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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Driving change
12 January, 2022
From start-up Canoo’s Lifestyle Vehicle to Dodge announcing it will launch the ‘World’s first battery electric muscle car’ in 2024, Jenny Eagle looks at changes in the automotive industry, noting...
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Loads of data 12 January, 2022 Digital technology makes monitoring the weight and condition of your loads ever easier and ever cheaper. Julian Champkin reports.
Change fuels growth 12 January, 2022 In the Middle East, economic diversification to reduce reliance on oil will provide new opportunities for the lifting industry. Keren Fallwell reports
Decommissioning milestone 12 January, 2022 The decommissioning of the UK’s nuclear power estate continues, with numerous complex handling challenges that need to be performed safely, reliably and accurately.
On the right track 12 January, 2022 Demag partners with one of the largest Czech manufacturers of diesel-electric locomotives and special railway vehicles to install several cranes in its new workshop.
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Digging deep 16 December, 2021 The world’s mining companies are rushing to reduce their carbon footprint through electrification and a shift to renewable power but the technology for industrial-scale carbon capture and storage is still in its infancy. Jenny Eagle investigates.
Heavy duty order 16 December, 2021 BVS Cranes of Turkey continues to take the lead in the Turkish and global steel investments.
Catching the training 16 December, 2021 Training for crane and hoist operators is necessary, both to be legal and to be safe. Julian Champkin reports.
Supplying America 16 December, 2021 North America is facing supply chain problems, and hoist manufacturers are finding strategies to cope. Julian Champkin reports.
VIVA ESPAÑA 30 November, 2021 As APM Terminals announces it will use a 5G network to connect all cranes, vehicles, and operators at the Port of Barcelona. Jenny Eagle looks at the latest news in Spain and its bounceback from COVID-19.
Who’s in control here? 30 November, 2021 Technology now offers crane control systems that can do all that skilled operators can do but more smoothly, more efficiently and more safely. Julian Champkin investigates.
Cleaning up 30 November, 2021 Clean room hoists are in high demand, buoyed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the continuing semiconductor chip shortage. Mike Straus reports on the complexities of serving this unique sector.