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Hire Association Europe recognises Common Assessment Standard 30 January, 2023
The UK-based Hire Association Europe (HAE), which includes HSS Hire and other lifting equipment suppliers among its members, has reached an agreement with construction industry organisation Build UK to recognise its Common Assessment Standard.
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Blogs

Lift power – Enerpac cube jacks aid UK generator installation: A case study
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 As part of a UK power generation infrastructure project, Denby Transport’s Special Projects division has completed the installation of a 51-ton generator using Enerpac SCJ-50 cube jacks.
Who is responsible for safety?
Friday, January 13, 2023 Ben Dobbs, head of technical services at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association, runs through the roles and responsibilities for ensuring the continued safety of in-service lifting equipment.
Below the hook: No-release claws
Thursday, January 12, 2023 In the first edition of a new column designed to help users select the right tool for the job, Darrin Noe, director of sales and marketing at The Caldwell Group, explores hooks that cannot release rigging while loaded.
Cargotec CEO Mika Vehviläinen to retire in 2023
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 Cargotec CEO Mika Vehviläinen has informed Cargotec’s board of directors of his intention to retire from Cargotec during 2023, in accordance with the terms of his CEO service contract. The board has initiated a search for a successor.
New guidance on care and use of load-measuring devices
Thursday, December 15, 2022 Obligations around the use and care of load cells and other measuring devices take more than an up-to-date calibration certificate, writes Ben Dobbs, head of technical services at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association. A newly published guidance note explains why…
Kito Corporation celebrates 90th anniversary
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 Japan’s Kito Corporation celebrated its 90th anniversary last month.
Parker reveals next-generation load-sensing valves for mobile machinery
Friday, December 09, 2022 Parker Hannifin, a motion and control technologies business, has launched next-generation pre-compensated load-sensing valves with VA Series branding.
Davit cranes on display at US heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration show
Thursday, December 08, 2022 OZ Lifting will show a variety of davit cranes at AHR Expo, an event for the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) industry.
New East Timor port officially opened
Monday, December 05, 2022 Port operator Bolloré Ports has officially opened Tibar Bay Port in East Timor.
ZPMC donates books to Chinese school in Germany
Friday, December 02, 2022 ZPMC, the Chinese manufacturer and supplier of port equipment including cranes,donated a number of books to the Hanhua Chinese School in Germany at the end of November.

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