Access International - October 2018
15 October 2018
Included in this issue:
- TRACKED PLATFORMS
Tracked platforms are often compact and powered through bi-energy. Nevertheless, a move to Lithium and even more compact proportions are the way forward.
- IAPA AWARDS
See the full awards list, including a new category, for the 2019 International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs), taking place in Dubai.
- MANUFACTURER NEWS
Chinese manufacturer LGMG has opened its fi rst European, part of the company’s aggressive global expansion plan. AI attended the opening event.
- TRUCK MOUNTS
The latest from the world of truck mounts, with a particular emphasis on the compact sector.
- COUNTRY REPORT: TURKEY
As one of the world’s key new access markets, Turkey off ers a gateway to its surrounding region and has a quickly expanding rental sector.
- IPAF NEWS
The regular round-up of news and safety initiatives from the International Powered Access Federation.
- COMPONENTS & ACCESSORIES
The October instalment focuses on safe working at height in the aviation industry and the safe use of chainsaws in the basket.
Compact models with high power are the name of the game, as is the move to electrifi cation. AI reports on the telehandler sector.
- BAUMA CHINA PREVIEW
Bauma China is the second-largest construction equipment exhibition in the world. AI provides a summary of the show and the International Rental Conference, taking place the day before it starts.
- PLATFORMERS’ DAYS REVIEW
Platformers’ Days 2018 was the biggest yet with a record number of exhibitors and visitors totalling more than 2500. And there was plenty to see.
- CONFERENCE REVIEW
UK-based aerial platform rental company AFI held the second edition of its annual conference last month, with a major focus on mental health and wellbeing.
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