Pedro Torres, Riwal's new CEO

Pedro Torres is new Riwal CEO

Mewp rental giant appoints COO to CEO with immediate effect


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Advanced power

Engine manufacturers have been busy debuting new units this year. From hybrid solutions to turbo-charged options, there’s plenty of ground to cover. ALH rounds up the latest.

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A man of many hats

Lindsey Anderson sat down with the President of Skyjack during Bauma to discuss the North American market as well as his recent appointment as IPAF President

Turku Meyer Shipyard

Construction hoists: capacity, speed, control

Hoists in the construction industry are getting bigger and faster and are taking into consideration the modern logistical worksite


Electric & hybrid power in access

The emergence of electric and hybrid-powered booms and vehicle mounts continues at pace

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Interview: Terex AWP

There are changes afoot at Genie following Terex’s sale of its crane products. President Matt Fearon explains 

Europe MEWP fleet size

MEWP rental market report

Each year IPAF publishes its Global Powered Access Rental Market Report. Here’s a snapshot of the 2019 edition 


Slim profile, major reach

Track-based, compact aerials continue to garner interest from the industry. Lindsey Anderson reports.

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Compact telescopic handler dimensions

A number of super-small compact telehandlers have been debuted over the last 24 months. Lindsey Anderson rounds-up the latest.



Access Industry Interviews 2018/2019

A video summary of the newly-published interview report from Access International and Access, Lift & Handlers

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Change at the top for Cramo

Henrik Norrbom chosen as new EVP, Scandinavia, and MD of Cramo

JCB Telehandler Index

JCB recognizes high-performing dealers

Twelve North American dealers have been praised for exceptional customer service, sales, technical expertise and business development


SafwayAtlantic acquires Sheedy Hoist

The acquisition of the assets of Sheedy Hoist will strengthen BrandSafway and SafwayAtlantic’s position on the West Coast



New products, services from JLG

The company has updated its e-commerce platform and debuted material racks for scissor lifts

JLG 1850SJ telescopic aerial platform provided by Werent on site at the Morandi Bridge demolition

JLG booms assist Morandi Bridge demolition

Werent has provided JLG’s 1850SJ telescopic booms for Morandi bridge demolition in Genoa, Italy


Tim Whiteman to leave IPAF

Former IPAF president Andy Studdert will act as interim CEO as Tim Whiteman steps down from the position

Instant UpRight's new MX1430 self-propelled electric mini scissor lift

New electric range from Instant Upright

Access manufacturer launches range of low-level electric-powered platforms

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.



Left to right: Watling JCB Managing Director Richard Telfer, Ardent Hire Solutions Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Fish and JCB Managing Director Global Major Accounts Yvette Henshall-Bell.

Ardent makes biggest ever UK Loadall order

Rental company Ardent places €83 million order with JCB for Loadall telescopic handlers

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PASMA MD receives royal award

Peter Bennett was awarded an OBE for his contributions to the access and work at height sector

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Paavolainen leaves Dinolift

Managing director had been in place since 2014 and was a member of the board from 2012

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Cramo demerger completed

Trading of Adapteo shares started on 1 July, following Cramo demerger

The Ahern Ireland Team Cuts the Ribbon

Ahern Ireland opens

The subsidiary is exclusive provider of sales, service and parts for Snorkel and Ruthmann tracked lifts


Sinoboom moves into France

Sinoboom France was officially launched last week and is headed up by Daniel Duclos 

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New COO for Kennards Hire

Stuart Dean replaces Bill Whitehouse as Chief Operations Officer at Australian rental firm

The Hinowa Lightlight 33.17 tracked boom in operation over warehouse

JMS adds battery powered Hinowa

Powered access provider and rental company is first in UK to own the Hinowa Lightlift 33.17

Jani Myllymäki (left) and Sami Tainio (right), stand with Niftylift’s Mark van Oosten

Niftylift expands in Finland

Mewp manufacturer appoints JS-Multi Service to distributor network 

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Kiloutou buys again in Germany

French rental giant acquires powered access rental specialist M+S Arbeitsbühnen


New MD for Holland Lift

Aerial work platform manufacturer hires Chris Kochheim to lead further growth


Fraco partners with Scaffolding Solutions

The new partnership covers the territories of North and South Carolina


David Lillquist: 1961-2019

David “Dave” Lillquist, national account manager for Skyjack, passed away in his sleep on June 8. He was 57

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Trackunit tackles downtime

First Eliminate Downtime conference stresses importance of collaboration

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Jay Kinder: 1947 - 2019

The longtime SAIA member and founder of Strong Man Safety Products has passed away

Tom Cannon & Keith John

Cannon takes first UK Genie micro-scissor

Cannon Access buys six Genie GS-1330m, 3.9m, compact scissors

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Palazzani maintains London station

A 52m working height Palazzani XTJ 52/C tracked platform is working at St. Pancras Station, London, UK

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