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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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    Preventing and fixing problems

    Keeping machines in good working order is as easy as following a manufacturer’s manual. But with upcoming changes to the ANSI standards, maintenance procedures might need tweaks. But don’t worry too much – technology has your back. ALH reports.

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    Versatility at your fingertips

    The rotating telehandler market is heating up in North America


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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


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


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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Hydro Rents’ prescription for medical center challenge

Constructing the new Lexington Medical Center addition is no easy feat. Billed as the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history, the state-of-the-art 10-story patient care tower in Columbia will add 545,000 square feet, 20 special care nursery beds, eight operating rooms, 71 inpatient beds and much more to its ...


Global boom lifts

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


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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Preparing for industry-wide changes

Tony Groat, IPAF’s North America manager and a member of drafting committees for both the CSA and ANSI standards, looks at the impacts the new specific standards relating to training will have and how companies can get compliant.



European Rental Awards: call for entries!

The European Rental Awards are open for entries, with seven categories to choose from. The deadline is Friday 15 February, 2019.

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Deutz partners with Horizon in China

Horizon Equipment will service Deutz engines in the field and take over the aftermarket sales business in China

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United to provide IPAF training

The world’s biggest rental company will now offer IPAF Certified MEWP operator training

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Judges set to decide IAPA winners

The IAPA awards are now closed for entries, as the independent panel of judges prepares to review more than 100 submissions

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Genie grows NA sales force

Genie has expanded its sales team in North America to include five new representatives

Jacco Hartkoorn has joined the Holland Lift sales team

Hartkoorn expands role at Holland Lift

Holland Lift has appointed Jacco Hartkoorn as sales manager for Germany and Austria, alongside his existing role of international sales manager

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Nationwide lights up hospice appeal

Nationwide Platforms has donated the use of a MEWP to the John Eastwood Hospice, in the UK, for its Tree of Light appeal

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Rentease receives 101 Haulottes

Haulotte celebrated its recent sale of 101 machines to Rentease International at Bauma Conexpo India last week


Hybrid choice for Paris project

Acces Industrie used a hybrid Genie boom at an apartment project in the historic 5th district of Paris


Warren founder retires

UK-based Warren Access marks the end of its 25th year in business, as company founder Derek Warren steps down

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Shakti goes eletric with Haulotte

Shakti Equipment has become the first customer in India for Haulotte’s electric-powered HA20 LE Pro boom

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United Rentals to maintain high spending

Guidance for 2019 sees gross fleet expenditure of between US$2.15 and $2.3 billion, a small increase over 2018.

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Speedy expands training with acquisition

UK-based Speedy has acquired construction and professional services training company Geason Holdings


Zhongjian Huijin receives Skyjack units

The orders were placed in two stages throughout Q3 and Q4 2018 and Skyjack delivered a fleet of SJIII 3219s in early Q4

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Custom Equipment celebrates milestone

The manufacturer has produced its 10,000th Hy-Brid Lift


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Roughing around

Demand remains steady for RT scissors, but will upcoming standards regulations change the landscape? Lindsey Anderson reports.

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In Riwal’s 50th anniversary year, Murray Pollok talks to company CEO Norty Turner about its digital plans and growth stratedy