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SGB sells UK powered access fleet to AJ Access
A J Access has purchased SGB Powered Access’ entire fleet of 700 booms and scissors in the UK for an undisclosed sum. The dealer will now start marketing the machines, for sale mainly outside of the UK.
Record Multitel production in 2008
Last year Italian truck mount manufacturer, Multitel Pagliero had a record year, manufacturing and dispatching over 1000 machines. The 1000th platform was dispatched from its factory in Manta just before Christmas.
Manitex strikes international deals
Manitex International is increasing its global presence with a new set of orders for boom trucks and specialized transport units totalling US$6.6 million
Dubai airport invests in platforms from AL Laith
Al Laith Scaffolding LLC, Dubai, has recently supplied a large number of aerial work platforms to Dubai Airport including equipment from Niftylift and Oil & Steel.
Iron Planet's first European online auction
Iron Planet holds its first European online construction equipment auction on 28 January
AJ Access invests in more Genie platforms
UK rental company, AJ Access Platforms, is expanding its fleet with a number of Genie S-125 self propelled telescopic booms and some electric and rough terrain scissors. These machines will join the diesel-powered articulating Z-45/25 RT booms, GS-5390 and GS-1932 scissor lifts, Z-45/25 Bi-Energy booms and Z30/20 N RJ articulating booms which were recently delivered to AJ Access by Genie.
Knuckle booms save lives in Iraq
Fassi dealer Fascan in Maryland, US has adapted three models of Fassi knuckle boom cranes to make "Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Interrogation Arms" for the US Army to detect roadside munitions in Iraq, writes Patrick Hill
New 550 tonne Kobelco in China
Chinese crane rental company Lai Wu Teng Fa Qi Zhong Yun Ye You Xiang Gonsi, has bought a second 550 tonne capacity Kobelco SL6000 crawler crane
Nationwide takes delivery of six Ruthmann truck mounts
Six of the Ruthmann Steiger T275 truck mounted aerial platforms which were launched at the APEX show in September have been delivered to UK rental company Nationwide Platforms, part of the Lavendon Group
Hiab to deliver 95 cranes to Iraq
Loader crane manufacturer Hiab has an order for 95 loader cranes from the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity
Hitachi Sumitomo crawler to Kier Plant
Kier Plant, a member of the Kier Group in the UK, has taken delivery of a new Hitachi Sumitomo SCX700 lattice boom crawler crane
Barin sells first machine in Canada
Italian manufacturer, Barin has delivered its first machine to Canada. The ABC 190/L under-bridge inspection unit has been bought by Canadian rental company Jenik Inc Construction and Location, based in St-Mathieu De Boloeil.
Ukrainian manufacturer of heavy machinery buys first UpRight
A Ukrainian manufacturer of heavy axles and rolling machinery has bought an UpRight AB38 articulated boom.
Interrent expands and adds to fleet
The Belgian rental company Interrent has just taken delivery of five of twenty ordered Genie machines to support the expansion of the company's business.
Warren Access gets higher with MX270
Warren Access, a rental company based in Tyne and Wear, UK, has recently taken delivery of a Multitel MX270 truck mounted hydraulic platform.
Atlas Copco buys Aggreko's European oil-free business
Atlas Copco bought the European oil-free air (OFA) compressor rental business of UK-based Aggreko plc for €14.6 million. The purchase closed on 20 November and expanded the Atlas Copco Specialty Rental division.
Qatar win for Harsco
Harsco Corporation has received a three-year contract to supply scaffolding, access towers, and other construction equipment to support the Barwa Commercial Avenue construction project in Qatar. The award also includes provision of rental materials and the potential for scope increases, said the US-based company.
German renters add Matilsa booms
German rental companies Spielhoff and Arbeitsbuhnen Buchtmann travelled to Matilsa's new Zaragoza facility in Spain in early November for an early look at the new machines they have ordered.
Platform Sales Europe grows sales offerings and staff
Distributor Platform Sales Europe will offer the full range of scissor lift specialist Holland Lift in all 20 countries in which it operates, managing director Arjan Roelse told AI. Platform Sales has ordered 15 units from the Dutch company and will sell from its inventory.
Scottish Coal orders Terex
Scottish Coal has taken delivery of the first 16 Terex TR100 rigid trucks of a 32 unit order. Delivered to its Pennyvenie opencast coal mine in Ayrshire, Scotland, the remaining 16 trucks will be delivered to the company’s Lanarkshire site later this year.
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