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Podcast: Access in Australia
Doug Rawlings, president of association EWPA and state manager at United Forklift and Access Solutions, covers the major topics
EWPA appoints safety, technical and training director
Formerly of Haulotte and IPAF, Andrew Delahunt moves to Australian MEWP association
Emeco continues to grow
With minimal effect felt from Covid-19, mining equip rental firm enjoys revenue and profit growth
HRIA publishes back-to-work guidance
Rental association provides health and safety guidance as Covid-19 restrictions ease in Australia
Kennards grows New Zealand network
New Mount Maunganui depot brings the company’s network in New Zealand to 26
Platform Basket offers new Spider 12.75
Italy-based manufacturer works with Australian dealer to respond to customer feedback
Aussie Pumps develops ‘rental survivors’
More robust trash pumps developed in response to feedback from Coates Hire
HED expands telematics connectivity
OEMs will now be able to offer connectivity between fleets across N America, Europe and Australia
Construction to contract 5.7% in Australia
Despite ongoing activity, industry feels impact of Covid-19 and low oil prices 
Makinex’s new VP Sales and Marketing
Australian manufacturer invests in future of N American business with appointment of Bill Marshall
Aussie Pumps’ new pressure washer
The new Scud AB40 GT is a revamped version of the company’s existing Scud AB40
Almac appoints Pacific manager
Longstanding access and rental professional Bob Mules starts in his new role today in Australia 
Angus Kennard steps down at Kennards Hire
Kennards veteran Bill Whitehouse takes on role as CEO, succeeding Angus Kennard
Coates Hire working through crisis
Events business has ceased, but rental company still active in construction and natural resources sectors
Australian union calls for adherence to safety protocols
Australia’s CFMEU union has called on contractors and builders to follow enhanced health and safety and hygiene practices to combat the spread of coronavirus
Eyewitness: Australian construction and COVID-19
Tim Nuttall, Managing Director of Access Hire in Australia, reports on the impact of COVID-19 
HRIA says rental is ‘essential’
Australian rental, MEWP and telehandler associations call for rental to be defined as ‘essential’
Kennards adapts to coronavirus
New Zealand depots focus on essential services and ‘contactless service’ introduced
HRIA cancels Hire20 show
Australian rental association cancels Hire20 rental equipment exhibition due to coronavirus
New base for Haulotte Australia
The new facility is three times larger than the previous one and expands service, parts and training 
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