Should the wearing of Harnesses with a short lanyard be a legal requirement on boom lifts?
Kalmar, the Finnish based reach stacker, container and straddle crane manufacturer has acquired the CVS-Ferrari group.
Fernando Bazo the international sales manager of ADI, the used platform company, resigned from the company yesterday.
The company that owns and operates the bus in the fatal Manchester boom lift accident has been suspended.
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Colin Robertson has resigned as executive VP of operations.
Snorkel is launching two new articulating booms at this years ARA, with 80 and 85ft platform heights.
The UK businesses represented at this weeks extraordinary meeting of PAIG, have issued a strong statement calling for the use of Harnesses and short lanyards in boom lifts.
Malcolm and Ben Bowers have established their new aerial lift rental business in Ossett, West Yorkshire UK.
UAB Cramo, the Lithuanian business of Cramo plc (RK) of Finland has acquired local access specialist UAB Aukstumines Sistemos.
Indian tractor manufacturer Escorts plans to double output of cranes and forklifts in 2007.
Ipswich-based Sky High Access hoist division has taken the UK's first five metre platform conversion kit for the Geda 1500 Z/ZP.
A crane-safety conference following the Seattle crane collapse has agreed steps to improve safety and restore confidence.
Two men fell 12 metres from a boom lift after they were catapulted out of the platform in Osage, Iowa.
Skyjack parent, Linamar, has set up its hydraulic components business as a new division within its industrial group. A new president has been appointed.
The Greater London Authority is pressing ahead with its plans to demand the fitting of diesel particulate filters on construction equipment, the UK's CPA has published a helpful guide.
The operator of a tower crane in Penang survived after the top of the crane plunged 40 metres to the ground.
High Level Platforms of Wareham, has joined the UK's Access Link
We asked yesterday for some input from those are against making the wearing of harnesses a legal requirement for boom lifts. Here is an alternative view.
Bernie Kiekebosch of Haulotte Australia has taken over as president of the Elevating Work Platform Association of Australia.
Lavendon has issued its trading statement indication that it will finish the year up 23% on 2005.
Andy Wright, previously with Aggreko is to join Lavendon UK in January.
Odewald & Compagnie a Berlin based private equity company has acquired a majority stake in Mateco the second largest powered access rental company in Germany.
The Hire Association Europe (HAE) has named Graham Arundell as its new managing director.