Niftylift shows 28m prototype and low weight HR15D
At an open day held at Towcester racecourse, UK manufacturer Niftylift demonstated two new machines: the prototype of a 28m HR28 Hybrid and a new low weight 15m diesel HR15D.
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CEOs of Terex and United Rentals to address 2013 IPAF Summit in Miami
Ron DeFeo, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Terex Corporation, will give the keynote address at the IPAF Summit to be held on 26 March 2013 in Miami, Florida, USA. Michael Kneeland, president and CEO of United Rentals, will also speak at the Summit.
A-Plant invests £24m in fleet
UK rental company A-Plant has placed orders for new equipment worth over £24 million (US$38 million).
OSHA issues 'call to action' to prevent workplace falls
After four recent construction accidents that took place in New Jersey, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a statement calling on construction companies to ensure that workers at height (above 6 feet) have the proper fall protection equipmen
Senior appointments at Man Lift
Man Lift Mfg. Co ("Man Lift") a USA manufacturer of mobile hydraulic equipment for speciality markets and hazardous environments, has appointed two new senior staff members. Joe Banks is the new vice president of operations and manufacturing and Timothy Henrich is vice president o
ARA increases rental growth forecasts for North America
The American Rental Association has revised upwards by nearly 2% its growth forecasts for the North American rental industry this year.
Tyco mandates SkySiren anti-entrapment solution
Nationwide Platforms' anti-entrapment solution, the SkySiren, is to be mandated on all applicable equipment used by Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions from Monday 14th May.
European construction output slump continues
Year-on-year comparison shows Eurozone construction output fell 3.8% in March
Three new Palfingers for Oslo Liftutleie
Palfinger Platforms has delivered three P 220 B platforms to Norwegian hire company Oslo Liftutleie. The P 220 B machines are mounted o 3.5t GVW chassis and offer a 22m working height.
HSG becomes Oil & Steel's UK distributor
Italian manufacturer Oil & Steel has appointed of HSG Systems, Manchester, as its official distributor for vehicle mounted aerial platforms and tracked platforms for the UK and Ireland, with the exception of Scotland, which will continue to be covered by the Jackson Group.
Bauma fully booked with a year to go
Space at next year's Bauma exhibition in Munich, Germany is already sold out, despite another 15,000 m2 being added since 2010.
Ruthmann emphasises price/performance and changes its fortune.
Maria Hadlow talks to Rolf Kulawik and Uwe Strotman of Ruthmann about the changes in emphasis towards price/performance, which has changed the company's fortune.
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