Tracked platforms

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

  • Managers

    Interview: Don Ahern

    AI spoke to Don Ahern, owner of the Ahern family of companies, about the fast-changing global rental and manufacturing scene

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    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

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    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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    Extreme weather: At the ready

    Extreme weather conditions call for specialist equipment. IRN discovers the different types of equipment aiding construction and disaster sites

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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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Asia conference educates in Malaysia

The IPAF Asia Conference was held last week in Malaysia and included the launch of MEWP safe use guidelines


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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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


Full steam ahead

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


Reaching potential

Mike Reichert, the new president of US-based Custom Equipment, talks to AI about the company’s takeover and plans


Interview: Boels UK

One year on from Boels’ entrance into the UK market, the company pledges to double the amount of locations on offer, Chris Haycocks, managing director for Boels UK, tells Joe Malone


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Riwal UK expands Kent depot

Sevenoaks, Kent depot covers total of 24,000ft2 and has capacity to manage 600 powered access machines

Star Platforms raises its game with £2m investment in working at height equipment

Star ups investment and depots

Investment of £2 million ($2.6 million) in MEWPs will support the opening of the rental company’s fifth depot


JLG celebrates manufacturing milestone

The company has produced its 250,000th self-propelled boom lift


United’s rise continues

Rental revenues grow 21.2% for third quarter of the year after acquisitions strengthen company

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Genie expands Qatar network

Arabian Supply Center WLL is the new distributor for Genie boom lifts, scissor lifts and telehandlers in Qatar

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JLG launches small basket option

The small 91.44 cm (3 ft) platform is suitable for bridge repair and challenging access in petrochemical plants or refineries

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Nationwide debates best practice

Nearly 400 delegates debated the future of powered access at Nationwide Platforms’ 10th Working At Height Best Practice Forum


ERA Technical Committee to meet

Konz, Germany will be the venue for the ERA Technical Committee’s next meeting, hosted by Volvo

20.000th GIANT rolls from production line

Tobroco-Giant celebrates milestone

Company’s 20,000th machine is produced, in the shape of its D337T X-TRA wheeled loader


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Compact loaders: Growing in stature

With compact loaders’ popularity said to be increasing in rental fleets, IRN examines the global market for the latest products


Access: Electric feel

Emission requirements and safety standards are encouraging the latest technologies in machines, writes Euan Youdale