Access International - August - September 2018
05 September 2018
Included in this issue:
- NEWS REPORT
As United Rentals makes an entry into Europe through the acquisition of BakerCorp, Joe Malone asked its CEO Michael Kneeland about the company’s long-term plans is for this market. He says BakerCorp’s 11 depots represent an ideal fi rst move.
- VERTICAL MASTS
Mast lifts are becoming more popular, not in the sense of taking market share from other products, more they are fi nding greater acceptance in their core areas.
Find out who are the movers and shakers of the access equipment rental sector, in AI’s annual round up of the world’s largest fl eet sizes. The Access50 is the only global listing of its kind and compares how the biggest players grow year-on-year, by fl eet size.
- SOUTHEAST ASIA
Southeast Asia undeniably fi ts into the emerging market category. Th e potential, however, is not even across the region, with Singapore already a mature market and others, like Malaysia on the cusp of major growth. AI reports.
- RAISING THE STANDARD
MEWP safety fi lm launched at IPAF Asia Conference, Programme confi rmed for UK’s inaugural IPAF Elevation, Major construction driving Nordic PAL Card, Rising demand for Quebec French-language training, Save the date for the IPAF Summit and the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs).
- NORTH AMERICA
Apart from being big, the North American market is growing, which is good news for established companies and others hoping to make an entrance into the continent. AI rounds-up the latest news and views from the region.
Don Ahern talks to AI about the global expansion of his OEM Snorkel and Xtreme business and explains why he won’t consider it for US-based Ahern Rentals.
- SCAFFOLDING INTERNATIONAL
The latest news and project reports from the global scaff olding industry, including a focus on how BIM is playing an important role.
- ACCESS IN ACTION
AI rounds up some of the best application stories from the pages of www.khl.com/ai over recent weeks. If you have carried out an amazing project recently, let us know here at AI.