IMER Access, the Pegognaga, Italy based manufacturer of tracked booms and specialist scissor lifts, has launched a new addition to their IM-R spider range. The latest addition to the range is the IM-R15 DA. It is a 15m working height machine with a 7m outreach. It has a dual articulated boom and offers unrestricted 230kg […]
Palazzani Industrie has produced a web-app for after-sale service allowing customers to access to support from their smartphone. Responding to customers’ needs to be more and more connected, the mypalazzani web-app has been developed to provide immediate and free access to useful information about the machine, from any device with all operating systems (Android, iOS, […]
Batteries represent the first maintenance cost item for electric machines. Their lifespan widely varies according to maintenance knowledge or bad habits – some are even replaced while they could function properly with a few corrective actions. Haulotte is addressing premature battery failure with Activ’Energy Management, technology, which combines a smart charger with water refilling solutions […]
Designed for working in challenging environments and tackling the most demanding projects, the HT16 RTJ O/PRO (HT46 RTJ O/PRO in North America) shares the same design and performance characteristics as the other models in the Haulotte RTJ range. Incorporating Haulotte safety standards and innovative design, the new telescopic boom provides a dual platform capacity along with […]
Skyjack has developed a digital product, Elevate Battery Management System (BMS), that is designed to help drive the battery health of a rental company’s fleet towards longer battery life. Extending battery life is a key goal for many rental companies as battery issues are one of the main drivers of service calls, and one of […]
Haulotte’s new Star 6 Crawler has been designed to give the operator easy access to all jobsites as it can be used on a range of terrains. The crawling system not only enables the mast to go over the roughest terrains, but also significantly reduces the ground pressure, which is essential for driving on sensitive […]
Haulotte is continuing to develop new accessories designed to enhance operators’ efficiency. In March, the group launched a variety of options designed to maximise productivity and safety while operating on Haulotte’s mobile elevating work platforms. Dust, sand, salt fog, humidity or fine particles may cause irreparable damage to booms. Haulotte has introduced two hostile environment […]
Snorkel says it is reaching above and beyond at ConExpo 2020 with the launch of the world’s largest self-propelled boom lift. Dubbed a ‘Mega Boom’, the new Snorkel 2100SJ telescopic boom lift reaches a maximum platform height of 210ft (64.0m), a horizontal outreach up to 100ft (30.4m) and an unrestricted platform capacity of 660lb. (300kg). […]
Edmonton, Canada-based Serious Labs, a leader in virtual reality (VR) solutions for training and operation of heavy equipment such as cranes and mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs), has launched a new airline module for MEWP operators as part of its latest software update. Now globally available, the module provides advanced hands-on training and assessment in […]
Haulotte is constantly striving to improve customer satisfaction. As digital technologies play an increasing role in construction projects, the company developed a BIM (Building Information Modelling) library accessible from Haulotte’s websites and the BIMobject Cloud. Building and infrastructure professionals can now download Haulotte’s BIM models to virtually create and manage projects. BIM can revolutionise how […]
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LHI November/December 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: industry’s eminent leaders to tell us about their year.
The Insider: Doug Stitt, of The Caldwell Group Inc, says don’t waste time over things you can’t control.
MEWP spiders – adoption and product development trends.