Access Lift & Handlers - October 2018

The construction industry is facing a crippling labor shortage. So what is being done to combat the problem? Lindsey Anderson discusses with experts.

Market demand remains steady for articulating booms in North America,
but a major disruptor will shape the industry for years to come.
Lindsey Anderson reports.

As the access rental market shifts, it changes the scope and size of
the AERIALS20. Lindsey Anderson reports on a healthy, active sector
and what the industry expects for 2019.

Manitou is working with Deutz to produce electric and hybrid versions
of its rough terrain telehandlers. ALH reports on the new machines
and when the company might debut the units.

United to acquire BlueLine Rental for $2.1 billion; Sunbelt propels Ashtead results; AGF Access assists with bridge construction; Hitachi acquires 33.3 percent of Acme Lift; Accès Location+ names new president; New models from Gehl; UBS debuts hoist-monitoring app; Report: U.S. bridges
‘structurally deficient;’ HWS Verhuur takes delivery of 50 GMG units; APEX Asia dates confirmed for 2019; Point of Rental expands in Montreal; plus Highlights, Events, By the Numbers and more.

Boels acquires again in the UK; AlmaCrawler debuts JIBBI 1250 EVO at German tradeshow; Hybrid launched from Multitel; Versalift debuts hybrid VTL; Two new units from Comet Officine; Genie starts XC production in Europe; plus extended Highlights and more.

As the industry enacts increasingly strict environmental standards, hybrid and electric-powered machines are becoming more and more important for contractors and endusers who need to use machines that minimize environmental impact. Lindsey Anderson reports.

New IPAF event to build lasting networks; IPAF Summit booking and IAPAs
nominations now open; IPAF co-presents webinar on training potential of VR plus ANSI standards and more.

Access, Lift & Handlers October 2018 Articles