AWRF names Caldwell’s Ferchen to board

Associated Wire Rope Fabricators (AWRF) has named The Caldwell Group Inc’s director of business development Jeff Ferchen to the board of directors. It represents a return to the AWRF board for Ferchen, who previously served from 2015 to 2017. AWRF serves the lifting, rigging, and load securement industry by advancing interests common among its member […]

05/12/2022 - 16:14 pm

Easy Lift spiders appreciated in the Indian access market

In November Easy Lift delivered a RA24 tracked platform RA24 to Rentease International, an aerial platform rental and sales company located in Navi Mumbai, India, which also has two R360HY spiders on order for delivery in early 2023. Rentease International was established in 2017 and immediately began to expand on the Indian access market, making […]

29/11/2022 - 17:08 pm

Haulotte makes spare parts distribution more sustainable

Haulotte recommends use of its own spare parts with its machines, it says, “Only genuine Haulotte spare parts are designed to work with your machines seamlessly. They are tested to ensure user safety, absolute reliability, an optimized service life, and residual value of your machines.” Haulotte’s logistics network is structured to meet the requirements of […]

22/11/2022 - 12:27 pm

IPAF ePAL surpasses quarter of a million downloads

The ePAL mobile app for operators of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and mast-climbing work platforms (MCWPs) from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has now surpassed a quarter of a million first-time downloads. IPAF’s ePAL app was launched in June 2021, with the global roll-out completed earlier this year. The app allows digital certification […]

22/11/2022 - 11:35 am

Oshkosh Corporation to acquire Hinowa

Oshkosh Corporation a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hinowa SpA, a privately held international company and leading manufacturer of track-based aerial work platforms, mini dumpers, lift trucks and undercarriages. Once complete, Hinowa will become part of the Oshkosh Access Equipment […]

17/11/2022 - 13:52 pm

Rapid growth ahead for Sinoboom Europe

Rapid growth has been the story of the last two and half years at in Europe and the company is now adding staff and resources to ensure that this trend will continue as planned into the coming years. A new company, EG Equipment, will take responsibility for driving sales in 12 smaller countries across Europe. […]

16/11/2022 - 14:53 pm

Cargotec has completed the strategic evaluation of MacGregor

Cargotec has completed the strategic evaluation of MacGregor. Based on the evaluation, Cargotec’s board of directors has concluded that MacGregor will not be part of Cargotec’s portfolio in the future. Cargotec will focus on profitable growth of its core businesses, Hiab and Kalmar, by solving customers’ sustainability challenges. During the strategic evaluation, it became clear […]

15/11/2022 - 16:06 pm

Certex UK partners with Mennens to win major windfarm contract

Doncaster based, Certex UK has partnered with its sister company Mennens (Amsterdam Branch) to win a major construction project contract on the Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) Windfarm, off the coast of the Netherlands, likely to run until September 2023. Certex UK will assist with the provision of turbine compliance services to Siemens Gamesa, including statutory […]

15/11/2022 - 11:46 am

Dica expands ground protection product line with SlatTrax acquisition

Dica has acquired SlatTrax, a next generation of ground protection and temporary access road for a variety of markets, including general construction, utilities, public works departments, grounds care, and hardscape contractors, to name a few. SlatTrax is an engineered ground protection solution that can be deployed mechanically or manually. Both options allow users to deploy […]

10/11/2022 - 16:09 pm

New catapult effect safety awareness leaflet

A safety awareness leaflet has been issued to warn users of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) about the catapult effect, which can cause occupants to be ejected from the platform, leading to serious injury and death, especially if occupants in boom-type machines are not wearing the correct personal fall protection equipment (PFPE). The leaflet, entitled […]

08/11/2022 - 13:42 pm

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