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10 November 2021

VERLINDE HAS extended its open winch series for heavy duty applications with the PDW series. This range of open winches provides a technical answer to lifting applications in a wide range of capacities from 6.3 to 70 tonnes, with duty classifications of up to M6.

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02 November 2021

CAN YOU turn moulds, tools and large workpieces weighing up to 2.5 tonnes with a cordless screwdriver?

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01 November 2021

NEW TRAILERS and a cloud-based tugger train guidance system have been added to the Linde Logistic Train from Linde Material Handling.

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01 September 2021

KEY CHANGES have been announced in the latest update to the materials handling industry official guidance notes on how to comply with the legal obligations for Thorough Examinations.

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08 July 2021

DEMAG HAS added new components to its universal KBK crane construction kit, allowing users to create even more versatile lifting systems with higher load capacities, improved use of the available space and reduced installation work.

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14 June 2021

LIFTING EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST, Konecranes, has welcomed the introduction of the tax super-deduction initiative as a massive boost for UK industry.

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20 April 2021

TO FURTHER improve the efficiency of its grocery home shopping service, Asda has become the first UK supermarket to introduce a powered stair climber, in collaboration with materials handling specialist, Stanley.

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04 March 2021

The Timmer product portfolio has been further developed and is available in a new design as the timLIFT product family.

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05 February 2021

PEDESTRIAN COUNTERBALANCE stacker boosts handling procedures in the tight confines of a production facility.

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07 January 2021

Loadhog has recently launched wheeled Dollies which have been designed specifically to add benefits at every stage of the supply chain.

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07 January 2021

Picking things faster, safer and mobile is the challenge in logistics centres with the dramatically increasing number of online ordered products due to the Covid pandemic.

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07 January 2021

Logitrans has launched a quarter pallet lifter with the capacity of 200kg. Due to the one long fork, it is possible for users to handle two quarter pallets at the same time, increasing productivity.

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13 January 2021

If you're looking for a hassle-free way of renting and operating pallet trucks with a lower total cost of ownership, then Toyota has you covered with Pallet Truck Plus.

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08 June 2020

Toyota Material Handling UK has launched Pallet Truck Plus which offers companies a cost-effective way to always have new Toyota pallet trucks available with full service support.

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05 June 2020

From huge XL oversize scissor lift platforms used as car lifts, cargo lifts and stage lifts to the most complex heavy duty automated systems, Edmolift manufactures custom units to exact requirements.

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21 May 2020

St Clare Engineering says some of its customers only use drum handling attachments on their forklift trucks for a specific task once or twice a year, or for brief periods of time, in which case it makes sense to hire it from instead of purchasing outright.

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05 May 2020

The KOV-111-16 system of Mosca secures large-volume timber products for transport without significant downtime.

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06 April 2020

The crane manufacturer won an order for its innovative S-series overhead models from a new customer, häuselmann metall.

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10 March 2020

Metal and Modular has achieved BS EN 1757-3:2002 for three of its trolleys: the Auto Brake Panel Trolley, the Auto Brake Load Trolley and the Auto Brake Ductwork Rack.

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04 February 2020

New from Aldershot-based machine element experts FATH Components is a range of precision engineered swivel castors with integrated lifting feet that are stated to provide effortless movement together with safe, positive positioning once in place.

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FEATURES

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28 October 2021

Lifting is a fundamental aspect of materials handling and logistics throughout all supply chains. Ross Moloney encourages everybody in materials handling and logistics to open their eyes to the importance of lifting equipment and the role of safety.

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11 October 2021

Lifting and moving by hand is the main cause of reportable accidents in the freight by road industry and the logistics sector has a rate of musculoskeletal disorders 50% higher than the national average, says Laura Nelson.

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09 February 2021

Playing it safe doesn’t have to slow us down, explains Linde Material Handling UK product manager David Bowen who outlines how enhanced safety features can boost efficiency and productivity.

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09 December 2020

Operators at the organic farming and dairy company are feeling less strain due to the arrival of a fleet of Mitsubishi PBPL hand pallet trucks.

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26 October 2020

Ross Moloney, CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), describes how the world’s leading lifting association tackled the adversity posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and is shaping the way it supports its members going forward.

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12 October 2020

The new BT Levio LWI160 powered pallet truck from Toyota Material Handling is the first-ever pedestrian-operated truck that is designed around a modular Lithium-Ion battery concept.

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02 October 2020

Moving heavy and awkward wheeled loads safely has long presented businesses with a challenge. The potential for injury puts the onus on companies to avoid downtime and possible legal repercussions - as well as creating an environment where employees feel confident, protected and less at risk, says Andy Owen.

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03 September 2020

Across all industries, companies are faced with the growing challenge of using resources in an optimised, profitable and sustainable way in order to survive in dynamic market environments.

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21 August 2020

How returning after lockdown presents unique opportunities to enhance safety and boost productivity for materials handling operations.

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03 August 2020

Reliability and very good performance are said to some of the main features of the EP Pallet Trucks and ES Pallet Stackers solutions from Baoli’s warehouse trucks range.

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15 June 2020

Materials Handling has played a critical role in the UK’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic and as the global sector leader Toyota Material Handling has been responding to all the challenges.

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03 June 2020

These all-rounders are mostly used as towing vehicles for logistic trains, for example to supply production in industrial plants, or towing “shelves on wheels” in warehouses and distribution centres.

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19 May 2020

Increased social distancing requirements are leading to more inquiries for space-saving forklifts and storage systems, according to manufacturer Combilift, as companies try to increase safe space for production employees.

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18 February 2020

The humble hand pallet truck is often overlooked even though many organisations need to reduce the strain of manual handling and increase productivity.

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06 January 2020

Ross Moloney, CEO of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), reviews a year in which the association celebrated its past by creating initiatives to sustain the lifting industry’s future.

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08 October 2019

Replacing the manual turntable-style potato case loading system at Morrisons’ Rushden depot with two Brillopak PakStations has made the job more manageable and ergonomic for the team members performing this repetitive end-of-line task.

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13 May 2019

Toyota Material Handling UK explores options to consider when going forkless in your operation.

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05 April 2019

Transmon helps Snack food leader protect pedestrians from forklifts in partnership with STILL.

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15 February 2019

Two companies were fined following the death of a 37-year-old worker, Andrew Bowes in 2012.

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11 January 2019

Yale Europe Materials Handling has unveiled two options for its pedestrian power pallet truck range. The precision control tiller head and noise reduction options allow the trucks to be used in a wider range of applications.

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13 May 2016

New app from MiniTec, leading manufacturer of aluminium profile systems

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11 May 2016

Your Personal Training Development Service Combining our course development team’s extensive experience across a range of professional fields with RTITB’s proven training methodology, our course development service can provide you with tailored training solutions that improve safety and efficiency, and reduce risk and cost in your business.

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13 May 2016

MiniTec purpose built trolleys help a turbo shaft manufacturer improve operational efficiency

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11 May 2016

An RTITB HealthCheck can help you identify those all-important risks that threaten to undermine your good work , or it could simply deliver peace of mind that the systems you manage are fit for purpose and are helping you minimise risk and operational costs. An impartial, outside expert’s view will prove invaluable.

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23 September 2013

For industrial protection in any environment

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13 May 2016

MiniTec – design your own aluminium profile application with iCAD online

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16 May 2016

MiniTec UK Ltd – combines UK expertise with original German engineering to achieve global reach

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09 January 2014

Lifting Points for Bolting – Ultimate Safety in Lifting with the RUD PowerPoint Star RUD offer an extensive range of lifting and lashing applications which includes both welded and threaded types, covering a working load capacity range from 0.6 to 200 tonne. Offering over 270 different tested and certified lifting/lashing points, 210 of which are for bolting and 60 for welding.

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13 May 2016

MiniTec – manufacturer of profiling systems celebrates 30 year anniversary in 2016

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10 June 2013

The economic solution to an ergonomic problem

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11 May 2016

RTITB Material Handling Equipment Training can be purchased from our network of RTITB accredited providers, and can be delivered in the provider’s training centre or on an employer’s premises.

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13 September 2013

Manual & pneumatic for top loading tanker access

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11 May 2016

RTITB wants to work with the industry to create a marketplace where everyone knows what high quality HGV driver training looks like and how it should be delivered, which is why we have devised the RTITB LGV Driver Training Standard.

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13 September 2013

For easy loading of goods and safe bridging access

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13 May 2016

MiniTec build a bespoke test room for Magnetic Shields Ltd Aluminium profile systems from MiniTec – the art of simplicity

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