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Carlton Group acquires Crews Crane Training International
Carlton group acquired ES Hoisting Solutions in November. The acquisition of Crews Crane Training Internationl complements is a natural progression. 
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
US$1.6 billion deal gives private equity firm JIP and Itochu controlling interest in Hitachi Construction Machinery
Jacco de Kluijver joins IPAF board
Genie VP of Sales and Marketing EMEARI seconded to IPAF board ahead of AMG in March
ARA Foundation announces €110,000 scholarship fund
Awards worth up to $5,000 aim to attract students into the North American equipment rental industry
New BigChange tech pinpoints plant location
Added technology helps locate plant on site to within three metres
European Rental Awards 2022: call for entries
The deadline is Friday 25 February and awards dinner will be in Riga, Latvia on 15 June 2022
TVH Equipment acquires in Belgium
Access equipment specialist Rentalift BV joins TVH Group subsidiary’s network of seven branches 
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
OSHA celebrates 50 years
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a video that commemorates the Administration’s 50 years in existence.
BrandSafway engineers new Truss Frame System
BrandSafway’s Major Projects Group and the Infrastructure Services Group were recently chosen to design and build an under-bridge traveling platform to access the final construction stages of the Bow River Bridge twinning project in Alberta, Canada.
Interview: Michael Paladino
Michael Paladino, president of the SAIA and president of Eagle Scaffolding Services, discusses industry challenges, future goals and more
Stephenson’s Rental expands into Québec
Strategic alliance with Centre de Location GM Inc will see Stephenson’s expand into Québec, Canada
Altrad acquires oil & gas business
Investment in Muehlhan’s Oil & Gas segment in Denmark and the UK includes scaffolding services
ERA to expand cybersecurity guide
Benchmarking and insurance among issues to be addressed by cybersecurity working group 
Dingli opens boom lift production plant
The US$235 million facility represents phase four in Chinese manufacturer’s production expansion project 
The Q4 2021 ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey
Companies involved in Europe’s equipment rental sector are invited to complete the short business confidence survey
IPAF Summit to focus on safety
Summit takes place same day as IAPAs, 10 March, and promises expert presentations on safety in the access industry
What is the future for mast climbers and hoists?
Modularity and flexibility are just two key elements when it comes to car dimensions and capacity
IPAF webinar to focus on electrification
Webinar will cover the challenges and opportunities for the access industry as demands grow 
AVI Cranes adds over 50 Haulotte platforms
Israeli rental firm expands MEWP fleet with new vertical masts, electric scissor lifts and boom lifts
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