significant increase in Americas unit and parts volumes combined with the favourable effect of previously implemented price […]

01/11/2023 - 13:29 pm

New corporate brand for Kito Crosby

The strategic business combination of Kito Corporation and The Crosby Group, announced in January this year, has combined the expertise and heritage of two industry leaders, creating a stronger organisation equipped to further drive innovation and elevate industry standards. The Kito Crosby brand unites the best of both companies, amplifying their shared commitment to safety, […]

16/10/2023 - 12:49 pm
News  >  Events

IPAF at Korean Safety Expo

IPAF recently exhibited at the K-Con Safety Expo 2023 on 13-15 September. Roberto Kim, IPAF’s Korean representative and Raymond Wat, South East Asia regional manager were on hand to talk to attendees about the new eLearning courses available in South East Asia. The MEWP Operator course eLearning is now available in Korean and Chinese as […]

05/10/2023 - 13:11 pm

Faster Enterprise signs distribution agreement with Sinoboom

Bangkok-based MEWP rental specialists, Faster Enterprise,  has signed an agreement with for exclusive distribution of Sinoboom equipment across Thailand. The agreement was signed on behalf of Sinoboom by Dawei He, overseas sales and marketing director, and by Worapat Luewittayanunt, general manager, on behalf of Faster Enterprise. Sinoboom and Faster Enterprise formally commenced cooperation in 2021, […]

16/08/2023 - 12:19 pm

Patent for Dica ProStack Slot Lock Cribbing Blocks

Dica, known for its outrigger pads, has received a patent for its ProStack Slot Lock Interlocking Cribbing Blocks. Issued in late 2022, the patent (US Patent 11,479,939), is for the slot and flange interlocking system. Each block has a flat lower surface with downward extending lips positioned at opposing ends of the lower surface. When […]

08/08/2023 - 07:21 am

Sinoboom appoints business development director for Brazil

Chinese access platform manufacturer, Sinoboom has appointed Marcelo Yamane as business development director for Sinoboom Brazil. Yamane is an expert with more than 30 years’ sales and operations experience in the access and construction equipment sector. In this newly created role, Yamane has responsibility for regional team building, the formulation and implementation of regional strategies […]

03/08/2023 - 10:34 am

Yeong Shin becomes Modulift’s official distributor in Taiwan

Continued growth in the Asian market has led below-the-hook lifting equipment manufacturer Modulift to appoint Yeong Shin as their stock-holding partner in Taiwan. The strategic alliance between Modulift and Yeong Shin marks a significant milestone for both companies as they meet the growing demand for readily available DNV Type Approved Spreader Beams in Taiwan. Yeong […]

02/08/2023 - 12:56 pm

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