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Guide: SAIA Committee Week 2022
The SAIA’s annual Committee Week is just around the corner. Here’s what attendees can expect in Memphis
Regulatory maze: Standards, codes and guidelines
To understand how the regulatory system in the U.S. works, it is helpful to understand the difference between each branch. David Glabe breaks it down.
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
Manitex changes CEO, buys into rental
Steve Filipov replaced by former AMECO and H-E Parts executive
BrandSafway assists with bridge build in Texas
BrandSafway was selected by Flatiron Dragados, LLC, to provide access services including launching platform systems and stair towers, as well as concrete forming for the Harbor Bridge Replacement Project in Corpus Christi, TX. T
United provides tips for improving jobsite performance
United outlines five ways mobile applications can improve equipment management on jobsites
Bridging a gap
Performance Contracting played a pivotal role in the renovation of T-Mobile’s Bellevue headquarters – and snagged a coveted SAIA award for its work
Kevin Parkes returns as Finning COO
Recovery from illness allows Parkes to take up new senior role at the Caterpillar dealership
ASC A11 Committee seeks standards volunteers
The ASC A11 Committee is looking for volunteers to help write standards related to C-2 Users and C-3 General Interest categories
Shoring solution solves girder problem
An innovative approach from Skyline Scaffold and D.H. Charles Engineering lended its hand to fixing a failed girder – all in four days’ time
Herc acquires Cloverdale Equipment
Acquisition of Michigan-based independent expands Herc’s presence in the Great Lakes region
Skyjack expands manufacturing into China
Skyjack will use parent company Linamar’s existing Tianjin, China plant to manufacture DC scissor lifts for the domestic Chinese market
JLG expands N.A. manufacturing footprint
Company has opened a new 60,000-square-foot facility in Tennessee and extends capacities at three additional N.A. plants
Electric scissors - battery advancements
Electric scissor lifts have long been powered by lead acid batteries, but a new energy source is currently making its way into the industry. ALH reports.
Innovative formwork used on New York development
Distinctive curvature on Brooklyn building needed unique solution
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
Biggest US construction wage rise in 40 years
Contractors association says more needs to be done to ensure workers can pursue jobs in construction as worker shortages look set to worsen 
H&E 2022 CapEx to be largest in its history
Following strong Q4 results, fleet growth and expanded U.S. footprint, H&E poised for substantial year ahead
Old Parkland Bell Tower project snags SAIA award
Mdm Scaffolding Services, Inc. recently collaborated with D.H. Charles Engineering, Inc. to provide a unique solution for Dallas project
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