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AFI Group invests in Montracon trailers
Delivery of 15 trailers comes as part of proposals for AFI to provide in-house MEWP transport fleet
Brandsafway selected for Miami bridge project
BrandSafway’s Major Projects Group has been selected to provide access solutions for Miami’s new I-395 signature bridge
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Up Rent boosts fleet with Easy Lift range topper
Scaligera Service’s Up Rent brand adds the 41.4m working height R420 spider to its collection
Locar expands fleet with major Genie deal
Brazilian rental company invests in 500 Genie units, with the majority being articulated booms
Leguan lifts names new managing director
New appointment joins from previous role at air handling solutions producer Koja Oy, as existing MD retires
Versalift opens new Sweden office
The site will be located in Falkenberg and will officially open in October 2021
Market review: Mast climbers and hoists
ALH examines the North American mast climbing and hoist market and the impact of Covid-19
Material hoists on mast climbers
Mounting a material hoist onto a mast climber can increase productivity explains Kevin O’Shea, director of safety and training, AGF Access Group
Construction hoists for modern builds
Hoist design is influenced by the wider construction industry and new techniques in the industry 
Morrow Equipment orders Alimak hoists
Tower crane and hoist rental firm Morrow Equipment orders 36 Alimak construction hoists
Beta Max readies for construction rebound
The hoist company ramped up production to strategically stock equipment for customers
Alimak high-speed hoist upgrade
The Scando 650 FC-S 35/50 has increased payload, a larger car size and enhanced communications
Alba updates for the US
Alba-Macrel presented newly-certified hoists for North America at ConExpo, where it was exhibiting for the first time
LiftSmart opens European sales office
Former Genie executive José Miguel Peña will lead the operation, based in Barcelona, Spain
Construction hoists: capacity, speed, control
Hoists in the construction industry are getting bigger and faster and are taking into consideration the modern logistical worksite
Bigge orders more from Alimak
Purchase of €2.9 million worth of hoists follows €7.1 million order placed in November last year
XL innovates shaft access
The Top Down hanging hoist provides access to underground works, for example metro projects
Fraco acquires Torgar
Canada-based mast climber manufacturer Fraco Products has acquired Torgar, in Spain
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