News Edition #1046 - 7 October 2021

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The wave of new model launches continues, as we report this week. And, as we have seen in past reports, the tendency towards electric vehicles is accelerating.
Much of this is driven by environmental concerns and the need to limit emissions, but the reassuring part is how the materials handling sector has risen to the challenge with bigger, more powerful machines.
Today's electric forklift is just as capable as its petrol or LPG counterpart. But the current crop is more versatile, able to operate indoors or outside, and even on rough-terrain.
This really is the electric age!


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Safety crackdown in NSW  Sydney, NSW, Australia

SafeWork NSW is warning businesses using forklifts they will be visited after the workplace regulator released astonishing figures noting an incident involving a forklift occurs every day, six days...

Safe Work Month begins  Canberra, ACT, Australia

Safe Work Australia has chosen the theme "Keeping all workers safe" for the first week of National Safe Work Month. This week, the safety agency is stressing that everyone...
Hyster® is expanding its UT Series with its new H5.0-7.0UT range of 5-7 tonne forklifts, designed for optimum driver comfort and control. The new range has additional lifting capacity for loading and unloading tasks involving heavier goods.
Hyster once again delivers with a strong professional dealer and service network in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Jungheinrich has relaunched its series 2 and 3 counterbalance trucks with improved hydraulics, safety and software. Series 2 and 3 include 12 different truck models. Available as three- or...
KION Group is acquiring a stake of just under 20% in ifesca, a specialist in software for the energy industry. The group's investment, totalling around EUR5 million (USD5.8 million...

Locus Robotics opens European HQ  Amsterdam, Netherlands

Locus Robotics has opened its European headquarters in Amsterdam. The new facility will support Locus's existing EU and UK customer base and develop new opportunities within the fast-growing European...

Carson adds locations  Summerville, SC, United States

Carson Material Handling has added two locations to better serve its customers in Charlotte and Morrisville (Raleigh-Durham area) in North Carolina. KION dealer Carson Material Handling is authorised to...
TVH, Walker Logistics, Ranger Lifting

JCB remains profitable despite COVID-19  Rocester, United Kingdom

Staffordshire-based JCB remained profitable in 2020 despite the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its global manufacturing operations, according to a company statement. Last year, sales fell to...
Toyota Material Handling Europe has launched a new generation of 80 v electric counterbalance forklifts. The models are available with energy-efficient lithium-ion power and improved ergonomics for enhanced productivity...
Flexi adds safety tool - Tipton, United Kingdom
Superior Tire launches 'next generation' - Warren, PA , United States
BYD debuts new counterbalance - Madrid, Spain

Moffett, Hiab score US orders  Helsinki, Finland

Hiab has received three large orders at a combined value of EUR12.9 million (USD15 million) for Moffett truck-mounted forklifts and Hiab loader cranes in the USA. Two nationwide builders...

Nisun, Yongxiang collaborate  Shanghai, China

Nisun International Enterprise Development Group Co has announced a strategic collaboration with Yingkou Yongxiang Logistics to establish a joint venture, Liaogang Nisun (Yingkou) Supply Chain Management Co. Liaogang Nisun...
Are ports and terminals a material handling mystery to you, or are you curious to learn more about this fascinating world? Learn more on the different machines in operations, productivity challenges, and more. Read the article.
Camso tire solutions have been developed to meet the requirements of warehousing, industries and logistics, port operations, and airport ground support handling activities. Be it pneumatics, solid resilient, press-on tires, or wheels, we have a solution to meet your needs. Learn more.


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Miretti Group is working with experienced testing laboratories to test and develop explosion proof solutions for Li-Ion batteries.
RoyPow brings new battery innovations to maximise your material handling equipment efficiency and save battery costs.
What was previously on the market as the well-known RVL has now become the iCP.
BOLZONI AURAMO is at your side, providing damage-free handling solutions to the whole forest products logistic chain, and when it comes to Tissue paper rolls, Bolzoni Auramo has a dedicated clamp for gentle and smooth Tissue handling.
As of 1st Oct 2020, our Traction Batteries have changed their name to: "LIFTTOP".

Do YOU need "The Backbone"? If you use stand up forklifts and reach trucks around racking, where there's the possibility of underride, the answer is "Yes".
Expanding their product offering, Panacea Aftermarket Co. is pleased to present to you their BEAST Smart Forklift Scales.
Up close with the Aluminum, Steel Coil and Automotive Sectors and Carer Electric Forklifts
Don't pick the wrong type of forklift! If your business uses forklifts, it is important to pick the right type.
Antwerp XL, the award-winning event dedicated to breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo, will return live and in-person on 7 - 9 December 2021 at the Antwerp Expo, Antwerp, Belgium.
Kalmar RT240, 2012, 24T Rough Terrain Reach Stacker.
SMV 6/7 ECC9, 2015, 9T Empty Container Handler.
Kalmar DCG100-45ES6, 2018, 10T Empty Container Handler.
Konecranes Liftace F16, 2021, 16T Heavy Forklift Truck.
Kalmar DCE 180-6, 2008, 18T Heavy Forklift Truck.

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The Daintree Rainforest in Queensland, Australia, is estimated to be about 180 million years old making it the oldest forest in the world. It is so old that it is home to 12 out of the 19 total primitive flowering plant families found on Earth.

The Vegreville Pysanka

The world's largest easter egg weighs 5000 lbs, is 31 ft. tall, and 18 ft. wide. It is located in Vegreville - Alberta, Canada.



Jungheinrich UK opens new facility


Phoenix launches Li-ion forklift


Linde expands trailer range


TVH and Sinoboom collaborate


Simulator adds stand-ups


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