Access International - July-August 2020

17 July 2020

Included in this issue:

  • NEWS 
    Matt Fearon to leave Genie, LGMG signs up with Shanghai Horizon, JLG Romania closure, Platformers’ Days postponed, A-Plant rebranded Sunbelt, ELS ties in with MSafe
  • COVID-19 UPDATE 
    It is increasingly clear that the way governments have responded to Covid-19 is playing a major role in how their countries will fair in the months ahead, along with the strength of their economies before the pandemic took hold.
  • INTERVIEW 
    Erick Geene, the new VP of business development at Sinoboom’s European subsidiary, and Tim Whiteman, its CEO, explain to Euan Youdale how the manufacturer plans to expand in the continent.
  • ELECTRIC/HYBRID LIFTS 
    Access equipment, powered by alternative sources to the combustion engine, is already part and parcel of the industry, with slab scissors, for example. But it is the fast advance into electric-powered rough terrain equipment that is sparking the imagination of equipment producers. 
  • access50 
    It has been quite a year, thus far, but the access50 listing of the world’s largest access equipment rental companies, ranked by fleet size, in the main, reflects a pre-Covid-19 market.
  • IPAF NEWS 
    IPAF hosts webinar on the future of safe learning, facial recognition to online operator theory module, IPAF secures updated guidance on renewing LOLERs, ANSI/SAIA suite of standards in effect
  • TELEHANDLERS 
    The telehandler market is expanding upwards and downwards, with compact, electric models and heavyduty high risers, among new product initiatives.
  • PRODUCT NEWS 
    A round-up of access product launches in recent weeks, including India-based Gemini Power Hydraulics, which has manufactured its first aerial platform, an 11m working height chassis-mounted model.
  • TRAINING 
    AI hears from two of the leading voices in aerial platform training, IPAF and Serious Labs, and finds out what technology holds for us now and in the future.
  • ACCESS IN ACTION 
    A range of access application stories from across the world.
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Long Reads
IC50 2021: Positive path
Little if any negative impact from Covid-19 on the IC50 ranking of the world’s largest crane-owning companies saw it continue on a growth path, this year by almost 8 percent. ICST reports
North America’s top 10 specialized lifting companies
ACT ranks the top 10 specialized lifting companies.
North America’s top crane companies
American Cranes & Transport releases its 16th annual ACT100 list of top crane-owning companies.
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