Top Story


Construction and COVID-19: rolling news update

KHL journalists are reporting on how the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting the construction industry worldwide

International Access News


Unique content from the leader in global construction and power information

Covering all aspects of construction from top-lists, equipment guides, research to special issues.

And all FREE! Either sign in or complete the one-time very simple form to download any of the reports for free.



Vertex offers its equipment

Russia-based aerial platform rental company provides 40% of its fleet to help fight COVID-19


AGC reports collapse in US demand

Associated General Contractors of America said conditions had deteriorated rapidly since February and called on Congress to act


Electric RT from Dingli

Dingli has launched an electric version of its 22m rough terrain scissor, launched last year

Nationwide Platforms

Nationwide MEWP lockdown advice

UK-based rental company shows how to shut down and islolate aerial platforms left on site long term



Eyewitness: Australian construction and COVID-19

Tim Nuttall, Managing Director of Access Hire in Australia, reports on the impact of COVID-19 


GAM at service of critical sectors

Spanish rental company GAM Rental turns focus to serving critical industries

North America

North America’s top contractors aim to minimise exposure to coronavirus

Firms are using everything from basic hygiene to collaboration technology to keep people safe

Upgraded hoists from Alimak Hek.

Alimak reports impact from COVID-19

The company’s Chinese organization is back in operation but says materials and the global supply chain will be impacted

Latest Magazines


OHR Logo

World-class construction equipment market research and analysis from around the globe

Off-Highway Research is a management consultancy specialising in the research and analysis of international construction and agricultural equipment markets. It has offices in China, Germany, India, Japan, the UK and USA staffed by specialists with a wide range of industry, language and consultancy skills. Key products and services include databases of equipment sales and production, and a library of some 200 regularly updated reports focussing in-depth on key aspects of the industry, all of which can be accessed through annual subscriptions.

Off-Highway Research also undertakes bespoke Private Client Research for clients with a specific information need which is not easily answered by an off-the-shelf product.

Over the last five years, Off-Highway Research has worked for over 600 clients in 37 countries.

Click here to visit our website

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.




CCA: Canadian construction sites should remain open

Canadian Construction Association says work should continue, provided set protocol is followed


Trump pushes for $2 trillion infrastructure package

The latest US economic relief package could focus on construction of roads, bridges and airports


ERA launches coronavirus info page

European Rental Association supports industry with latest updates during coronavirus crisis

3. Blu garden

Palazzani sales continue

Italy-based manufacturer is reporting new equipment deals, as it works amid the challenges from COVID-19


Falcon Lifts adds USM ReRents as distributor

The exclusive agreement names USM as the official distributor of Falcon Lifts in North America


Exclusive: how is China’s construction equipment sector recovering?

Beijing-based SHI Yang, Director of Research at Off-Highway Research China, on how China’s construction equipment market is recovering


Alba updates for the US

Alba-Macrel presented newly-certified hoists for North America at ConExpo, where it was exhibiting for the first time


Manitou maintains closures

The group will continue the closure of its manufacturing activities in France, Italy and India


Deep impact of COVID-19 revealed

Survey of members by CECE shows that 30% are already closing factories


HRIA says rental is ‘essential’

Australian rental, MEWP and telehandler associations call for rental to be defined as ‘essential’


Haulotte launches accessories

They include hostile environment packs, outrigger pads and a device to reduce onsite noise disturbance

Herc rentals

Herc rises to the challenge

US rental firm continues work, saying it has experience in extreme and emergency conditions

Layer scaffolding at the Adolphe Bridge in Luxembourg.

Layher provides e-Learning

Scaffolding manufacturer offers free e-learning to industry professionals who are in isolation 


Pettibone continues critical operations

Michigan-based Pettibone will continue in-person operations for essential employees

Residential Liljeholmen2

Skanska says ‘ambition is to keep projects running’

The company is taking additional precautions as it aims to keep its construction sites working


New Zealand stops all but ‘essential’ construction

Government of New Zealand provides clear guidance of what it considers to be essential construction work


European construction: ‘Urgent measures required during COVID-19’

Joint statement by 15 sector bodies calls for help to protect workers and support business

Connect with us

Euan Youdale

Euan Youdale

Access International

☎ +44 (0)1892 786214


Delivered directly to your inbox, Access International Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL’s world-class editorial team.

Sign up for free


Delivered directly to your inbox, Access International Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL’s world-class editorial team.

Go to newsletters