Features/interviews – Page 9

  • Meysam Abnoozadeh, managing director of Iran’s Balan Sanat

    Interview: Emerging in Iran


    Meysam Abnoozadeh, managing director of Iran’s biggest AWP manufacturer, explains the potential and pitfalls of working in the country to Euan Youdale

  • Oil & Steel truck mount on Tata chassis working on repair of power transmission tower.

    India rising


    Demand for new access platforms is growing from rental companies and end users in India. Partha Pratim Basistha explores the evolving market

  • Haulotte, pictured here, says Mexico saw “impressive growth” of 50 percent during Q1 of 2016 compare

    Challenges and opportunities


    Brazil has long carried LATAM on its big shoulders, but with its economic slowdown and political uncertainty causing major riffs, the area is looking at Mexico, Argentina, Chile and others to bring work – and business – back to the region. Lindsey Anderson reports.

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    Bauma Show Guide - Access


    The largest construction equipment exhibition in the world is a few short weeks away. AI rounds up many of the new products set to appear.

  • CTE’s B-LIFT 390 HR with increased capacity of 600 kg at 39 m height.

    Show Preview - Access International


    More than half a million visitors are expected to descend on Munich in April for Bauma. AI previews the show.

  • Brad Boehler, president of Skyjack.

    Interview: 30 years of innovation at Skyjack


    Skyjack president Brad Boehler talks to AI about the company's 30th anniversary and its new TH telehandler line with 43-56 ft lifting heights and 6000-20000 pound capacity

  • Sandra Franco, director at Chile-based Alo Group

    Interview: growing in Chile


    Sandra Franco, director at Chile-based Alo Group, shares her experiences of growing an access rental company from scratch in a new market.

  • Calvin Tang, manager at Ta-Yeou Kao Kong Enterprise

    Interview: AWPs in Taiwan


    It is indicative of the AWP sector that a 23-year-old company can be considered an early pioneer. Ta-Yeou is exactly that and its rise in Taiwan reflects the move to access equipment across Asia. Euan Youdale speaks to its manager Calvin Tang.

  • Skyjack had a number of machines at Wrigley Field earlier this year, including SJ 6832 RT scissors t

    Stacking up


    The market for RT scissors continues to advance, as do the machines themselves. Lindsey Anderson reports

  • Skyking, a Chicago-based startup rental company, has invested in all Skyjack equipment.

    At your service!


    SkyKing is the newest independent rental company on Chicago’s block. Lindsey Anderson spoke with owner Paul Zaremba about how the company came to be, market conditions and what 2016 has in store.

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    Changing tide


    The A20 shows an overall increase compared to last year’s figures, but within the top five companies, there are some fleet adjustments while midsized and independents show gains. ALH reports.

  • A JLG 12000 SJP at a refinery

    Adversity and opportunity


    There are plenty of challenges to be found for AWP companies in South America, reports Euan Youdale, with some tough economies and a diverse range of applications across the continent

  • Carlo Molesini, managing director and partner  Platform Basket.

    Rebuilding a brand


    Carlo Molesini, managing director and partner at Italy-based Platform Basket, tells AI about the company and its experiences leading up to its 10th Anniversary year.

  • Johnson Lai, assistant manager at truck mount specialist Keng Guan Skylift

    Flourishing in the southeast


    Malaysia is a fascinating market when it comes to AWPs, with truck mounts dominant in the country for now, but booms are starting to show their metal. AI spoke to two representatives from the industry there

  • An Easy Lift R360WB

    Hybrid focus


    The hybrid AWP is increasingly spoken about as a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly choice. Euan Youdale explores how far the sector has come and where it is heading over the next few years.

  • Manitou’s Man’Go 12 took centre stage its stand at Intermat

    Modern booms


    AI rounds up the latest booms and how they reflect the requirements of modern-day work environments

  • Warsaw’s Spire tower in Poland will be the city’s largest when complete

    Waiting game


    There is great potential across the Central European region although much of that depends on the basic requirements for AWP growth typically found in emerging nations

  • Sam-Dal Son, head of the rental division and executive director at AJ Networks

    Making a market


    Euan Youdale received an insight into the AWP market in South Korea and neighbouring countries when he spoke to the executive director of the country’s biggest rental company Sam-Dal Son

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    The compact crew


    While manufacturers continue to add reach and capacity to their telehandler lineups, the ‘little guys’ are still plugging away on jobsites. Lindsey Anderson reports on compact kits

  • Out-going Terex chairman and CEO Ron DeFeo.

    DeFeo: 2015 will be an excellent year for our [AWP] business


    Terex chairman and CEO Ron DeFeo sat down with his executive team and Lindsey Anderson during The Rental Show to talk about market conditions, Highway Bill funding and the coming ‘solid’ years for aerial work platform business