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.
Latest HOIST Feature
Lever hoist insight: Automatic locking
Jenny Eagle reports... The Kito LB-SL is a modified version of Kito’s standard Kito LB series lever hoists that provides additional safety through a safety locking module. Kito adds that existing LB hoists can be upgraded, so LB hoist owners do not have to buy an entire new hoist to get the modification.
Liftex in Liverpool
If your role requires you to operate lifting equipment in any sector you can’t afford to miss the LiftEx show. Here, we highlight the latest news from several exhibitors.
TOC Americas: Back to Panama
After six years, TOC Americas returns to the Panama Convention Centre from 17-19 October 2023, connecting the global port and container supply chain across this region. Here we highlight some of the exhibitors attending and their latest news.
Entertainment hoist Q&A
We speak to Nick Fleming, business development specialist at Columbus McKinnon, and Erich Widmer, sales and marketing manager at GIS, about every aspect of entertainment hoists.
Overhead crane regional report: Canada can do
Canada’s only neighbour is the United States and too often it is neglected in comparison. But its lifting industry can hold its own against and even penetrate into US markets. Julian Champkin reports.
The Lowdown on Load sway
Anti-sway technology was revolutionary when it was first introduced – but back then it did not actually work very well. Today’s systems, in contrast, offer safety and economy, and allow even a non-specialist to operate a crane. Julian Champkin reports.