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BIM: Architectural imagery for access equipment
How BIM versions of manufacturer’s physical equipment ranges are being used as a construction design aid
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
Snorkel launches online warranty services portal
Company will phase out claims sent via postal services over the coming months
Who are the largest access manufacturers in the world?
AI publishes the accessM20, ranking the largest access equipment manufacturers by revenue 
How construction can win the war for talent
A clear message from the industry is the lack of skilled workers - a solution can be found in one half of the population that’s not well represented
IPAF rental markets reports now free to members
Selected members can get free 2022 Global Powered Access Rental Market Report upon publication
JLG Q1 sales soar, profits slump
JLG revenues for Q1 up 19.6 percent but overall profits decline -91 percent 
Launch of electric construction equipment accelerates in 2022
Almost half of new construction products launched this year have been electric
Noble Iron sells Texada Software
US-based private equity company is the buyer
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
Interview: Avontus Software
Scaffolding software provider Avontus will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. SA recently spoke with CEO Andrew Smith about what’s to come
Updates from IPAF’s MCWP council
During IPAF’s recent Summit, the IPAF MCWP International Committee, IPAF MCWP and Hoist UK and Ireland Work Groups came together to discuss the state of the industry. Chair Kevin O’Shea reports.
Manitex changes CEO, buys into rental
Steve Filipov replaced by former AMECO and H-E Parts executive
Norty Turner leaves United
Norty Turner and Bal Guerrero, both of United Rentals, have left the company
Skyjack president discusses new facilities in China
Interview: Ken McDougall on how Skyjack will serve the Asia Pacific region
Kevin Parkes returns as Finning COO
Recovery from illness allows Parkes to take up new senior role at the Caterpillar dealership
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 
IPAF launches fall from height safety campaign
Don’t Fall For It! aims to reduce falls from height by outlining the main causes and risks 
Dingli launches new electric scissors
Upgraded 15 and 18-metre rough terrain platforms accelerate company’s electrification programme
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