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Current industry news from the world of aerial work platforms

We have a winner!

18. Juni 2021 — We have now concluded the rigging and load handling quiz that was put together by ITI [...]

Crane veteran retires

18. Juni 2021 — Long term crane man Richard Breedon has retired from Ainscough Crane Hire after 45 years. [...]

TVH acquires Battery Supplies

18. Juni 2021 — International replacement parts/rental group TVH has acquired Battery Supplies of Deerlijk, Belgium [...]

Lithium Jekko SPX1280

18. Juni 2021 — Jekko has launched a lithium battery powered version of its eight tonne SPX1280 spider crane [...]

IPAF accident report launch

18. Juni 2021 — IPAF is to publish its latest Global Safety Report and accident statistics in an online seminar presentation next week [...]

New Irish access company

18. Juni 2021 — Former Height for Hire manager Ross O’Neill has set up a new rental company in Ireland - Munster Platforms [...]

New Traverse from Pettibone

17. Juni 2021 — US telehandler manufacturer Pettibone has launched a 4.5 tonne/17.2 metre T1056X Traverse telehandler [...]

Big crawler collapse

17. Juni 2021 — We have received news of a large, fully rigged crawler crane overturning in a storm in Louisiana, US on Tuesday [...]

Big Palfinger for Tudic

17. Juni 2021 — Spain’s Grupo Tudic Construcciones has taken delivery of a 125t/m Palfinger PK 165.002 TEC 7 loader crane [...]

LHM 800 for Antwerp

17. Juni 2021 — Belgium's Neemnatie has taken the first 308t Liebherr LHM 800 mobile harbour crane in the Benelux region [...]

Blade Lifter used in UK

17. Juni 2021 — Collett & Sons has become the first UK company to use a Goldhofer Blade Lifter [...]

Crane and platform fatality

16. Juni 2021 — A man died and another was badly injured when a footbridge element dropped onto the platform of their spider lift [...]

Custom Easy Lifts

16. Juni 2021 — Italian rental company Hoist Noleggio has taken delivery of two customised Easy Lift spider lifts [...]

Four big crawlers for Al Faris

16. Juni 2021 — Dubai crane and heavy haulage company Al Faris has taken delivery of four large Liebherr crawler cranes [...]

First Grove GRT 8100 in Indonesia

16. Juni 2021 — Indonesian crane company Surabaya Express has taken the first 100t Grove GRT8100 RT crane in the country [...]

Telehandler tandem lift failure

15. Juni 2021 — Two telehandlers overturned in Traverse City, Michigan, on Monday, while carrying out a tandem lift. [...]

Changes at Palfinger Platforms Italy

15. Juni 2021 — Palfinger has appointed a new MD for its Italian business and announced its integration into the group. [...]

Strong finish for Ashtead

15. Juni 2021 — Ashtead, owner of Sunbelt Rentals in the US, UK and Canada, has reported its full year results to the end of April. [...]

Almac opens UK subsidiary

15. Juni 2021 — Italian tracked aerial lift manufacturer Almac has opened a UK subsidiary for its Almacrawler platform range [...]

Ramirent acquires MaskinSlussen

15. Juni 2021 — Finnish rental company Ramirent/Loxam has acquired Swedish rental company MaskinSlussen [...]

A new MP from CTE

15. Juni 2021 — Italian aerial lift manufacturer CTE has launched its latest 24 metre MP 24 C MultiPurpose truck mounted platform [...]

New recruit for Point of Rental

15. Juni 2021 — Rental software supplier Point of Rental has appointed Jim Field as business development manager for the UK [...]

20 Multitels for Beyer

14. Juni 2021 — German rental company Beyer-Mietservice is taking delivery of 20 Multitel truck mounts [...]

Fatal crane overturn

14. Juni 2021 — A self-erecting tower crane overturned at a site in Göttingen, Germany on Saturday, killing one man and seriously injuring another [...]

New owners for Merlo dealer

14. Juni 2021 — UK regional Merlo dealer CJ Saunders has new owners [...]