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Aspire asquisition broadens reach

UK-based Aspire Platforms has expanded south into London with the acquisition of LTS

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Access Hire invests in new Versalift vehicle

UK-based Access Hire Nationwide grows fleet with 25 platforms mounted on new Iveco Daily 35S

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Zhongneng United partners with XCMG

Chinese rental company major signs strategic agreement with XCMG’s access division

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Loxam revenues fall 25% in second quarter

Loxam has reported a 25% fall in revenues to €440 million for the second quarter of 2020, as a result of Covid-19

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XCMG on site for World University Games

Dozens of XCMG aerial platforms help construct stadium for 31st World University Games, taking place in 2021

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Platform Basket rail sector launch

Italian manufacturer launches the RR9/200 track and wheel mounted aerial platform for railway maintenance

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Maltech receives 100th Bronto

Delivery of S 50XDT truck mount also marks 50-year partnership with Switzerland-based Maltech

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Registration now open for ALH Conference

Attendees can register for free to participate in the Oct. 23 virtual conference


Former Skyjack president to lead Morbark

Brad Boehler will succeed Dave Herr at the helm of US-based forestry and tree care manufacturer

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GK Hire grows fleet with Genie scissor lifts

Ireland-based rental company takes order of 21 Genie GS-1330m scissor lifts

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Register free for Off-Highway Global Briefing webinar

November’s online event will provide updated forecasts and discussion of the impacts of Covid-19


H&E Q2 revenue down 16%

Second quarter proves “challenging” as revenues and profits are hit by pandemic


Durante Rentals names new president

Liam Harrington, Durante’s former COO, has taken over as president for the NY-based rental company


Gradual recovery for Italian rental

Assodimi surveys show improvement in rental demand, though not equally for all equipment types

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JLG appoints EMEAIR directors

Manufacturer announces customer care & operations and continuous improvement directors in EMEAIR region

Snorkel UK Total Business Liquidity Program

Snorkel announces liquidity program

Funding solution to provide business-wide liquidity for Snorkel UK customers


Africa distributor for Haulotte

Premium Group will distribute aerial platforms and telehandlers in 12 north west African countries

Andrew Pauw & Robin Wessels Peinemann

Peinemann becomes LGMG distributor

the Netherlands-based company will offer LGMG’s range of electric and diesal scissor lifts

New Hird Western Hub Phil Hird R and Alan Peck L 300

Hird heads west

Mini cranes, glass lifting and powered access rental company opens a new depot in the West Midlands, UK


Orbcomm and Terex extend partnership

Terex to integrate Orbcomm’s FleetEdge 4 platform and lengthen telematics service term for customers


Easybook Training tops 11,000 courses

Online training site for researching and booking safety and health courses now offers more than 11,000 classes


Terex AWP sales down 52% in Q2

North America and European access end-markets remain challenged, company reports


LGMG chooses AMS telematics

Netherlands-based Advanced Mobility Services to provide telematics for access equipment outside China


JLG Q3 sales down 60.9%

JLG’s Q3 sales were down 60.9% due to lower market demand resulting from the global economic downturn as a result of Covid-19


XCMG launches products and partnerships

Manufacturer event sees new boom lift range and agreements with associations and a rental company


Manitou first half year declines

Group sales were down 35% in the first half of 2020, while second quarter sales dropped 41% 

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