The impact of Covid-19 will likely be felt for years to come. With businesses adapting to new procedures and policies, staying abreast of the latest industry news is imperative. The free, virtual ALH Conference on Oct. 23 will provide attendees with valuable insights into rental management, training protocols, market updates and forecasts, future MEWP technology and much more. Registration is free, and will open soon. 

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Keynote: Lessons learned from Covid-19
Norty Turner, United Rentals
United Rentals’ Norty Turner will discuss how the world’s largest rental company adapted during the global pandemic, including best practices and future processes.

Forecasts on construction and industrial activity in North America
Scott Hazleton, HIS Markit
Scott Hazleton, director, global construction team, IHS Markit, will discuss the latest data and market forecasts for the all-important customer segments for rental.

The way ahead for IPAF
Peter Douglas, IPAF
Peter Douglas, CEO and managing director of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), will discuss the priorities for the association in training, safety policy and research. 

Training in a Covid-19 world
Jim Colvin, Serious Labs
Jim Colvin, CEO of Serious Labs, will speak about how Covid-19 has changed the training landscape for the current times, as well as for the future.

Electrifying trends
Shashank Bhatia, JLG
Shashank Bhatia, JLG’s senior director of engineering for aerial work platforms, product development, will present on electrification and the access and telehandler industries. 

Independent viewpoint
Lindsey Anderson will conduct a live interview with one of North America’s leading independent rental companies about 2020 and the coming year.

The Conference, in its fifth edition, will be reworked to accommodate an online audience with fewer speakers and shorter presentations, but will maintain essential information on rental business trends, safety, management of rental operations, new rental technology and the latest product developments.

If you are interested in sponsorship, Tony Radke can be reached at

In 2019, around 200 industry professionals attended the event in San Diego. Visit for developments. The ALH Conference is organized by Access, Lift & Handlers magazine and its publisher KHL Group, and has support from industry partner IPAF


ALH August-September 2020

Access Lift & Handlers - August-September 2020

Included in this sisue: 

    Zoomlion North America will debut boom and scissor lifts for the North American market this year. Lindsey Anderson speaks with the company.
    For once, some good news: the rotating telehandler market across North America remains stable. Lindsey Anderson looks into the industry.
    Proper battery management and maintenance can decrease fleet costs and elongate battery life. ALH covers the best practices to keep machines running
    The specialty access industry provides endusers with everything from air-powered scissor lifts to 3-foot-wide bridge inspection units. ALH reports.
  • TIRES 
    With the new ANSI standards now in place, tires on boom lifts and roughterrain scissors will see some major changes. ALH reports.
    The Scaffold & Access Industry Association’s Annual Convention & Exposition will be held virtually this year. Read our guide for more.


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