Elevate Battery Management System (BMS) from Skyjack is a digital product, designed to help rental companies improve the battery health of their fleets. Extending battery life is a key goal for many rental companies as battery issues are one of the main drivers of service calls, and one of the largest contributors to a rental […]
The PhoeniX electric multidirectional sideloader saves energy through its electric steering design. Hubtex believes it is the first manufacturer in the world to offer this energy-saving electric steering system as standard in all multidirectional forklifts from the new 7t capacity PhoeniX modular system. By using electric steering, it is possible to reduce energy consumption by […]
A croc’s jaws slam shut with 3700 psi. Hydraulic tools can provide much needed safety, efficiency and precision, but their power (10,000 psi) must be treated with respect and knowledge, says global hydraulics and safety leader Enerpac Enerpac is introducing to Australia, New Zealand and PNG a new series of ‘Goal Zero’ online hydraulic safety […]
Kito PWB has launched a wholly Australian-made, Grade 100 lifting chain, which is being manufactured in its Melbourne factory. With many decades manufacturing the successful Herc Alloy Grade 80 chain, Kito PWB has combined more than 500 years of chain making skills and the experience of its skilled chain makers and engineers to successfully produce […]
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 […]
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LHA May/June 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: David Ayling reflects on a pre-coronavirus trip to Asia.
AGVs: Unmanned forklifts make an impact.
LEEA: Justin Boehm looks forward to hyper-productivity.