Combilift delivers 60,000th truck to Metroll

Combilift has produced its 60,000th unit from the production lines at the company HQ in Monaghan, Ireland, and shipped it to Metroll a leading Australian manufacturer and supplier of steel building products including roofing, cladding, rainwater, structural and fencing. Metroll has branches across the country, and the new Combi-CB3000 will be a further addition to […]

16/07/2021 - 10:44 am

Verich is Sinoboom market development director for Russia and CIS

Sinoboom has appointed Andy Verich in the role of market development director for Russia and the CIS regions, the position was effective from 1 July 2021. A seasoned professional with extensive knowledge of the Russian market, Verich brings with him a wealth of experience in successful business development, including almost a decade as managing director […]

15/07/2021 - 16:48 pm

YOKE is awarded full membership status of LEEA

YOKE can now add LEEA full member status to its extensive list of approvals and industry memberships. The company was awarded full member status following a comprehensive audit of its Taichung manufacturing plant, which is its centre of excellence for forging, heat treatment and CNC machining. Steven Hong, chairman of YOKE Industrial Corporation said, ”I am […]

08/07/2021 - 08:28 am

Ranger signs industry veteran Oliver Auston

New South Wales, Australia-based Ranger Lifting has named industry veteran Oliver Auston technical consultant. He will continue to serve as a Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) board representative. Auston was co-founder of the UK brand Checkmate, a height safety pioneer, and has served on the LEEA board for over a decade, including a tenure as […]

05/07/2021 - 14:39 pm

Kalmar produces 3000th reachstacker at Shanghai manufacturing unit

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is celebrating a significant milestone with the production of its 3000th Kalmar Reachstacker in the Shanghai Multi-Assembly Unit (MAU) in China. Destined for a long-standing customer Ningbo Meidong Container Terminal Co Ltd the machine was completed on 22 June 2021 at Kalmar’s manufacturing facility located in Lingang, Shanghai. Employees and guests […]

23/06/2021 - 14:57 pm

SSA Marine brings four giant ZPMC cranes to Seattle

Four Super-Post Panamax Cranes from Chinese manufacturer ZPMC have arrived at SSA Marine at the Seattle Harbor, USA marking a significant milestone in the Terminal 5 Modernisation Project. After spending several weeks traveling from Shanghai to the Pacific Northwest, the cranes concluded their journey through the Puget Sound to Elliott Bay on Sunday 13 June.  […]

15/06/2021 - 20:23 pm

Australian PMI – Manufacturing expands again in May

The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI) edged 0.1 points higher to 61.8 in May, indicating an eighth consecutive month of recovery following the severe disruptions of Covid-19 in Q2 of 2020 (readings above 50 points indicate expansion in activity, with higher results indicating a faster rate of expansion). The May […]

15/06/2021 - 20:18 pm

Kalmar enters into Strategic Cooperation with Sichuan Port and Shipping Investment Group in China

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, led the delegation at the signing ceremony of the Strategic Cooperation Agreement between Sichuan Port and Shipping Investment Group (SPSI) and Cargotec Corporation in Chengdu, China. The agreement covers the vision of the two parties to establish a long-term cooperative relationship from the development of land port, water port, logistics park, […]

15/06/2021 - 14:08 pm

Toyota Parts Distribution delivers with state-of-the-art warehousing

Toyota Australia is delivering more parts, faster and more efficiently than ever before with a new world-class warehousing and distribution centre in Melbourne. The new centre was opened last year, and together with existing facilities in Sydney, Brisbane and Darwin, provides Toyota with the largest automotive parts distribution operation in Australia storing more than 4.6 […]

08/06/2021 - 11:11 am

Sparrows Group secures lifting inspection and maintenance contract with Chevron Australia

Sparrows Group (Sparrows), the engineering and maintenance services specialist for the global energy and industrial sectors, has secured a contract with Chevron Australia for work on the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas facilities. Sparrows will support the safety and reliability of Chevron’s onshore and offshore lifting operations by providing inspection and maintenance services for cranes […]

26/05/2021 - 12:10 pm

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