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

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    Key findings - IPAF powered access rental report

    With the Powered Access Rental Market Report for 2018 set to be published soon, Matt Brereton, communications manager at IPAF, which commissions the report, gives an overview of its latest key findings.

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    Trending upward

    With a healthy market propelling sales and ANSI/CSA Standards requiring updated or new equipment, the telescopic boom industry is, well, booming.

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    Big data

    Rental software’s increasing grasp and organization of information can help any size business get on the right track.

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    An honest perspective

    Southeastern Equipment Co., Inc.’s Vice President Heath Watton talks to Lindsey Anderson about his company’s unique approach when it comes to rental business.

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    Crawling to the top

    Track-based aerials continue to gain acceptance as more contractors and rental companies realize the benefits the units afford



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Small stature, big appeal

The compact telehandler market has seen steadily increasing demand over the past few years

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The changing landscape of scissors

The US and China are having a major effect on the scissor lift market, both for different reasons

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ANSI and CSA standards explained

The new ANSI and CSA standards for MEWPs are now closer to the European EN280. Brandon Tucker at JLG explains

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AI Confidence Survey: upbeat in 2018

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

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Far and wide: access in Africa

AI takes a look at the African market for access and the opportunities this huge land mass is offering.


Interview: AFI Group

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


Positivity in Amsterdam

Following a successful three days at the International Rental Exhibition (IRE), Joe Malone reviews the Amsterdam show.

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Digital experience is the key

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.


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Genie first for Lindig

Lindig Fördertechnik takes the first Genie S-85 XC and SX-135 XC in Germany

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Loxam buys Haulotte rental business in Italy

Addition of Nove will add to the Nacanco operation it acquired last year.


Landmark celebrations for Riwal

Riwal has celebrated its 50th anniversary in Rotterdam and launched a 43m electric-powered boom lift

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Articulated platform launch for CTE

CTE ZED 25 HV has a 250kg capacity with an S3 Smart Stability System

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Boone checks in at Haulotte Americas

Shawn Boone to support independent rep firms within their territories in newly-created role


Isoli appoints Oman distributor

Teejan Equipment to offer sales, services and warranty for Isoli vehicle mounts


The IRN100 2018 review (video)

Find out which companies made the IRN100 for 2018

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Fine year for Ashtead

Rental revenues grow 21% for 2017/18 full-year, reports UK-based rental company


Geda and Cramo pair up for project

Four Geda construction hoists were used on an office and residential building complex in Lithuania recently


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New wave of UK rental investors

Kevin Appleton reviews the UK market and the attractiveness for investors upon entering.

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Easing the path

AI rounds up a range of operator aids, control systems and safety-inspired devices.