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IPAF Summit/IAPAs available in seven languages
Held in English, the joint virtual event,18 March, will be simultaneously translated into six languages 
Rental pioneer Dan Kaplan passes away
Dan Kaplan, a true pioneer of the modern equipment rental industry, has passed away aged 78
Genie debuts rental-focused tech add-on
Genie’s new Access Manager will allow rental companies to remotely manage and access their fleets
First Sinoboom micro scissors delivered to Ireland
Drogheda Hire & Sales in the Republic of Ireland expands fleet with five Sinoboom 1330SE micro scissors
UK System Scaffold Hire buys former Haki UK facility
Acquisition of Haki’s former UK head office includes $2.1 million worth of scaffold systems
PASMA guidance for new tower scaffold standards
Free guide covers the updated BS EN 1004 European standards for tower scaffolds
Nationwide invests in Bravis with drywall attachments
UK-based Nationwide Platforms’ new Leonardo HD units are equipped with Solo-Gyps drywall attachment
Haulotte signs up Tahiti distributor
Sopadep Industry will offer sales, training and support for Haulotte’s range across French Polynesia
Skyjack introduces 70ft RT scissor
The SJ9664 RT represents an enhancement of prototypes introduced last year
Robust nine months for Sunbelt
Sunbelt Rentals’ parent company Ashtead Group reports rental revenue drop of -3% over nine months 
United Rentals to host used equipment sale
United Rentals will host a used equipment sale on March 25 across more than 140 of its North American locations
Electric scissors
A stalwart of construction, scissor lifts are evolving at a breakneck speed. Lindsey Anderson reports on design and industry trends.
Palfinger reports profitable 2020
Profitability was maintained on lower sales at Austrian crane and access equipment manufacturer
4Hire adds electric Hinowa to ecofleet
Jersey-based access rental company’s new Lightlift 15.70 is part of its commitment to sustainability
Boom upgrades from Skyjack
Four new 40ft and 60ft working height articulating and telescopic boom lifts offer optimised power 
Greek crane operator invests in 90m Bronto
Chrysanthopoulos Cranes expands Bronto Skylift truck mount fleet with a used S90HLA 
Speedy creates hoist division
UK rental company Speedy has invested £1.5 million (€1.7 million) in a new specialist hoisting division
XCMG announces lithium rental and charging partnership
Cooperation with rental giant Zhongneng United and Ronghe Finance Leasing set to grow electric MEWP sector 
Oil & Steel appoints projects and logistics leaders
Truck mount and spider lift manufacturer expands team with two new appointees 
Skyjack enters micro scissor market
Manufacturer introduces two compact scissor lift models; one each for ANSI and CE markets 
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