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BrandSafway takes home SAIA Innovation Award
Company provided innovative motorized solution that improved access at BC Hydro’s Site C Clean Energy Project
Repairing an iconic connection in the Brooklyn Bridge
Bee Access recently played a pivotal role in restoring NYC’s Brooklyn Bridge – and took home a Scaffold & Access Industry Association Project of the Year Award for it. Brian Andrews, VP of engineering at Bee Access, reports.
Palfinger secures deal for Austrian rail operator
Lifting arm systems to be installed on over 50 rail maintenance vehicles
Chinese MEWP market on show at Bauma
China-based MEWP manufacturers target European expansion at Bauma
Bauma debut for Elevek transport platform
Portugal-based manufacturer will unveil large dimension the platform at the show
Market update: Specialty aerials in the U.S.
Despite global, industry-wide challenges, Ruthmann ReachMaster has experienced solid demand over the last 12 months – and expects more of the same for the year to come. Lindsey Anderson reports
Track record
With more than 20 years under its belt manufacturing specialty access solutions, Omega Group is branching out – in more ways than one. Lindsey Anderson speaks with company founder Arjan Roelse.
Brandsafway selected for Miami bridge project
BrandSafway’s Major Projects Group has been selected to provide access solutions for Miami’s new I-395 signature bridge
Platform Basket double debut
Manufacturer’s new Spider 39T for utility tasks and the RR9/200 rail mounted platform will be on display at the GIS show
Haulotte MEWPS for China space station assembly
Star 10 vertical masts and an electric boom allow access to 22.5-tonne space station capsule
JLG to participate in National Safety Stand-Down
JLG Industries, Inc. is participating in OSHA’s 8th annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 3-7
Manitou delivers specialist attachments
Manufacturer’s Special Solutions division designs unique jackhammer and adapted aerial platforms
Niche MEWPs
The specialty access industry provides end-users with everything from air-powered scissor lifts to 3-foot-wide bridge inspection units. ALH reports
ANSI Answers
Ebbe Christensen, president of access equipment provider ReachMaster, and also president of IPAF’s North American Regional Council, explains how the new ANSI standards will impact atrium and specialty equipment
First lithium Snorkel units delivered in Germany
Ahern Deutschland has delivered the first six Snorkel Speed Levels in Germany to SystemLift member, Alexander Gräber at Gräber Konstanz
Winsafe awarded nuclear contract
Two suspended platforms based on a modular concept will provide access inside reactor vaults
Winsafe tapped for dam project
The company will custom-build an engineered, suspended platform to operate within the penstocks of the new $9b Canadian megaproject 
Snorkel launches slab scissor and more at Bauma
The company also showed a preview of its first-ever lithium-ion powered aerial lift
Winsafe platform designed for tricky project
The company built a transformable suspended solution that cut job time down by 66 percent
Almac debuts crawler boom
The new self-propelled, telescopic track-mounted boom, with auto-leveling system, also features a jib
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