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RT scissors: Ramping up

AI looks at the latest models and emerging trends in the rough terrain scissor lift market

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    Aviation access

    Simon Francis, MSA Safety, reveals how to minimise the risk of injury to employees and damage to aircraft

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    Access: a bright spark in Turkey

    Turkey is destined to become one of the world’s major access markets. It just needs to get over the hurdle of an economic crisis

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    Truck mounts: compact trends

    The 3.5 tonne GVW market in Europe is taking on new levels of activity. Compact machinery is not just a trend in that area, however

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    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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    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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Extreme weather: At the ready

Extreme weather conditions call for specialist equipment. IRN discovers the different types of equipment aiding construction and disaster sites

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Global boom lifts

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

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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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Unstoppable

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

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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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RT scissors: Ramping up

AI looks at the latest models and emerging trends in the rough terrain scissor lift market

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Groundforce designs 750t hydraulic strut

Groundforce, the UK shoring rental business, has launched what it describes as “the largest proprietary strut on the market” with a load capacity of 750 tonnes, suitable for heavy-duty ground propping.

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New depot expands Riwal UK

Riwal UK is preparing to open a major new depot. It will begin operations in the second quarter of 2019

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Global appointments at GMG

GMG has appointed a director of global operations and a European product support manager

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Speedy offers live delivery tracking

Speedy Hire has launched a live delivery tracking service for its customers. Customers who sign up for delivery and collection text notifications will receive a weblink to a web page and a map detailing the location of the Speedy van, the customer’s site, driver details and delivery status.

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Glenn Pearson launches branded rental App

Pearson has created rentitonline.com to act as a one-stop portal for equipment end users and is also offering rental companies their own branded rental App.

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ERA calls for Sustainability Award entries

The Sustainability Award is part of the European Rental Awards and gives companies the opportunity to showcase their sustainability initiatives

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Aggreko integrates battery specialist in new division

Aggreko has fully integrated the energy storage business Younicos that it acquired a year ago and made it part of a new business unit, Aggreko Microgrid and Storage Solutions (AMSS)

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RIP: Rocky Tan

The Malaysian MEWP industry is mourning the loss of its pioneer Rocky Tan, who died last month

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Compact loaders: Growing in stature

With compact loaders’ popularity said to be increasing in rental fleets, IRN examines the global market for the latest products

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Access: Electric feel

Emission requirements and safety standards are encouraging the latest technologies in machines, writes Euan Youdale