Lifting Equipment

LEEA holds 2020 AGM on Zoom

LEEA holds 2020 AGM on Zoom

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) held its AGM on the Zoom platform for the first time ever on Tuesday 22 September. It was joined by 80 members and received proxy votes or apologies from a further 170. The LEEA AGM retains its vital role of conducting the formal business …

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prEN1570-1:2020 – Proposed revision of European Safety Requirements for Lifting Tables

ALEM encourages comments and feedback from UK manufacturers and users

ALEM encourages comments and feedback from UK manufacturers and users Established in 1973, the Association of Loading and Elevating Equipment Manufacturers (ALEM) represents the interests of UK manufacturers and suppliers of loading bay equipment including dock levellers, scissor lifts, tail lifts and dock shelters. In this role, the Association is …

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Briggs Equipment to supply 75 new lifting and handling machines for G&W UK’s container terminals

Briggs Equipment to supply 75 new lifting and handling machines for G&W UK container terminals

Freightliner and Pentalver, subsidiaries of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W), have made a significant investment in 75 new lifting and handling machines from the Briggs Equipment Big Trucks product offering. The new machines, which include Hyster reachstackers, Terberg terminal tractors and Hyster empty container handlers, will be deployed at G&W …

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Reminder that the Government’s consultation on 2025 Border Strategy closes next week

Reminder that the Government's consultation on 2025 Border Strategy closes next week

Government originally  launched a consultation on the 2025 Border Strategy on the 22nd July 2020. The idea was to set out their vision for world’s most effective border by 2025. Here is a reminder of how the Materials Handling World of professionals can contribute and represent our industry by providing …

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Lifting Sector’s big day makes everybody GLAD

Ross Moloney Parliamentary Reception

The global lifting sector took to social media in their droves for the first ever Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD) on 9 July 2020, with impressive results. The day was all about getting the whole industry and the associated supply chains to recognise the importance of high standards in lifting, …

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