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Demand improving, United reintroduces guidance

Q2 revenues hit by pandemic, but volumes improving. Full-year capex to be fraction of 2019 spending

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LGMG chooses AMS telematics

Netherlands-based Advanced Mobility Services to provide telematics for access equipment outside China


JLG Q3 sales down 60.9%

JLG’s Q3 sales were down 60.9% due to lower market demand resulting from the global economic downturn as a result of Covid-19


XCMG launches products and partnerships

Manufacturer event sees new boom lift range and agreements with associations and a rental company


Manitou first half year declines

Group sales were down 35% in the first half of 2020, while second quarter sales dropped 41% 



Mateco invests in compact truck mount

The 30m LT 301 D is mounted on a 3.5 tonne chassis, for use with standard B-class driving licence 


Soos Maquinaria hybrid boom investment

Spain-based Soos Maquinaria receives Genie’s new 16m hybrid Z-45 FE boom lift

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US Battery and Gridtential Energy partner

The two companies will work together to improve Silicon Joule bipolar battery technology

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Palfinger sales down 18%

First half year sales and EBITDA down by double digits due to Covid-19 and global recession

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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 

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What lies ahead for vertical masts?

AI delves into the trends found in the vertical mast lift sector


Telematics in the access sector

Telematics are the eyes and ears of onsite access equipment and its importance can only grow

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Attachments: Perfect match

Looking beyond the attachments themselves, the way they connect to the machine is pivotal 

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.


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Cat to see profits fall 77%

Industry analysts await first results since coronavirus crisis from world’s largest OEM


Skyjack announces new scissor features

Skyjack has debuted the Ecotray leak containment system and RapidFold easy folding guardrails

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