All Telescopic Boom Articles

Junjin targets construction and rental with new 42 m boom
Korean manufacturer Junjin CSM is targeting the construction and rental sectors with a new 42 m telescopic boom platform. The boom was shown at the Conex exhibition in Seoul, South Korea, at the end of September.
Aichi finds niche at Bauma
Japanese aerial platform manufacturer Aichi Corp may have delayed the development of its ‘global’ product line – customers will have to wait a bit longer for its rough terrain scissors and articulated booms – but it decided to make its Bauma stand interesting by showing some ‘niche’ products that have long been available in Japan.
Four Genie booms offer increased platform capacity
Terex Aerial Work Platforms, a business segment of Terex Corp., now offers extra platform capacity within restricted outreach on four Genie telescopic booms as a standard feature.
Gehl adds two new telehandlers to product line
Gehl Co. has added two new telehandler models to its product line.
Merlo to launch telescopic boom platform
Merlo is to show the prototype of a new telescopic boom aerial platform at Bauma
Winds of change: how TGM Wind Services is changing the lift market
A Texas-based company recently bought two of the tallest truck-mounted aerials North America has ever seen. Lindsey Anderson reports on how TGM Wind Services is changing the lift market
Skylift goes big with mini-derrick
Skylift's Mini-Derrick Super 5000 packs a 3,000-pound material handling capacity.
Update: Worker dies in Philadelphia lift tip-over
One worker dies in a 125-foot fall from boom
Dealer adds big basket options for Aichi booms
Aichi’s Netherlands dealer Aichi Sales Office (ASO) has come up with a clever way of adapting Aichi’s telescopic aerial platforms: removing the flying jib and using the extra carrying capacity to fit a number of attachments, including a 5.5 m wide, 250 kg capacity cage.
Kreutzberger adds more UpRight booms to its fleet
German rental company Kreutzberger Arbeitsbühnen has added three SB47JRT UpRight telescopic booms UpRight boom lifts to its fleet.
Red carpet for bi-energy boom
A resounding theme at this year's APEX was environmental sustainability. While companies around the globe work to reduce their carbon impact, exhibiting companies at APEX displayed their efforts to follow suit, presenting units with bi-energy options, including diesel and electric hybrid machines
30 m boom for clean room
The T100CR telescopic boom has been developed by US manufacturer MLE (Man & Material Lift Engineering) for use in a clean room environment.
Autism awareness
AirWorx Construction Equipment & Supply recently worked with JLG to design a boom for autism awareness.
Merlo reacts to MPR evaluation
Italian telehandler specialist Merlo will modify its MPR access platform products, which combine features of truck-mounted and self-propelled MEWPs. The company introduced the range, its first dedicated access products, in 20, 25, and 25 m lifting height versions in 2007.
‘Mud Rat' makes itself indispensible
Since buying its first Genie Trax S-65 self-propelled telescopic boom, Australian rental company Dubbo Booms and Scissor Lifts has not had the machine off hire. The popularity of the Trax S-65 (called Mud Rat by the company and customers) has led to the purchase of two more machines, the latest of which was delivered in November 2008.
XCMG to enter access market
XCMG, China's largest crane manufacturer will enter the powered access market next year with a 22 m working height stick boom model. A 26 m model will follow according to vice president Zhang Yu Chun.
US Navy receives 1,000th JLG MMV telehandler
US armed forces receive landmark JLG telehandler for use in a wide range of logistic applications
Haulotte sells first big boom in UK
Haulotte was able to announce at UK exhibition, SED, that it has sold its first H28 TJ+ in the UK.
Haulottes boom with extra long jib
A notable feature of the H28 TJ (HB86TJ+ in North America) boom launched at ConExpo by Haulotte is its extra long, telescoping jib.
MEC to enter boom market
US manufacturer MEC Aerial Work Platforms has announced plans to build a large range of self-propelled boom platforms, with the first model debuting at February's Rental Show in Las Vegas. MEC already makes scissor lifts and telehandlers.
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