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Africa distributor for Haulotte

Premium Group will distribute aerial platforms and telehandlers in 12 north west African countries

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Easybook Training tops 11,000 courses

Online training site for researching and booking safety and health courses now offers more than 11,000 classes


Terex AWP sales down 52% in Q2

North America and European access end-markets remain challenged, company reports


LGMG chooses AMS telematics

Netherlands-based Advanced Mobility Services to provide telematics for access equipment outside China


JLG Q3 sales down 60.9%

JLG’s Q3 sales were down 60.9% due to lower market demand resulting from the global economic downturn as a result of Covid-19


XCMG launches products and partnerships

Manufacturer event sees new boom lift range and agreements with associations and a rental company


Manitou first half year declines

Group sales were down 35% in the first half of 2020, while second quarter sales dropped 41% 


Mateco invests in compact truck mount

The 30m LT 301 D is mounted on a 3.5 tonne chassis, for use with standard B-class driving licence 


Soos Maquinaria hybrid boom investment

Spain-based Soos Maquinaria receives Genie’s new 16m hybrid Z-45 FE boom lift

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Webinar: Access and the road to recover

A panel of leading access industry figures discuss the affects of Covid-19 on the access sector now and in the years ahead. The round-table discussion was held at the end of May and a recorded version is now available to view. The discussion focuses on the challenges faced by equipment manufacturers, rental companies and end users, as well as assessing how the pandemic might bring about new working practices.

Participants on the panel:

Armin Rappen - CEO, Mateco
Don Kenny - CEO, Loxam Powered Access
Jacco de Kluijver - VP Sales and Marketing EMEAR, Genie
Peter Douglas - CEO, International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).
The discussion will be moderated by Euan Youdale, Editor of AI.

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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.



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Oil & Steel France distributorship confirmed

Renewed partnership with SNM Lift in northwest France, with major truck mount order confirmed

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US Battery and Gridtential Energy partner

The two companies will work together to improve Silicon Joule bipolar battery technology

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Palfinger sales down 18%

First half year sales and EBITDA down by double digits due to Covid-19 and global recession

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Demand improving, United reintroduces guidance

Q2 revenues hit by pandemic, but volumes improving. Full-year capex to be fraction of 2019 spending


Skyjack announces new scissor features

Skyjack has debuted the Ecotray leak containment system and RapidFold easy folding guardrails


EWPA appoints safety, technical and training director

Formerly of Haulotte and IPAF, Andrew Delahunt moves to Australian MEWP association


Alert Management Systems receives top honor

Alert Management Systems has been ranked as one of Colorado’s top 100 women-owned companies for 2020

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Interview: Pierre Boels - rising to the challenge

Boels navigates a period of major change, as it integrates Cramo during the Covid-19 pandemic


OHR partners with India Infrastructure Research

Indian construction market reports now available from Off-Highway Research


First Magni RTH 6.51 delivered in U.S.

Magni’s RTH 6.51 telehandler has been delivered to Adams European Contracting in NYC

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Construction sales in China to rise 14%

Revised forecast from Off-Highway Research predicts strong growth for 2020


Hilti unveils its first exoskeleton for construction

In partnership with Ottobock, EXO-01 is slated for release globally later this year


Ruthmann launches compact 70m

The Steiger T700 HF truck mount has 41m outreach and can be mounted on a less than 12m chassis 


Haulotte diagnostics app updated

Haulotte Diag 3.7 allows machine software to be updated using a smartphone, and fixes bugs


Underbridge investment at Height for Hire

The rental company’s new Volvo FM 4x2 rigid truck is mounted with a Moog MBI 110-1,2/S platform

Jeremy Pilkington, chairman, Vp

Vp plc sees activity returning

UK rental firm is positive about future, though activity levels remain at 80% of prior year levels


Skyjack dual capacity launches

Manufacturer’s 40ft and 60ft booms will now offer dual capacities, while DC scissors are upgraded

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Access International

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