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Free registration open for ALH conference

The virtual 2020 Access, Lift & Handlers (ALH) conference on October 23 will give the North American access and rental market the perfect opportunity to learn lessons from the Covid-19 downturn.
There will be six expert speakers – including representatives from United Rentals, JLG and IHS Markit – and registration for the free event is now open.
The speakers confirmed to date are:

  • Wim Sarens, CEO, Sarens Group: The dynamic reality of the 2020-2022 market
  • Keynote: Lessons learned from Covid-19
    Norty Turner, senior vice president, services & advanced solutions, United Rentals.
  • Forecasts on construction and industrial activity in North America
    Scott Hazleton, director, global construction team, IHS Markit.
  • The way ahead for IPAF
    Peter Douglas, CEO, IPAF.
  • Training in a Covid-19 world
    Jim Colvin, CEO, Serious Labs.
  • Electrifying trends
    Shashank Bhatia, Shashank Bhatia, senior director engineering for AWP, product development, JLG Industries.
The virtual event platform will allow attendees to chat and put questions to the speakers. The event will be hosted by Lindsey Anderson, Editor, ALH.



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Headline: Access International free webinar: Access at a Turning Point

On Thursday, 5 November, 2020, KHL will host its second access webinar, looking at how industry trends, including consolidation, new equipment manufacturers, advancing technologies and revised standards will shape the next five years alongside the effects of Covid-19. The speakers confirmed so far are:

  • David McNicholas, CEO, AFI Group of Companies
  • Phil Graysmark, sales director Europe and Middle East, LGMG
  • Third speaker, to be confirmed soon

Register free



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