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United to acquire BlueLine Rental for $2.1 billion

The world’s largest equipment rental company keeps getting bigger

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Cepak chainsaw solution

The Bracket Adapter allows placement of chainsaws safely in the basket while manoeuvring from one job to another

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New look for Cat

US equipment manufacturer to change graphic design of its machine logo

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IPAF safety partnership with Haulotte

Haulotte becomes one of the first ’sustaining members’ of the International Powered Access Federation

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Time buys U.S. distributors

Time Manufacturing/Versalift has completed the acquisition of two distributors in the U.S.

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Future focus at Europlatform

‘It’s evolve or die,’ keynote speaker Don Kenny, Loxam, told delegates at the 12th Europlatform in Belfast, yesterday

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JLG X1000AJ now available

The compact crawler boom was previewed at The ARA Show earlier this year

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JLG now offers non-marking telehandler tires

The tires are designed specifically for Skytrak and JLG telehandlers and protect sensitive surfaces from unwanted markings

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Haulotte to construct new HQ

The facility will feature 5,000 square meters of office space plus 2,500 square meters dedicated to R&D

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Time acquires Aspen

Time Manufacturing/Versalift has acquired US-based Aspen Aerials, a specialist in bridge inspection units

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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

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Tracked platforms

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

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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 as rental companies and contractors discover the numerous benefits of these heavy lifters. Lindsey Anderson reports.

Managers

Interview: Don Ahern

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

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Trax pass Greenland test

A Genie S-45 TraX assisted in construction at Summit Station, a polar research platform in Greenland, thanks to dealer Jøma

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Global vertical masts

Vertical masts are becoming more popular, finding greater acceptance in their potential core areas of work

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MEWPS in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asian market for MEWPs is becoming one of the biggest talking points in the industry

Access Yearbook 2017

The Access Yearbook 2017 provides information on suppliers and equipment used in the global access sector, along with full market information.

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SPG and Hydro Rents get to work in Texas

Structural Technologies chose the companies to create a customized access solution

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Sinoboom sets up operations in Europe

China-based aerial platform manufacturer Sinoboom has established itself in Europe as Sinoboom Europe

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