Talking tracked platforms

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

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    Telematics and the data sharing economy

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

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    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

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    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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    Interview – Julie Rainville, co-President of Fraco

    As the co-President of Fraco, Julie Rainville says a buoyant market, product innovation and competition are fueling company growth.

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    Forward focus

    Lindsey Anderson interviews Danielle Edberg and Lauren Masser about Procore’s Women in Construction 

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    Advanced power

    Engine manufacturers have been busy debuting new units this year. From hybrid solutions to turbo-charged options, there’s plenty of ground to cover. ALH rounds up the latest.



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A man of many hats

Lindsey Anderson sat down with the President of Skyjack during Bauma to discuss the North American market as well as his recent appointment as IPAF President

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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

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Interview: Terex AWP

There are changes afoot at Genie following Terex’s sale of its crane products. President Matt Fearon explains 

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MEWP rental market report

Each year IPAF publishes its Global Powered Access Rental Market Report. Here’s a snapshot of the 2019 edition 


Slim profile, major reach

Track-based, compact aerials continue to garner interest from the industry. Lindsey Anderson reports.

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Compact telescopic handler dimensions

A number of super-small compact telehandlers have been debuted over the last 24 months. Lindsey Anderson rounds-up the latest.

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Data destiny: telematics in the access sector

Data is the new currency but first it needs to be collected, collated and presented in a user-friendly manner

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AGF Access assists with bridge project

The company will rovide temporary stair towers and engineering services for twinning the bridge over the Bow River in Alberta, Canada.

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Sales growth for Haulotte in challenging market

Haulotte announces sales growth of 4% in the third quarter and 14% across the full nine-month period 

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Cribbing and jacking blocks launch

Outriggerpads is launching a new range of cribbing and jacking blocks to help improve workshop safety 

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Niftylift training for Finnish dealer

Finnish Niftylift dealer JS-Multi Service completes detailed training programme at Niftylift’s UK headquarters 


Talking tracked platforms

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

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Teupen first delivery for Joly

Joly Location receives the first Teupen LEO35Tplus tracked platform in France during JDL show 


Lifterz partners with Sterling for trailers

The three Sterling ST440 Step Frame trailers, delivered to Lifterz, are exclusively developed for MEWPs

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SPS converts JLG boom to electric

Smart Platform Solutions retrofitted model offers zero-emissions and low noise

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Sunbelt expands in Los Angeles

Acquisition of King Equipment adds two depots and strength in aerial platforms


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Interview: Frank Nerenhausen, JLG

In JLG’s 50th year, president Frank Nerenhausen speaks to Euan Youdale about what lies ahead

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From the yard to the web

Launched just a few months ago, Equiprent.com aims to streamline online buying and selling of parts and equipment. Lindsey Anderson spoke with co-founders Luke Powers and Ben Preston about the business and their plans for 2019.