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Lavendon wins safety prize for second year
Lavendon Group plc has won the RoSPA (Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents) Gold Award for Occupational Health and Safety for the second time in two years. Gold Awards are given by RoSPA to organisations that demonstrate the highest standards of health and safety at work.
CETA puts on show
Demonstration days from new alliance promoting technology for mobile construction equipment.
Access promotion campaign needed says Shaughnessy
Steve Shaughnessy, the most recent past-president of IPAF and a former president of Skyjack, has proposed a £0.75-0.9 million promotional campaign to increase the use of aerial platforms in the UK.
Take professional approach to outrigger pads says safety expert
The aerial platform industry needs to take a more professional approach to the selection, design and use of outrigger pads, said Chris Wraith, QSHE manager (Quality, Health, Safety and Environment) at Lavendon Access Services, speaking at the IPAF Summit Conference in Amsterdam on 14 April.
Déprez urges aerials producers not to overlook Europe
Gérard Déprez, chief executive officer of Loxam – Europe’s largest equipment rental company – urged aerial platform manufacturers not to overlook the requirements of the European rental sector as they chase emerging markets in Asia and Latin America.
World Demolition Awards closing date nears
The World Demolition Awards close for entries on 29 July 2011 and no entries will be accepted after that date
Winners revealed at IAPA access awards in Amsterdam
Paul Adorian and Pierre Saubot were joint winners of the lifetime achievement award at the 2011 International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA) awards ceremony held in Amsterdam on 14 April before an audience of more than 450 people.
JLG's Wayne Lawson elected president of IPAF
JLG’s Wayne Lawson has been elected as the new president of IPAF, succeeding Steve Shaughnessy, who has decided to step down after one year of his two year presidential term.
JCB signs up for IRE rental exhibition in Amsterdam
JCB has signed up for the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) in Amsterdam on 7-9 June, joining other big name exhibitors including Terex Construction, Volvo, Atlas Copco, Wacker Neuson and Hilti.
ARA chooses new Vegas venue for 2013 show
The American Rental Association's The Rental Show will return to Las Vegas in 2013 but at a new venue - the Sands Expo and Convention Center. Headquarter hotels will be the Venetian and Palazzo.
Award accolade for UK contractor EDS
UK contractor EDS has gained the Site preparation and Services Award 2011, part of the UK's Specialists Awards - an event for the UK construction industry
IAPAs just two weeks away
In just two weeks the IAPA (International Awards for Powered Access) event will commence. It is organised by Access International and IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) and includes an informal networking event, IPAF meetings, the IPAF AGM and the IPAF Summit and takes place at the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam.
'Early bird' rate for ERA convention ends on 31 March
The ‘early bird’ discounted registration rate for the European Rental Association’s annual convention in Amsterdam closes on Thursday 31 March.
Optimism at KHL's ConExpo Champagne and strawberries reception
Attendees to KHL's traditional Champagne & Strawberries reception at ConExpo 2011 were in optimistic mood.
ConExpo-ConAgg 2011 opens its doors
The US-based tri-annual ConExpo-ConAgg opened today (22 March), with the organisers predicting a record breaking number of visitors over the course of the show.
ESTA Awards of Excellence 2011
Celebrate your company's success at the ESTA Users night and Awards Dinner 2011
Shortlists announced for 2011 European Rental Awards
The shortlists for the 2011 European Rental Awards have been announced following the judging meeting in Paris on Wednesday 16 March.
Terex and Volvo sign up for IRE show in June
The latest big names to book their places at the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) are Terex Construction and Volvo Construction Equipment, who join the almost 65 other suppliers who are attending the show in Amsterdam on 7-9 June.
Rental Show sends the right signals
US aerials industry determined to take upbeat view of market at this year's significantly busier ARA Rental Show, Las Vegas, US.
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