Load measurement manufacturer Straightpoint has appointed Thunder Oilfield Services as its distributor for Thailand.
US rigging equipment manufacturer Crosby has appointed Thomas Dietvorst as general manager of Straightpoint
US outrigger pad and cribbing block manufacturer Dica has acquired sling protection company Linton Rigging Gear Supplies.
Lifting and spreader beam manufacturer Britlift has appointed Unique Group as its exclusive distributor for its modular spreader beams.
Marcus Curry has joined the board of UK based Lifting Equipment Engineers Association
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has elected Richard Money as chairman
US based lifting tackle manufacturer Crosby has acquired offshore mooring component manufacturer Feubo
US material lift manufacturer LiftSmart has appointed José Miguel Peña as sales director for its new European operation
Crosby has issued a safety alert for some of its 6.5 ton S2130 lifting shackles
Kalmar has launched the 54 tonne capacity DCG380-540 heavy duty fork truck
US based Diversified Industrial Rigging has changed its name to ProLift Rigging Co. and opened a new branch
Spanish lifting equipment manufacturer Airpes has appointed Tad Dunville as general manager, North America
UK rental company A-Plant has opened its largest service centre to date in Chadderton, Manchester
US manufacturer Caldwell Lifting Solutions has appointed Malcolm Peacock as business development specialist
ALE is to open a new office in Gothenburg, Sweden later this year
Spanish lifting gear company Elebia has launched the two tonne automatic rail clamp for lifting sections of rail track
Australia's Verton has launched the R-Series remote controlled lifting beam in the UK
Australia's Verton has appointed Craig Millis and Hefin Evans to look after the European business
UK based Lifting Gear Hire has officially rebranded to LGH
Spreader beam manufacturer Modulift has launched the Adjustable Modular Lifting Beam and the Trunnion Drop Link.
US synthetic rope manufacturer Samson has appointed Christian Rheault as chief executive
Mammoet, Van Oord and Australia's Verton have agreed a partnership to develop a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades
UK lifting and rigging company RRS has acquired Aberdeen based Plantshifters, and opened a new depot in Newcastle
UK based Notus has launched a new business - Notus Contract Lifting