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APEX and IRE shows postponed to June 2021

Both exhibitions will now take place on 15 to 17 June, 2021, alongside the ERA Convention






New exhibitors at APEX Asia

New products from new exhibitors at this year’s show in Shanghai, China


Mantall launches in challenging market

The company is introducing a range of new products amid a challenging time for access manufacturers in China


Klubb introduces first van mount in China

The first van mounted platform in China follows a new partnership with Renault


Growing importance of Chinese rental for Yacontee

Chinese equipment distributor is seeing demand increasingly shift towards rental


China’s MEWP market could surpass North America’s

The country has experienced 50 to 70% growth in MEWPs year-over-year


Kinglift debuts self-leveling, tracked scissor

Using APEX Asia as a springboard, China-based Kinglift showcased a range of equipment


Zoomlion readies for U.S. access launch

The Chinese-based manufacturer will debut scissors and booms for the U.S. market in December


Strong opening for APEX Asia

The second APEX Asia show is double the size of the first event in 2017 and offers a range of product launches 


Access Features

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Van mounted platforms

This access equipment sector has led the way in electric equipment and load capacities, among others 

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Articulating booms

Articulating booms now feature load and tilt sensing, but OEMs are noting a bigger trend in this market: electrification. Lindsey Anderson reports.


Country report: Access in Australia

Australia has a thriving aerial platform market, beset with a unique range of challenges

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Interview: Teupen and Dingli deal

Martin Borutta, CEO, Teupen, on its recent part acquisition by Dingli and the future of tracked platforms


Rental management: Going online

IRN speaks with two companies, Rentaga and Rentuu, working to bring rental online

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Regional report: Turbulent times in Japan

Restoration work following natural disasters is helping to buoy demand during pandemic