Materials handling

Wearable technology for distribution centre

09 December, 2014

Honeywell has announced a versatile, hands-free, wearable solution engineered to drive efficiency, productivity and accuracy inside a warehouse or distribution centre.


Slip and trips - are you compliant?

26 November, 2014

Test Slip Australia provides details on some of the latest changes related to slip-resistant flooring standards.


Floorsafe Australia carborundum stair nosing

24 November, 2014 | Supplied by: Floorsafe Australia Pty Ltd

Floorsafe Australia has introduced a range of carborundum stair nosings that meets the requirements of the Australian standards and the building code of Australia.


Konecranes ATB AirBalancer overhead crane system

13 November, 2014 | Supplied by: Konecranes Australia

The Konecranes ATB AirBalancer is an overhead crane system designed to make loads up to 350 kg feel almost weightless.


SprayNozzle Engineering complete washdown solution

29 October, 2014 | Supplied by: Spray Nozzle Engineering

The SprayNozzle Engineering complete washdown solution is designed to save water and retract safely.


Transport operator upgrades its forklift fleet

24 October, 2014 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

Australian transport business ABC Transport has updated its fleet of Toyota 8-Series forklifts.


Anti-collision systems ensure safe container-terminal operations

07 October, 2014 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

Container terminals operate on a 24/7 basis, so the demand on availability is extremely high. Collisions involving the boom of ship-to-shore cranes and the ships themselves pose the greatest risk in daily operations.


1″ High-Power Stainless Steel Flat Super Air Nozzle

22 September, 2014 | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

Exair's 1″ High Power Stainless Steel Flat Super Air Nozzle produces a flat 25 mm wide airstream with a blowing force of 462 g when mounted 305 mm from the target.


Forklifts help distributor out of a tight spot

10 September, 2014 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

The manoeuvrability and ease of use of Toyota's battery-electric forklifts are helping a busy Western Australian 4x4 vehicle accessories company grow its business in the state.


Mitsubishi Premia PBP16-20N2 power pallet mover series

10 September, 2014 | Supplied by: MLA Holdings Pty Ltd

The Mitsubishi Premia PBP16-20N2 power pallet mover series is designed for safe horizontal movement of pallets, minimising the risk of back injury.


Schneider Electric Harmony eXLhoist wireless remote control

13 August, 2014 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric has introduced Harmony eXLhoist, a wireless remote control for hoisting applications.


Big River Anti-Slip Plywood product

06 August, 2014 | Supplied by: Big River Group

The Big River Anti-Slip Plywood product features a slip-resistant coating designed to provide protection against injury on both indoor and outdoor workplace platforms, ramps, walkways and floors.


HSRM DG eMap web-based dangerous goods transport compliance system

05 August, 2014 | Supplied by: HSRM Pty Ltd

DG eMap is a web-based, automated dangerous goods transport compliance system.


Tag-Ex tagline extension arm

29 July, 2014 | Supplied by: Rising Fast Pty Ltd

Tag-Ex is a permanently or temporarily attached mechanical arm used to protect riggers, dogman and any other workers when using taglines that are attached to suspended loads.


Vacuum lifters solve OHS problem at paper factory

21 July, 2014 | Supplied by: Millsom Materials Handling

The Schmalz vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex 50 ensures faster materials handling while taking the burden from the employees. Forklifts are used to drive pallets loaded with heavy sacks into the halls of the Koehler paper factory in Kehl, Germany. The raw material must be prepared and then moved to the paper machines. Previously, this work was done manually, placing the employees under great physical strain.


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