Drabble to retire from Ashtead in 2019

Geoff Drabble will step down as CEO of Ashtead Group on 1 May 2019 and will be succeeded by Brendan Horgan, the current Group COO and Chief Executive of Sunbelt Rentals




Genie launches micro scissor

The 3.9m platform height GS-1330m scissor lift was shown for the first time at Bauma China, last week

A Manlift JLG 800AJ boom.

Manlift tour set for IPAF Summit

An exclusive site visit to the Manlift MEWP rental depot in Dubai, UAE, is part of the program

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Ramirent exits Danish rental market

The company has sold its Danish rental business to G.S.V. Materieludlejning A/S for €33 million


A-Plant acquires Hoist-It

Ashtead Plant Hire Company (A-Plant) has acquired the entire share capital of Hoist-It, a specialist provider of rack and pinion hoists

Upgraded hoists from Alimak Hek.

Bigge places $8.37 million order for Alimak hoists

The order includes configured construction hoists for the U.S. market to support Bigge’s expansion plans

United rentals

United completes WesternOne acquisition

United Rentals has completed the previously announced acquisition of WesternOne Rentals & Sales LP


Bauma China celebrates record attendance

212,500 visitors is 25% more than in 2016 and also significantly more than 2014


Landmark Equipment names new owners

Longtime founder is retiring and has sold the business to two employees

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IPAF releases ANSI-related guidance

The four white papers will help companies and individuals understand ANSI’s updates

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RT scissors: Ramping up

AI looks at the latest models and emerging trends in the rough terrain scissor lift market


Aviation access

Simon Francis, MSA Safety, reveals how to minimise the risk of injury to employees and damage to aircraft

Rent Rise

Access: a bright spark in Turkey

Turkey is destined to become one of the world’s major access markets. It just needs to get over the hurdle of an economic crisis


Truck mounts: compact trends

The 3.5 tonne GVW market in Europe is taking on new levels of activity. Compact machinery is not just a trend in that area, however


Tracked platforms

This equipment is often compact and powered through bi-energy. Nevertheless, Lithium and more compact proportions are the future


Preventing and fixing problems

Keeping machines in good working order is as easy as following a manufacturer’s manual. But with upcoming changes to the ANSI standards, maintenance procedures might need tweaks. But don’t worry too much – technology has your back. ALH reports.

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Versatility at your fingertips

The rotating telehandler market is heating up in North America


Interview: Don Ahern

AI spoke to Don Ahern, owner of the Ahern family of companies, about the fast-changing global rental and manufacturing scene

Access Yearbook 2017

KHL Group’s The Access Yearbook 2018-19 provides information on suppliers and equipment used in the global access sector, along with full market information.




XCMG launches 56.6m boom

XCMG has introduced a 56.6m telescopic boom to compete with JLG’s 1850SJ and Genie’s SX-180


Haulotte doubles Chinese sales

Company’s increased sales in China driven by business with new rental companies

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Access, Lift & Handlers

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☎ +1 312 929 4409


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