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Mills and Solaris discuss merger

The merger would create an aerial platform business with a total fleet of around 8400 units, the largest in Latin America

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MEWPS in Southeast Asia

The Southeast Asian market for MEWPs is becoming one of the biggest talking points in the industry

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Hydro Rents’ prescription for medical center challenge

Constructing the new Lexington Medical Center addition is no easy feat. Billed as the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history, the state-of-the-art 10-story patient care tower in Columbia will add 545,000 square feet, 20 special care nursery beds, eight operating rooms, 71 inpatient beds and much more to its ...

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Global boom lifts

Self propelled boom lifts define the future of the industry and the direction it will take

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Changing the face of training

Loretta Foley, director of United Rentals’ United Academy, explains how technology is changing the way training is delivered.

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Preparing for industry-wide changes

Tony Groat, IPAF’s North America manager and a member of drafting committees for both the CSA and ANSI standards, looks at the impacts the new specific standards relating to training will have and how companies can get compliant.

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Roughing around

Demand remains steady for RT scissors, but will upcoming standards regulations change the landscape? Lindsey Anderson reports.

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Unstoppable

In Riwal’s 50th anniversary year, Murray Pollok talks to company CEO Norty Turner about its digital plans and growth stratedy

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Loxam on access

Don Kenny, CEO of Loxam’s access division, shares his views on acquisitions, rebranding and the future of the division

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Riwal App launched for Apple devices

Riwal’s Apple Store Rental App adds to the Android App launched aerlier this year.

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First Platform Basket for MBS

MBS Access has purchased the first 30m Platform Basket 30T in the UK from local distributor Promax Access

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South Korea deal for Snorkel

South Korean equipment sales company, YK Construction Equipment, has invested in 142 Snorkel electric scissor lifts

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Innovations at Platformers' Days

Platformers’ Days 2018, in Germany, was the biggest yet with a record number of visitors

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Snorkel debuts and appointment

Ahern Deutschland made European debuts at Platformers’ Days and announced a new sales representative

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CTE investigates Platformers' accident

Manufacturer is co-operating with all relevant parties, following the collapse of its MP 32.19 truck mount

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Kennards achieves health and safety certification

The company’s entire network in Australia and New Zealand is now certified to the AS/NZS 4801 standard.

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MAS Dingli and Nifty order

UK-based film and TV access provider MAS have invested in 17 new Dingli scissors and Niftylift booms

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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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2019 IAPA awards open for entries

There are thirteen awards to enter, including a new Digital Development Award. The event is in Dubai on 6 March, 2019.

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IRC: how to create the best customer experience

Riwal CEO Pedro Torres will discuss a rental operating strategy that has customer experience at its heart.

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Bella buys Genie

The latest addition is a Genie 4069RT, supplied by authorised Genie distributor Access Platform Sales

A tight fit means that the pads stay put, minimising risk of loss

Outriggerpad additions

Outriggerpads is expanding its range of spreader plates, including one for Hinowa tracked platforms

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Nationwide announces new MD

Colin Hotchkiss will be the new managing director of Nationwide Platforms, part of the Loxam Group

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Coates grows Haulotte fleet

Haulotte has completed the delivery of over 400 machines for Coates Hire, valued at more than $7 million

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Almac debuts crawler boom

The new self-propelled, telescopic track-mounted boom, with auto-leveling system, also features a jib

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Sunbelt propels strong Q1 at Ashtead

Ashtead reported growth at both Sunbelt and A-Plant in the three months to 31 July.

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AGF Access assists with bridge construction

The Windsor location is providing equipment to build a new bridge connecting Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, Canada

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New California rental entity formed

West Coast Equipment and D&D Lift merge to form Rental Equipment Service Company

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Bobcat telehandler premiere

The new high performance Bobcat TL43.80HF telehandler is having its world premiere at this year’s GaLaBau in Germany

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Hybrid debut from Versalift

Versalift is launching the first hybrid version of its Versalift VTL series at Platformers’ Days in Germany this week

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Growth continues at Haulotte

Haulotte Group posted an increase in sales of 13% to €289.9 million in the first half of 2018

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AFI focuses on mental health

UK-based rental company AFI held the second edition of its annual conference last week with a major focus on mental health in the workplace

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System Lift centralises orders

Germany-based rental company cooperative System Lift has centralised its ordering process, including €18 million orders from Genie

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Nationwide re-brands

From today Nationwide Platforms will be known as ’Nationwide Platforms, A Loxam Company’

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United to acquire BlueLine Rental for $2.1 billion

The world’s largest equipment rental company keeps getting bigger

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