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  • Working at height conference launch

    A new conference to discuss issues concerning working at height will be held in the UK in October, organised by The Access Industry Forum (AIF)...

  • Operations appointment at Star Platforms

    Star Platforms has promoted Ian Mitchell to the role of operations director. He has been in the industry since 1999, beginning his career erecting towers at Instant Zip-U...

  • Skyjack sales up

    The Industrial segment of Linamar group, mainly Skyjack, saw sales increase 2.1% in the second quarter of 2016, although operating income decreased 3.3%...

  • In use adjustment launch from Capital Safety

    Working at height specialist Capital Safety has launched the Trigger Positioning Lanyard series, allowing the user to easily adjust the length of the lanyard during use...

  • Engineering VP appointed by SafeWorks

    SafeWorks has appointed Vishnu Irigireddy as vice president of global engineering, with his experience in developing and launching new products....

  • Tracked solution for lightning protection

    The capabilities of a tracked platform from Wilson Access were put to the test to overcome a number of challenges facing contractors at the Clifton Observatory in Bristol...

FEATURES
  • FEATURE: Pushing the boundaries

    The aerial work platform sector is seeing steady growth in most of its core markets, while targeting emerging markets where there is huge potential. Euan Youdale reports....

  • Bending markets

    It’s a mixed market for articulated booms, but OEMs have released a number of new units, including the world’s tallest, and many say the coming year should be steady. Lin...

  • INTERVIEW: Hungary for growth

    IRN caught up with Erzsébet Antal, CEO of Hungarian rental company Profirent, to find out more about developments in this expanding market....