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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 ...

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    Global boom lifts

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

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    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.

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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

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    Loxam on access

    Don Kenny, CEO of Loxam’s access division, shares his views on acquisitions, rebranding and the future of the division


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Full steam ahead

The North American telehandler market saw a double-digit increase in fleet size compared to last year


Van mounts and pick-up lifts

Pick-up mounts are an increasingly common addition to manufacturers’ ranges, while van mounts are offering greater flexibility


Fast data: telematics in the access industry

The need to collect and decipher machine data quickly and effectively is becoming a vital part of our industry. AI reports

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The hybrid/electric access market

Green energy access equipment solutions are taking on a whole new level of importance

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India horizons

Gemini Power Hydraulics is helping to change the way India uses working at height equipment. Euan Youdale spoke to company director Aahan Sethi

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Key findings - IPAF powered access rental report

With the Powered Access Rental Market Report for 2018 set to be published soon, Matt Brereton, communications manager at IPAF, which commissions the report, gives an overview of its latest key findings.


Trending upward

With a healthy market propelling sales and ANSI/CSA Standards requiring updated or new equipment, the telescopic boom industry is, well, booming.

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Big data

Rental software’s increasing grasp and organization of information can help any size business get on the right track.


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UBS debuts hoist-monitoring app

The technology monitors hoist car locations in real time


Point of Rental expands in Montreal

The company has appointed Mathieu Desaulniers for French-speaking support


Pettibone names parts and services manager

Steve Vizanko has joined the company to oversee all aftermarket sales and service department activities

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Registration open for IPAF Innovate

The new North American workshop event is set for Oct. 16-17 in Houston

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Vizanko in at Pettibone

Steve Vizanko new parts and services manager for manufacturer

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Changes at the top for Ramirent

Erik Bengtsson, Jonas Söderkvist and Dino Leistenschneider to take up new roles at rental company


New models from Gehl

Gehl is introducing four new and improved telehandlers for the North American market, the Gehl DL Gen:3 Series


IRC: taking the next step in safety

IPAF’s Andrew Delahunt will highlight the value of accident investigations and statistics at IRC conference in China.

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Garrison elected Terex chairman

Job of chairman extends John Garrison’s list of responsibilities at Terex Corporation

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IPAF Elevation early bird rate extended

The early booking reduced rate for IPAF’s inaugural Elevation conference and dinner has been extended to 24 August

Steve Simmons Named Chairman of the Access Alliance

Simmons appointed Access Alliance chair

Steve Simmons, joint managing director of Star Platforms, has been appointed chairman of the UK’s Access Alliance

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China state grid orders Versalifts

Versalift has delivered insulated platforms to China through its strategic partnership with Qingte Group.

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Gains and losses for Cat

US-based equipment manufacturer reports increase in revenue but drop in profit for second quarter


Nagano goes global with Pfeifer

Japan MEWP manufacturer Nagano Industries appoints the Netherlands-based Pfeifer as a global distributor

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Parker becomes PASMA chair

PASMA has named Brian Parker from access rental company AFI as the new chairman of its training committee



An honest perspective

Southeastern Equipment Co., Inc.’s Vice President Heath Watton talks to Lindsey Anderson about his company’s unique approach when it comes to rental business.

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Crawling to the top

Track-based aerials continue to gain acceptance as more contractors and rental companies realize the benefits the units afford