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|Some weeks, the news is dominated by product launches. Sometimes, it's financial results.
This time, we seem to have a plethora of orders and fleet expansions. And that's interesting for two reasons. Firstly, it shows that there's activity in the markets. This is a good indicator of the financial health of the economy, with players in various industries and regions experiencing sufficient growth in their markets to justify new and ongoing investment.
But, for end-users, the value in these reports is seeing what other organisations are buying. Many use this information to guide their own equipment planning and like to see how machines are being deployed and how businesses are benefiting from their investments.
So, these reports are useful both to suppliers and to buyers - and we hope you find them interesting and beneficial.
|Local News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|Ranger Lifting opens Melbourne facility Australasia News|
Ranger Lifting New South Wales-headquartered Ranger Lifting has opened a new facility in Melbourne this month to meet ongoing demand for its products and services, principally from the city’s thriving construction sector. ... [more]
|ALC to hold Summit in Melbourne Australasia News|
Melbourne, Vic The Australian Logistics Council (ALC) will hold its inaugural Supply Chain Technology Summit 2018 on May 10 on site and in partnership with MEGATRANS2018.
The ALC was one of ... [more]
|Apprenticeships touted as career option Australasia News|
Brisbane, Qld Year 12 graduates who didn’t receive a QTAC offer in the recent round “needn’t stress”, according to Apprenticeship Support Australia (ASA).
With over 700 apprenticeships and traineeships on ... [more]
|Global News||Editorial articles by Forkliftaction News|
|KION to buy into EP|
GERMANY The KION Group is entering into an exclusive global strategic partnership with leading Chinese manufacturer EP Equipment in the fast-growing market for entry-level, light-duty warehouse equipment.
KON has signed ... [more]
|Linde extends range|
Linde has extended its pallet truck and stacker range with several new models.
The new trucks include Linde T20 R and T25 R pallet trucks with 2.0 and 2.5 ... [more]
|Movers & shakers|
Konecranes, ITA [more]
|Surabaya adds five Gottwalds|
INDONESIA PT Pelabuhan Indonesia 3 (Pelindo 3) has expanded its fleet of Konecranes equipment by placing an order for three Model 4 and two Model 5 rubber-tyred mobile harbour cranes for ... [more]
|Mediaco gets first Demag delivery|
GERMANY After signing a first order with the Mediaco Group in the northern spring, Terex Cranes has begun deliveries. The first of these machines, a Demag AC 220-5, was delivered to ... [more]
|XL Joinery choose Cesab electrics|
UNITED KINGDOM A market-leading supplier of timber doors and associated joinery products in the UK has turned to Cesab for a new fleet of electric forklifts at its world-class distribution centre. ... [more]
|Empire Roofing chooses Xtreme|
UNITED STATES Roofing contractor Empire Roofing has taken delivery of the first six production models of the new Xtreme XR1055 rough-terrain telehandler from Xtreme Manufacturing.
Launched at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017, the new ... [more]
|Tuapse to buy up big|
RUSSIA Russia's Tuapse Commercial Seaport JSC (TCSP) plans to spend USD34.1 million in its investment program in 2018.
The Maritime Executive reports that the plan includes the overhaul of ... [more]
|B&B’s PowerMount gains traction|
UNITED KINGDOM B&B Attachments is experiencing increased demand for its PowerMount system that enables the truck driver to change from one hydraulic attachment to another in just 90 seconds. The PowerMount system ... [more]
|Jerry Sterner remembered|
UNITED STATES SJF Material Handling founder Gerald ‘Jerry’ Sterner, passed away last week, shortly after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Jerry opened the business in 1979 as SJ&F Enterprises and was ... [more]
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|Fork Production Boost for Bolzoni|
The new fork production line is ready. The Bolzoni Hebei dedicated state-of-the-art fork manufacturing plant in Longhua, China, has tripled the fork production capacity in the last six years. Further flexibility and increased fork model range. [more]
|Exceptional tires, wheels and assemblies for any application|
Sun Tyre & Wheel Systems offers an exceptional portfolio of Off-Highway tires, wheels and assemblies for a range of industries [more]
|The Backbone® for Reach Trucks Stops Standup Forklift Underride|
The greatest risk to a standup forklift operator is being struck by immobile objects such as racking components. Surprisingly, this even exceeds the risk of overturning. The BackboneŽ for Reach Trucks protects operators from this hazard. [more]
|Would You Like A Portable, Heavy-Duty & Safety Equipped Load Bank|
In addition to our SLB-Series Smart Load Banks, Eagle Eye carries the LB-Series Constant Current DC Load Banks. They are portable, economic, reliable and user-friendly. Load Banks are designed for battery capacity testing, acceptance testing & More! [more]
|Keep your people safe in Loading/Unloading Exclusion Zones (LUEZ)|
The operation of trucks, forklifts and other vehicles in both industrial work sites and public areas is dangerous. Far too often, serious accidents occur when personnel are loading and unloading these powered mobile plants. [more]
|What's Your Vision? Don't miss MHEDA's 2018 Convention|
MHEDA announces our annual convention in Miami, Florida. The convention is hosted at The Loews Miami Beach Hotel from May 5- May 9. MHEDA's 2018 convention theme is "What's Your Vision?" [more]
|3rd Asia Warehousing Show leading intra-logistics industry event|
Asia Warehousing Show 2018 co-located with MHE Asia to be held from 7-9 March 2018 at BITEC, Bangkok. Primary exhibitor focus of the event is warehousing, material handling, automation, mobility, supply chain, logistics and storage solutions. [more]
|Breakbulk Middle East returns to Abu Dhabi|
Breakbulk Middle East is the only exhibition and conference in the region specifically for the project cargo and breakbulk industry. The conference will be held at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi on 6th-7th February 2018. [more]