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Woolies driver retains title Australasia News
Sydney, New South Wales Eighteen finalists took part in the grand final of the National Forklift Championships held last week at the Sydney Safety Show. Last year’s winner, Mark Gray of Woolworths, successfully... [more]
Supply chain winners announced Australasia News
Sydney, New South Wales The winners of the 2010 Australian Supply Chain and Logistics Awards were named last week at an awards evening held in Luna Park, Sydney. Among the winners were:... [more]
New straddle carriers for NZ port Australasia News
Tauranga Tauranga Port has ordered two new Kalmar twin-lift straddles with expected arrival by May 2011, bringing its fleet to 26. The straddles have numerous productivity enhancing features, including faster... [more]
Multi-million freight contract for QR subsidiary Australasia News
Laverton, Victoria National transport and logistics company CRT Group has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract with leading plastics and chemicals supplier, Australian Vinyls Corporation (AV). Under the five-year agreement, CRT,... [more]
Lifting operation results in crane collapse Australasia News
Adelaide, South Australia A construction company was fined in the SA Industrial Relations Court recently for its part in the collapse of heavy concrete panels at a northern suburbs building site. SafeWork... [more]

Three dealers add Hyster; Van Keppel now with Nissan
UNITED STATES Bublitz Material Handling (BMH), Gammon Equipment Co Inc and Deep South Equipment Co have added representation of the Hyster brand in certain markets in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, and, in... [more]
Konecranes marks factory expansion
CHINA Konecranes held an opening ceremony last week to celebrate the extension of its factory in Lingang New City, Shanghai. The company has invested an undisclosed amount in its fourth... [more]
Fewer Europeans and North Americans at CeMAT
CHINA The combined PTC Asia and CeMAT Asia 2010 may have seen a 10% increase in overseas visitors at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre last week, but some forklift exhibitors... [more]
Oshkosh positive about JLG prospects
UNITED STATES Oshkosh Corp saw a major quarterly increase in JLG-related access equipment sales, held a grand opening ceremony in Tianjin, China and sees near-term positives for the segment. For the... [more]
KTH rules at US Open Forklift Rodeo
UNITED STATES Teams and individuals from KTH Parts Industries Inc of St Paris, Ohio ruled in competitive portions of the 2010 US Open Forklift Rodeo & Safety Expo in Springfield. KTH... [more]
Manitou used in Chilean rescue
FRANCE French materials handling giant Manitou is taking some credit for the recent dramatic rescue of 33 trapped miners at the San José mine in Chile. Leasing company SK Rental... [more]
Contract marks milestone for STAM
GERMANY Terex Port Equipment has signed a contract with Société Tunisienne d’Acconage et Manutention (STAM) to supply 12 Terex Noell NSC634E diesel-electric straddle carriers to the port of Radès, near Tunis.... [more]
Hysters handle wind farm components
UNITED KINGDOM Hyster reach stackers are providing quicker and more economical handling of wind farm components at the Port of Mostyn in North Wales. Weldex International, which provides lifting solutions for... [more]
Delta marks 50th anniversary - Memphis, TN, United States
Christmas hampers to win at expo - Birmingham, United Kingdom
Traffic reporter to present awards - Alton, United Kingdom
Sun Tyre buys joint venture - Chennai, India [more]
Creative use for forklift-type batteries
CANADA An environmental engineer uses industrial-type batteries for storing solar- and wind-generated energy and subsequently draws down the power for his domestic consumption. Ulrich Schrems’ utilisation of two eight-year-old Yuasa-brand... [more]
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With over 20,000 logistics professionals together in one place - can you afford to miss IMHX 2010?
IMHX - the International Materials Handling Exhibition - is the UK’s premier logistics, materials handling and storage exhibition. Taking place only once every three years, IMHX is a must-see event for logistics professionals.
Davis Derby to launch New Trucklog Product Range at IMHX 2010
Designed for demanding material handling environments and suitable for the smallest or largest fleets, the New Davis Derby TruckLOG range will tell you everything you need to know about who’s driving your trucks - and how. [more]
Combi-CB Shortlisted for Safety Award
Irish 4-way handling specialist Combilift has been shortlisted for a safety award at the forthcoming IMHX show, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, from 16th to 19th November.
UK forklift partnership strengthens position
Forklift manufacturer Hyster and UK distribution partner Barloworld Handling have strengthened their UK market position as the materials handling sector sees growth. [more]
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Ragasco Composite LPG cylinders for Fork Lift Trucks
Ragasco has supplied over 5 million Composite LPG cylinders worldwide since 2000 and in 2006 the company introduced their composite LPG cylinders for Forklift Trucks (FLT). The cylinder is very easy to lift and handle. [more]
Tailift introducing the Premium Z series forklift trucks
Tailift is proud to formally launch the new premium Generation, Z series, to the global market. The new generation of Tailift forklift trucks, combines ergonomic excellence, great performance, comfort, safety, easy maintenance and real value. [more]
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Media Releases
With over 20,000 logistics professionals together in one place - can you afford to miss IMHX 2010? 
Davis Derby to launch New Trucklog Product Range at IMHX 2010 
Combi-CB Shortlisted for Safety Award 
UK forklift partnership strengthens position
Product Watch
Product Watch
Ragasco Composite LPG cylinders for Fork Lift Trucks 
Tailift introducing the Premium Z series forklift trucks
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Editorial Calendar 2010
The Forklift Market in The USA
Attachments: Pallet Handling
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Materials Handling Equipment in Ports
The Forklift Market in Latin America
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