Access Lift & Handlers - March 2019
15 March 2019
Included in the issue:
- INTERVIEW: WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION
Founded in late 2016, Women in Construction aims to increase the labor pool and advance the industry. Lindsey Anderson reports.
- BAUMA GUIDE
The world’s largest construction exhibition is set to impress with a number of new product launches. Lindsey Anderson and Euan Youdale report on Munich’s massive show – Bauma.
- TELESCOPIC BOOMS
While the market took a slight dip from 2015- 2017, last year saw significant growth within the telescopic boom lift industry. Lindsey Anderson speaks with OEMs.
- USED EQUIPMENT
The used equipment market remains robust in the U.S. Access, Lift & Handlers reports on the latest metrics for construction equipment value trends and auction rates.
Terex Utilities to join Genie; Alastair Robertson: 1949-2019; H&E acquires We Rent It; JCB obtains Manitou injunction; IPAF publishes new strategy paper; ALH Awards now open for entries; JLG debuts MEWP Supervisor Training; TVH names Americas president; plus By the Numbers, Events and Highlights.
- INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Kranpunkten orders 400 Genie scissor and boom lifts; Merlo telehandlers join Italian Army forces; Structure inspection company founded and more.
- SECONDARY GUARDING
You could call 2018 The Year Secondary Guarding Took Off. Nearly every major manufacturer that year debuted their own solutions to keep workers safe while working at height. And since then, OEMs have re-tooled and re-engineered their systems. ALH rounds up the latest offerings.
- WORLD OF CONCRETE REVIEW
World of Concrete kicked off show season with its largest attendance in over a decade. Lindsey Anderson covers what was new at the Vegas event.
- IPAF NEWS
MEWPs for Managers course aids ANSI compliance; New voices join IPAF North America Regional Council; Registration opens for Innovate 2019 in Chicago; IPAF North America welcomes new members; SEGAMAC approved as IPAF Training Center in Nuevo León, Mexico; IPAF offers assistance to fellow trade associations on new standards; IPAF mourns the passing of Alastair Robertson plus more.
- ARA SHOW REVIEW
The ARA Show, Feb. 18-20, teemed with telematics updates, safety features and new products. Here’s what Lindsey Anderson saw at the show.
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