Help us help our veterans  

Australian Defence Force veterans are ideal candidates for lifting industry employers, says Justin Boehm, Member Engagement Manager for Australia at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). It was great to see LEEA CEO Ross Moloney pay members in Australia and New Zealand another visit during October. One of topics of discussion was the 75:75 military […]

03/12/2019 - 16:51 pm

Supporting Australia’s defence boom

Government investment in the defence sector is creating a substantial domestic end-user market that will increasingly need to call on the support of Australia’s lifting industry. To ensure that the high levels of quality and safety demanded in defence are met, it is crucial that procurement teams in the sector look to LEEA members, says […]

02/10/2019 - 06:27 am

Raising safety issues

Justin Boehm, member engagement manager for Australia at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), examines key safety issues associated with crane lifting in Australia, and key precautions to take to avoid them. Safety is paramount in any lifting operation. Whether you are an operator or a handler, tasks are often very dangerous, and the industry […]

19/08/2019 - 12:40 pm

Does your lifting chain make the grade?

As advancements in the development of lifting chains run ahead of standardisation, it is important to take great care when it comes to sourcing these products, says Justin Boehm, Member Engagement Manager for Australia at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). Lifting chains tend to be more commonly used for lifting goods in Australia than […]

07/06/2019 - 10:52 am

Making LEEA the industry standard

Three months into the new role of Member Engagement Manager for the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) in Australia and New Zealand, Justin Boehm gives his initial view of the challenges and opportunities facing members and their customers. With little previous exposure to the lifting industry prior to joining LEEA, after a whirlwind first three […]

02/04/2019 - 08:11 am

New Issue

LHA March/April 2020

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