Access International - November-December 2018
23 November 2018
Included in this issue:
- MANUFACTURER NEWS
Zoomlion Access has been launched. Chinese manufacturers are ramping up their plans for global expansion, with Zoomlion having just offi cially announced its presence on the scene.
- INTERVIEW: PALFINGER
Major changes are underway at at Palfi nger, which will see its revenues grow signifi cantly over the next few years. Euan Youdale spoke to CEO Andreas Klauser, who joined the company earlier this year.
- APEX 2020
The APEX access equipment exhibition will celebrate its 10th edition in June 2020 by returning to the city of Maastricht, Th e Netherlands, where the show was fi rst held in 1996. Discover all the details about this must-attend event.
- CONFIDENCE SURVEY
We are looking at a very positive global access market now and in the near future, as refl ected in the results of this year’s AI Confi dence Survey. Participants came from aross the access spectrum, including OEMs, rental companies and end users.
- ROUGH TERRAIN SCISSORS
A better operating experience, with smoother controls and rigidity, are key features of new rough terrain scissor models. In addition, a new era of hybrid and electric power will change these products are made and expand their opportunities.
- UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
The UAE is a thriving access market, but it is going through some diffi culties at present. AI interviews companies from the region and reports on IPAF’s recent Middle East Convention.
- IPAF NEWS
The regular round-up of news and initiatives from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).
Adopting advanced technologies and embracing change were key themes at Europlatform in Belfast.
- SCAFFOLDING INTERNATIONAL
A range of news and site reports from the scaff olding industry, including work to renovate the massive St. Michael’s Monastery in Bamberg, Germany.
- INTERVIEW: STAR RENTALS
The rental company has served the Pacifi c Northwest of the US since 1960. Its president Bob Kendall provides Lindsey Anderson with an insight into the realities of working in the world’s biggest MEWP market.
- ACCESS IN ACTION
A tracked boom lift proved to be the answer to a construction project in Greenland. Th e new polar research platform was not only diffi cult to reach but it experiences extreme weather conditions too
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