Materials handling > Lifting

Optimum Handling Solutions vacuum lifting device range

18 June, 2012

The Optimum EasyLift vacuum lifter device meets the demands of operators and businesses for reliable performance, reduced power consumption, operating safety, minimised injury risk, higher productivity as well as low investment and operational costs. The device is lowered onto the intended load until the chains hang loosely.


Toyota 8FBN series electric forklifts

09 June, 2012

Toyota Material Handling Australia (TMHA) has launched its 8FBN range of four-wheel, counter-balance, battery electric forklifts. The 8FBN series consists of five models, ranging from 1.5 to 3 tonne rated capacity at 500 mm load centres, with a choice of masts, hydraulic controls and attachments.


Crown CDV180S-7 18-tonne lift truck

08 June, 2012

The Crown CDV180S-7 18-tonne lift truck is claimed to offer more power than any other comparable IC vehicle. With a 1200 cm load centre, the CDV180S-7 delivers high levels of capability and capacity. The lift truck has a Tier 3 electronic control 254 HP 7.6l diesel engine that provides high torque at low revs, reduces fuel consumption and meets or exceeds current environmental requirements.


Adept Technology s1700D robot

07 June, 2012

Adept Technology has introduced the Adept Viper s1700D, a 6-axis robot designed for material handling, machine tending, packaging, cutting and assembly. The s1700D robot features Adept ACE software, which deploys the robot through a user-friendly interface.


Lifting up Christchurch: Enerpac brings tonnes of good news for earthquake-affected, three-storey building

13 April, 2012

Underpinning and relevelling large commercial buildings has been proven viable with the successful relevelling of a large three-storey building, damaged in last February’s big earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.


8 forklift safety tips

28 March, 2012

WorkCover NSW is urging all businesses and workers to take extreme care while using forklifts following a number of recent serious incidents where workers have had forklift loads fall onto them.


Giant-Move Equipment materials handling and lifting equipment

27 March, 2012

At Safety in Action, the Chinese firm Giant-Move Equipment will once again be presenting its stable of materials handling and lifting equipment.


Kockums Bulk Systems vacuum lifters

27 March, 2012

At Safety in Action, Kockums Bulk Systems will showcase its vacuum-assisted lifting equipment. This includes a range of vacuum lifters for bags, cartons and drums including the VacuCobra and a compact, user-friendly board lifting and rotating foot.


Floating maintenance service to keep lifting equipment in working order

20 March, 2012

Alert Disaster Control (Asia), a Singapore-headquartered global emergency response and integrated risk management solutions service company, has signed a contract with Konecranes that helps the company keep the vital lifting equipment on its training vessel Alert 1 - Sri Kresna in working order.


All Poly Products Butt Tidy cigarette butt receptacle

19 October, 2011

The Butt Tidy cigarette butt receptacle is manufactured from good-quality, low-maintenance polyethylene.


SSI Schaefer LogiMat storage lift

06 October, 2011 by

The SSI Schaefer LogiMat storage lift is an automated storage and order picking solution that increases the performance of a warehouse, as well as the efficiency and flexibility of the picking processes; all with a minimal footprint.


Actisafe lifting device

29 September, 2011 by

The Actilift range of automated and manual lifting devices enables safer work with pallets, skids, bins and stacks. The range includes the automated Quikstak Smart Stacker and a series of manual and automated lifting trolleys.


Bomac mobile crane Mobi-Trac

28 July, 2011 by

Bomac’s Mobi-Trac cranes take advantage of the lightweight quality of the Altrac aluminium extruded rail system to construct small, portable cranes suitable for a number of applications. Static Mobi-Trac has a fixed height, width and working load, designed to customer specifications. The maximum height is 3 m and maximum working load is 1000 kg. The crane can be used for lifting a standard item in different locations around a factory or work area.


Call for national safety inspection of tower cranes

22 March, 2011

The CFMEU has called for a national safety inspection of tower cranes after a near disaster was identified at a Perth construction site.


SA steel firm fined after beam breaks worker’s legs

03 March, 2011

A South Australian steel fabricating firm was convicted over an incident where a worker received severe crush injuries to both legs after a steel beam he was welding was struck by another beam suspended by a crane.


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