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Slowdown for Manitou

Drop in order intake indicates declining markets, but 10% full-year revenue growth still expected


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Global equipment sales hit record high

Sales of construction equipment exceeded 1.1 million units last year


Yanmar extends sharing platform in Turkey

Yanmar says online sharing or rental platform could also be launched in other markets


Ramirent launches 'TwinSite' virtual training aid

Ramirent has launched TwinSite, a virtual reality construction site to be used as a training tool




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The immediate future of telescopic booms

Manufacturers are globalising their products and knocking on the door of hybrid and electric solutions

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IPAF’s new CEO Peter Douglas in discussion

In his first interview in the role, Douglas speaks to Euan Youdale about his past and plans


Talking tracked platforms

AI delves into the tracked platform market and the global demand for this product type 


Telematics and the data sharing economy

Sam Hassan, CEO and president of telematics provider ZTR Control Systems, is trail blazing the data brokerage scene


Vertical masts

The use of vertical masts is becoming more commonplace, partly thanks to a growth in the types of applications that suit it most


Truck mounted platforms

Much of the recent truck mounted platform has been around the lower end of the working height spectrum, specifically 3.5 tonnes

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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



​Kiloutou maintains high investment in 2019

Kiloutou is to invest as much as €192 million in its fleet in 2019 following record spending of €203 million last year


Profits up 20% at Coates Hire

Australia’s largest rental company Coates Hire has reported a 20% rise in EBIT profits to A$101.9 million