The UK powered access industry turned out in force yesterday to agree a high level campaign to mandate harness use in boom lifts.
Hiab has won a €30 million service contract with the Dutch Army.
Terex is to spend up to $200 million to buy back some of its shares over the next 18 months.
While most of the Universal business and assets have been disposed of, the Spanish rental operation remains unsold.
Five employees of crane maker Morris have been presented with awards for 25 years service.
The deadline for an experienced person to apply to directly receive a blue CPCS card has been extended to July 2007.
Terex has appointed Robert G. Isaman as president of Terex Construction.
A private equity firm is to acquire the Alimak Hek Group
A man using an aerial lift was electrocuted at a substation in Burwell village Cambridge on Monday,
North American crane hirer ALL Erection & Crane Rental is adding 150 new cranes to its fleet.
Skyjack’s Brad Boehler has been appointed to chair the ANSI A92.6 Sub-committee
A man was killed on Monday in Seef Bahrain, when a tower crane dropped a section during a climb.
Lifting Solutions, the Thurnscoe, UK based company has moved to new premises and is 30 years old.
Around 100 distributors attended the first UpRight powered access meeting as part of the Tanfield group.
Finning International has said that it expects 2007 revenues to increase by up to 10% above 2006 with net income up 16%.
Tanfield business is close to finalising plans for full line, volume production of UpRight booms and scissors in the USA.
Brian Madden of UpRight Ireland is retiring at the end of December after 40 years.
It has been a week now since we asked the question “Should the wearing of harnesses with short lanyards be a legal requirement in boom lifts?”
Scaffold and formwork company Peri has opened a design and sales support office in Bristol, UK.
Lavendon has reported 99.9% approval for its acquisition of Gardemann which will complete on Wednesday 13th December.
Terex has sold its South African distribution business to Imperial Holdings of South Africa.
AWPT the American arm of IPAF has appointed Tony Groat as North American membership development director.
Around 1,500 visitors joined Spierings, the Oss based mobile crane manufacturer, to celebrate the unveiling of its latest model and the completion of its 500th crane.
The December issue of Cranes&Access is now on line and available for reading or downloading.