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Push The Right Buttons
23 December, 2020
Even though the standard pendant control is still found attached to many industrial hoists, remote controls have become ubiquitous in almost every sector. Simon Hastelow reports.

Can you dig it?
23 December, 2020
The mining industry relies on highly-specialised lifting equipment for maximum efficiency and minimal downtime. Daniel Searle spoke to some of the leading manufacturers in the sector.

Swift recovery
23 December, 2020
All eyes have been on the USA; its pandemic response and its election have disrupted business and made forecasting and planning more than problematic. How has the market for lifting gear coped? And will 2021 be easier? Julian Champkin reports.

What a treat
23 December, 2020
A modern waste processing plant in Spain ordered cranes and hoists from compatriot manufacturer Jaso.

Archives a great resource for all but predictions
21 December, 2020
One of the ways in which Hoist can be read is not just on a monthly basis, when your issue reaches your physical mailbox or electronic mailbox, but also as part of an ever-increasing archive of industry insight.

Working in a vacuum
24 November, 2020
Julian Champkin finds that vacuum lifting is proving useful in tackling social distancing needs, in the online retail industry and beyond.

Test of metal
24 November, 2020
In the metals handling sector the three key words that crop up again and again are safety, monitoring and automation. Simon Hastelow reports.

Virtual Meet-up
24 November, 2020
The inaugural Overhead Crane and Hoist Innovation Conference, rganised by Hoist magazine, took place in early October. Daniel Searle reports

Hot topic
24 November, 2020
Enerpac SyncHoist lifting systems are being used at the world’s largest fusion experiment, in Southern France.

Work lift balance
23 November, 2020
The “work smarter not harder” mantra seems to have pervaded all areas of industry. Fortunately the opportunities for the use of workstation cranes is also becoming wider with a greater choice of structural materials, lifting capacities and installation options all helping to open up the workplace to new solutions. Simon Hastelow reports.

Paperless inspection technology
23 November, 2020
Karl Ahlgren, marketing manager at Pervidi, discusses the benefits of digitalising inspection.

Consistent performance
23 November, 2020
New technologies and partnerships are improving maintenance and inspection in our industry. Daniel Searle reports.

The long way round
23 November, 2020
A ship-to-shore container crane from Sany has been delivered to its new owners in Latvia, after a monumental effort from the manufacturer’s team.

Adapting the usual schedule to the new normal
23 November, 2020
I’ve worked on industry magazines for more than a decade and half now, and you get used to the various cycles that dictate what needs to be done at any given point in the month or year.

Last call to sign up for our virtual conference
23 November, 2020
Stop reading this, please. You can come back afterwards, but for now please put down this copy of Hoist, or the device on which you’re reading your digital copy of our October issue, and head over to and register for our first online conference. If you’ve been passed this copy of the magazine by a colleague after they kept it for themselves in their office for a few days, then I’m afraid you might be reading this too late—the conference takes place on October 8th. Although it is available to view retrospectively for another 30 days after that date.

GH launches Core+ Synchro
12 November, 2020
Spain’s GH Cranes has launched its Core+ Synchro system, which allows automated synchronisation of two hoists on one crane, regardless of their capacities and speeds. It allows two hoists movements to be adjusted to the load while offering continuous monitoring of them.

New Harrington Hoists HATSB spreader
11 November, 2020
Part of the Kito Group, Harrington Hoists, based in Manheim, Pennsylvania has introduced its new HATSB model adjustable telescopic spreader beam, designed for outdoor construction or for places where headroom is not limited.

Jaso cranes for ArcelorMittal
09 November, 2020
Spain-based Jaso has supplied a 250t-capacity liquid steel ladle handling crane to the ArcelorMittal plant in Differdange, Luxembourg. The crane is now working at full capacity in the manufacture of steel sections.

Cargotec and Konecranes to merge
04 November, 2020
Cargotec and Konecranes have agreed to merge creating a global business with €7bn turnover.

Konecranes Noell straddle carriers for APMT
02 November, 2020
APMT Rotterdam container terminal in The Netherlands has taken delivery of 16 diesel-electric Konecranes Noell straddle carriers.