Access International - October-November 2020
09 November 2020
Included in this issue:
Manitou partners for wind energy and robotics, RentEase represents Niftylift in India, Klubb hosts government export summit, Spiders continue US move, New Haulotte HQ, Sinoboom Australia launch and first deliveries.
- TELESCOPIC BOOMS
The latest news from the industry’s largest offerings, and some smaller items, including a look back to the world’s biggest boom launch earlier this year.
- IAPA AWARDS UPDATE
The International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) and IPAF Summit, scheduled to be held in London, UK, on 18 March 2021, will now take place as an online, purely digital event, to allow maximum certainty for those wishing to attend during the ongoing pandemic Covid-19 pandemic.
- INTERVIEW: TEREX
Simon Meester, the new chief operating officer of Terex Aerials, explains to Thomas Allen how the company’s presence in China has not only helped it manage through the Covid-19 pandemic but also promises to drive growth in the longer-term.
- ACCESS CONFIDENCE SURVEY
The findings in this year’s Access Confidence Survey are as healthy as could be hoped for in these times of uncertainty and turmoil, with its Confidence Index result being considerably higher than this time last year.
- SCISSOR LIFTS
There have been some fascinating developments in the scissor lift sector over the last 12 months, from wide-ranging updates, meeting US ANSI standards, to electric rough terrain equipment and micro scissors.
- RAISING THE STANDARD
IPAF provides its bi-annual, comprehensive round-up of the safety and training initiatives it is introducing around the world, along with its new set of webinars.
- PREVIEW: BAUMA CHINA
As the world’s largest exhibition of access equipment, since ConExpo this year, Bauma China is set to impress with a range of product launches, even if it will be mainly domestic show this year.
- INTERVIEW: HOME DEPOT
The Home Depot, in the US, hopes to take its Tool Rental busines to the next level, with larger equipment, including a range of MEWPs, and an expanded customer base. Murray Pollok spoke to Tony English, senior merchant for rental at the DIY giant about its future.
- ACCESS IN ACTION
A round-up of access application stories from around the world, including Magni’s assistance in a pioneering wind energy project.