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NexSys® battery range now covers all materials handling vehicle applications

Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) battery technology from EnerSys®, long-established in providing highly flexible, maintenance-free operation for materials handling vehicles, is now available in two forms. First is the NexSys CORE battery (available only in EMEA markets), a high-performance…

  • 11/02/2020
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Interroll complements Modular Pallet Conveyor Platform (MPP) with stacker crane and transfer car

Innovative solutions for the fully automatic handling of pallets: With a new stacker crane for dynamic storage and a transfer car, which enable the fast and safe storage and retrieval of up to 100 pallets per hour, Interroll is expanding its Modular Pallet Conveyor Platform (MPP), a flexible…

  • 05/02/2020
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HAE and Hire Industry team up to tackle digger and dumper safety issues

Hire Association Europe (HAE) has joined forces with Travis Perkins Plc and other industry partners to set up a working group aimed at improving the safety of digger and dumper operations on construction sites. Investigations by Travis Perkins suggested that the risks posed by diggers and dumpers…

  • 05/12/2019

15,000th Combilift unit delivered in the UK

Irish specialist forklift manufacturer Combilift has produced 50,000 of its customised handling solutions since the company was established 21 years ago. It recently delivered the 15,000th unit into the UK; an Aisle Master articulated truck supplied by Combilift dealer Briggs Equipment to its…

  • 14/11/2019

Adding Value with Air Casters

All companies look to differentiate their product in the marketplace. In the manufacturing sector, one simple way to do this is to add value to existing equipment with the addition of an embedded air bearing system. While the phrase, 'why recreate the wheel,' is catchy, air casters are proof…

  • 07/11/2019

Konecranes Demag UK partners with WES

Lifting equipment manufacturer and service provider, Konecranes Demag UK Limited, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing equal employment opportunities by entering into partnership with the WES. The move is consistent with the company’s objective of promoting the engineering sector to…

  • 10/06/2019

Air hoists make for safe and reliable lifting in tough operating environments

Wherever tough or hazardous operating conditions place excessive demands on lifting operations, Profi series air hoists from J D Neuhaus (JDN) rise to the challenge. The JDN Profi range is now deployed in applications that range from chemical (including pharmaceutical, paints and varnish)…

  • 16/01/2019

Last chance to attend Logistics Awards 2018 - don't miss out!

With just three weeks to go until the 2018 Logistics Awards, presented by comedian Dara Ó Briain, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) is urging anyone wishing to attend to book their place fast to avoid missing an evening of top-class entertainment, exclusive networking opportunities and…

  • 21/11/2018

Former HSE inspector joins Merritts

Heavy machinery moving specialists Joseph Merritt Group Plc has announced the appointment of Lincoln Marks as health & safety manager. Marks, who is from Sheffield, joins Merritts having previously worked for Cold Harbour Marine. Prior to this, he sat on the other side of the fence, working for…

  • 15/11/2018

Yale appoints QuickLift as exclusive dealer for the Turkish market

Yale Europe Materials Handling has strengthened its presence in Turkey with the appointment of QuickLift Mak. San. ve Tic. A.S. as the exclusive dealer for Yale® solutions in the region. James Newman, area business director for the Middle East and Africa at Yale, said: “We’re very…

  • 14/11/2018
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