Access International - January-February 2020

28 January 2020

Included in this issue: 

  • NEWS 
    Ausa to manufacture for JLG, BrandSafway to acquire AGF Access, Kiloutou grows Germany footprint, Tenth APEX show sold out, Gloobal expands in Spain, Genie appoints in Russia.
  • INTERVIEW: KEN MCDOUGALL
    Skyjack’s new president Ken McDougall speaks to Euan Youdale about his vision for the company during a time of major change for the access industry.
  • SCISSOR LIFTS
    The rough terrain continues to adapt to modern times and may be seeing some competition from the slab scissors updated to meet modern standards.
  • PREVIEW: CONEXPO
    ConExpo 2020 is coming up fast. Here follows a first glance of the show, ahead of the full Show guide in the March issue of AI.
  • SAFETY PRODUCTS
    AI rounds-up some of the latest safety devices that are aiding operators of access equipment.
  • MAST CLIMBERS
    The mast climber sector is still finding new areas of application and focusing on products that can be integrated into projects.
  • UK MARKET REPORT
    The UK boasts one of the most developed MEWP markets in the world and is often cited as a trailblazer in terms of safety and training developments. But how has Brexit and other recent challenges effected it?
  • PREVIEW: IAPA
    With a record number of entries expected, this year’s IAPA awards is set to represent the very best in safety and innovation.
  • REVIEW: ELEVATION CONFERENCE 
    The second Elevation event saw almost 150 attendees converge at the UK event. Launched by IPAF last year, it delved into some of the major issues affecting the UK MEWP industry.
  • IPAF NEWS
    The Federation publishes its latest range of safetyrelated news and initiatives designed to make operators’ lives simpler and safer.
  • SHOW GUIDE: ARA SHOW 
    The 2020 ARA Show will open its doors during February in Orlando, US. AI sister magazine ALH provides a guide to all-things-rental at the annual event.
  • INTERVIEW: STEVE FILIPOV
    D.Ann Shiffler, editor of sister magazine American Cranes & Transport, spoke with Steve Filipov, CEO for Manitex International, which includes Oil & Steel, to discuss the future of the the company’s access equipment segment division, and find out if there are any plans plans to sell Oil & Steel now that it has been that is seperated from PM.
  • ACCESS IN ACTION
    Two site reports: scissors at a hospital build in theUS, and mast climbers on Poland’s tallest tower, make up this issues feature.
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