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Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 ( #517 )
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Ambassador chooses RDS for demo fleet
Witham, United Kingdom

Ambassador Lift Trucks, the UK Komatsu forklift importer, has installed RDS Liftlog 100+ on-board weighing systems on the 2.5 T capacity Komatsu FG 25 HT demonstration forklifts used by Komatsu forklift dealers.
A hydraulic load sensor measures the increase in system pressure and the Liftlog 100+ displays the weight to the operator. There is also an alarm that informs the operator of overloading, helping prevent a potential tip-over.
The weighing systems were supplied by Maldon-based RDS South East.

New crane decal
Milwaukee, WI, United States

A new decal for cranes has been developed by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and approved by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The decal signifies that the machine should only be operated by personnel who have received employer-certified training and evaluation according to relevant OSHA standards. It can be found at the online AEM store (

Zoe Ferriday
HFT Forklifts joins green scheme
Hereford, United Kingdom

Herefordshire’s HFT Forklifts Ltd has signed up to the Green Achiever scheme, developed by E4environment.
HFT Forklifts spokeswoman Zoe Ferriday says being a part of the scheme helps the company meet its commitment of reducing its overall environmental impact.
Over 40 UK businesses register with Green Achiever each month. For more information on the scheme, visit

Palletforce network grows with Truswell
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom

Truswell Haulage, which was established over a century ago, has joined the Palletforce network. The Barnsley-headquartered company has operating sites in Sheffield and Douglas in Lanarkshire.
Truswell Haulage currently operates a diverse fleet of around 80 trucks and has a wide-ranging client base, which sees them moving everything from heavy haulage plant and machinery to plastic goods. Truswell also offers vehicle repair workshops, warehousing and storage, and operates its own driver training school.
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