All Access Equipment Articles

How electrification is heating up race to meet emissions targets
The move to electric-driven access equipment seems inevitable but the journey is not necessarily straightforward.
JLG patented self-levelling boom released
The unique 73ft 670SJ self-levelling RT boom lift, first seen at ConExpo in 2020, is now available in North America
How construction change is spearheading move to zero carbon
The pace of change and innovation has accelerated sharply as the industry searches for the best routes to a more sustainable future
Design award for Tadano truck mount
Japan’s IDEA recognised the 32m AT-320XTG for its compactness and redesigned, lighweight boom 
New 70 metre high bridge built with Doka formwork
Max Bögl Group uses automatic self-climbing formwork on the new Aftetal bridge in Germany
LGMG launches large capacity boom lift
The 23.8m T22J telescopic lift has a 300kg unrestricted and 450kg restricted dual-capacity 
Altrad acquisition extends geographic reach
Acquisition of scaffolding supplier enables Altrad’s entry into Ireland. 
Lessons learned from aerial platform accident statistics
Lessons can be learned from IPAF’s Global Safety Report, including the importance of sharing accidents and near-miss information 
Post-pandemic demand lengthens delivery times for construction equipment
Government stimulus measures following the global pandemic have led to a surge in demand for construction equipment
Snorkel lithium RTs enter full production
Snorkel expands zero emission offering with lithium versions of RTE rough terrain scissor lift range
Haulotte expands customer support to Wuhan
The new facility in central China widens Haulotte’s after sales service offering in the country
Robert Hauser appointed CEO of Doka
Former Bilfinger and Peri executive, Robert Hauser, succeeds retiring CEO Harald Ziebula
Doka opens new €40m powder coating plant
Formwork specialist’s new facility in Austria will use 80% less water and ‘environmentally friendly’ chemicals
Dingli introduces large electric RTs
The range topping narrow 28m and 32m working height scissor lifts are equipped with lithium batteries 
Electrifying RT scissor lifts
Electric RTs are expanding manufacturers’ ranges, as are updates to diesel versions 
Haulotte Australia wins two HIRE21 awards
Company named best supplier for the second year running and its HS15 E Pro scissor wins best new product 
Byrne Middle East PAL Card first
Rental company offers first IPAF mast climber PAL Card training in the Middle East 
Genie expands micro scissor line
The new GS-1432m and GS-1932m models extends its working height range to 7.55m 
Trade show return for Sinoboom
MEWP manufacturer to attend three live equipment exhibitions this month, in Australia, Japan and China 
Haulotte MEWPS for China space station assembly
Star 10 vertical masts and an electric boom allow access to 22.5-tonne space station capsule
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