August 30 - ALE has appointed Paul Karlsen as commercial manager for its Scandinavia business.

Karlsen joined the heavy lift industry in 2011 as a key account manager at Sarens, before joining ALE this year. He will be based in Velalsora, Norway in his new role.

Commenting on this latest appointment, he said: "I'm delighted to join ALE, using my skills for large projects with an entrepreneurial-minded organisation. I'll be working continue to grow our presence and develop our service offering to clients in Scandinavia."