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    Truck mounted platforms


    Much of the recent truck mounted platform has been around the lower end of the working height spectrum, specifically 3.5 tonnes

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    $2.5 million order for Oil & Steel units


    A leading Italian utility company has placed an order for O&S Scorpion 15 E and 17 E units

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    APEX 2017 preview


    The final stands for APEX 2017 have been sold, with 85 companies set to be at the three-yearly exhibition. AI rounds up some of the products you can expect to see

  • Haulotte boom at Power Grid Corporation of India's Raichur's transmission facility. Gemini is a dist

    New truck mount manufacturer in India


    Gemini, distributor for Haulotte in India, is to set up a truck mount manufacturing plant to meet growing demand for the equipment in the country

  • The new Octopus 14 will be shown at Bauma.

    Two new Octopus units to debut at Bauma


    The Octopus 14 and Octopus 23 I will be at the show for the first time

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    PM opens subsidiary for Middle East and Africa


    Italy-based PM Group, which includes Oil Steel, has opened a subsidiary in the Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai to offer spare parts, service and a range of products

  • The 70 tonne capacity Manitex TC700

    Manitex completes PM Group acquisition


    USA-based Manitex International has completed the acquisition of Italy-based PM Group for US$91 million. The deal will see an expansion of the group's knuckle boom production in the USA

  • Omme Lift has added a new lightweight 42 m hybrid tracked boom lift to its range, the 4200 RBDJ

    New markets for tracked plartforms


    Tracked platforms with outriggers may continue to be a niche product in the access sector but it’s one that’s picking up momentum in new markets, like North America.

  • The 70 tonne capacity Manitex TC700

    PM and Oil & Steel to be acquired by Manitex


    Manitex International in the USA has agreed the acquisition of Italian articulating crane and aerial platform manufacturer PM Group SpA for US$ 107 million

  • Oil & Steel's Octopus 18 in the company's charity auction

    Auction and launches from Oil & Steel


    Oil Steel is launching two products at APEX and holding a charity auction of one of its machines

  • Socage's 75 m working height Sioux model. The range also includes 35 m, 50 m, 56 m and 65 m versions

    CELA and Socage acquired by Italian start-up company


    Two senior figures from Italy’s aerial platform and rental sector have teamed up to buy Italian aerial platform manufacturers CELA and Socage.

  • A 38 m Terex Utilities boom mounted on a Mercedes truck by Cumberland Industries UK. The boom is ins

    Cumberland Industries UK wins Terex Utilities dealership


    New UK-based vehicle mounted access manufacturer Cumberland Industries UK Ltd has been appointed exclusive agent for Terex Utilities in the UK and Ireland and is also mounting Oil Steel booms for the Italian manufacturer in the UK.

  • Oil&Steel launches two new EVO tracked Octopussy models, as well as two compact truck mounted mo

    Four new machines from Oil & Steel


    Oil and Steel is launching four new models at Intermat . Following the introduction of the 20 m high double pantograph Snake 2010 Compact, Oil Steel has been developing two new models: the Snake 1770 Compact and the Snake 2512 Compact.

  • The Eagle S4230 has a maximum outreach of 30 m.

    Eagle S4230 begins work in Dubai


    Dubai International Airport has put its new Eagle S4230 from Italy's Oil Steel into service. The new owner repainted the 42 m working height machine after delivery in September and has been using it for maintenance since December.

  • Oilk & Steel's new Octopussy 2190 tracked machine.

    21m Octopussy from Oil & Steel


    Oil Steel, one of many Italian manufacturers at APEX, will show its new Octopussy 2190, the latest tracked machine in its range.

  • Tigieffe's new Airo X2 scissors have 400 or 500 kg capacities and are available in 890 and 1200 mm w

    Bologna towers


    A wet and cool Bologna was the setting for SAIE 2007, but that did not dampen the enthusiasm for access equipment. Patrick Hill reports on new products and other news.

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    Italian lift accident highlights safety


    The collapse of a 35 m truck mounted platform that killed two bystanders and injured three workers in Sorrento, Italy has highlighted irresponsible use of access equipment and could lead to more rigorous platform inspections in the country.