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Snorkel and Xtreme celebrate with launches

Snorkel celebrates 60th year with two new telehandlers at World of Concrete; sister company Xtreme launches three units



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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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Interview: Palfinger

Major changes are under way at Palfinger, designed to significantly grow revenue over the next few years, says CEO Andreas Klauser


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


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


Tracked platforms

This equipment is often compact and powered through bi-energy. Nevertheless, Lithium and more compact proportions are the future


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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JLG BIM expansion

JLG has expanded its BIM library, which now includes the company’s compact crawler booms

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IAPA 2019 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the International Awards for Powered Access 2019 follows the judges’ meeting in Amsterdam this week


Keynote speaker announced for Diesel Progress Summit

Ramin Younessi at Caterpillar confirmed as a Keynote speaker for the inaugural Diesel Progress Summit (DPS)

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Dana acquires SME Group

More electrification capability with acquisition of electric motor company SME


Private investor to acquire GAM

Spanish investment fund Halekulani SL to buy 63% share of Spanish rental company for €20.5 million


Nifty lands major JMS order

The investment in 30 Nftylift booms comes to more than £1.1million ($1.4 million)

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Ruthmann tracks for rebuild

HKL supplied a 22m working height Ruthmann Bluelift SA22 tracked platform for facade work in Hamburg

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IPAF Summit speakers announced

Plus, early bird rate for the IAPA awards available until end of January. Book your place soon


Nationwide strikes gold

UK-based Nationwide Platforms has been awarded with Gold IPAF Rental+ following its annual audit in December 2018

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JCB's North American dealer network expands

The company has added Weaver JCB in Indiana to its growing grid


Access Yearbook 2017

KHL Group’s The Access Yearbook 2018-19 provides information on suppliers and equipment used in the global access sector, along with full market information.



Hitachi accelerates rental programme

Hitachi’s European dealer rental initiative to be accelerated after successful first year

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Record breaking order for Brokk

Swedish firm to supply 60 demolition robots to Asian customer for post-disaster recovery projects

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World of Concrete opens

The annual masonry-focused show opens its doors Jan. 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center


Suspension for two Japanese contractors

Four-month suspension for Obayashi and Shimizu for bid-rigging

New Snorkel SR1054 (left) and XR9244 (right) Telehandlers

Snorkel and Xtreme celebrate with launches

Snorkel celebrates 60th year with two new telehandlers at World of Concrete; sister company Xtreme launches three units


ICM20: Back to black

Recovery in China and M&A activity elsewhere has changed this year’s ICm20 ranking of the world’s largest crane manufacturers

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ESTA Awards deadline extended

Friday 25 January is the new extended deadline for 2019 ESTA Awards entries

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Equipment sales to remain high

Off-Highway Research forecasts continued high in global construction equipment sales


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Toyota Forklift formally integrating companies

The new company will be called Toyota Material Handling, Inc. (TMH).

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Merlo debuts new telehandler

The Roto R50.35 S-Plus features a 115-foot lift height and is now available in the U.S.

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Genie updates training courses

The company has restructured its training to align with the new ANSI standards


IRE show moves to Maastricht in 2020

The 5th International Rental Exhibition (IRE) will be held in Maastricht, The Netherlands


New ARA strategy

Five key focus areas identified by American Rental Association in updated strategic plan

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First Versalift VTLs to Sparkx

Sparkx is the first UK customer to buy the recently-launched Versalift VTL series, with an order of six units