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Rosenkrands takes up Riwal aquisitions role

Søren Rosenkrands moves to new position at Riwal as chief business development officer. His key role will be to explore merger and acquisition opportunities


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AI Confidence Survey: upbeat in 2018

There is an upbeat view of the access industry as participants in AI’s annual Confidence Survey give a thumps up for the next 12 months

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Far and wide: access in Africa

AI takes a look at the African market for access and the opportunities this huge land mass is offering.

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A year of growth at Klubb

Klubb has come a long way since starting up as a manufacturer of van mounts in 2015, with its headquarters in France. More recently, the company also moved in truck mounts. Euan Youdale talks to Klubb’s president Julien Bourrellis about its activities and plans


GMG: new thinking

GMG (Global Machinery Group), a US-based company with locations in California and the Netherlands has entered the aerial work platform industry. Euan Youdale talks to its CEO Jim Tolle.


China manufacturing: raising the stakes

Euan Youdale met with the heads of Sany Palfinger, XCMG and LGMG, in China, to find out about their new access divisions and their global ambitions.

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Teupen: on the right tracks

Martin Borutta took up the reins as the new CEO of Teupen last December. He spoke with Euan Youdale about the future of Teupen and the tracked sector


Multitel Pagliero: generating innovation

Innovation and expansion is the philosophy at Multitel Pagliero. The company’s co-owner Renzo Pagliero tells Euan Youdale about his plans.

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The future of Manitou

Manitou Group has growth on its horizon. Lindsey Anderson and Euan Youdale visited the company’s facilities and got the scoop on the coming 18 months


Sponsored Video - Skyjack Telematics, Episode 10

Simple and Intuitive User Interface.

A telematics solution with a mobile-first design is made with the end user in mind. Keeping it simple, and easy to use on a jobsite will hopefully lead to a higher adoption rate than previous products.

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New products from Snorkel

US-based Snorkel is presenting three of its latest products at The Rental Show 2018, including the new S3215L scissor and SR5719 telehandler

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Euro 6 launch from Versalift

Versalift UK has launched a new Euro 6 version of its LAT135 H E6 pick-up mounted lift. It is mounted on a Toyota Hilux single cab

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Sunbelt buys Atlanta rental business

Deal boosts Sunbelt’s rental store network in area around Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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500th Height 4 Hire for charity

Australia-based Height 4 Hire is celebrating its 500th machine with a pink Haulotte Compact 14 in aid of the McGrath Foundation


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Klubb launches RT pick up mount

France-based Klubb is launching its new K26 lift, mounted on Mercedes X-Class pickup and designed for rough terrain

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MAS movie order

UK-based Media Access Solutions (MAS) has invested £2 million ($2 million) on 28 Niftylifts and seven Skyjacks

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AFI announces CEO

UK-based AFI has promoted David McNicholas to Group CEO. He was most recently group chief operating officer at the company


Werner acquires Zarges

US-based ladder and scaffolding company WernerCo has completed the acquisition of Zarges Group, a strong player in aluminium products in Europe


Access Yearbook 2017

The Access Yearbook 2017 provides information on suppliers and equipment used in the global access sector, along with full market information.



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Acme Lift names Senior VP of National Accounts

Chelsea Myrick Long has been promoted to senior vice president of national accounts at Acme Lift Co., a wholesale rental company

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Dieci Americas debuts new telehandler

The I 10.44-C was shown for the first time at The Rental Rally

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Tight spaces for Hinowa

A Hinowa boom lift had to pass through a doorway and an underground car park in to reach a job site in Glasgow city centre, Scotland

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Football focus from Wilson

A truck mount from UK-based Wilson Access fleet helped to put branding in place at the KCOM Stadium, home of Hull City Football Club

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Palazzani for the Grand Egytian Museum

The Grand Egytian Museum is being constructed close to the pyramids. A Palazzani Ragno TZX 250 will carry out the interior maintenance

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Merdrignac looks to future with Genie lifts

France-based Merdrignac Levage Développement (MLD) took delivery of its first hybrid and electric Genie lifts 

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Smart introduces Multitel

Smart Platform Rental is adding the Multitel MJ 201 truck mounted platform to its UK depot network

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Turning around at Terex

Terex Cranes president reports positive outlook for 2018

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Success at Executive Hire Show

New products launched and direct sales made at 12th edition of UK rental show

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Kiloutou on the rise

French equipment rental firm Kiloutou records year-on-year revenues increase of 14% for 2017, to €606 million


Genie sales reflect market growth

Terex AWP, driven by its Genie brand, recorded a net sales rise of 18.6% in the fourth quarter

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Sales rise at Haulotte

Haulotte Group’s consolidated sales rose 22% compared to the fourth quarter of its 2017 financial year

IAPAs 2017 winners.

Book your seat at the IAPAs

The International Awards for Powered Access, taking place in Miami on 8 March, is set to be a great event. Book your place today

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Strand jack scaffolding innovation

Heavy lift specialist Enerpac supplied Kles with strand jacks for innovative tower scaffolding system

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inspHire enhances telematics offerings

Stronger asset tracker functionality integrates with Trackunit, JCB LiveLink and CanTrack

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Fraco debuts FMC-3 platform

The new rack and pinion work platform was shown for the first time during World of Concrete.

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Rental Rally continues rise

The annual event from the California Rental Association attracted 400 attendees and 346 exhibitors

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