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IAPA 2019 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the International Awards for Powered Access 2019 follows the judges’ meeting in Amsterdam this week


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RT scissors: Ramping up

AI looks at the latest models and emerging trends in the rough terrain scissor lift market

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Interview: Palfinger

Major changes are under way at Palfinger, designed to significantly grow revenue over the next few years, says CEO Andreas Klauser


Aviation access

Simon Francis, MSA Safety, reveals how to minimise the risk of injury to employees and damage to aircraft

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Access: a bright spark in Turkey

Turkey is destined to become one of the world’s major access markets. It just needs to get over the hurdle of an economic crisis


Truck mounts: compact trends

The 3.5 tonne GVW market in Europe is taking on new levels of activity. Compact machinery is not just a trend in that area, however


Tracked platforms

This equipment is often compact and powered through bi-energy. Nevertheless, Lithium and more compact proportions are the future


Preventing and fixing problems

Keeping machines in good working order is as easy as following a manufacturer’s manual. But with upcoming changes to the ANSI standards, maintenance procedures might need tweaks. But don’t worry too much – technology has your back. ALH reports.

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Versatility at your fingertips

The rotating telehandler market is heating up in North America


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Merlo debuts new telehandler

The Roto R50.35 S-Plus features a 115-foot lift height and is now available in the U.S.

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Genie updates training courses

The company has restructured its training to align with the new ANSI standards


IRE show moves to Maastricht in 2020

The 5th International Rental Exhibition (IRE) will be held in Maastricht, The Netherlands


New ARA strategy

Five key focus areas identified by American Rental Association in updated strategic plan

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Record revenue for Altrad

Altrad achieves revenue of €3.4 billion following successful integration of Cape

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First Versalift VTLs to Sparkx

Sparkx is the first UK customer to buy the recently-launched Versalift VTL series, with an order of six units

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JLG celebrates 50th birthday

John L Grove founded JLG on June 9 half a century ago, with the world’s first boom lift

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Flannery to succeed Kneeland as United CEO

CEO transition plan sees Kneeland being replaced by United veteran Matt Flannery

Latest Magazines


Access Yearbook 2017

KHL Group’s The Access Yearbook 2018-19 provides information on suppliers and equipment used in the global access sector, along with full market information.



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AMS names territory sales manager

Manny Mendez joines importer and distributor of Merlo telehandlers and VF-Venieri equipment

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Riwal appoints in equipment sales

Vincent Vercaemst will develop Riwal’s equipment sales activities, including used equipment and JLG dealerships


Zoomlion looks overseas

China-based Zoomlion looking at European acquisition deals

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Dawson heads up Power Towers

Dawson named MD of Power Towers. Brian King becomes chairman of low-level access development


Bennett receives prestigious honour

Peter Bennett, managing director of PASMA, has been awarded an OBE in the UK’s New Year’s Honours List for his work in access

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Supplier award for Skyjack

Skyjack has received the 2018 Supplier of the Year Award from German cooperative PartnerLift


BrandSafway acquires Cabrillo Hoist

Cabrillo Hoist will operate as Cabrillo Hoist, by BrandSafway, an independent business

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Riwal acquires AH-Lift

AH-Lift, based in Denmark, has a number of tracked platforms and truck mounts, as well as scissors

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Mills and Solaris confirm merger

The deal follows the announcement that Brazil’s two largest rental companies were discussing a merger


Fortrent stays with Cramo & Ramirent

The co-owners will retain ownership of Fortrent, but the business will exit the Ukraine market in 2019


GMG enters Australia

GMG has entered the Australian market with its new subsidiary GMG Platforms Australia


Deutz partners with Horizon in China

Horizon Equipment will service Deutz engines in the field and take over the aftermarket sales business in China

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United to provide IPAF training

The world’s biggest rental company will now offer IPAF Certified MEWP operator training

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Judges set to decide IAPA winners

The IAPA awards are now closed for entries, as the independent panel of judges prepares to review more than 100 submissions

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Genie grows NA sales force

Genie has expanded its sales team in North America to include five new representatives

Jacco Hartkoorn has joined the Holland Lift sales team

Hartkoorn expands role at Holland Lift

Holland Lift has appointed Jacco Hartkoorn as sales manager for Germany and Austria, alongside his existing role of international sales manager

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Nationwide lights up hospice appeal

Nationwide Platforms has donated the use of a MEWP to the John Eastwood Hospice, in the UK, for its Tree of Light appeal

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Access International

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