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

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
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

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

Gates belts complement Australian-made pulleys

As one of Australia’s most experienced pulley manufacturers and general engineering companies, Queensland-based manufacturer, Australian Power Transmission, appreciates the value of their partnership with CBC Australia and Gates to offer complete drive system solutions to their customers. Originally established in 1945 as AS Dewar’s and Sons, the business was later acquired by Malcolm and Beverley […]

31/08/2020 - 21:33 pm

Kion Group begins work on new plant in China

The Kion Group AG is expanding its business in China and has begun work on the construction of an additional plant for the production of counterbalance trucks in Jinan in Shandong Province. The pioneering project is expected to enable the global logistics equipment supplier to extend its product portfolio for industrial trucks in one of […]

17/08/2020 - 23:03 pm

Partnership to create an advanced satellite IoT-connected asset-tracking device

Myriota, a leader in low-cost and long battery life satellite connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced a new partnership with Future Fleet International, an Australian telematics provider that delivers advanced fleet management solutions. With this partnership, Future Fleet will reduce the carbon footprint for multiple industries by developing a new vehicle and […]

29/07/2020 - 09:21 am

Combilift wins IFOY Award

In this year’s International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year – IFOY Awards, Combilift won the Warehouse Truck Lowlifter Category with its innovative Combi-CS pedestrian counterbalance stacker. The IFOYs is one of the most prestigious and hotly contested international awards in the materials handling industry which honours the best products and solutions of the […]

16/07/2020 - 12:06 pm

ATOM and Nobles form lifting and rigging supply alliance

ATOM and Nobles have agreed a new, long-term, strategic alliance. ATOM has appointed Nobles as ATOM’s exclusive supply partner of lifting and rigging products for resale by ATOM through its Industrial and Safety Walkthrough Warehouses throughout Australia. Nobles has appointed ATOM as Nobles’ exclusive industrial distribution partner of Nobles-manufactured and third-party globally sourced lifting and […]

06/07/2020 - 20:31 pm

New Issue

September/October 2020

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