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Scanclimber centenary launch
Celebrating 100 years of independence in its home country of Finland, Scanclimber has launched a 10 tonne capacity mast climber, the Centum 
Alimak reports strong third quarter
The Swedish manufacturer’s third quarter revenues doubled compared to the same period last year
Special projects division launch from AGF
AGF Access has officially launched its Special Project Group at ConExpo, in which it will use its range of access-related products and services for long timeframe projects like bridges and power stations
Alimak completes Facade Access buyout
Sweden-based Alimak Group has finalised the acquisition of global building maintenance unit (BMU) provider Facade Access Group.
Country Report China: Raising the stakes
Competition is at fever pitch among AWP manufacturers in China but the potential rewards are incalculable. AI reports from Bauma China.z
CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017: Vegas in bloom
North America’s largest construction exhibition, ConExpo, is coming up fast. AI provides an overview of what to expect. 
Avanti Wind acquired by Alimak
Alimak Group has acquired wind turbine access specialist Avanti Wind Systems. The company is valued at €91 million and will be acquired through a bridge loan
Alimak announces hoist JV with Manitowoc
The Alimak Group will jointly produce internal tower crane hoists exclusivity sold by Manitowoc and supply external units to be distributed by both companies
IPAF MCWP committee restructured
The IPAF International MCWP Committee now comprises the UK & Ireland MCWP Work Group (formerly the UK & Ireland MCWP Committee), the MCWP Training Work Group, and other local and topic-specific work groups to be formed.
Lift-A-Loft prepares for Vertex launch
Lift-A-Loft has unveiled a new compact vertical mast lift, called Vertex
Gearing up
The mast climbing sector was one of the hardest hit during the economic crises, but now it is clawing its way back. Euan Youdale reports.
ReechCraft debuts PowerMast
Fargo-based ReechCraft has taken the wraps off its new PowerMast.
Kevin O’Shea explains why the international mast climbing sector is on an upward curve
Kevin O’Shea, director of safety and training at Mastclimbers LLC in Atlanta, US, explains why the international mast climbing sector is on an upward curve
Wayne Young joins AEUP
New territory sales manager for southeastern USA will be responsible for new business development, sales and distribution in North and South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia, with a remit to expand sales channels for the company.
Working together: A review of work leading to the safer use of mast climbing machines
With the help of Kevin O'Shea of Mastclimbers LLC and chairman of IPAF's International MCWP committee, Access International reviews the cooperative work that will lead to the safer use of, mast climbing work platforms, transport platforms and hoists.
Klimer Platforms acquires Valco Scaffold
Klimer Platforms Inc. of Ontario announced it acquired Valco Scaffold of Ohio in mid-2011. Valco had previously been a distributor for Klimer's mast climbing work platforms. Valco now operates under the name of Klimer Platforms, Inc. with its Ohio and North Carolina locations operating at full capacity. Key management and staff have remained the same.
Scanclimber’s heavy duty mast climber
At APEX Scanclimber will be showing the SC8000 mast climbing work platform based on the SC5000 and designed to carry out heavy-duty tasks at minimal cost.
Alimak's new modular lightweight hoists
Alimak Hek has added two new modular transport platform/hoists to its light range designed for long-life and ease of use.
Going up! Lindsey Anderson reports from World of Concrete, Las Vegas, US
The World of Concrete show held January 17-21 in Las Vegas, NV, offered attendees a variety of options when it came to seeing and visiting mast climbing companies. On hand were Beta Max Hoists, Hydro Mobile, Fraco Products, EZ Scaffold and more. Lindsey Anderson reports from the show.
SIA and OSHA develop 'Fundamentals of Safe Use' for MCWPs
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) have developed MCWP - Fundamentals of Safe Use, Ground Conditions and MCWP - Fundamentals of Safe Use, Tying to the Structure.
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