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Oshkosh partners with second robotics firm
JLG’s parent company has announced a new alliance with Robotic Research
Launch of electric construction equipment accelerates in 2022
Almost half of new construction products launched this year have been electric
Sunbelt orders 700 electric pick-ups
Ford F-150 Lightnings ordered by business in North America 
Scissor lifts: the latest compacts
AI explores the rising trend for micro and compact scissor units in the workplace
Skills shortage in US worsens
Data shows that contractors in some areas have been unable to hire enough employees since February 2020
Geda launches freestanding hoist
New Geda 1500 Z/ZP F platform can lift materials and people without anchors
Manitou introduces BIM models
15 BIM telehandler and aerial platform models for construction projects are free to download 
New working at height guidance from IPAF
How to reduce likely risks when using MEWPS in public areas and near roads
LiuGong lays global plans
Interview: Phil Graysmark, Access Division director, reveals European and N.American expansion details 
JLG appoints new product management director
Bob Begley to oversee the ongoing development of several aerial platform lines
New York rental firm adds Bronto truck mount
Skyway Lift Rentals expands fleet with Bronto Skylift S183XR to keep up with growing demand
Lawsons opens North American branch
Rob Miner appointed Vice President North America for Lawsons Global Recruitment
Why pick-up mounts are growing in popularity
AI discusses the key features driving new market interest in this niche aerial platform type
Supply chain disruption - the impact
How supply chain shortages will affect the aerial platform and rental industry 
Terex invests in electric PTO specialist
Viatec technology to accelerate electrification of utility fleets
United’s Flannery recognized by National Safety Council
The National Safety Council has named United’s CEO as one of the nation’s top safety leaders
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ERA forecasts 5.6% rental growth in 2022
European equipment rental market recovered by 6.3% this year after a 7.2% fall in 2020
Test drive: JCB 525-60E telehandler
KHL ‘Test drive’: equipment expert Dan Gilkes puts JCB’s 525-60E electric telehandler under the microscope
Herc acquires US lifting specialist
Chicago-based SkyKing Lift Rentals joins the Herc Rentals business
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