Global high pressure hydraulic technology leader, Enerpac announces the appointment of Mr Warren Baltineshter as its new Australia/New Zealand Integrated Solutions (IS) Manager. Mr Baltineshter will be responsible for providing solutions for heavy and complex lifting, shifting and positioning projects.

Mr Baltineshter has more than 10 years of experience in the mining and infrastructure industry, including over three years as Enerpac Mining Manager, dealing with projects for major companies such as BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto and contractors throughout the country.

According to Enerpac Regional Manager for Australia and New Zealand, Mr Denis Matulin, Mr Baltineshter has considerable experience in the mining, materials handling and infrastructure sectors, which are the major markets for IS. He notes that Mr Baltineshter’s industry knowledge and experience will be of great value to customers seeking the safest and most cost-efficient ways to handle challenging projects including movement and positioning of huge machinery and plant.

Mr Baltineshter recently completed a training program in the Netherlands and Spain, where he was trained in the use of Enerpac gantries, skidding systems, strand jack systems, EVO and SyncHoist technology, which can precisely lift, shift and position massive structures up to 75,000 tonnes.

Mr Baltineshter said he will focus on integrating innovative methods and advanced Enerpac technology into existing projects in areas such as mining, oil and gas, power generation, construction and safety.

He also intends to work with Enerpac’s network of Territory Managers to equip them with information and ideas about how Enerpac Integrated Solutions can perform complex tasks more safely and efficiently for customers.

Mr Baltineshter added that his international training program reinforced to him that Enerpac technologies were capable of taking on the most challenging projects in the world while also allowing for custom-made solutions to suit the individual customer’s needs.

Enerpac technologies range from new generation lifting, pumping, fastening and maintenance tools, through to entire Enerpac Integrated Solutions projects dedicated to lifting, shifting and manoeuvring some of the world’s heaviest and most challenging objects and structures.