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

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
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

Brian Parker appointed as IPAF head of safety and technical

International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has announced the appointment of Brian Parker as the head of Safety and Technical. He joins from AFI-Uplift Ltd and will take up the post on 2 October, reporting to IPAF’s CEO and managing director, Peter Douglas. Most recently, Parker was group business development manager-Technical Support at AFI and brings […]

21/08/2020 - 15:09 pm

Toyota Industries Corporation appoints Brett Wood as senior executive officer

Brett Wood, the president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling (TMHNA), has been appointed as senior executive officer of Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) – TMHNA’s parent company. Wood becomes the only non-Japanese TICO executive. Wood, a 31-year veteran of Toyota, will maintain his current responsibilities as TMHNA president and CEO in addition to his new […]

28/07/2020 - 17:35 pm

The Crosby Group names new general manager, Load Monitoring

The Crosby Group has appointed Thomas Dietvorst general manager, load monitoring, as David Ayling, the former owner of the Straightpoint (SP) company steps into a consultancy role. Dietvorst will take the reins at SP’s manufacturing facility and headquarters, co-located in Hampshire, UK that became Crosby’s centre of excellence for load monitoring and measurement following the […]

23/03/2020 - 16:29 pm

Graziano Cassinelli to lead LiuGong’s Rental and Used Equipment Business

Graziano Cassinelli has joined Chinese manufacturer, LiuGong to lead its newly formed Global Rental & Used Equipment unit. As director – Global Rental and Used Equipment, Cassinelli brings a knowledge and experience from years working in all aspects of the rental and used equipment business. Kevin Thieneman, vice president of LiuGong Machinery and chairman of […]

13/01/2020 - 08:30 am

New Genie director of technical services in Australia, APAC and China

Focused on proactively supporting aerial equipment customers in Australia, countries in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region and China, Craig Kittle has accepted the position of Genie director of technical service for APAC and China, Terex AWP. In this role, Kittle has responsibility for coordinating and actively managing the Genie® brand’s technical service, used equipment and product […]

26/11/2019 - 11:41 am

IPAF appoints new CEO and Managing Director

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has appointed Peter Douglas as its new CEO and managing director, following a thorough recruitment process that attracted almost 50 applicants from around the world. The new CEO & MD will take up post on 1 December 2019 and will be based in the UK. Most recently Douglas was […]

01/11/2019 - 11:10 am

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September/October 2020

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