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Alimak CEO to step down

Tormod Gunleiksrud has announced that he will step down during this year

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Skyjack to show updated units at ARA Show

The company will roll out its next generation of DC scissors, increased-capacity boom lifts and more

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Kennedy to head ARA Insurance

Phil Kelling, president and CEO of ARA Insurance, is retiring February 29. John Kennedy will take up the role

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Clow partners with Instant UpRight

Clow will distribute Instant Upright’s scaffold towers and powered access range in the UK


Hematec fall arrest solution

The Helix Manipulator Fall Protection MH 35.120 joins another new vertical mast from Hematec

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JCB named United’s Supplier of the Year

United Rental’s award recognizes JCB for outstanding value, timely delivery, product support, training and procurement excellence


Pinera named CEO of SmartEquip

Formerly the company’s COO and president, Pinera takes over for Bryan Rich, who remains as executive chairman


Yell named CEO of Rental Hosting

The former Point of Rental Software representative has joined Rental Hosting as CEO


Perkins opens regional logistics center in Brazil

Located in Curitiba, Brazil, the new center will support OEM and Perkins distributors in South America

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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.




IAPAs early bird rate ends 18 January

There is still time to book your place at the International Awards for Powered Access at the discount rate


Multitel expands in the UK

The 3,500 square ft facility adds maintenance and training in the UK

Jacco Hartkoorn has joined the Holland Lift sales team

Hartkoorn leaves Holland Lift

A replacement international sales manager is being sought

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Brexit boost for Altrad’s scaffolding rental

CEO Louis Huetz tells IRN about the shift to scaffold rental caused by Brexit uncertainty

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Speedy’s four-hour delivery goes national

Speedy Hire invests €3.5 million to deliver same-day service promise across the UK


Haulotte training for Thai Airways

Three of Thai Airways’ staff attended a training session for newly-delivered RT scissors


Able appoints business development director

Philippe Bisson has been named business development director for rotators and telehandlers

Easy Lifts's R160 spider heads to UK

Easy Lift sells to the UK

Access manufacturer sends multiple tracked platforms to the UK


ERA’s TCO Calculator available on IRN website

Equipment cost calculator can now be found at the IRN’s website and is free to use


LiftSmart opens European sales office

Former Genie executive José Miguel Peña will lead the operation, based in Barcelona, Spain

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Boels extends Cramo offer to 31 January

Extension gives shareholders more time to accept offer. 80% of Cramo’s shares are already commited to the offer

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Ausa to manufacture for JLG

Ausa has signed a 10-year agreement with JLG to manufacture a new ultra-compact telehandler, the SkyTrak 3013

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Mollo Noleggio opens new branch

Access provider’s Rezzato branch will offer a range of access equipment for rental sector

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Ruthmann pair for Swelift

The two 57m working height Ruthmann Steiger T 570 HF truck mounts have been delivered to Swelift in Sweden

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Leguan Lifts appoints new distributor

Genie distributor Liftexperten takes over sales, marketing and aftersales services for Sweden


BrandSafway to acquire AGF Access Group

AGF Access Group consists of Hydro Mobile, Winsafe, AGF Access and Hydro Rents

Nationwide Platforms' ramps from Outriggerpads

Nationwide ramps up axle testing

Polyethylene ramps deployed at rental company’s workshops for axle testing

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