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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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    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.

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    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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New wave of UK rental investors

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


Region Report China: Raising the stakes

Euan Youdale met with the heads of Sany Palfinger, XCMG and LGMG, in China, to find out about their new access divisions and their global ambitions.

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ICUEE Preview: Record breaker

ICUEE 2017 has surpassed its previous exhibitor size record, jumping up three acres this year to 28 for the event in Kentucky, USA, during October.


APEX ASIA Review: Asia first

China’s largest aerial platform manufacturers will line-up alongside the access market’s big international players at APEX Asia, the first dedicated aerial platform exhibition to be held in Shanghai, China.


ICUEE PREVIEW: It’s demo time!

The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) is going to be bigger than ever. ALH previews the event.

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IPAF Rental Report: Key findings

With the latest Powered Access Rental Market Report now out, the global picture for the MEWP rental market is good, with the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific in many cases exceeding expectations. Matt Brereton, communications manager at IPAF, provides an exclusive insight into its key findings.


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First outing for Kubota model

Designed to meet the market need for EU Stage V, Kubota launches 90 Series at Intermat

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Riwal confirms €88m fleet investment

75% of investment to go towards fleet expansion, and 25% on fleet renewal

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Intermat: Stop press

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

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Lorentsens to retire from Omme

The owners of Denmark-based Omme Lift announe their gradual retirement and a new managing director is named

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United grows once more

First-quarter revenues increase 27.8% year-on-year to US$1.73 billion for US rental company

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Palfinger CEO announced

Andreas Klauser has been named CEO of Palfinger. He takes over from Herbert Ortner, who stepped down in December

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Zero-emission rammer from Weber

The SRE 300 will be launched at Intermat, Paris

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Quebec dealer for Palazzani

Palazzani has appointed a new dealer for its tracked platforms in Quebec, Canada. SOSLocation is based in Montreal

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Unimog approves Klubb

Klubb becomes first truck mounted lift specialist in France to be certified Mercedes Unimog Partner


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India advances

Steel producers in India are utilising aerial work platforms in a big way as they discover their numerous benefits for regular plant maintenance. Partha Pratim Basistha reports.

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Upping their game

Bigger is better. That’s the view from the industry, which requires greater capacity and room for tools. The same is true for smaller scissors.