Ainscough Crane Hire, the UK’s largest crane rental company has posted 2008/9 profits up 5% on the year.
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Harsco owner of SGB and Hünnebeck has secured a three year, $570 million back-up credit facility
Genie has launched a new battery charger for its compact slab scissor models:
Derbyshire, UK, based Belle Group is set to launch new access products at the Executive Hire Show in February.
Italian truck mounted lift manufacturer Multitel Pagliero is planning to launch a new 75 metre model at Bauma.
The man seriously injured last week on a sissor lift on the Westfield project in Stratford East London, has died.
Terex is restoring its senior executive's 10% pay cut and compensating for loss of perks.
Patrick Biasin general manager of ATN, the French based manufacturer of boom lifts, has left the company.
Daylesford Organics, a business run by Sir Anthony Bamford and his wife was fined £90,000 following a fatal accident with a telehandler.
A Vertikal.Net reader spotted a dreadful example of a make-shift outrigger mat on a major site in the UK yesterday.
Harsco, owner of SGB, Hünnebeck and Patent Scaffold has acquired Bell Scaffolding Group in Australia.
Safeworks, the suspended platform manufacturer and rental company has lost its legal battle against Spyderlift, the Unic crane distributor in the USA.
Poclain Hydraulics has taken a majority stake in the fluid power division of Comer Industries.
A 60 tonne gantry crane collapsed at a Singapore shipyard yesterday killing an employee.
UK based mini crane group GGR has opened a CPCS accredited testing centre for category A66 cranes in Oldham
Mace Construction has signed an agreement with Speedy for an on-site facility at the Shard development in London.
The first Grove GSK55 trailer crane has gone into service in Germany on a construction project.
Two brothers from Scotland have entered the 10,000-mile Mongol Rally in a van mounted aerial lift.
The UK’s Access Link’s winter meeting, hosted by Nifty lift last week, re-elected Malcolm Bowers as Link chairman.
The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has elected Chris Towne as its new chairman.
We have received more reports of counterfeit Tadano cranes being offered by China based dealers.
Iteco, now part of Imer Group, has added two new distributors to its network in Benelux and Russia.
Phoenix, Arizona based Sunstate Equipment has opened new locations in Texas and Oklahoma.