Planned merger for Cargotec and Konecranes have signed an agreement and a merger plan to combine the two companies. It is anticipated that the merged companies will be well positioned to lead the industry shift towards increased sustainability based on intelligent solutions, by being a lifecycle partner for its customers and prioritising safety in all […]
James Cassin has been appointed as the quality, health, safety and environment QHSE director at EnerMech. This is a new role at the company and reflects its commitment to pursuing a quality-driven agenda across its global business EnerMech specialises in providing integrated supply, operations, maintenance and engineering solutions in its core services of cranes and […]
From 1 November 2020, Ki Jun Park, managing director of Jumbo Korea, hands over the management to Jason Hwang. Park will continue as an advisor to the board, ensuring that Jumbo will be able to draw on his extensive knowledge and experience of the Asian heavy lift market. Park started Jumbo’s Korean office 23 years […]
1 October, 2020 sees in the official launch of Sinoboom Australia. Sinoboom Australia is now providing customers with its elevating work platforms (EWPs) across the country with clients served by a nationwide support network. “Sinoboom Australia will launch a two-month kick-off promotional period following the official launch on October 1st, where we will be happy […]
After nine years’ of highly valued service, Ashley Thacker (pictured) has stepped down from the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Board as Regional Director – Australia. Ashley’s successor on the Board is Steven Flint, founder and CEO of The Rigging Shed in Western Australia. The transition took place during the LEEA AGM, held on the […]
The global Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) will launch the Think Lifting School Lesson during a special announcement from CEO Ross Moloney next week. This will take place at 10:00am GMT on Tuesday 29 September 2020 via Zoom. This ‘ready to use’ lesson includes films, content, experiments and hand-outs, designed as a toolkit to help companies connect […]
2020 sees big changes at Hubtex Australia. In a move designed to secure the long-term future of the business, the company will become a subsidiary of Hubtex HQ in Germany and become one of the largest branches worldwide. To mark this transition, Hubtex Australia will introduce Bruce Peatman as new CEO, and Lars Beuel as […]
The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Business Index (Australian PBI) fell by 2.1 points to 42.6 in August, pointing to a further contraction in activity and at a faster pace than in July as renewed activity restrictions and border closures took effect (results below 50 points in the Australian PBI indicate deteriorating business conditions, […]
Toyota Material Handling Australia’s (TMHA) customers will soon be seeing their technician arriving in a new vehicle. The new vans are more comfortable and ergonomic to drive and have a larger storage capacity so customers can expect their service or repair to be even more efficient. Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) is progressively upgrading its […]
Smart technology company Verton Australia has completed an agreement with global heavy lifting and transport specialist, Mammoet, to introduce Verton’s innovative equipment to Mammoet’s international network of clients. Brisbane-based Verton has developed the Everest Series machines for all crane operations with a load-management system that eliminates the need for human held taglines, keeping people out […]
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In this month's issue
LEEA says compliance and inspection mitigate risk.
Pacific Hoists is CMCO’s partner for Yale electric hoists.
Face Time: Steve Anderson continues his entrepreneurial.
Elevate Lifting and Rigging calibrating Straightpoint loadcells.
Charles Bell of Nobles on monitoring and maintainance.
The Insider seven causes of lifting equipment failure.