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

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

All Lift opens Adelaide branch

All Lift, an Australian distributor of brands including Magni, CVS Ferrari, Bomaq and Liugong forklifts, has opened a branch in Adelaide to complement its other facilities. The company said, “We have been loyally servicing Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Newcastle for forklift, telehandlers, access equipment and accessories buying and hiring for many years now, solidifying our […]

09/04/2022 - 10:17 am

New Indonesian sole dealership for Yale

PT ULTI brings Yale quality products and aftermarket service to support hardworking local industries Indonesian materials handling and heavy equipment specialists, PT. Universal Traktor Indonesia (shortened as PT ULTI), is the latest company to join the Yale authorised dealer network, to bring new levels of service and quality to the region. PT ULTI is an […]

06/04/2022 - 14:21 pm

Australian OverWatch device arrives in UK

Australian company Equipment Safety Services (EQSS) has taken its OverWatch secondry guarding system to the UK. Designed to prevent deaths from crushing and trapping incidents on scissor lifts it has a proven track record in real-world applications, fitted on more than 6000 Australian and New Zealand scissor lifts. EQSS claims that OverWatch is the only […]

05/04/2022 - 14:27 pm

Cargotec and Konecranes merger cancelled

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has blocked the merger between Cargotec and Konecranes. According to the CMA’s final report issued today, the remedies – which would have removed all overlapping businesses of the two companies and were accepted by the European Commission (EC) – would not be effective in addressing the CMA’s concerns […]

29/03/2022 - 14:24 pm

JLG and RE2 Robotics integrating robotic solutions for MEWPs

JLG Industries has entered a developmental partnership with RE2 Robotics, a leading developer of intelligent robotic mobile manipulation systems. The collaboration of these two market leading companies is intended to advance the integration of robotics with access equipment to deliver improved operator safety and enhanced productivity on job sites. “Robotic technologies have long been used […]

27/02/2022 - 17:33 pm

Sinoboom BV to develop telematics with Trackunit

The European subsidiary of MEWP manufacturing specialist, Sinoboom, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Trackunit confirming the telematics solutions specialist as preferred partner in the design, installation and delivery of these data services for Sinoboom equipment. Sinoboom BV and Trackunit have collaborated closely to create the specially customised solution with the ultimate aim […]

11/02/2022 - 15:38 pm

Konecranes new targets to limiting global warming

Konecranes has announced new climate targets that will target emissions in both its own operations and its value chain. This is in line with the latest climate research, which, proves an urgent need to cut emissions in order to limit global warming to 1.5degC. The new targets support Konecranes’ efforts to cut emissions, further develop […]

01/02/2022 - 12:04 pm

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