The new NexSys battery portfolio, including NexSys PURE and NexSys iON batteries was recently showcased at MODEX 2020. Engineered with the latest generation of proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) and advanced Lithium-ion (Li-ion) technologies, both NexSys batteries are designed to deliver simple, more productive, predictable power for a wide range of material handling applications, no matter the size […]
The Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, has introduced a new small footprint M 3000-20 walkie straddle stacker. The M 3000-20 delivers better visibility, productivity and manoeuvrability for stacking, moving and managing product in retail, small warehouses and other businesses needing to optimise their space. “It improves upon and replaces […]
Leading materials handling equipment provider Hyster has introduced a big new Forklift, with a series of cabin upgrades for enhanced user comfort and visibility. Hyster’s new H16-18XD series big trucks can efficiently handle up to 16t or 18t, depending on the model. “The new range is cost-efficient and hard-working, but with industry-leading levels of user […]
Lift-It Manufacturing Co Inc based in Pomona, USA has completed a three-year project dedicated to testing and developing a “sling protection program” that, when used properly, will protect slings from cutting and abrasion damage. The resultant manuals can be off use to those employing slings all over the world. Sling protection is a critical consideration […]
Crown Equipment Corporation has introduced a new line of small footprint LPG lift trucks – the C-G Series Cushion Tire 3000 – 4000lb – designed for easy manoeuvring and operator comfort in manufacturing, warehouse and beverage operations with limited space. Rob Chaney, C-G Series marketing product manager says,“Crown C-G series forklifts are space-savers for customers with […]
Jumbo Maritime, the international heavy lift shipping, offshore transportation and installation contractor has been trialling the award-winning remote-controlled crane safety system developed by fast-growing lifting and orientation solutions specialist Verton Technologies. Verton general manager Europe, Craig Millis, said the Australian company’s Everest load management system had a successful demonstration aboard Jumbo’s heavy lift carrier MV […]
Available through the Caldwell Group global distributor network the new Dura-Mod Modular Spreader Beams are a versatile, lightweight alternative to fixed and multiple point below-the-hook solutions up to 170USt capacity. Dura-Mod is suited to a multitude of markets including oil and gas, heavy engineering, and crane and equipment rental. It is a new rigging concept […]
If you are using ATEX lift trucks in Zone 2, Pyroban warns that companies should be using active gas detection to improve safety and protect people. “In Zone 2 it is important that drivers know when a potentially explosive atmosphere is present so that the cause of the flammable atmosphere can be investigated and rectified,” […]
Industrial hoist and crane maker Kito Corporation will begin selling its new TCH air hoist in Japan on 8 November. Powered by compressed air, the air-hoist product has no motor to burn out and is much safer in flammable environments so can be used in broad range of applications. Kito says that by having no […]
Sinoboom is launching a 48.6m working height boom at Apex Asia. Visitors to the show held on 23 26 October at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China, can see the GTZZ46J articulating boom lift – believed to be the highest-reach machine of this type in the world. The GTZZ46J has a maximum horizontal […]
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LHA March/April 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: Martin Eade of GMG and Almac.
LEEA promotes Global Lifting Awareness Day #GLAD2020.
Electric and Hybrid EWPS.
IPAF report into EWP accidents.
The Insider: Expansion must be done with care says Ashley Thacker.