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Brian King to leave Power Towers

The founder of UK-based low access specialist Power Towers, now owned by JLG, leaves end of December 

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Industry pioneers

Niftylift has been at the forefront of safety and innovation since its inception in 1985. Lindsey Anderson visited the company’s South Carolina facility recently to learn what’s in store for the coming years.

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Changing shape

Known for their up-and-over clearance and jobsite adaptability, articulating booms have long been a mainstay for a range of applications. Lindsey Anderson reports on the market.

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Talking tracked platforms

AI delves into the tracked platform market and the global demand for this product type 

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Telematics and the data sharing economy

Sam Hassan, CEO and president of telematics provider ZTR Control Systems, is trail blazing the data brokerage scene

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Vertical masts

The use of vertical masts is becoming more commonplace, partly thanks to a growth in the types of applications that suit it most

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Truck mounted platforms

Much of the recent truck mounted platform has been around the lower end of the working height spectrum, specifically 3.5 tonnes

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Interview – Julie Rainville, co-President of Fraco

As the co-President of Fraco, Julie Rainville says a buoyant market, product innovation and competition are fueling company growth.

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Forward focus

Lindsey Anderson interviews Danielle Edberg and Lauren Masser about Procore’s Women in Construction 

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New United Rentals App

United’s new mobile App is intended to extend the company’s capabilities to more jobsite staff

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Peri renovation at Ulm

Peri Systems is using a complex, BIM designed, scaffold system to renovate the Ulm Minster church towers

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North American rental growth slows further

Rental revenues in North American are expected to continue growing but at a slightly slower pace

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IAPA Photo of the Year award open

The International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA) Photograph of the Year category is open for entries 

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Haulotte fully trained in China

All 42 of Haulotte’s staff in China have gained IPAF PAL cards

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Boels bids for Cramo

Cramo’s board has recommended that shareholders accept Boels’ offer

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Accès Location+ named Dieci dealer

The company has purchased C$3 million of Dieci equipment to include in its fleet for 2020

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United Rentals to host used equipment sale

On Nov. 21 the company will offer more than 13,000 used products for sale

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APEX ASIA 2019

The second APEX Asia, taking place in Shanghai, 23-26 October, will be double the size of the first event in 2017, including a new outdoor area. With more than 55 access-related brands on show, it represents the largest gathering of access equipment ever on one site in Asia. Visitors can register ahead of the show free of charge and can use their badge to attend the CeMAT Asia material handling exhibition, which is co-located with APEX Asia.

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Manitou’s introduces three industrial forklifts

The company has extended its propane-powered industrial forklift models into the N.A. market

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Revenues up, profits down for Wacker

All regions report good revenues, but dip in profits prompts downward adjustment of outlook

Eurogrues Maroc plans to order another 100 Genie units in 2020

Eurogrues Maroc continues to invest

Rental company strengthens fleet with Morocco’s first Genie Xtra Capacity models

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Hydro Rents NW wins SAIA Project of the Year

Hydro took home an award for its work on the Portland Building in Oregon

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ReachMaster and NACH Marketing end sales agreement

NACH Marketing served as ReachMaster’s exclusive sales representation group in the Western U.S. for more than 15 years

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Offer to acquire Cramo

Europe’s second largest rental company is in negotiations regarding an offer to buy the firm

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Genie solutions for Mauritania gold

Tasiast, one of the largest gold mines in Africa, turns to Genie for technical training and preventative maintenance 

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UK equipment sales in decline

CEA figures show construction and earthmoving equipment sales down by 7.4% in Q3

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PAC merges to create new EU Notified Body

Paul Adorian’s notified body to merge with Netherlands-based notified body Kuiper Certificering bv

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Growth in Chinese access exceeds all expectations

The Chinese MEWP market could rival that of the USA within five years, says a new report from Off-Highway Research

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Preparating rental for Brexit

Associations in the UK are collaborating to provide guidance on Brexit

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Nationwide Platforms completes merger

UK rental firm integrates services and employees after merger with UK Platforms

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Peter Douglas named IPAF CEO

Douglas was previously operations director at UK-based Nationwide Platforms and on the IPAF board

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Terex AWP sales down

For the fourth quarter and full year, Terex’s AWP segment experiences consequences of market softening

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ANSI A92 standards delayed

The implementation date has been pushed to March 1, 2020, following an ANSI committee meeting  

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Terex sees market softening

As global sales drop by 7%, focus is put on cash generation and strengthening liquidity profile

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Weaker performance from Cramo

Third quarter revenues drop, though not unexpectedly, and cost reduction programme is initiated

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Euan Youdale

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