Access Lift & Handlers - July 2018
As the world’s third largest access rental company, Loxam has numerous plans on the drawing table. Euan Youdale speaks with Don Kenny about business.
ROUGH TERRAIN SCISSORS
Demand remains steady for rough terrain scissors, but will upcoming standards regulations change the landscape? Lindsey Anderson reports.
SAFETY AND TRAINING
In this safety and training section, contributors from IPAF, Genie, JLG, Skyjack and United Rentals report on the training updates coming to the market.
SCAFFOLDING AND HOISTS
Lindsey Anderson rounds up some of the most recent scaffolding, construction hoist and mast climbing work platform jobs across
MEWP rental continues to rise; BlueLine Rental prepares to go public; MEC introduces scissor guarding; Pettibone introduces Extendo 944X; Manitou debuts new telehandler range; ReachMaster introduces anti-entrapment system; Snorkel/Xtreme secure credit; Tadano acquires 14.9 percent of Manitex; Delta-Q launches lithium charger; plus more.
Nishio introduces the first Genie SX-150 into Vietnam; Chilean company Alo trains IPAF instructors; Europlatform speakers confirmed; plus Highlights.
GUIDE: SAIA ANNUAL CONVENTION
The Scaffold & Access Industry Association will hold its annual convention and exposition July 9-12 in Chicago. ALH provides a guide for what attendees can expect during the exhibition.
IPAF confirms it has updated one of its most widely used global safety stickers for use on MEWPs; Global powered access rental market reports out now; Reminder from IPAF to respond to VR and platform simulator consultation.