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Thursday, 9 June 2011
Fourteen student teams from the US and Canada have won the 2011 AEM Construction Challenge that took place on 25-28 May at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and Destination ImagiNation (DI) developed the competition to engage students through hands-on experience that introduces them to construction careers like engineers, technicians and manufacturing professionals. This year’s challenge was titled “Unidentified Moving Object” and te ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Monday, 6 June 2011
Preventative maintenance is often overlooked, but according to Peter Greenthal, it can save time and money in the long run. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Wednesday, 18 May 2011
When should forklifts be used to lift people? According to Rob Vetter, never! [ Read more ]
Safety First
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
A new logistics trade association that is directly affiliated to the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has been formed. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Monday, 11 April 2011
Packaging professionals need to be knowledgeable enough so that the forklift is friend, not foe, writes Sterling Anthony. The logistics expert has some advice for his packaging peers. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Wednesday, 6 April 2011
About 120,000 registered attendees visited the CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2011 expositions on 22-26 March in Las Vegas. Held at the Las Vegas Convention Centre, the shows were the largest gathering in North America since 2008 for the construction, construction materials and fluid power/power transmission/motion control industries. Mike Haberman, chairman of the CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 management committee and president of Gradall Industries, says: "There was a tremendous upbeat feeling at the ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Wednesday, 30 March 2011
A team of students from Miami Valley Career Technology Centre in Clayton, Ohio has won the 2011 Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Construction Challenge that was presented by Volvo Construction Equipment. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Wednesday, 23 March 2011
Danny Marron doesn't believe in short-cuts when it comes to training. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Thursday, 17 March 2011
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is organising the 2011 Product Safety and Compliance Seminar on 2-4 May, followed by its annual Product Liability Seminar on 5 May in Bloomingdale, Illinois. Held at the Hilton Indian Lakes Resort, the seminar is expected to refresh, reinforce and expand on key themes from the 2010 program. It includes sessions on training to help companies ensure their safety messages are having an impact. The event will feature a half-day introductory sess ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Tuesday, 1 March 2011
Operator training isn't a matter of theory or practice. Rob Vetter believes both are equally important. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Wednesday, 16 February 2011
The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) presented its highest honour last Saturday to the late Brian Nealon of Bendigo Mitchell at the Annual Awards for Excellence 2011. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Wednesday, 26 January 2011
Students from the US and Canada will travel to Las Vegas in March to compete in the national finals of the AEM Construction Challenge sponsored by Volvo Construction Equipment. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Tuesday, 25 January 2011
It is estimated that up to 100,000 forklift trucks operate outdoors in the UK alone, loading and unloading lorries and transporting goods. Affected by the snow, ice and wet weather, how can businesses prepare themselves to ensure that the forklifts, critical to their supply chain, run smoothly, reliably and safely? Ian Roberts provides 10 top tips. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
The need for training is no longer questioned. But, asks Richard Shore, can it be done better? [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 14 December 2010
Danny Maron reminds us why refresher training is necessary. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 30 November 2010
With cost-cutting still on the agenda, Rob Vetter hopes that managers don't target training as a potential area for savings. He warns that we shouldn't be lulled by the drop in workplace accidents either. [ Read more ]
Safety First
Tuesday, 23 November 2010
A record number of products and services from 19 companies from across the globe have been shortlisted by the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) to compete in its Annual Awards for Excellence 2011. Twenty-seven entries will vie to win in the categories of Environment, Ergonomics, Safety and Innovation compared to 20 finalists the previous year ( News #441). FLTA chairman Martyn Fletcher says the awards have always been a showcase of the industry’s highest ach ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 18 November 2010
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has announced the latest inductees into the AEM Hall of Fame, which honours pioneering individuals who have invented, managed, built and led the off-road equipment industry. The 2010 inductees are Dr Hans Liebherr of Liebherr Company and Jim Gorman of The Gorman-Rupp Company. Candidates were judged by an independent panel of industry experts and supporters on how well they exemplify the five principles of innovation, industry contribution, lead ... [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
Thursday, 11 November 2010
A recent News article cast some doubt about fuel cell technology, but Moataz Eldib argues that the future is extremely bright. [ Read more ]
Your Focus
Thursday, 23 September 2010
The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) will be providing an insight into the ways it helps its members deliver the industry’s highest standards of service at its stand at the IMHX trade show this year. [ Read more ]
Fork Talk
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