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Brandsafway selected for Miami bridge project
BrandSafway’s Major Projects Group has been selected to provide access solutions for Miami’s new I-395 signature bridge
Platform Basket double debut
Manufacturer’s new Spider 39T for utility tasks and the RR9/200 rail mounted platform will be on display at the GIS show
Haulotte MEWPS for China space station assembly
Star 10 vertical masts and an electric boom allow access to 22.5-tonne space station capsule
JLG to participate in National Safety Stand-Down
JLG Industries, Inc. is participating in OSHA’s 8th annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 3-7
Manitou delivers specialist attachments
Manufacturer’s Special Solutions division designs unique jackhammer and adapted aerial platforms
Niche MEWPs
The specialty access industry provides end-users with everything from air-powered scissor lifts to 3-foot-wide bridge inspection units. ALH reports
ANSI Answers
Ebbe Christensen, president of access equipment provider ReachMaster, and also president of IPAF’s North American Regional Council, explains how the new ANSI standards will impact atrium and specialty equipment
First lithium Snorkel units delivered in Germany
Ahern Deutschland has delivered the first six Snorkel Speed Levels in Germany to SystemLift member, Alexander Gräber at Gräber Konstanz
Winsafe awarded nuclear contract
Two suspended platforms based on a modular concept will provide access inside reactor vaults
Winsafe tapped for dam project
The company will custom-build an engineered, suspended platform to operate within the penstocks of the new $9b Canadian megaproject 
Snorkel launches slab scissor and more at Bauma
The company also showed a preview of its first-ever lithium-ion powered aerial lift
Winsafe platform designed for tricky project
The company built a transformable suspended solution that cut job time down by 66 percent
Almac debuts crawler boom
The new self-propelled, telescopic track-mounted boom, with auto-leveling system, also features a jib
World of Concrete opens
World of Concrete, Jan. 23-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, is expected to attract 60,000 attendees and 1,500 suppliers from around the world
JLG upgrades stock picker
Changes include an increase in drive speed and new simultaneous drive and lift capabilities, amongst others
Lyte meets latest safety standards
UK company’s LytePod product updated to meet latest BS 8620 regulations for low-level work platforms
Getting vertical
A number of new units have come to market in the last year and people should expect even more changes in the coming months as ANSI standards will dictate updates. ALH reports
Specialist Ascendant platform heads to Wales
Ascendant Access has delivered one of its unique 22m working height tractor mounted platforms to North Wales-based D Jones Plant Hire
Beckett appointed to VP of Spider
SafeWorks, LLC has announced David Beckett is the company's new vice president and general manager for its Spider brand
Spider gets creative at wind farm
A wind farm that normally uses a helicopter for repairs and related access called for another solution.
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