• HIAB’S HI-TECH ARCTIC EXPEDITION

    When you send your equipment off to spend a year drifting the Arctic Ocean on an ice floe, there can be no doubt whatsoever that it’s up to the challenge. The HIAB X-HiDuo 108 E-4 truck-mounted crane is the intrepid explorer on the MOSAiC expedition, doing precisely that. Inspired by Norwegian researcher and explorer Fridtjof […]

  • INDUSTRY LEADERS PREDICT

    Home Improvement Retailing Magazine is the go-to publication for the building supply industry at large – equipment, retailers, dealers, distributors, contractors, building products and materials, manufacturing, merchandising and fixturing, sales professionals to point-of-sale. Each year, it features a state-of-the-industry report with predictions from key industry leaders on the year to come. To say that this […]

  • HIAB HELPING BUSINESSES RECOVER FROM COVID

    Covid-19 has challenged businesses all over the world. It’s been even more challenging in the UK, where companies are also reeling from Brexit. So when MV Commercial, one of the UK’s top independent commercial vehicle dealers, came up with a plan to help recovery and grow their company, we thought the story struck an interesting […]

  • VISION LAB TESTS THE LIMITS OF POSSIBILITY

    HIAB had a vision: tackle the long-time industry challenge of detecting and identifying objects in shifting environments and ever-changing climate conditions. HIAB has always been at the forefront of innovation. Vision Lab, the latest addition to its Test and Innovation Center in Hudiksvall, Sweden tests the limits of possibility. The state-of-the-art facility tests HIAB cranes, […]

  • HIAB SOS! HISTORIC HIGH TOWER RESCUE

    Innovative design ideas draw attention. Executing those ideas can mean ‘back to the drawing board’ without equally innovative solutions to do that – precisely what happened recently when Jersey Heritage had exciting new design and marketing ideas for their historic Radio Tower at Corbiére on the island of Jersey. The iconic site, located on the […]

  • REMOTE-CONTROL MULTILIFTS MODERNIZE FIRE AND RESCUE

    When disasters strike, seconds count; when those disasters occur in underground rescue operations, delivering welfare units to the scene is a challenge. HIAB Multilift remote-controlled hooklifts play a vital role. Recently, Scottish Fire and Rescue urgently needed a better way to deliver self-contained welfare pods during emergency rescue operations – one that was swift, safe […]

  • ONE ARBORIST. ONE HIAB + JIB. ONE GRAPPLE SAW. JOB DONE.

    When you’re staring up at a tree canopy that’s staring you down, you need to give it all you’ve got – without using up all your resources. When that job is big and tough and heavy and way up there, it calls for a big truck, a big crane, a big extended reach and the […]

  • ONE ARBORIST. ONE HIAB. ONE GRAPPLE SAW. JOB DONE.

    Being an arborist is one of the most challenging jobs there is. It takes a skilled, tight-knit team to tackle trees efficiently and safely. So how to make tree cutting and removal faster, simpler, more efficient and safer? HIAB has a solution: one arborist, one HIAB and one grapple saw. Job done. Onto the next […]

  • WELL-DESERVED PUBLICITY FOR ML-TRUCK EQUIPMENT

    It’s easy for us to talk about HIAB. We introduced the first HIAB articulating crane to Canada in 1953 and have been partnered with them as their exclusive Canadian distributor ever since. It’s also easy for us to sing the praises of our Canadian dealers. It’s less common for a well-respected industry magazine to put […]

  • Moffett GroundStart® Unchains the Operator

    GroundStart®, Moffett’s forward-thinking start system, has forever changed the way you mount and dismount your Moffett truck-mounted forklift. It’s one of the latest round of innovations from Moffett that enhance safety and productivity, and it’s a big one – saving you time and money on every job, and reducing the risk of injury. There’s no […]