In 2020 Kito introduced the Kito Electric Chain Balancer: it looks like a chain hoist, but it’s a new product, entirely different from any that Kito has developed before. As the name suggests, in a broad sense, it’s a machine for maintaining balance. A balancer for a hoist generates power balanced with the weight of […]
Konecranes has introduced a new synthetic rope upgrade to its S-series hoists, to provide significant advantages over alternative materials. Synthetic rope reduces wear and tear of both the rope and the components, as it has less surface pressure and friction against the reeving components. James Dowe, managing director of Konecranes Australia and New Zealand says, […]
JLG’s Skytrak telehandlers are now available with a new multi-reverse camera system, which provides operators with an all-round view when backing up. This optional feature increases job site awareness by displaying multiple views from behind the machine – left, right, and rear. The SkyTrak multi-reverse camera system can be used for day or night operation […]
The intelligent Linde Safety Guard assistance system is now also available for explosion-protected industrial trucks used in ATEX zones 2/22. It enables forklifts to warn each other of potential collisions, automatically reduce their speed and know whether or not they are allowed to enter a specific warehouse area. The various functions help fleet operators in […]
Italian manufacturer Manitex Valla has launched the V110R electric mobile crane, which is battery operated and has a remote control. The machine is in the same family of the previously released V80R with front wheel drive and removable counterweights to maximise transport flexibility, with a capacity of up to 11,000kg and a lifting height of […]
Snorkel is pleased to announce that its range of rough terrain telehandlers are now available with open cabs. Available on all Snorkel rough terrain telehandler models, which includes the SR626, SR626E, SR1442, SR1745 and SR1065, customers can now choose from either an open cab, or a fully enclosed cab with heat and air conditioning. On […]
Designed for the offshore mooring market, the Crosby Group introduces of the HFL Kenter, a new high fatigue life shackle, under the Crosby Feubo brand. The Crosby Group is a global leader and pioneer in offshore mooring components for the oil and gas and wind energy markets strengthened by the recent acquisition of Feubo in […]
A new training simulator has been launched by CM Labs Simulations that provides advanced training for reachstacker operators. The package includes new exercises featuring complex lifts and different container types. The company believes that this is the only solution providing exercises for working with challenging container locations within a stack. Containers of 20, 40, and […]
Designed to help operators position and transport loads up to 100kg precisely and effortlessly, the Electro-Balancer (E-Balancer) from Zasche Handling is a versatile tool suited to a broad range of heavy-duty industrial applications. Zasche Handling, a leading provider of load handling technology says it offers manufacturers the opportunity to both enhance productivity and workplace safety. […]
A world leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of all types of port cranes, Konecranes, has introduced reach and height modernisations of ship-to-shore (STS) equipment to help operators to adapt quickly and cost efficiently to rapidly changing demands and ship sizes. The STS Boom Extension and Crane Height Raising modernisations are engineered to help […]
04/01/2021 - 18:05 pm
LHA March/April 2021
In this month's issue
Face Time: Richard Crake of Pacific Hoists embracing environmental issues.
Online asset management systems to track inspection history.
The Insider says put compliance first.
Lithium-ion batteries offer new possibilities for EWPs.