Interviews from Access International

Informing the industry: A Q&A with SAIA’s new MEWP Chair
With new Chair Tony Groat leading the way, the SAIA’s Mobile Elevating Work Platform Council quickly established a new set of goals and objectives. Lindsey Anderson reports.
Podcast: SAIA’s newest council getting Canada on the same page
ALH’s Riley Simpson talks with the SAIA Canadian Council about streamlining scaffolding regulations across Cananda
JLG’s plan to meet ‘tremendous demand’
In an exclusive interview with ALH, the world’s largest access equipment OEM provides an in-depth update on the market, manufacturing and what’s in store for the future
Interview: Doka USA’s plans for expansion
Following its acquisition of AT-PAC, formwork provider Doka looks to the North American market. Lindsey Anderson reports.
Bravi’s international reach in the U.S.
Italian access OEM Bravi Platforms sits down with ALH to talk about global markets, expansion and what’s to come
Exclusive: BrandSafway’s senior VP, Metro and Infrastructure
Tom Topolski speaks with Lindsey Anderson about projects, the supply chain and what’s next in the technology pipeline
Interview: Doka CEO on construction technology
Robert Hauser, CEO of Doka, tells Andy Brown about the company’s approach to data, sustainability, and growth
What’s happening to used access equipment prices?
The used equipment market soared in 2022 as buyers looking to purchase units faced delivery delays. Could 2023 see more of the same? ALH reports
Interview: Tractel’s Becky Danielson
The SAIA’s Fall Protection Council named Tractel’s Becky Danielson as its new Chair earlier this year. SA sits down with Danielson to learn more
Update: United Rentals’ continued growth
Over the last 15 years, United Rentals not only increased its global footprint, but also its market focus, CapEx spend and more
Competent? Qualified? Engineer?
Industry veteran David Glabe breaks down common – yet sometimes misunderstood – scaffold and access industry terms
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
In 2007, ALH ran a story that asked, “Should operators use a harness and lanyard when working in a scissor lift?” For today’s take, Genie’s Director of Training Scott Owyen provides an update
Interview: Layher’s Frank Frietsch
Scaffold & Access sits down with Layher Inc.’s CEO Frank Frietsch to see what’s in store for the coming year
New IPAF president looks to the future
Interview: Karin Nars, IPAF’s first female president, shares her industry goals 
North American rental: momentum, with challenges
The industry is on the brink of substantial growth as both rental companies and access manufacturers ramp up to meet demand. Lindsey Anderson reports
Skyjack president discusses new facilities in China
Interview: Ken McDougall on how Skyjack will serve the Asia Pacific region
Top recruitment tips for rental companies
Looking for help? The ARA’s Director of Rental Industry Workforce Development, Keith Pearson, discusses recruitment with ALH’s Lindsey Anderson
Aerial platform rental in Australia
Bill Whitehouse, CEO of Kennards Hire, on Australia’s access equipment market
Labor pains
Booming U.S. construction market, but finding labor to get the work done is a major issue
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