AMTIL, the Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Ltd, has announced the appointment of experienced industry executive Lorraine Maxwell (Chiroiu) as CEO, following the retirement of outgoing CEO Shane Infanti after 25 years at the helm. Maxwell comes with a wealth of experience in an industry membership peak body and the not-for-profit sector, having spent the past […]

15/04/2024 - 11:32 am
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End users join #GLAD2024 campaign

The countless industries that use lifting equipment are being urged to unite in support of Global Lifting Awareness Day on Thursday 18 July. Driven by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), #GLAD2024 is an established event where its members, manufacturers, and suppliers lead those sharing material that promotes safe and high quality load lifting across […]

28/03/2024 - 11:55 am

William Ng appointed as LEEA’s Southeast Asia manager

William Ng is the new LEEA member engagement manager for Southeast Asia. He previously spent 10 years with Rigging and Marine Services in Singapore as a sales executive, mainly dealing with load test and rigging jobs with Singapore Shipyards. “I gained my LEEA Diploma for Lifting Accessories during my time with RMS.” Changing gear, William […]

27/03/2024 - 17:48 pm

Kalmar to deliver the first electric mobile equipment fleet in Oceania for ITC

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply Australian operator Intermodal Terminal Company (ITC) with six Kalmar Electric Reachstackers and two Kalmar Electric Empty Container Handlers. The equipment will be deployed at ITC’s Somerton Intermodal Terminal, a multipurpose terminal currently being constructed in Melbourne, Victoria. This significant order, which also includes a Kalmar […]

11/03/2024 - 12:57 pm

Height 4 Hire adds its 1000th machine  

Height 4 Hire is celebrating the delivery of its 1000th Machine: an Optimum 8 Scissor lift from Haulotte, with both companies marking the event with a handover at Height 4 Hire’s facility in Richlands. Height 4 Hire is based in Queensland in the north-east of Australia. Establshed in 2010 Height for Hire is now Queensland’s […]

11/03/2024 - 12:52 pm
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International presence for Tele Radio at Intermat Paris and CeMAT South East Asia

Tele Radio will show a full range of radio remote controls for cranes and construction equipment at Intermat, which takes place 24-27 April, 2024 at Paris-Nord Villepinte, France. The company will also be present at CeMAT South East Asia, taking place May 15-17 in Singapore. Tele Radio’s wide range of industrial remote controls will be […]

05/03/2024 - 11:32 am

Jebsen & Jessen Group acquires majority stake in Safetech,

Diversified industrial conglomerate Jebsen & Jessen Group and Safetech, Australia’s premier dock products and lifting solutions company has signed a strategic partnership that will see Jebsen & Jessen acquire a majority stake in Safetech. As two family businesses with enduring legacies, shared values and a commitment to excellence, Jebsen & Jessen Group and Safetech will […]

04/03/2024 - 10:55 am
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Mark #GLAD2024 on your calendar

Powered by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) and supporting organisations, Global Lifting Awareness Day (#GLAD) is now a widely celebrated day where manufacturers, suppliers, and end users are among those that share material that promotes safe and high quality load lifting. Social media posts, videos, articles, and in-person activity will again be bound together […]

29/02/2024 - 08:28 am
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

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