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There are always some interesting discussions on safety in our Discussion Forums. Often, however, they are about short-cuts from people interested in quick and easy solutions. As Danny Maron explains this week, some of the basics cannot be overlooked, and proper training is certainly worth the effort. His column looks specifically at preventing tipovers, and Danny argues that understanding a few facts is the key to success. So, let’s get back to basics - even if it takes a bit of time and effort.
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|Lencrow adds Faresin telehandlers to range Australasia News|
Sydney, New South Wales Independent forklift supplier Lencrow Materials Handling has added Italian telehandler range Faresin to its offering in Australia.
Managing director Ross Grassick tells Forkliftaction.com News that his hire fleet includes... [more]
|Awards recognise transport and logistics excellence Australasia News|
Melbourne, Victoria The Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council (TLISC) has recognised leaders in workforce development and industry promotion at its inaugural awards for excellence in Melbourne.
The awards celebrate exceptional... [more]
|Toyota raises funds for charity Australasia News|
Sydney, New South Wales Forklift supplier Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has stepped up to support a charitable organisation raising awareness and research funding for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).
The Save Our Sons... [more]
|ALC calls for rail efficiency Australasia News|
Canberra, ACT Rail freight efficiency in Australia needs improvement, says the Australian Logistics Council in response to a report released earlier this month into a possible high-speed rail link along the eastern... [more]
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|JCB outperforms market in 2012|
UNITED KINGDOM JCB says 2012 was the best year in its 67-year history, with earnings reaching a new record.
The equipment manufacturer posted earnings of GBP365 million (USD556 million) - up... [more]
|Hiab expands service centre network to Dubai|
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Hiab, part of Cargotec Corporation, has opened a dedicated service centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The service centre is owned and managed by Hiab's service and installation partner, Al... [more]
|UniCarriers Americas changes leadership|
UNITED STATES Akira Shiki will succeed Peter Kruse as president of UniCarriers Americas Corp from 2 May.
UniCarriers Americas announced on 23 April that Kruse will resign for personal reasons. He... [more]
|Hyundai Heavy partners German company|
KOREA, SOUTH Hyundai Heavy Industries Co has formed a business tie-up with German construction machinery maker Atlas Weyhausen GmbH to diversify its construction equipment portfolio.
Hyundai Heavy currently produces excavators, wheel... [more]
|University adds forklift training centre|
UNITED STATES A forklift technology and training centre has opened at the University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima.
Crown Equipment Corp collaborated with the private co-educational institution in establishing the centre... [more]
|Clark recognises 25 in key dealership categories|
UNITED STATES Clark Material Handling Co named six top sales managers among 25 individuals receiving recognition for performance with North American dealerships.
The top sales managers are Dan Rivard of Fraza... [more]
|Kalmar proposal receives commendation|
SINGAPORE Cargotec's Kalmar received a commendation award of USD100,000 as part of a consortium in the Next Generation Container Port (NGCP) Challenge at the Singapore International Maritime Awards on 11 April.... [more]
Diesel trucks meet standards
- Irvine, CA, United States
Next generation forklifts launched
- Houston, TX, United States
New range from Jungheinrich
- Milton Keynes, United Kingdom [more]
|Profile: Emmerson Daily keeps pace through the decades|
UNITED STATES Emmerson Daily is transitioning to consulting status with Pearl-based Daily Equipment Co, but remains actively involved with the business and community.
In a stock transaction effective from 31 December,... [more]
|Strong increase in visitors for South American expo|
BRAZIL About 237 exhibitors from 24 countries displayed their products and innovations at CeMAT South America, held at the Centro de Exposições Imigrantes in São Paulo, Brazil last month.
|Messe München and AEM found joint venture in South Africa|
SOUTH AFRICA Messe München and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) are forming a joint venture in South Africa, which they plan to call bC Expo South Africa (Pty) Ltd.... [more]
|E-carriage uses forklift technology|
GERMANY Carriages using forklift drive technology rather than horses were displayed at a European trade show this month.
Linde Material Handling, which supplies the electric drive technology to power Aagland’s... [more]
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|MTC Forklifts - our latest offers on port equipment !|
We also have a large inventory of used forklifts in the range 1 to 50 ton, diesel, LPG and electric.
- KALMAR DRF450-60C5X, 2005, 45ton, 5 high stacking: more info
- LINDE C4234TL5, 2007, 42ton, 5 high stacking: more info
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Germany/United Kingdom/Scandinavia: Bart Meertens - Send Bart a messageSouthern Europe/South America/Middle East: Derk Unkel - Send Derk a message [more]
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|Rocla celebrates its 30 years of AGV solutions |
Rocla celebrates its 30 years of automation solutions. Today Rocla is one of the leading providers of automated solutions with more than 7000 vehicles delivered in more than 1000 automation projects. [more]
|Bolzoni Auramo solutions for efficient damage-free handling of tissue paper rolls|
Lift truck attachment manufacturer Bolzoni Auramo is well known for its expertise in paper handling equipments, and the company holds the market leader position in sales of paper handling tools in Europe. [more]
|Hoist Liftruck Introduces the FR 40/60|
Hoist Liftruck is building on our position as an industry leader in the cushion tire industry. Hoist Liftruck is expanding our product offerings to address the specific needs of machinery movers with the introduction of the FR 40-60 Series. [more]
|EP launches CPD10ET Electric Forklift|
The revolutionary EP 1Ton electric forklift is the only one of its kind designed for use on industrial floors. The unique vehicle which is with less than 2m high and weighing 1.8t can be deployed in industrial elevators.
|Hystandard's 15,000km for Cancer|
John Flinn of Hystandard Handling Equipment plans to motorbike around Australia with Andrew Brown of Toll Intermodal, part of Toll Group, in May. The 15,000km road trip is aimed at raising money for the Cancer Council and increasing cancer awareness. [more]
|AUSA’s compact power|
The new AUSA Taurulift T 144 H Plus is the “swiss-knife” for construction. The machine, which allows lifting 1400kg up to 4m with a 2m front reach, is both versatile and capable. [more]