The companies Konecranes and Cargotec plan to merge

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 […]

12/10/2020 - 22:25 pm

New QHSE role at EnerMech

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 […]

12/10/2020 - 18:28 pm

Jumbo Korea has a new MD

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 […]

12/10/2020 - 15:16 pm

Sinoboom launch in Australia

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 […]

02/10/2020 - 00:03 am

New LEEA Board member for Australia

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 […]

28/09/2020 - 19:46 pm
LEEA Think Lifting
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LEEA to launch Think Lifting Lesson for schools

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 […]

25/09/2020 - 14:15 pm
Hubtex Australia

25th anniversary heralds a new era for Hubtex Australia

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 […]

09/09/2020 - 22:58 pm

Australian PBI reports business conditions slump again in August

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, […]

07/09/2020 - 08:39 am

TMHA is upgrading its service van fleet

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 […]

07/09/2020 - 08:18 am

Verton signs agreement with crane industry giant

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 […]

07/09/2020 - 07:38 am

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September/October 2020

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