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Asia conference educates in Malaysia

The IPAF Asia Conference is being held today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Changing the face of training

Loretta Foley, director of United Rentals’ United Academy, explains how technology is changing the way training is delivered.

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Preparing for industry-wide changes

Tony Groat, IPAF’s North America manager and a member of drafting committees for both the CSA and ANSI standards, looks at the impacts the new specific standards relating to training will have and how companies can get compliant.

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Roughing around

Demand remains steady for RT scissors, but will upcoming standards regulations change the landscape? Lindsey Anderson reports.

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Unstoppable

In Riwal’s 50th anniversary year, Murray Pollok talks to company CEO Norty Turner about its digital plans and growth stratedy

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Loxam on access

Don Kenny, CEO of Loxam’s access division, shares his views on acquisitions, rebranding and the future of the division

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Full steam ahead

The North American telehandler market saw a double-digit increase in fleet size compared to last year

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Reaching potential

Mike Reichert, the new president of US-based Custom Equipment, talks to AI about the company’s takeover and plans

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Van mounts and pick-up lifts

Pick-up mounts are an increasingly common addition to manufacturers’ ranges, while van mounts are offering greater flexibility

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Southern buyout by Mateco

Mateco is expanding its presence in Southern Germany with the acquisition of Flesch, based in Tuttlingen

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Desert RT order for Versalift

Time International has been chosen to be the sole supplier of a new line of desert rough terrain pick up mounted lifts

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Boels makes €24m JCB investment

Netherlands rental company makes 340-unit order for JCB machines, including loadalls and excavators

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Video: AccessM20 2018

Access International’s listing of the world’s largest access equipment manufacturers

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Germany mission continues for Kiloutou

GL Verleih NRW Cologne the latest acquisition for French rental company, which plans to cover whole of Germany

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ATO status for Nationwide Platforms

CITB awards UK rental company with status following successful review

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Sustainability chief named by Cramo

Maria Karlsson becomes vice president, sustainability for Finnish rental company

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Nesco acquires N&L Line Equipment

N&L manufactures many products related to the live-line maintenance of electric utility lines

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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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Deutz Power Center Midwest expands

The company now has coverage in five locations and has increased its staff by 40 percent.

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Riwal secures new credit

The Netherlands-based Riwal has arranged a new €375 million senior credit facility for capital expenditure among other activities

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International launches from Sinoboom

Sinoboom has upgraded its most popular products with the aim of expansion across global markets

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Geda and Potain hoist partnership

Potain tower cranes will be fitted with the new Geda Potain Cab-In internal mast crane operator hoist

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New field-based Genie appointment

Terex AWP has appointment David Haldane to the newly created position of Genie sales manager, services for the UK

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Hy-Brid Lifts names territory manager

Norman Waterman will serve as the company’s Northeast territory manager

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Herc expands brand in North America

Hertz Equipment Rental in Canada to be rebranded Herc Rentals

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AFI has the flood factor

Swindon Town FC,a football club in the UK, called on AFI-Uplift to carry out major lighting works

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JLG pair for Al Laith

Al Laith, based in Dubai, has taken delivery of a pair of JLG boom lifts for its Oman fleet

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Kiloutou strengthens in Spain

Acquisition of Madrid-based Seralfe to boost Spanish operations for French rental company

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Hot topics at the IPAF Summit

The next IPAF Summit will be held 6 March 2019 in Dubai. This year’s edition saw high-level speakers consider new technology

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Elvington expands into RTs

York-based Elvington Plant Hire, in the UK, has invested in its first RT boom, a Genie, amid a local construction boom

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Plummer to retire from United

United Rentals’ executive vice president and longest-serving CFO to retire on 12 October

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Easy Lift starts up in New Zealand

Italy-based Easy Lift enters New Zealand market with new dealer and receives AU/NZ regulation certification

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Freche provides F1 high view

Freche Location used a Genie Z-135/70 at the French Formula 1 Grand Prix to lift a camera crew

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United to enter Europe with BakerCorp takeover

The world’s biggest rental company to enter Europe after 21 years of North American-only operations

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Trigger guard from Snorkel

Snorkel has developed a trigger guard as standard on new lifts with enable switch operated joystick. It can be retrofitted

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