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Wacker Neuson revenue suffers Covid-19 fall

Poor second quarter means first half of 2020 down 16% year on year, rest of year ‘uncertain’

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JLG appoints EMEAIR directors

Manufacturer announces customer care & operations and continuous improvement directors in EMEAIR region

Snorkel UK Total Business Liquidity Program

Snorkel announces liquidity program

Funding solution to provide business-wide liquidity for Snorkel UK customers


Africa distributor for Haulotte

Premium Group will distribute aerial platforms and telehandlers in 12 north west African countries

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Peinemann becomes LGMG distributor

the Netherlands-based company will offer LGMG’s range of electric and diesal scissor lifts


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Hird heads west

Mini cranes, glass lifting and powered access rental company opens a new depot in the West Midlands, UK


Orbcomm and Terex extend partnership

Terex to integrate Orbcomm’s FleetEdge 4 platform and lengthen telematics service term for customers


Bobcat brings electric compact excavators to North America

Doosan Bobcat and Green Machine team up to produce alternatively powered machines 


Easybook Training tops 11,000 courses

Online training site for researching and booking safety and health courses now offers more than 11,000 classes

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Lasting impact of Covid-19 on rental

Some adaptations made during the pandemic are worth maintaining beyond the crisis

city rentals

Interview: Jeff Roberts

Jeff Roberts, president of City Rentals, talks to Lindsey Anderson about his decades of rental experience and recent appointment with the California Rental Association


Interview: Sinoboom’s expansion plans in Europe

New Europe VP Erik Geene and CEO Tim Whiteman share their vision of Sinoboom in Europe

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Gensets: Making the transition

The pressure of environmental regulations is changing the way power is generated

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Interview: Pierre Boels - rising to the challenge

Boels navigates a period of major change, as it integrates Cramo during the Covid-19 pandemic


Into the future: electric/hybrid access equipment

AI delves into the trends and choices in the fast-moving electric- and hybrid-powered MEWP sector


Rough terrain scissor lifts

Manufacturers have rolled out updated and new RT scissors to align with the new ANSI A92.20 design standard. Lindsey Anderson reports


Interview: Johnson Arabia - access rental in the UAE and beyond

UAE-based Johnson Arabia’s Gareth Conley speaks about the potential and pitfalls in the region 

Webinar: Access and the road to recover

A panel of leading access industry figures discuss the affects of Covid-19 on the access sector now and in the years ahead. The round-table discussion was held at the end of May and a recorded version is now available to view. The discussion focuses on the challenges faced by equipment manufacturers, rental companies and end users, as well as assessing how the pandemic might bring about new working practices.

Participants on the panel:

Armin Rappen - CEO, Mateco
Don Kenny - CEO, Loxam Powered Access
Jacco de Kluijver - VP Sales and Marketing EMEAR, Genie
Peter Douglas - CEO, International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).
The discussion will be moderated by Euan Youdale, Editor of AI.

Click here to watch

IRN Products and Services Update

Calculate the total cost of ownership of construction machinery and evaluate rent, lease or buy decisions using the European Rental Association’s Equipment TCO Calculator.



Terex AWP sales down 52% in Q2

North America and European access end-markets remain challenged, company reports


Caterpillar reports 31% drop in Q2 sales

Lower demand for equipment as a result of worldwide pandemic takes it toll

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