Tag: AWP

This Work Platform Can Be Installed on a Crawler Crane

Tadano Mantis has introduced a work platform to its crawler cranes, which it manufactures in the USA. The platform has a load capacity of 750 lbs., measures 72 in. x 36 in. and weighs 944 Read More

JLG Present World’s Largest Self-Propelled Boom Lift

This week at ConExpo, JLG Industries will show the world’s largest self-propelled boom lift. The 185-ft. platform height Model 1850SJ Ultra Boom offers users more than 19 stories of working height and nearly 3 million Read More

8 Steps to Picking an Appropriate AWP

Before a trained operator starts working, the aerial work platform (AWP) has already been selected to provide him or her temporary access to work at height. The operator’s safety and efficiency depends on the quality Read More

IPAF to Focus on AWPs at its Upcoming US Conference

IPAF will focus on aerial work platform management responsibilities at its upcoming safety conference in Orlando, Florida. The event will be held on October 22nd and 23rd at the Bohemian Hotel Celebration, located close to Read More

October 8th, 2012 | Tags: , , , ,

Terex Cranes See an Increase in Sales

Net sales at Terex Cranes for the second quarter of 2012 increased 4.3% to US$ 484.2 million compared with the second quarter of 2011. Taking into account the translation effect of currency exchange rates, that Read More

JLG Telehandlers Receive Upgrades

Telehandlers manufactured by JLG Industries, McConnellsburg, Pa., are undergoing a global color change to maintain a consistent look throughout the world. The main color changes will be the frame and inner boom sections, which are now Read More

April 19th, 2012 | Tags: , , , ,

Anti-Crushing Devices on Boom Lifts Brought to Forefront

Although still in its infancy, a major technological advancement in the safe use of aerial work platforms is having an impact on the access industry—and you probably didn’t even know it. While an operator being Read More

April 12th, 2012 | Tags: , , , ,

JLG access sales up 44%

  JLG owner Oshkosh has reported third quarter results which show a 44.3 percent rise in sales of aerial lifts and telehandlers. Third quarter access and telehandler revenues were $562.7 million, largely due to sales Read More

How A United 777 Airplane Got It’s New United Continental Colors

Check out this cool video on United  Airlines how they re branded to their new colors, lots of man-lifts used in the process, it’s pretty cool to see how they do it.

PAL Pre Start Inspection Video for AWP’s

In compliance with ANSI standards, operators of aerial work platforms (AWPs) must perform pre-start inspections of machines before use each day or at the beginning of each shift. AWPT (American Work Platform Training), the North Read More

JLG Boom lift Picks Up Oz Award

The new 34 ft 340AJ JLG articulated boom was nameed the ‘Best Product’ of the year at the recent Hire and Rental Industry Association (HIRA) Annual Convention held this year in Perth, Australia. Rental companies Read More

June 15th, 2011 | Tags: , , , , , ,

IPAF Report: U.S. Powered Access Rentals will Rise 11 Percent in 2012

The results are based on independent studies conducted by Ducker Research, which used interviews as its main research. The sample of rental companies interviewed represents about 60 percent of the estimated total AWP rental market. Read More

JLG Launches Equipment Selection Tool

JLG Industries, Inc. has launched an online equipment selecting tool to help customers identify what equipment would be best for their needs. Users can choose what they’re moving (people, materials or people and materials), where Read More

MLE Develops Electronic Collision Warning System

Man Lift Equipment (MLE), Cudahy, Wis., has developed the Electronic Collision Warning System for scissor lifts or boom lift platforms. It allows the user to work closely around objects safely and protects against damage to critical components. Read More

JLG up 53.6%

JLG increased its external sales in the first half of its fiscal year by 53.6 percent and moved back into profit. Total sales were down substantially due to the ending of the intercompany military subcontract Read More