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Tiny Engine, Tall Reach: New Skyjack SJ9664 RT Lift Reaches a Steep 7 Stories
Despite its long 70 feet of working height, here's why this rough-terrain scissor lift is really reaching for a middle ground.
March 2, 2021
JLG’s 8 New HC3 Boom Lifts Prevent Overloading With Load-Sensing Technology
JLG is rolling out a new line of telescopic and articulated aerial lifts that feature platform heights of 40 to 86 feet and capacity of up to 1,000 pounds.
January 11, 2021
Gradall, Snorkel Founders Named to AEM Hall of Fame
The AEM Hall of Fame recognizes persons who have designed and contributed to innovations solving critical problems in the industry. Details on Equipment World.
November 20, 2020
Everything Contractors Need to Know About New ANSI Aerial Lift Standards
As a contractor, you need to be able to comply with the new ANSI standards for aerial lifts. Learn what to do on Equipment World.
August 3, 2020
Genie’s new 13′ platform designed for 2 workers at height
The platform is compatible with the company’s S-65 XC telescopic boom lifts.
July 16, 2020
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Skyjack launches SJ9263 RT rough-terrain scissor lift with 63 feet of reach
With a platform height of 63 feet, Skyjack's SJ9263 RT is an "entirely new machine from the ground up," designed with a focus on meeting new ANSI standards.
July 10, 2020
Genie intros S-80 J, a lighter telescopic boom for working at 80 feet
The new S-80 J telescopic boom from Genie is made for general construction and maintenance and offers a 660-pound capacity for two workers. More on Equipment World.
June 16, 2020
Sinoboom enters U.S. aerial lift market; hires Cat exec
Chinese aerial lift manufacturer Sinoboom appoints former Caterpillar executive Kolin Kirschenmann as CEO of new North American subsidiary.
June 4, 2020
Snorkel’s new 76-foot S9070RT-HC is the tallest rough-terrain scissor lift in North America
Snorkel decided not to stop at the world's tallest telescopic boom and has now introduced the tallest scissor lift. Learn more about it here on Equipment World.
May 22, 2020
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Terex 1Q net sales drop 24%
Net first quarter sales at Terex Corporation were $833.6 million, compared with $1.1 billion during the same period last year, a decrease of 24 percent. The company had a $24.7 million loss from continuing operations for the quarter. In addition, Terex’s Aerial Work Platform segment reported $511.7 in net sales for the quarter, down 29.7 […]
May 5, 2020
JLG’s 670SJ self-leveling boom lift keeps chassis level at 10-degree grade
JLG's 670SJ self-leveling boom lift can reach its full height of 67 feet in 101 seconds and meets ANSI Standards. More details on Equipment World.
April 21, 2020
Terex: “We are shipping equipment,” as some plants suspend operations due to coronavirus
While some Terex plants remain open in the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, others are closed until dates in April, according to the company. “We are shipping equipment,” Terex says. “Parts operations, parts fabrication, service centers, logistics and shipping operations are running. “We remain well-positioned to serve customers through a number of channels,” the […]
March 27, 2020
New ANSI standards for aerial work platforms delayed until June 1 as appeals continue
The effective date for new ANSI standards that would affect aerial work platforms has been delayed again, until June 1, due to appeals, according to the Scaffold and Access Industry Association. The new standards by the American National Standards Institute will govern most aspects of the manufacturing, operation, ownership and maintenance of “mobile elevating work […]
February 28, 2020
LiuGong North America enters U.S. scissor lift market with debut of two models
LiuGong North America says it will launch four new scissor lifts this year to the North American market, including two models launched at the recent American Rental Association show in Orlando. The move is part of the company’s recently announced rental and used equipment initiative. The LSC0607DE, with a 5.8-meter platform height, and the 10-meter […]
February 25, 2020
Snorkel to launch world’s longest telescopic boom lift at ConExpo 2020
Snorkel plans to debut the world's tallest telescopic boom lift, its 2100SJ with a platform height of 210 feet, at this year's ConExpo 2020. More details here.
February 25, 2020
‘Superheated’ scissor lift market spurs new entrants Pettibone, LGMG. Can they succeed?
Editor’s Note: Since this article published, LiuGong has also entered the U.S. scissor lift market. You can read about that here and the Chinese manufacturer’s deepening involvement in North America here. Craig Paylor, former president of JLG, was looking to add some scissor lifts in 2018 as an additional revenue stream to his truck distribution business. […]
February 24, 2020
Aerial lift OEMs, industry petition ANSI, SAIA to end appeal process, put A92 standards into effect March 1st
Aerial lift OEMs Genie and JLG Industries have joined the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and the Associated Builders and Contractors in a petition that asks for the delayed American National Standards Institute A92 standards to be published on March 1st. Others signing the petition to the Scaffold & Access Industry Association include Brent Hoover LLC, Skanska […]
February 17, 2020
Hy-Brid intros PS-1930, its tallest scissor lift at 19 feet; meets ANSI standards
Hy-Brid Lifts has introduced the new 19-foot PS-1930, which represents the company’s tallest scissor lift, and it meets new U.S. standards for aerial lifts scheduled to take effect in March. Along with extending to 19 feet, the PS-1930 is the lightest in its class, at less than 2,000 pounds. It also offers a class-leading platform […]
January 28, 2020
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Video: Volvo Excavator Prototypes Reveal Formidable Strength in Electric Development
Amid a flurry of electric construction equipment news to start 2021, Volvo has introduced two battery-electric excavator prototypes that are different in more ways than one. We dig into those excavators and Volvo's electric advantage in this video.
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2021 Fleet Technology Trend Report
The latest Fleet Trends Report shows that fleets continued to leverage technology to build resilience and improve their business performance.