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Increasing process automation means the cost-effective automation of vehicles is playing an increasingly more important role – which in turn has serious safety implications Automated guided vehicles (AGVs) are encountered in vast warehouses, order-picking areas and production halls. Continue →
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Konecranes has completed a Major Assessment of a production-critical crane used in WesTrac’s Newman, WA workshop, which has saved the company downtime and cost, as well as enhanced safety and productivity for ongoing use The 40t double-girder crane is used to lift components for WesTrac’s repairs on their customers’ dozers, graders and loaders, such as power train overhaul, where it lifts components like engines, pump drives, torque converter transmissions and final drives. Continue →
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Leading materials handling and lifting equipment supplier United Forklift and Access Solutions is introducing a new electric forklift range that combines quality, performance, safety and top value for money The clean, quiet and environmentally harmonious United C.A.T Series range is designed to provide hygienic, environmentally sustainable and safer solutions for all lifting and usage requirements in the warehouse, says Craig Coles, CAT Lift Trucks Product Manager, United Forklift and Access Solutions. Continue →
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An IPLEX G Lite industrial videoscope featuring powerful imaging capabilities and a small, rugged body has been launched by Olympus Lightweight and able to go almost anywhere, the IPLEX G Lite videoscope provides users working in challenging environments with a remote visual inspection tool that has the image quality and ease of use to get the job done. Continue →
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It sometimes surprises people to have to think of ropes and ladders as tools, PBI Height Safety specialist Doug Carson observes Everyone knows how to use a ladder, yet ladders and rooftop falls contribute to 70 per cent of all workplace injuries when working at height – most of which are less than three metres. Continue →
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    The Konecranes guide offers greater flexibility, reliability and safety on small or mid-sized wire rope hoists and provides a high-quality, low-cost replacement for almost any brand of rope guide Wire rope hoists are used in a wide variety of industries including construction and infrastructure, mining, manufacturing and materials handling, automotive, cement, primary production, process engineering, ports, shipping and logistics. Continue →
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There may have been great advancements in technologies and products to assist workers inside confined spaces, but Gordon Anderson claims one serious safety issue that has gone unresolved for many years still remains. Continue →
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SCIRT’s Fletcher delivery team devised an innovative solution to the risk of flooding on the complex heritage project of repairing and strengthening the 130-year-old Gloucester Street bridge, in Christchurch. Continue →