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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the HOIST editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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Energy Boost
14 August, 2017
The Caspian is a growth region for many lifting equipment companies. Keren Fallwell reports
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Big Issue 14 August, 2017 A robust safety culture is driving the market in the heavy lifting sector of the crane industry. Paola De Pascali reports.
PUMPED UP 14 August, 2017 Street Crane has manufactured and installed six new overhead cranes at the expanded production facility of engineering company Hayward Tyler.
Half-century of lifting 03 August, 2017 Pelloby is just a few months away from celebrating its 50th year in business. Paola De Pascali takes a look at the products and services they offer today and reviews their halfcentury of lifting experience.
Renewed and re-opened 03 August, 2017 Lifting Gear Hire had been absent from the UK market for 10 years but reopenedits doors for business at the end of last year. Sally Spencer reports.
Sheffield Steel 03 August, 2017 New business, new apprentices and new sectors—Street CraneXpress are expanding in many directions at once. Daniel Searle visited the company in Sheffield, UK.
It Ain’t got that swing 31 July, 2017 At one of the leading waste-to-energy plants in the world, at Gothenburg in Sweden, the cranes have been fitted with ICRAS anti-sway systems to increase productivity.
Safety is the key 29 June, 2017 Paola De Pascali spoke with manufacturers to explore the new technologies available in access controls.
Signed, sealed, delivered 29 June, 2017 As global trends in product distribution change, thanks to the growth in online shopping, lifting equipment must support this sector and ergonomic design is vital. Bernadette Ballantyne reports.
Helping Hands 29 June, 2017 Manual lifting equipment is increasingly being designed to improve ergonomics and assist the operator, thereby enhancing efficiency, precision, and safety. Daniel Searle reports.
Laser guided 29 May, 2017 Paola De Pascali talked with global sensors manufacturers about the latest anti-collision systems, which are becoming more relevant now as the safety of personnel and equipment is increasing all over the world.
Lifting at your Leisure 29 May, 2017 Demand for hoists and rigging equipment in the entertainment and hospitality sectors is buoyant. Sally Spencer reports
Mammoet moves 1,200t bunker using gantry on SPMTS 25 April, 2017 Mammoet used a gantry placed on SPMTs to move the first of three concrete bunkers by the Lek Channel near Vreeswijk, the Netherlands. The project was commissioned by Sas van Vreeswijk and Rijkswaterstaat.

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