IPAF Global Safety Report analyses ten years of incident data

Falls from the platform, electrocution and platform overturns are the most common incidents leading to serious injuries and deaths over the past ten years. Falls from the platform, electrocution and platform overturns are the most common type of incidents leading to serious injuries and deaths over the past ten years, according to the latest Global […]

03/08/2022 - 17:10 pm

AlmaCrawler appoints Maltese distributor.

AlmaCrawler and Genovese Umberto SRL, a historic company from Syracuse, signed an agreement for Genovese Umberto to distribute AlmaCrawler platforms in Malta after purchasing several platforms for the Italian rental fleet. Genovese Umberto has been operating nationally and internationally in the spare parts sector for commercial and industrial vehicles for over 60 years. Over time, […]

13/07/2022 - 12:55 pm

Haulotte gets aboard the circular economy

Europe’s leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms is launching Restart by Haulotte: believed to be the first manufacturer’s programme dedicated to the reconditioning of used aerial work platforms in Europe. This new model confirms the Group’s commitment to a more sustainable development. The Restart by Haulotte programme was designed to meet the growing demand for […]

11/07/2022 - 16:23 pm

L125 retires as Leguan introduces new models

Leguan Lifts has delivered its last L125 model as the company focuses on new models. The L125 model series has been serving the market for three decades but Leguan has decided that the time has come for it to make room for a modern fleet of new generation spider lifts. In recent years, Leguan Lifts […]

07/07/2022 - 17:15 pm

Sinoboom receives first units from new European factory

Sinoboom BV has announced that the first units to roll off the assembly lines of the brand-new Sinoboom factory in Poland have arrived at their base in Ridderkerk, near Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Arriving in the week commencing May 30th, the delivery consisted of electric scissor lifts and, once through the customary PDI, will be […]

08/06/2022 - 15:04 pm
Products  >  MEWPs

Niftylift launches new 15m and 17m low-weight all-electric booms

Niftylift has launched two new, low-weight, all-electric booms, the HeightRider 15E (HR15E) and HeightRider 17E (HR17E). The new HR15E and HR17E will lift two people and their tools to working heights of 15.7m and 17.2m, respectively, or a working outreach of 9.4m. With both machines weighing less than 5t, they combine innovative weight and space-saving […]

10/05/2022 - 17:04 pm

Mollo Noleggio expands fleet with Haulotte aerial platforms

Italy-based rental company Mollo Noleggio has placed an order with Haulotte for 280 mobile elevating work platforms, including HA20 LE PRO, SIGMA16 PRO, HA32 RTJ PRO, scissor lifts and vertical masts. The new equipment will be spread among its branches and will help the company to meet the ever-growing demand. Mollo Noleggio, a leading rental […]

22/04/2022 - 08:29 am

UK set to trial anti-crush OverWatch device on scissor lifts  

Australian company, Equipment Safety Services (EQSS) has arrived in the UK with its OverWatch device, which can prevent deaths from crushing and trapping incidents on scissor lifts. EQSS claims that OverWatch is the only secondary guarding device that has proven itself on every job site and UK contractors have welcomed its arrival, with five contractors […]

05/04/2022 - 14:13 pm

Riwal becomes latest IPAF Sustaining Member

Riwal has become the latest Sustaining Member of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), making it the first rental and training company on a list that includes Alimak, AON (formerly Henderson Insurance Brokers), APEX and Haulotte. With headquarters in Dordrecht, Netherlands, Riwal was founded in 1968 and has grown into a major rental and training […]

05/04/2022 - 13:23 pm
Products  >  MEWPs

MEC unveils all-electric 16ft mast MEWP

MEC Aerial Work Platforms has launched its first all-electric mast platform – the MMAE16. The new machine has a compact design and eliminates the potential risk oil leaks for environmentally safe applications due to zero hydraulic oil. With all-electric lift, steer, and drive, the MMAE16 delivers optimal battery duty cycle while requiring less charge time […]

22/03/2022 - 10:37 am

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