Zavod Podiomnikov is Russia’s first AWP manufacturer, as well as being a rental company, and has major plans for growth in Russia, then abroad, plus plans for a 60m working height self propelled boom. Company director Timofeenko Sergey speaks to AI about its aspirations
There is an upbeat view of the access industry as participants in AI’s annual Confidence Survey give a thumps up for the next 12 months
AI takes a look at the African market for access and the opportunities this huge land mass is offering.
AFI acquired Kimberly Access earlier this year, making it the biggest specialist access equipment rental company in the UK. Shareholder and recently inaugurated IPAF president Nick Selley talks to AI about the company’s plans globally and his view of consolidation in the access market
Following a successful three days at the International Rental Exhibition (IRE), Joe Malone reviews the Amsterdam show.
A new online marketplace, where renters can actively manage the contract throughout, has surfaced in France. Joe Malone caught up with its managing director, Sophie Hulin, about its beginning and its future.
Kevin Appleton reviews the UK market and the attractiveness for investors upon entering.
It’s been a good year for the AccessM20 listing of the world’s biggest access equipment manufacturers.
Euan Youdale met with the heads of Sany Palfinger, XCMG and LGMG, in China, to find out about their new access divisions and their global ambitions.
China’s largest aerial platform manufacturers will line-up alongside the access market’s big international players at APEX Asia, the first dedicated aerial platform exhibition to be held in Shanghai, China.
The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) is going to be bigger than ever. ALH previews the event.
With the latest Powered Access Rental Market Report now out, the global picture for the MEWP rental market is good, with the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific in many cases exceeding expectations. Matt Brereton, communications manager at IPAF, provides an exclusive insight into its key findings.
Australia-based Height 4 Hire is celebrating its 500th machine with a pink Haulotte Compact 14 in aid of the McGrath Foundation
France-based Klubb is launching its new K26 lift, mounted on Mercedes X-Class pickup and designed for rough terrain
UK-based Media Access Solutions (MAS) has invested £2 million ($2 million) on 28 Niftylifts and seven Skyjacks
UK-based AFI has promoted David McNicholas to Group CEO. He was most recently group chief operating officer at the company
US-based ladder and scaffolding compaany WernerCo has completed the acquisition of Zarges Group, a strong player in aluminium products in Europe
Chelsea Myrick Long has been promoted to senior vice president of national accounts at Acme Lift Co., a wholesale rental company
A Hinowa boom lift had to pass through a doorway and an underground car park in to reach a job site in Glasgow city centre, Scotland
Bigger is better. That’s the view from the industry, which requires greater capacity and room for tools. The same is true for smaller scissors.
The third Access, Lift & Handlers Conference & Awards features top-notch speakers and topics, plus an evening awards gala dinner that’s set to shine. Lindsey Anderson reports.
Rotating telehandlers have made their way into fleets across North America. But are they catching on? Lindsey Anderson reports on the benefits and market.
Proper maintenance keeps machines up and running, and can often add extra hours to a unit’s life. Andrew Bean, senior director of engineering, JLG Industries, Inc., discusses why accurate maintenance is a must.
From machine design to safe operation, the upcoming changes to the ANSI Standards will also have an impact on those who use the machines. Here’s what users should expect.
Jennifer Lombard and Elizabeth Faruzzi grew up in the equipment rental industry. But instead of taking the reins of an already-established company, the two sisters set out to create their own empire. Lindsey Anderson spoke with the women about their company Lizzy Lift.
Six presenters have come on board for the 2017 Access, Lift & Handlers’ Conference & Awards
Hendrik Sarens will give the keynote address at the World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS) in Amsterdam on 7 and 8 November
The 11th Europlatform will be held in Warsaw, Poland, on 14 September. A number of speakers have already been signed up for the 2017 event