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Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 17, 2016

According to the Industrial Truck Association (ITA) the lift truck market in North America is at an all-time record high in the material handling industry. Total retail orders in all classes, excluding exports, totalled 225,534 units in 2015. It is the first year lift truck sales are higher than the industry’s pre-recession level of 215,000 units...

Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 17, 2016

Ace World Companies has unveiled a new low headroom Advantage hoist and revealed plans to add jib cranes to the range from March 2016. The overhead crane and hoist manufacturer provides custom, high capacity equipment for steel, power, marine and other industries, while meeting demand for hoists and standard equipment with its Advantage range. Ace...

Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 16, 2016

Skyjack has sold the first SJ86 T telescopic boom in North America to Ontario Rental Supply (ORS), a company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, that rents, sells and repairs construction equipment. “We like that the SJ86 T offers high capacity zones and dual-capacity ratings,” said Pat Kelahear, general manager at ORS. “We’ve mainly used the...

Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 16, 2016

James Fisher Offshore (JFO), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, announces the signing of a cooperation agreement with Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd (Aquatic), an Acteon company. Their combined capabilities and expertise allows them to deliver fully integrated back-deck solutions to offshore operators globally. This agreement enables JFO...

Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 15, 2016

Shinui Petra, one of South Korea’s largest construction equipment rental companies, has introduced the Manitowoc MLC650 crawler crane into its rental The crane has been specially selected for its Variable Position Counterweight (VPC), a design feature which allows for reduced ground preparation, ground-bearing pressure, space requirements and...

Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 11, 2016

Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered a LRS 545, the first model of the new reachstacker series, to the Italian Port of Ravenna. The LRS 545 is the latest cargo handling solution from Liebherr and as such benefits not only from the company’s collective maritime experience, but also from its expertise in the fields of engine architecture and system...

Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 11, 2016

A 2.2 gigawatt electricity generation plant in the USA is saving millions of dollars in maintenance outage costs as a result of the Whiting Corporation’s installing and commissioning a 250USt turbine bridge crane while adjacent turbine generators ran at full power with no down time. Safety was such a priority for the heavy lift at a nuclear...

Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 11, 2016

Capital Safety, a leader in fall protection, confined space and rescue equipment, has launched the new Glyde-SafTM Rail. The Rail has a track system, which enables smooth and uninterrupted travel while working at heights. The system spans a maximum of 6m between supports and can be installed for use indoors and outdoors to support a variety of...

Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 11, 2016

UK Rapid Response Solutions (RRS) - a specialist in providing safe and effective lifting, engineering and transportation solutions for its customers - has been approved by Cskills Awards, a brand of the UK Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), to award National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) covering a variety of lifting and plant...

Industrial Lift and Hoist

 •  February 2, 2016

The Hot Line Material Handling Guide published by Heartland Communications is now available. If you buy, sell, appraise, evaluate, repair or own material handling equipment in North America this is your source to specifications, serial numbers and pricing. With more than 550 pages, Hot Line Material Handling Guide is a reliable source of...