AI takes a look at the African market for access and the opportunities this huge land mass is offering.
AFI acquired Kimberly Access earlier this year, making it the biggest specialist access equipment rental company in the UK. Shareholder and recently inaugurated IPAF president Nick Selley talks to AI about the company’s plans globally and his view of consolidation in the access market
A new online marketplace, where renters can actively manage the contract throughout, has surfaced in France. Joe Malone caught up with its managing director, Sophie Hulin, about its beginning and its future.
Kevin Appleton reviews the UK market and the attractiveness for investors upon entering.
It’s been a dramatic year for the access50, thanks to a raft of acquisitions and a strong showing in the sector overall.
Euan Youdale met with the heads of Sany Palfinger, XCMG and LGMG, in China, to find out about their new access divisions and their global ambitions.
ICUEE 2017 has surpassed its previous exhibitor size record, jumping up three acres this year to 28 for the event in Kentucky, USA, during October.
China’s largest aerial platform manufacturers will line-up alongside the access market’s big international players at APEX Asia, the first dedicated aerial platform exhibition to be held in Shanghai, China.
US-based Snorkel is presenting three of its latest products at The Rental Show 2018, including the new S3215L scissor and SR5719 telehandler
Versalift UK has launched a new Euro 6 version of its LAT135 H E6 pick-up mounted lift. It is mounted on a Toyota Hilux single cab
Deal boosts Sunbelt’s rental store network in area around Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Australia-based Height 4 Hire is celebrating its 500th machine with a pink Haulotte Compact 14 in aid of the McGrath Foundation
France-based Klubb is launching its new K26 lift, mounted on Mercedes X-Class pickup and designed for rough terrain
UK-based Media Access Solutions (MAS) has invested £2 million ($2 million) on 28 Niftylifts and seven Skyjacks
UK-based AFI has promoted David McNicholas to Group CEO. He was most recently group chief operating officer at the company
US-based ladder and scaffolding company WernerCo has completed the acquisition of Zarges Group, a strong player in aluminium products in Europe
Chelsea Myrick Long has been promoted to senior vice president of national accounts at Acme Lift Co., a wholesale rental company
A Hinowa boom lift had to pass through a doorway and an underground car park in to reach a job site in Glasgow city centre, Scotland
A truck mount from UK-based Wilson Access fleet helped to put branding in place at the KCOM Stadium, home of Hull City Football Club
The Grand Egytian Museum is being constructed close to the pyramids. A Palazzani Ragno TZX 250 will carry out the interior maintenance
France-based Merdrignac Levage Développement (MLD) took delivery of its first hybrid and electric Genie lifts
The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) is going to be bigger than ever. ALH previews the event.
With the latest Powered Access Rental Market Report now out, the global picture for the MEWP rental market is good, with the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific in many cases exceeding expectations. Matt Brereton, communications manager at IPAF, provides an exclusive insight into its key findings.
Steel producers in India are utilising aerial work platforms in a big way as they discover their numerous benefits for regular plant maintenance. Partha Pratim Basistha reports.
Bigger is better. That’s the view from the industry, which requires greater capacity and room for tools. The same is true for smaller scissors.
The third Access, Lift & Handlers Conference & Awards features top-notch speakers and topics, plus an evening awards gala dinner that’s set to shine. Lindsey Anderson reports.
The latest moves to improve safety in onshore wind energy projects
The entry deadline for the European Rental Awards has been extended by a week to Friday 23 February.
The sixth IRC conference is on Monday 26 November, 2018, the day before Bauma China, Shanghai.