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United to acquire BlueLine Rental for $2.1 billion

The world’s largest equipment rental company keeps getting bigger

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New look for Cat

US equipment manufacturer to change graphic design of its machine logo

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IPAF safety partnership with Haulotte

Haulotte becomes one of the first ’sustaining members’ of the International Powered Access Federation

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Time buys U.S. distributors

Time Manufacturing/Versalift has completed the acquisition of two distributors in the U.S.

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Future focus at Europlatform

‘It’s evolve or die,’ keynote speaker Don Kenny, Loxam, told delegates at the 12th Europlatform in Belfast, yesterday

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JLG X1000AJ now available

The compact crawler boom was previewed at The ARA Show earlier this year

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JLG now offers non-marking telehandler tires

The tires are designed specifically for Skytrak and JLG telehandlers and protect sensitive surfaces from unwanted markings

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Haulotte to construct new HQ

The facility will feature 5,000 square meters of office space plus 2,500 square meters dedicated to R&D

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Time acquires Aspen

Time Manufacturing/Versalift has acquired US-based Aspen Aerials, a specialist in bridge inspection units

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JLG debuts new fall arrest system

The Bolt-On Fall Arrest product allows operators to work outside of the platform

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Tracked platforms

This equipment is often compact and powered through bi-energy. Nevertheless, Lithium and more compact proportions are the future

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Preventing and fixing problems

Keeping machines in good working order is as easy as following a manufacturer’s manual. But with upcoming changes to the ANSI standards, maintenance procedures might need tweaks. But don’t worry too much – technology has your back. ALH reports.

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Versatility at your fingertips

The rotating telehandler market is heating up in North America as rental companies and contractors discover the numerous benefits of these heavy lifters. Lindsey Anderson reports.

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Interview: Don Ahern

AI spoke to Don Ahern, owner of the Ahern family of companies, about the fast-changing global rental and manufacturing scene

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Trax pass Greenland test

A Genie S-45 TraX assisted in construction at Summit Station, a polar research platform in Greenland, thanks to dealer Jøma

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Global vertical masts

Vertical masts are becoming more popular, finding greater acceptance in their potential core areas of work

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MEWPS in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asian market for MEWPs is becoming one of the biggest talking points in the industry

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Hydro Rents’ prescription for medical center challenge

Constructing the new Lexington Medical Center addition is no easy feat. Billed as the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history, the state-of-the-art 10-story patient care tower in Columbia will add 545,000 square feet, 20 special care nursery beds, eight operating rooms, 71 inpatient beds and much more to its ...

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Sinoboom sets up operations in Europe

China-based aerial platform manufacturer Sinoboom has established itself in Europe as Sinoboom Europe

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Alimak re-brands

Alimak re-brands following recent acquisitions, including the creation of the Alimak Service division

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Accès Industrie acquires Matelev

The buyout comes a year after the takeover of Accès Industrie by Parquest Capital, with further acquisitions lying ahead

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New hoist courses from IPAF

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) to launch new courses this year

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Mills and Solaris discuss merger

The merger would create an aerial platform business with a total fleet of around 8400 units, the largest in Latin America

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