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Verlinde making tracks
13 November, 2014
Verlinde hoists are playing a key role in the maintenance of train components in Spain.

Taking control of business
13 November, 2014
The radio remote control segment of the material handling industry is a competitive marketplace. Ergonomic design, lightweight construction and, of course, reliable technology are key facets to this ever-changing sector

Calling in the experts
13 November, 2014
When automation firm Metso Automation made the decision to move the production and administrative functions of its industrial valves division, it called on crane specialists Erikkila to equip its new facility. Hoist takes a look at the role it played.

Safety first in business
13 November, 2014
John Williams, operations manager at Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) explains that help is at hand for businesses wanting to ensure that their health and safety standards meet changing legislation

Planning for the future
12 November, 2014
The interlinked issues of training, health and safety are integral to efficient, safe working processes and practices. Manufacturers, suppliers and crane builders are constantly facing the challenge of ensuring that their working environments meet stringent, changing regulations.

Moving with the times
12 November, 2014
Ensuring the safe and efficient movement of a retractable roof on the largest free-spanning dome stadium in the world is no small feat. Hoist looks at how the expertise of material handling specialists MHE-Demag and automation firm ABB ensured this project became a reality.

A fast track to success?
01 October, 2014
The automotive industry is a key contributor to China’s industrial growth, with recent figures surpassing many analysts’ expectations. We look at the role equipment manufacturers are playing in this burgeoning field.

Onward and upwards
01 October, 2014
Vetter Krantechnik is celebrating its 125th year in business in 2014. The Haiger, Germany-based hoist and crane manufacturer explains that regular investment in research and development has been integral to the company’s ongoing success.

Driving innovation
24 September, 2014
Drive technology is an integral part of the material handling equation. Such systems are essential in ensuring operational safety and process efficiency.

Innovation from tradition
24 September, 2014
KULI Hebezeuge - Helmut Kempkes, the German family-owned crane and component manufacturer is enjoying a successful 2014. In this article, we speak to Oliver Riese, export manager at KULI, regarding the opportunities and challenges the business is facing in 2014 and beyond.

One step at a time...
24 September, 2014
There is, depending on who you ask, a sense of cautious optimism returning to the US economy, which is having a positive impact on the level of growth taking place in the industrial construction sector. We look at some of the key projects taking place across North America.

Terex cranes help Kuwait road expansion
24 September, 2014
Terex is playing key role in the expansion of a bridge near Kuwait City

CeMAT Asia: Expanding in emerging markets
22 August, 2014
In developing countries, where shifting politics, unstable economies, lack of basic infrastructure, and limited application of enterprise management technologies are the norm, companies face a crucial decision, according to CeMAT Asia

An international affair
22 August, 2014
CeMAT 2014 in Germany attracted more than 50,000 visitors from across the globe. We look at why it was a success and speak to some of the key exhibitors at this year’s event.

Safety first...
22 August, 2014
Explosion-proof hoists and cranes are integral elements of role material handling plays in hazardous environments. We look at some of the options available in 2014.

A change for the better?
22 August, 2014
Growth in the South American ports sector has created more opportunity for hoist and crane manufacturers and operators says Elimar Venegas

Moving into recovery gear?
12 June, 2014
The global economic recession had a massive impact on the automotive sector but it looks as if things are slowly starting to pick up. However, is this a temporary respite or a sign of things to come?

Expanding in emerging markets
12 June, 2014
In developing countries, where shifting politics, unstable economies, lack of basic infrastructure, and limited application of enterprise management technologies are the norm, companies face a crucial decision, according to CeMAT Asia.

The challenges ahead
12 June, 2014
Asia is, depending on who you ask, a tough export market to crack when it comes to selling and supplying material handling equipment. However, by focusing on some of the success stories in countries such as Thailand, India and Malaysia, we can get an idea of some of the key factors influencing business across this vast region.

Evolution or revolution?
12 June, 2014
The increased use of electronic monitoring for operational safety and maintenance is just one trend in brakes.