International Access Business News – Page 10

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    AFI acquires Kimberly

    2017-07-18T09:26:00Z

    The deal strengthens AFI’s position in the UK access rental market, and brings the group’s turnover to nearly £100m ($130m) and its fleet size to more than 7000

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    Want reaches 600 with Haulotte

    2017-07-13T14:04:00Z

    Australia-based Want Access has reached a fleet size of 600 with the delivery of a Haulotte HT23RTJ Pro 23m telescopic boom, representing a move into larger equipment 

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    JCB scissors for Briggs

    2017-07-11T12:18:00Z

    Briggs Equipment, a UK fork lift and materials handling provider, has added 10 JCB scissor lifts to its rapidly growing access platform fleet which will reach 200 units in 2017

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    Private equity buys majority stake in TCA Lift

    2017-07-07T14:10:00Z

    Generationsskifte Invest, a Denmark-based private equity company, has acquired 65% of the shares of TCA Lift. Finn Schlitterlau and Thyge Mikkelsen stay on as co-owners and managers 

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    Rapid invests £1 million

    2017-06-29T16:26:00Z

    UK-based company is adding 24 powered access machines to its hire fleet as well as two new delivery vehicles

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    Healthy, steady activity

    2017-06-19T13:07:00Z

    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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    P.E.T shops for Snorkels

    2017-06-16T17:53:00Z

    UK equipment rental company, P.E.T. Hire has invested in 11 Snorkel electric scissor lifts for their fleet

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    Gerken purchases 30 Snorkel booms

    2017-06-13T14:02:00Z

    Ahern Deutschland, the sales and service provider for Snorkel lift in Germany and Austria, has delivered 30 Snorkel A38E electric boom lifts to German rental company, Gerken

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    On the road to recovery

    2017-06-13T10:26:00Z

    European Construction Industry Federation reports healthy growth across the European construction sector in 2016

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    AGC chief economist optimistic about US construction

    2017-06-08T14:17:00Z

    Ken Simonson of AGC says US contractors are “upbeat” with order books reasonably full. Mr Simonon is a speaker at the ALH Conference & Awards in Miami, October 12, 2017

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    Boels acquires access control specialist IQ-Pass

    2017-06-06T12:57:00Z

    Boels Rental has fully acquired IQ-Pass, specialising in technology to manage crowds and control worker access to industrial, construction and maritime sites

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    VP reports record profits after strong year

    2017-06-06T11:23:00Z

    The UK’s VP plc has reported a record year for revenues and profits, with sales up 19% to £248.7 million and profits before tax and amortisation increasing 17% to £34.9 million

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    VWS invests in high-spec Aldercote

    2017-06-05T14:54:00Z

    CCTV specialist VWS has added a 13m working height Aldercote van mounted boom lift to its fleet. It invested in the highest spec VZ130P available, including Chapter 8 chevrons

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    XCMG exports double in first four months of year

    2017-06-02T13:00:00Z

    Chinese manufacturer says its year-on-year export sales have seen significant growth in Asian markets, the Middle East and Africa

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    Wight moves into tracks

    2017-05-30T12:00:00Z

    A rental company on the Isle of Wight, UK, has moved into tracked boom rental, after investing in a new Hinowa machine - a  Lightlift 15.70 Performance IIIS

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    Faster Enterprise receives first SX-180

    2017-05-26T15:41:00Z

    Genie distributor in Thailand Faster Enterprise has taken delivery of an SX-180 telescopic boom lift, the first of its kind in the country 

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    Ritchie Bros cleared to acquire IronPlanet

    2017-05-25T12:56:00Z

    US Department of Justice awards unconditional clearance to Ritchie Bros, which aims to become digital information and insights ‘powerhouse’

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    HSS' Q1 down, appoints new CEO

    2017-05-24T15:00:00Z

    UK rental firm sees year-on-year fall of 4.9% in its revenues, and announced Steve Ashmore as its new CEO

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    Georgian rental company plays pioneering role

    2017-05-19T15:37:00Z

    One of the first equipment rental companies in Georgia – Georent – has ambitions to develop the local rental market for light equipment and longer term to enter the adjacent markets of Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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    Speedy says turnaround complete as profitability returns

    2017-05-16T15:09:00Z

    Speedy Hire in the UK said it had completed its turnaround as it announced much improved financial results for 2016.