Tracked platforms

This equipment is often compact and powered through bi-energy. Nevertheless, Lithium and more compact proportions are the future

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    Preventing and fixing problems

    Keeping machines in good working order is as easy as following a manufacturer’s manual. But with upcoming changes to the ANSI standards, maintenance procedures might need tweaks. But don’t worry too much – technology has your back. ALH reports.

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    Versatility at your fingertips

    The rotating telehandler market is heating up in North America as rental companies and contractors discover the numerous benefits of these heavy lifters. Lindsey Anderson reports.

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    Interview: Don Ahern

    AI spoke to Don Ahern, owner of the Ahern family of companies, about the fast-changing global rental and manufacturing scene

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    Trax pass Greenland test

    A Genie S-45 TraX assisted in construction at Summit Station, a polar research platform in Greenland, thanks to dealer Jøma

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    Global vertical masts

    Vertical masts are becoming more popular, finding greater acceptance in their potential core areas of work

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    MEWPS in Southeast Asia

    The Southeast Asian market for MEWPs is becoming one of the biggest talking points in the industry


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Hydro Rents’ prescription for medical center challenge

Constructing the new Lexington Medical Center addition is no easy feat. Billed as the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history, the state-of-the-art 10-story patient care tower in Columbia will add 545,000 square feet, 20 special care nursery beds, eight operating rooms, 71 inpatient beds and much more to its ...


Global boom lifts

Self propelled boom lifts define the future of the industry and the direction it will take


Changing the face of training

Loretta Foley, director of United Rentals’ United Academy, explains how technology is changing the way training is delivered.

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Preparing for industry-wide changes

Tony Groat, IPAF’s North America manager and a member of drafting committees for both the CSA and ANSI standards, looks at the impacts the new specific standards relating to training will have and how companies can get compliant.

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Roughing around

Demand remains steady for RT scissors, but will upcoming standards regulations change the landscape? Lindsey Anderson reports.

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In Riwal’s 50th anniversary year, Murray Pollok talks to company CEO Norty Turner about its digital plans and growth stratedy

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Loxam on access

Don Kenny, CEO of Loxam’s access division, shares his views on acquisitions, rebranding and the future of the division


Full steam ahead

The North American telehandler market saw a double-digit increase in fleet size compared to last year


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Riwal UK expands Kent depot

Sevenoaks, Kent depot covers total of 24,000ft2 and has capacity to manage 600 powered access machines

Star Platforms raises its game with £2m investment in working at height equipment

Star ups investment and depots

Investment of £2 million ($2.6 million) in MEWPs will support the opening of the rental company’s fifth depot


JLG celebrates manufacturing milestone

The company has produced its 250,000th self-propelled boom lift


United’s rise continues

Rental revenues grow 21.2% for third quarter of the year after acquisitions strengthen company

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Genie expands Qatar network

Arabian Supply Center WLL is the new distributor for Genie boom lifts, scissor lifts and telehandlers in Qatar

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JLG launches small basket option

The small 91.44 cm (3 ft) platform is suitable for bridge repair and challenging access in petrochemical plants or refineries

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Nationwide debates best practice

Nearly 400 delegates debated the future of powered access at Nationwide Platforms’ 10th Working At Height Best Practice Forum

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Haulotte climb continues

Haulotte Group’s consolidated sales were €128.5 million, 25% up compared with the same period last year.

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Cepak chainsaw solution

The Bracket Adapter allows placement of chainsaws safely in the basket while manoeuvring from one job to another



Fast data: telematics in the access industry

The need to collect and decipher machine data quickly and effectively is becoming a vital part of our industry. AI reports

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The hybrid/electric access market

Green energy access equipment solutions are taking on a whole new level of importance