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    Safe and secure


    William Holler, senior vice president of US insurance broker Hays Companies, explains how the powered access equipment insurance market has changed over the last 30 years and what lessons can be learned internationally.

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    Altrad in Trad Group acquisition


    French multinational acquires UK-based scaffolding and rental company, seeks further deals

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    Access50 2013: global rental market inches ahead


    There was marginal growth in the i Access /i 50 2013 list of the world’s biggest powered access equipment rental companies, by fleet size, along with some notable indicators for the industry.

  • Part of the Bauma showground taken from the 90 m Palfinger Platforms P900 truck mount

    Bauma success for access despite uncertain Europe


    Access Equipment manufacturers have been celebrating a successful Bauma, but remain cautious when it comes to the European market

  • From left:  Mark Jeffery, sales engineer, Limpet Technology; John Jones, managing director, Lift Tur

    Limpet takes innovation award


    A height access and fall prevention system has won the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association’s inaugural Product Innovation Award

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    Expanded ALH Toplists 2010 now available


    Access, Lift Handlers magazine has combined and expanded its 2010 scaffold, aerials and telehandler Toplists into one, easy-to-use guide containing extra analysis and a detailed overview of all three market sectors.

  • The Dino 185XTC has easily deployed outriggers which can lift the machine up to 1 m.

    Dinolift launches 18.5m compact crawler


    Finnish trailer mounted platform manufacturer Dinolift has entered the 'Spider' market with an 18.5 m working height, compact crawler mounted model, designed for use on a wide range of surfaces.

  • Truck mounted platforms rented by Boom Logistics' access division, Boom Sherrin.

    Boom Logistics considers merger proposal


    Australian crane and access rental company Boom Logistics has received a merger proposal from its biggest shareholder, Harbrew Group.

  • Kevin Appleton, chief executive of Lavendon

    Lavendon "resilient" despite weak markets


    Revenues at the Lavendon Group fell 13% of a constant currency basis for the first five months of the year, with the UK, Belgium, France and Spain performing worst. In UK currency, total sales fell by just 5% for the five months and the company said its resilience against current ...

  • Niftylift's stand at this year's SED show in the UK.

    Access platforms in short supply at SED


    Access exhibitors were in short supply at SED this year as the recession hit the exhibition hard. The number of exhibitors overall was down over a half to around 210 and access suppliers almost entirely deserted the show, with Skyking, Niftylift, Hinowa and mast climbing/hoist supplier and rental company BFT ...

  • IPAF and Beijing JingCheng convened a meeting of Chinese access manufacturers during Bauama China.

    IPAF and Chinese access manufacturers meet at Bauma China


    The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and Chinese manufacturer and IPAF-member Beijing JingCheng Heavy Industry jointly convened a meeting of 10 Chinese access manufacturers at the Bauma China exhibition in Shanghai to discuss the development of the access market in the country.

  • Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson races his horse, Adversity, against Elna Bright, a hors

    Frankie Dettori rides for AJ Access


    The three year old colt, Elna Bright, sponsored by UK rental company, AJ Access Platforms, and ridden by Frankie Dettori went head to head at Chester Races with Adversity a horse owned by Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.

  • John Miller, president and COO of Millstone, at his office in Upper Marlboro, MD.

    Marlboro man: John Miller, president of Millstone Cos


    With notable projects such as the White House and Capitol Hill, Millstone Cos continues to grow as one of the largest scaffold and access contractors in the US. John Wyatt talks to its president John Miller in Upper Marlboro, MD

  • The telescoping boom and 16 feet telescoping jib of Haulotte's HB86 T J give it 86 feet of working h

    Con aerial: American Lift & Handlers previews ConExpo


    Like Europe's Bauma and Intermat shows, ConexpoCon/Agg is a massive global event, heavy on equipment launches and company news. American Lift Handlers provides a guide to the companies exhibiting and the special events taking place.

  • PLanet Platforms' TP9000 and Power Tower are featured in the Cromwell Tools' catalogue.

    Planet Platforms features in Cromwell catalogue


    UK manufacturer, Planet Platforms, has two of its products featured in the Cromwel Tools' catalogue: Power Tower, a portable powered access tower, and TP900 a mobile trailer scissor lift.

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    Bil-Jax opens eStore for dealers


    US scaffold and access equipment manufacturer, Bil-Jax has added an eStore to its website. This store houses dealer merchandise such as banners, point of purchase items, clothing and sales literature.

  • JLG Industries shows a new compact telehandler as well as a redesigned range of ES electric scissors

    Less downtime, more productivity: JLG's new ES scissors


    The new features on JLG's ES scissors aim to make the equipment more reliable and reduce the cost of owning a machine.

  • The telescoping boom and 4.9 m telescoping jib of Haulotte's HB86 TJ give it 26.2 m of working heigh

    Access Vegas: what's new at ConExpo


    ConExpo's 2000 exhibitors include over 35 access and telehandler suppliers from around the globe eager to display their equipment to visitors drawn to the “entertainment capital of the world”.

  • Amilcare Merlo, Merlo's founder and chief executive officer.

    Merlo's access move


    There are plenty of access manufacturers who also produce telehandlers – JLG, Genie and now Skyjack, to name just three – but fewer telehandler manufacturers have made the trip across the divide, Manitou being a notable exception. Now, however, we have one of the world's foremost telehandler manufacturers, Merlo, entering ...

  • Pierrick Lourdain, Haulotte Group sales manager

    EuroPlatform: the conference for European Access Professionals


    The first Europlatform conference for access rental professionals took place in Basel, Switzerland, on 11 September, and was attended by over 100 rental company managers, equipment dealers and manufacturers. The event was jointly organised by IRN's sister magazine, Access International, and the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). Murray Pollok reports.