Interview: Boels UK

One year on from Boels’ entrance into the UK market, the company pledges to double the amount of locations on offer, Chris Haycocks, managing director for Boels UK, tells Joe Malone



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India horizons

Gemini Power Hydraulics is helping to change the way India uses working at height equipment. Euan Youdale spoke to company director Aahan Sethi

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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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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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Intermat: Stop press

IRN takes one last look at Intermat, taking place this month in Paris


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Engines: Powerful service

Engine manufacturers are going beyond production to help rental companies keep on top of maintenance

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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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Rental software: Managing fleets successfully

With more data than ever before circling around machines and rental contracts, software applications have never been more important. IRN scans the market

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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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Sunbelt acquires Above and Beyond

US-based access and telehandler rental company Above and Beyond Equipment Rentals has been acquired by Sunbelt

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Asbestos protection with Condor

Condor scaffolding carried extensive concrete and asbestos clearance at at the University Clinic, Münster, using Layher equipment


Unique mast climber solution

SGB has installed a unique combined mast climber and special monorail system for a major UK office development


DripDiaper for scissors debut

Tiresocks has launched the improved DripDiapers, with the addition of magnets and clips to make installation easier


JLG models available in BIM

JLG Industries has launched a BIM library on its websit, making all of its models available in data rich format

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Star expands and recruits

UK-based Star Platforms opens fifth depot and appoints general manager Stephen Carmen


Palazzani: from France to Iran

Palazzani has been making recent international sales with units going to France-based Servilox and and the Iran mall

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Ascendant truck mount for Warren

Warren Access has taken delivery of an 18m working height Ascendant A18-13TJ truck mount from UK distributor Skyking


Strong increase in 2018 IRN100

Like-for-like revenues growth reaches 8% for top 100 rental companies in world, IRN reports


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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