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    India advances

    2017-08-16T14:34:00Z

    Steel producers in India are utilising aerial work platforms in a big way as they discover their numerous benefits for regular plant maintenance. Partha Pratim Basistha reports.

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    Upping their game

    2017-08-16T14:25:00Z

    Bigger is better. That’s the view from the industry, which requires greater capacity and room for tools. The same is true for smaller scissors.

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    ALH Conference and wards: Planning for the future

    2017-08-16T11:49:00Z

    The third Access, Lift & Handlers Conference & Awards features top-notch speakers and topics, plus an evening awards gala dinner that’s set to shine. Lindsey Anderson reports.

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    Rotating Telehandlers: Spin cycle

    2017-08-16T11:23:00Z

    Rotating telehandlers have made their way into fleets across North America. But are they catching on? Lindsey Anderson reports on the benefits and market.

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    Maintenance: Extending the life of AWPs

    2017-08-10T11:59:00Z

    Proper maintenance keeps machines up and running, and can often add extra hours to a unit’s life. Andrew Bean, senior director of engineering, JLG Industries, Inc., discusses why accurate maintenance is a must.

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    Steadily ‘klimbing’

    2017-08-09T20:59:00Z

    Founded more than two decades ago, Klimer Platforms has gradually added to its product offerings while slowly expanding its footprint across Canada and the U.S. Lindsey Anderson spoke with founder Jay Gordon about his vision, the coming year and more.

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    Steady and solid business

    2017-08-09T20:52:00Z

    JLG recently restructured some of its business and footprint in order to better serve the market. Lindsey Anderson sat down with President Frank Nerenhausen to discuss the industry, new products and more.

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    Filling a gap

    2017-08-09T20:46:00Z

    Global Machinery Group, a U.S.-based company with locations in California and the Netherlands, has entered the aerial work platform industry. Euan Youdale talks to its CEO Jim Tolle.

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    Healthy, steady activity

    2017-08-09T20:42:00Z

    Lindsey Anderson recently sat down with Terex Aerial Work Platforms’ President Matt Fearon to discuss business over the course of the next year, global plans and new products.

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    “Not bigger. Better.”

    2017-08-09T20:36:00Z

    Lindsey Anderson speaks with John Miller about his company’s history and outlook, and where he sees the market going.

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    30 years and strong

    2017-08-09T20:33:00Z

    Hydro Mobile is expanding its reach across North America. Lindsey Anderson spoke with Vincent Dequoy, president of AGF Access Group and Hydro Mobile, about the companies ambitions and plans.

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    New ANSI Standards: What should operators expect?

    2017-08-09T12:47:00Z

    From machine design to safe operation, the upcoming changes to the ANSI Standards will also have an impact on those who use the machines. Here’s what users should expect. 

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    Interview: Family traditions

    2017-08-09T11:10:00Z

    Jennifer Lombard and Elizabeth Faruzzi grew up in the equipment rental industry. But instead of taking the reins of an already-established company, the two sisters set out to create their own empire. Lindsey Anderson spoke with the women about their company Lizzy Lift.

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    Getting vertical

    2017-07-18T23:36:00Z

    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

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    New booms in 2017

    2017-07-18T10:39:00Z

    New standards, new companies and new markets are all aiding self propelled boom developments and designs. AI reports

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    ALH C&A PREVIEW: Industry insights

    2017-07-06T10:47:00Z

    The third ALH Conference & Awards is set for Oct. 12 in Miami and promises to deliver a day of strong, business-shaping presentations followed by an evening awards gala celebrating the industry’s best.

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    Interview: Zavod Podiomnikov - AWP manufacturing and rental in Russia

    2017-07-05T13:38:00Z

    Zavod Podiomnikov is Russia’s first AWP manufacturer, as well as being a rental company, and has major plans for growth in Russia, then abroad, plus plans for a 60m working height self propelled boom. Company director Timofeenko Sergey speaks to AI about its aspirations

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    Components and accessories

    2017-07-05T11:52:00Z

    A round up of operator aids, control systems and safety-inspired devices

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    Understanding battery capacity and expected life

    2017-07-05T10:57:00Z

    Fred Wehmeyer, senior vice president of engineering for U.S. Battery Manufacturing, and Zachary Cox, product and process of engineering at U.S. Battery Manufacturing, discuss how to achieve maximum capacity.

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    SAIA annual convention: Canadian convention, ey!

    2017-07-05T10:21:00Z

    The Scaffold & Access Industry Association welcomes attendees and exhibitors to its annual convention and exposition in Montreal. ALH provides a guide.