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30 April 2024

Mentor Training has launched a forklift safety survey designed to help identify the real risks facing companies operating MHE today.

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21 July 2023

ECLIPSE MAGNETICS has launched Ultralift E, which utilises magnetic technology for steel lifting.

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30 May 2022

THE WYZO sidebot can be deployed with Piab’s MCG equipped with an adapter plate with 13x BX10 suction cups.

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09 May 2022

A NEW lightweight powered stair climber weighing 18.5kg and with a carrying capacity of 120kg is being rolled out across the UK by Stanley.

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09 March 2022

AN ARTIFICIAL Intelligence based wearable technology that helps employees avoid physical injury at work, is being rolled out across the UK by Stanley.

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02 February 2022

CROWN HAS equipped its popular Wave Work Assist Vehicle with lithium-ion batteries.

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07 February 2022

HOIST AND Winch has come a long way in a short space of time. From humble beginnings in 2007, the company today offers a full spectrum of lifting equipment services to the UK and global marketplace.

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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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FEATURES

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25 October 2023

Ross Moloney explains why it is important to engage with legislators to help them understand the role of lifting in key sectors like logistics and how to improve safe practice.

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12 January 2023

German Bionic is launching new, AI-powered smart wearable tools that claim to revolutionise workplace safety in physically demanding jobs. 

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09 January 2023

As we prepare for an uncertain 2023, HSS is excited to reveal its rebrand as Logistics Matters from January - with a view to better cover the wide range of challenges facing the world of materials handling, supply chain, warehousing and logistics.

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09 January 2023

Andrew Wright, Deputy CEO of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), explains how training is evolving to ensure quality and expertise is sustained, reinforcing the confidence logistics operations place in lifting equipment and service suppliers.

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10 October 2022

Join us for the Safety in Logistics one day digital conference on November 23 - the event is focused on experts and leaders sharing lessons learned to promote safer warehousing and logistics operations.

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25 March 2022

Manual handling injuries are common throughout the logistics industry. With the right training in place, they are largely avoidable, but many operations overlook this due to time and budget constraints, says Alex Samson.

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09 January 2023

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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SPONSORED CONTENT

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13 May 2016

MiniTec – design your own aluminium profile application with iCAD online

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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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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 purpose built trolleys help a turbo shaft manufacturer improve operational efficiency

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13 September 2013

For all-round edge protection at height

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13 May 2016

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

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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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13 August 2013

The innovative Tool – Mover is one of RUD’s latest innovations, a manipulation device for the safe turning and tilting of heavy and awkward plant items such as plastic injection moulding tools.

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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 May 2016

New app from MiniTec, leading manufacturer of aluminium profile systems

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10 June 2013

The economic solution to an ergonomic problem

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13 September 2013

Industrial metalwork platforms & Gantries

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13 September 2013

For easy loading of goods and safe bridging access

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13 September 2013

Manual & pneumatic for top loading tanker access

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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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