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Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

BITA Pick of young forklift engineers graduate in style

The best of Britain’s young forklift service engineers have been honoured in a graduation ceremony hosted by the British Industrial Truck Association (BITA) in the magnificent surroundings of Hoar Cross Hall in Burton on Trent. Four graduates attended the ceremony, representing an inaugural class of eight, all of whom achieved …

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New board appointments and responsibilities at BITA

New board appointments and responsibilities at BITA

The retirement of a number senior figures within BITA and the industry, means a raft of new appointments and a re-organisation of responsibilities within the organisation. Longstanding BITA member and former two-time President David Rowell is retiring after a remarkable total of over 44 years in the industry – and …

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F-TEC launches at IMHX 2016

F-TEC launches at IMHX 2016

Having opened its doors to apprentices in July of this year, the fork lift industry’s first dedicated training centre – F-TEC – chose IMHX 2016 for its public launch and was “astonished” at the response. Quickly establishing itself as a focal point of the Future Skills Zone, F-TEC attracted a …

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IMHX 2016 proves huge success for leading trade associations

IMHX 2016 proves huge success for leading trade associations

An historic move that saw the industry’s two leading trade associations share an exhibition stand at IMHX 2016 proved hugely successful with both parties registering record numbers of visitors and garnering universal praise for the stylish, and versatile two-storey stand. According to James Clark, Secretary General of BITA (British Industrial …

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Strict testing criteria for fork lift truck Thorough Examinations ensures compliance and worker safety advises CFTS

Strict testing criteria for fork lift truck Thorough Examinations ensures compliance and worker safety advises CFTS

Recent legislative changes, with more emphasis on punishment, mean that ensuring your equipment complies with the law is more important than ever before, according to CFTS, the body behind the national standard for the Thorough Examination of fork lift trucks and related transport. With managers and directors overseeing operations at …

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