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GSR pair head for harsh conditions
The 17 and 29 m working height E179T and E290PX are the first two GSR platforms in the Russian market for the maintenance of electric and telephone lines
Plantworx presentation from Manitou
Manitou UK is presenting a number of models at the Plantworx exhibition, taking place 2–4 June in the UK, including the Man’Go 12 boom launched at Intermat
Webinar promotes work at height
AFI has delivered its first webinar to promote health & safety in the working at height sector.
Boom launch from Manitou
Manitou has launched a new lower weight, compact access platform. The Man’Go 12 has a working height of 11.91 m and an outreach of 6.5 m
Hybrid investment at UK Platforms
UK Platforms, part of HSS Hire Group, has added two hybrid Niftylift HR21 and HR17 Height Rider booms to its fleet
Open house at Genie
Customers and distributors get a tour of UK production plant and a look at the company’s latest redesigned articulating boom lift
High-tech display from Terex AWP
The manufacturer created a 100 ft high 3D display at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans during the 2015 Rental Show
Dromad expands fleet
Irish plant and tool rental company Dromad Hire has taken delivery of four machines from Hinowa, Niftylift and Manitou.
First Niftylift hybrid pair in Denmark
AH-Lift, which has operated in the Copenhagen area of Sealand, Denmark, for nearly 30 years, has taken delivery of the country’s first Niftylift HR28 Hybrids
HWS receives JLGs from Riwal
Riwal is supplying a range of JLG platforms to the Netherlands-based rental company HWS. Booms modified for façade applications by Riwal are included
GT Access buys Manitou booms
UK-based GT Access is investing in Manitou rough terrain articulated booms. They include the 160ATJ and 160ATJ+ models, both of which have a working height of 16 m
NES adds MEC 60-J booms to fleet
The rental company has exclusively added the new boom to it roster of available equipment
Genie super boom launch
The 150 ft working height SX-150 adds to its Super Boom range, while three other products debut at the Rental Show
4Hire provides sea defence
Jersey-based rental company 4hire has provided a new Bobcat T40180 telehandler for use in crucial sea defence work on the island
APL continues Niftylift investment
UK-based Aerial Platforms Ltd. (APL) has taken delivery of the first of two Niftylift Height Rider 28 (HR28) Hybrid articulating booms
Platform exit system launch from Genie
Genie has introduced the Fall Arrest Bar, available for ANSI and CSA boom lifts. it allows the operator to tie off and move freely outside the platform using a shock-absorbing lanyard
Skyjack to supply 200 units for Vikings stadium
Located in the heart of Minneapolis, the new glass-centric covered stadium will replace the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, which was torn down in early 2014
JMS fleet reaches 1000
The UK company, a division of JMS Plant Hire, reached its millennial milestone after receiving a Genie ZX-135/70 boom lift from Access Platform Sales Ltd (APS).
Crawling to the top?
Compact, tracked lifts are still fighting to gain rental market share and knock the ‘niche’ perception out of the park. Lindsey Anderson reports on the North American industry and its acceptance of these units
Skyjack to unveil new boom at The Rental Show 2015
The SJ86 T boom lift will be shown for the first time in New Orleans
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