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ALLMI has recently partnered with the Energy Networks Association (ENA) in order to help promote its ‘Look Out, Look Up!’ campaign. Seeking to raise awareness of the risks involved with working near overhead power lines and educating stakeholders in adopting safe practices, ‘Look Out, Look Up!’ is aimed primarily at lorry drivers, including operators of loader cranes, and so partnership with ALLMI was a logical step in communicating the message far and wide.

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ALLMI recently announced the appointment of its new ‘Marketing Officer’, Fiona Parnell. Parnell joins the Association with a wealth of marketing expertise, having held a host of managerial positions over a 20-year period for a range of leading businesses.

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It looks like it could be another record year for ALLMI’s operator course, with YTD training levels up by 8% compared to the same period in 2018.

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The importance of ALLMI’s Thorough Examiner course continues to be underlined, with the Association experiencing 13% growth in demand during its last financial year, as well as a further 10% rise for 2019/20 YTD.

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ALLMI and the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) will soon revise their Best Practice Guide (BPG) for the Safe Use of Lorry Loaders, with the document’s first review meeting being scheduled for late November.

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ALLMI recently released its new course dates schedule for 2020. Being the UK’s only accrediting body to provide specialist training for each member of the lorry loader lifting team, as well as engineers, instructors and managers, ALLMI’s courses are approved by CSCS and delivered to the highest standard.

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ALLMI has recently released the latest update to its industry recognised App.  New developments include tools for Thorough Examiners, which facilitate calculations for overload, stability and sink rate tests, as well as RCI / RCL calibration.

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ALLMI has recently announced that its annual meetings for all members of the Association (manufacturers / importers, service companies, fleet owners, ancillary equipment suppliers and site operators) will take place on 17th October at the award-winning Belfry Hotel & Resort in Sutton Coldfield.

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The Draft for Public Comment phase of the latest revision to EN12999 (the European product design Standard for loader cranes) has now been concluded.

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ALLMI was one of the key sponsors for the ISO TC 96 Crane Conference, which took place in London from 31st May to 7th June. The annual international gathering was held in the UK for the first time in 10 years and saw more than 80 technical specialists attending from countries including the UK, France, Germany, USA, Australia, Poland, Finland, Sweden, China, Italy and South Korea.

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ALLMI’s membership continues to rapidly expand, with YTD new member registrations more than double the level for the same period in 2018.   

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The Association’s productive year continues, with a raft of updates being made to a range of ALLMI courses.

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Launched in February this year, the new ALLMI Code of Practice (CoP) contains the Statement of Commitment that the Association’s members sign up to, confirming they will work in accordance with applicable standards and legislation, manufacturer guidelines, ALLMI guidance documents and good practice; as well as verifying employee training and safety, and the highest levels of professionalism, honesty and integrity.

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The latest revision to EN12999, the European product design Standard for loader cranes, has recently been released as a Draft for Public Comment.

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ALLMI has recently released its new Code of Practice (CoP) for members of the Association. ALLMI CEO, Tom Wakefield, comments “We released the revised CoP at the beginning of our new Membership Year, and the response has been extremely positive.”

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ALLMI recently produced its loader crane industry sales figures for the second half of last year, therefore completing market statistics for the whole of 2018.

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Following a 14% increase in demand for Instructor Course places over the last 12 months, one of ALLMI’s projects for Quarter Two of 2019 is to update this highly regarded training programme.

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