Asia conference educates in Malaysia

The IPAF Asia Conference is being held today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



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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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


Full steam ahead

The North American telehandler market saw a double-digit increase in fleet size compared to last year


Reaching potential

Mike Reichert, the new president of US-based Custom Equipment, talks to AI about the company’s takeover and plans


Van mounts and pick-up lifts

Pick-up mounts are an increasingly common addition to manufacturers’ ranges, while van mounts are offering greater flexibility


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ATO status for Nationwide Platforms

CITB awards UK rental company with status following successful review

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Sustainability chief named by Cramo

Maria Karlsson becomes vice president, sustainability for Finnish rental company

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Nesco acquires N&L Line Equipment

N&L manufactures many products related to the live-line maintenance of electric utility lines

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Deutz Power Center Midwest expands

The company now has coverage in five locations and has increased its staff by 40 percent.

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Riwal secures new credit

The Netherlands-based Riwal has arranged a new €375 million senior credit facility for capital expenditure among other activities


International launches from Sinoboom

Sinoboom has upgraded its most popular products with the aim of expansion across global markets

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Geda and Potain hoist partnership

Potain tower cranes will be fitted with the new Geda Potain Cab-In internal mast crane operator hoist

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New field-based Genie appointment

Terex AWP has appointment David Haldane to the newly created position of Genie sales manager, services for the UK


Access Yearbook 2017

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




Hy-Brid Lifts names territory manager

Norman Waterman will serve as the company’s Northeast territory manager

Herc rentals

Herc expands brand in North America

Hertz Equipment Rental in Canada to be rebranded Herc Rentals

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AFI has the flood factor

Swindon Town FC,a football club in the UK, called on AFI-Uplift to carry out major lighting works


JLG pair for Al Laith

Al Laith, based in Dubai, has taken delivery of a pair of JLG boom lifts for its Oman fleet

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Kiloutou strengthens in Spain

Acquisition of Madrid-based Seralfe to boost Spanish operations for French rental company

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Hot topics at the IPAF Summit

The next IPAF Summit will be held 6 March 2019 in Dubai. This year’s edition saw high-level speakers consider new technology

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Elvington expands into RTs

York-based Elvington Plant Hire, in the UK, has invested in its first RT boom, a Genie, amid a local construction boom

Bill Plummer, chief financial officer of United Rentals, speaking at the 2014 IPAF Summit in Windsor, UK.

Plummer to retire from United

United Rentals’ executive vice president and longest-serving CFO to retire on 12 October


Easy Lift starts up in New Zealand

Italy-based Easy Lift enters New Zealand market with new dealer and receives AU/NZ regulation certification

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Freche provides F1 high view

Freche Location used a Genie Z-135/70 at the French Formula 1 Grand Prix to lift a camera crew

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United to enter Europe with BakerCorp takeover

The world’s biggest rental company to enter Europe after 21 years of North American-only operations

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Trigger guard from Snorkel

Snorkel has developed a trigger guard as standard on new lifts with enable switch operated joystick. It can be retrofitted

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Mills finds financial officer

James Oliver Guerreiro Carneiro replaces Sergio Kariya, CEO of the company, who was in the position temporarily

Additional Versalifts for Scopelec

Scopelec expands with Versalift

Time Versalift is supplying France-based Scopelec van mounts as part of the company’s major fleet expansion

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ARA launches new branding

The American Rental Association’s (ARA) branding includes a new name for The Rental Show, now The ARA Show

Stars of the Future

Future stars recognised at awards ceremony

Twenty-one winners were celebrated at this year’s Stars of the Future ceremony, hosted by CPA


Major new UK plant for JCB

JCB has announced an investment of more than £50 million in a new UK plant, set to double production of cabs

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