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Acquisition would create ‘global leader’ in mobile and industrial hydraulics

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Palazzani appoints US distributor

Distributor Spimerica will attend this year’s ARA show in Florida, USA

Nationwide Platforms helps HSE's mechanical inspectors get to grips with mid-air rescue procedures

Nationwide Platforms trains HSE inspectors

UK rental company provides bespoke MEWP technical training to Health & Safety Executive


Haulotte develops BIM library

Professionals can now download Haulotte’s BIM models to virtually create and manage projects

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Hubert Palfinger Senior: 1942-2020

Former head of Palfinger Group, Hubert Palfinger Senior, dies aged 77


CRA’s Rental Rally opens

The California Rental Association’s three-day event in Las Vegas features construction equipment exhibitors and educational seminars

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LiuGong launching into rental

OEM starting rental and used business to meet growing demand for rental in China and SE Asia

The GAM and Oil & Steel teams

GAM becomes Oil & Steel distributor

Rental company will provide manufacturer’s access platforms to Spanish market

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EWPA releases Good Practice Guide

Over 20 access industry companies contribute to EWPA’s safety guide for MEWPS

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Pettibone celebrates Extendo milestone

The company has produced the telehandlers for 50 years

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Boels increases offer price for Cramo

Offer price raised by €0.50 to €13.75 per share to encourage remaining shareholders to accept


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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Alimak CEO to step down

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

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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


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

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