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Ashtead grows Canadian footprint

Acquisition of William F White announced, while headwinds continue in UK market


Skyjack’s Ken McDougall confirmed as IRC 2020 speaker

McDougall jpined by Peter Schrader (Zeppelin Rental) and Tim Nuttall (Access Hire) in IRC line-up

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Ramirent applies for delisting from Nasdaq Helsinki

Board of directors decides to apply for termination of public trading in company’s shares


New board members at IPAF

Horizon’s Ben Hirst and Lolex’s Julie Houston Smyth join Riwal CEO Pedro Torres


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AFI appoints subsidiary managing director

UK-based access specialist AFI Group creates new role for Hampshire Plant & Access

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Nishio to build hi-tech research facility

Japanese rental firm to build R&D centre for developing IoT and AI technologies

All Aerials' Hy-Brid lifts at Akron Children's Hospital

All Aerials provides 50 Hy-Brid units

Rental company supplies a total of 87 machines as part of Integrated Project Delivery strategy

Erik Bengtsson is Ramirent's new CEO

Ramirent chooses new CEO

Erik Bengtsson appointed as CEO and Jukka Havia as Deputy CEO following Loxam acquisition

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Alert Management Systems partners with SmartEquip

The two companies have launched the completed integration of their respective software platforms

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AFI fleet 64% electric/hybrid

Increase of electric/hybrid to comply with increasing onsite restrictions, low emission zones and specialist applications

EGI-Klubb's new E14P insulated lift

EGI-Klubb relaunches insulated

The E14P insulated lift is first of redesigned range for vehicle mounts

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Herc Rentals appoints new COO

Current Chief Operating Officer J Bruce Dressel to be succeeded by Aaron Birnbaum

Robert Hickey has joined Ahern Ireland as Branch Manager

New branch manager at Ahern Ireland

Robert Hickey is tasked with growing the business under the new role and reports to managing director Andrew Fishburn

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Vp plc rises to the challenge

UK-based rental company maintains profit margins in a difficult market


Registration open for IRE show

The International Rental Exhibition, held from 9 to 11 June, 2020, offers four events in one


Tracked expansion plan at CTE

CTE is working to renew its tracked platform lift range in a bid to significantly grow the tracked platform offering

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Access Alliance presents Rental+

Eight members of the UK’s Access Alliance are presented with IPAF Rental+ accreditation


IPAF conference covers modern era of access

Elevation set the tone for the future of the access industry through a range of presentations


Technical tips from Terex Utilities

Terex Utilities releases more than 50 Tech Tips ech Tips for Terex digger derricks, aerial devices or auger drills


New depot and new Benelux manager for Riwal

Seventh branch opened in the Netherlands and Glenn Verburg appointed as Benelux General Manager


IAPA entry deadline this Thursday

The deadline for entries to the 2020 International Awards for Powered Access is 12 December. A

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Boels UK appoints new Managing Director

Asif Latief moves from his position as Marketing Director at A-Plant to grow Boels’ UK operations

Delegates and exhibitors at the National Work at Height Conference in Salford, UK

Work at Height Conference highlights safety

Over 150 delegates attended the Access Industry Forum (AIF) National Working at Height Conference


Leinolift rebranded as Storent

Finnish rental company aligns branding with parent company following acquisition three years ago


Visitors flood to second APEX Asia

Crowded aisles in Shanghai testify to remarkable levels of interest and growth in China’s powered access market

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