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Global Covid mandates: How will construction workers be affected?
Different countries around the world have different rules related to Covid and construction
JLG sales up 48%, expects record full year revenues
JLG sales up 48% during three months to Dec. 31, 2021, reports historical high backlog 
Bravi breaks sales records
Bravi has reported record-breaking sales for 2021, including a 196% increase year-over-year in Leonardo HD units
New guide to BIM for rental companies
European Rental Association says BIM allows rental companies to engage with customers earlier in projects
Vertical masts: a growing market
As the vertical masts market grows in importance for rental fleets AI looks at the latest models on the market
Manitou sets net zero targets
Manufacturer to lower the CO2 emissions of its worldwide operations by 46% by 2030
Zoomlion unveils first electric RT articulating boom
New lithium battery-powered articulating ZA16JERT platform offers 17.8m working height 
Sustainability, China and the Covid fight: 6 of the best Access forecasts for 2022
As we begin a new year for the access market, we bring you a round-up of forecasts for the access industry, found in the pages of Access International
Dingli electrifies its glass suction boom
New eco-friendly BT2615ERTGS features maintenance-free battery pack and offers 1500kg of suction   
Scaffold planking and wind uplift
Claims directly related to scaffold planking uplift cause by wind account for a significant portion of all incurred losses – but there are ways to mitigate this risk. Mike Viola explains
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
What is the future for mast climbers and hoists?
Modularity and flexibility are just two key elements when it comes to car dimensions and capacity
IPAF webinar to focus on electrification
Webinar will cover the challenges and opportunities for the access industry as demands grow 
IAPA judges’ meeting this week
The panel of five independant judges are set to meet this week to decide the shortlist 
Record entries for IAPAs 2022
More than 160 entries have been received, thanks to an outstanding response from the access industry  
XCMG starts access push in Europe
Chinese OEM appoints Hans Aarse and Edwin Van der Laar to head the European project
Access Confidence Survey - how will the sector perform in 2022?
AI’s annual survey shows a positive outlook for the year ahead, considering the ongoing challenges 
What were the top 10 access stories of 2021?
AI looks back at some of the most viewed stories from the website last year
Manitou extends Michel Denis CEO contract
Current CEO Denis reappointed to the role for another four years
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