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China state grid orders Versalifts

Versalift has delivered insulated platforms to China through its strategic partnership with Qingte Group.


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Hydro Rents’ prescription for medical center challenge

Constructing the new Lexington Medical Center addition is no easy feat. Billed as the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history, the state-of-the-art 10-story patient care tower in Columbia will add 545,000 square feet, 20 special care nursery beds, eight operating rooms, 71 inpatient beds and much more to its ...


Global boom lifts

Self propelled boom lifts define the future of the industry and the direction it will take


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

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Steve Simmons Named Chairman of the Access Alliance

Simmons appointed Access Alliance chair

Steve Simmons, joint managing director of Star Platforms, has been appointed chairman of the UK’s Access Alliance

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Gains and losses for Cat

US-based equipment manufacturer reports increase in revenue but drop in profit for second quarter


Nagano goes global with Pfeifer

Japan MEWP manufacturer Nagano Industries appoints the Netherlands-based Pfeifer as a global distributor

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Parker becomes PASMA chair

PASMA has named Brian Parker from access rental company AFI as the new chairman of its training committee

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Skyjack sees further gains

Linamar’s industrial division saw considerable growth in Q2, following an excellent quarter for Skyjack and more

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Global growth forecast for equipment sales

Worldwide sales expected to reach almost 1 billion units for 2018, says Off-Highway Research

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First female PAL Card holder in Malaysia

Shee Shu Leng gained an IPAF PAL Card to operate scissor and boom lifts

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Bravi picks up Boels order

Boels orders 50 more Leonardo HD’s from Bravi, as the manufacturer promises a new model for picking duties


Access Yearbook 2017

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



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Lindisfarne transformation

The scaffolding for the renovation of the remote Lindisfarne Castle in the north east of England was impressive


Warren chooses Snorkels

Following its recent investment in a new premises, Warren Access continues to grow with seven Snorkels


HWS Verhuur ups investment in GMG

The Netherlands-based rental company HWS Verhuur has taken delivery of 50 more GMG slab scissor lifts

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VR to extend ALS training

ALS Safety has taken delivery of a new virtual reality MEWP training simulator, one of just six in Europe

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Record high for Wacker Neuson

Germany-based manufacturer reports record revenue and significant rise in profitability


Pushing the boundaries at Kew

Lifting company DSM had to use a mobile crane, rather than a MEWP, to replace glass in the world’s largest glasshouse


First 70m truck mount to India

Noor Lifters, based in Mumbai, India, has taken delivery of a 70m Ruthmann truck mount, the first in the country

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Double-digit growth for Herc

Second-quarter proves fruitful for US rental company, with total revenues rising 16.8% year-on-year

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Ramirent 'on track' after latest results

Revenues grow 7% year-on-year for first half of 2018

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Fontexx and EHM join forces

The Netherlands-based Fontexx Cranes & Access has signed a distribution agreement with Eastman Heavy Machinery

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Save the date for the 2019 ALH C&A

Next year’s event will be held on Sept. 12 in San Diego, CA

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Custom Equipment appoints territory manager

The company has named Dave Sluis as its Southeast U.S. territory manager

The Skyjack 6826RT being used to clean the Concorde currently at Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey.

Star rise for Concorde

UK-based Star Platforms provided a Skyjack diesel scissor lift to support maintenance of a retired Concorde aircraft

Warren New Premises

Warren southern upgrade

UK-based Warren Access has moved its southern depot to include expanded IPAF and PASMA training

The Fassi F90XP is one of six new XP versions of existing models in the 5 to 16 tonne-metre range  on show at SAIE 2009

Fassi acquires ATN

Italy-based Fassi group has become the new owner of ATN Platforms, through its French subsidiary CTELM


Sinoboom opens boom line

Sinoboom has officially started production on its new state-of-the-art boom lift production line in Ningxiang, China.

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Kennards opens Tamworth branch

After buying A1 Hire’s equipment, Kannards’ presence is now larger in New South Wales region

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