The Crosby Group and Kito Corporation to combine businesses

Complementary geographic footprints and product portfolios as well as a shared commitment to safety, reliability, and innovation will support safer and more efficient lifting operations globally The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting and rigging, and Kito Corporation, a leading material handling manufacturer with 90 years of experience in the development and production of […]

16/05/2022 - 10:54 am

Jungheinrich acquires ITS Forklifts

Jungheinrich has acquired Industrial Truck Sales New Zealand Forklifts (ITS Forklifts) and establishes its 41st sales unit in New Zealand. The company will distribute its entire portfolio through the existing sales network and local partners in New Zealand. With the new location, Jungheinrich is strengthening its global market presence to support customers and partners in […]

15/05/2022 - 14:34 pm
News  >  Training

TMHA welcomes 15 new forklift apprentices into training program

Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has welcomed one of its biggest crops of forklift technician apprentices in its 2022 Annual Apprentice Intake, with 15 new inductees brought into the program. As ever, competition for spots in the Annual Apprentice Intake were extremely fierce, with the 15 apprentices chosen from a field of around 875 applicants. […]

15/05/2022 - 13:55 pm

Ahern Australia joins forces with Ausa to distribute its all-terrain machines

Ahern Group, the parent company of Ahern Rentals, Snorkel and Xtreme Manufacturing, among other divisions, has signed an agreement with Ausa, the manufacturer of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles to distribute its dumpers, all-terrain forklifts and telehandlers in Australia. This means that Ahern Group and Ausa have now joined forces to consolidate their presence in the […]

04/05/2022 - 20:36 pm

BrightEYE helps businesses see the way to material handling efficiency  

VisionNav Robotic’s BrightEYE system is helping to bring efficiency and significant safety gains at sites where driverless forklifts are deployed. But what is BrightEYE and how does it work? Here are 10 frequently asked questions about this revolutionary intralogistics technology.  In simple terms, what is the BrightEYE System and how does it work? The BrightEYE […]

01/05/2022 - 10:03 am

Reduction of single use plastic

A major part of Yoke’s 2022 sustainability goals measured through its Sustainable Development Committee is the reduction of the use of plastics in the company’s manufacturing and distribution processes. It is one of Yoke’s major goals to implement and promote a plastics reduction programme, eliminating plastics entering the environment through the Yoke supply chain. The […]

25/04/2022 - 12:39 pm

Kito makes major stride on carbon-free energy

At the beginning of April, Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation  switched 50% of the energy used in its Yamanashi main plant – the production centre – to essentially carbon-free sources. With this shift the company projects a reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions from plant operations by about 4382t per year. Kito is promoting initiatives […]

25/04/2022 - 11:20 am

New web site launched for GLAD 2022

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) and its members are proud to support Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD), which this year will take place on 7 July 2022, and encourages organisations and individuals to share any content they are producing or events they are hosting for adding to the new dedicated website for #GLAD2022, which […]

22/04/2022 - 09:30 am

Konecranes describes the impact of the war in Ukraine on its business

Konecranes operates a crane and component factory in Zaporizhzhia, in the south-eastern part of Ukraine. The factory is one of the Industrial Equipment supply factories for crane components and a crane manufacturing unit for Eastern Europe deliveries. It also offers extra capacity for Konecranes’ western crane deliveries specialising in large steel structures. In addition, Konecranes […]

22/04/2022 - 08:40 am

RiConnect appoints in Europe

Taiwan-based, RiConnect, a SaaS (software as a service) company specialising in critical asset management for the lifting industry, has appointed Marelize du Toit, as its new senior business development manager in Europe. Du Toit has more than 13 years lifting industry experience. She gained most of her knowledge working for a steel wire rope and […]

09/04/2022 - 11:39 am

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LHA March/April 2022

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