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Groundforce launches attachments e-commerce site
Excavator attachments now available for rent ‘at any time of day or night’
New BigChange tech pinpoints plant location
Added technology helps locate plant on site to within three metres
Speedy adds 1,800 ‘green’ Hilti saws
Saws reduce waste and add to core product offering
Altrad acquires oil & gas business
Investment in Muehlhan’s Oil & Gas segment in Denmark and the UK includes scaffolding services
Lifting Gear sold to Axel
The UK-based company will be sold to the lifting solutions arm of Axel Johnson International
IPAF Summit to focus on safety
Summit takes place same day as IAPAs, 10 March, and promises expert presentations on safety in the access industry
Doosan to show E10e excavator and compressor at EHS
E10e battery mini excavator designed for indoor projects, while compressor positioned for rental
SLD Pumps & Power expands in UK
Industrial pump and generator specialist opens new branches in Inverness and Livingston in Scotland
How the Showman’s Show bounced back from the pandemic
The UK’s main exhibition for the events sector, the Showman’s Show, made a welcome return in October after an enforced pandemic break. 
Snorkel starts push-around production
Production of mini scissors in the UK accompanied by first delivery to rental company APL
New wind turbine for construction projects
Wind power can now be easily embedded into a wide range of projects
Makita UK launches new power tools
Cordless DA001G Brushless Angle Drill and DG001G Brushless Eart Auger expand Makita’s XGT 40VMax range
AFI acquires MBS spider lift fleet
Tracked platform fleet will add to AFI’s Wilson Access truck mount and spider lift division
Speedy delivery fleet switches to HVO
Move to HVO will save 5,000 tonnes of CO2e over the next 12 months
Strong half-year result for Sunbelt
Rental revenue up 20% driven by acquisition activity, strong demand and higher pricing
Selwood opens new branch in Scotland
Pump specialist launches recruitment drive as new centre in Glasgow signals future growth plans
IAPA awards judging panel complete
Paolo Pianigiani, of Imer Group, joins the line-up of leading industry experts ahead of the event, 10 March 2022
Smiths adds Snorkel push-arounds
UK rental company invests in 20 Snorkel S3010P push-around scissor lifts
Strong recovery for VP Plc
UK company reports profit rise and capital investment focused on eco-friendly solutions 
Speedy signs up to support army veterans
Construction equipment rental firm to create employment pathway for ex-military personnel
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