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Tips for Using the Genie® Smart Link™ Dual Zone Controls

Soon, all Genie® GS™ scissor lifts and GR™, QS™ & GRC vertical mast lifts will be manufactured in compliance with applicable national standards adopted by each country, which drive differences to machine design and use due to standards requirements for side force, chassis tilt, wind rating, platform load sensing and various other specifications and stability considerations.

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Benefits of Preventive Maintenance for MEWP Rental Fleets

As is the case with all equipment, mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) require regular, preventive maintenance to maintain peak performance. Ensuring a MEWP gets the maintenance it needs is not only important to safety, but to performance as well.

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Huge Expansion project at Kaz Minerals Copper Mine, Kazakhstan

Battalion of 18 Genie® boom lifts assist in steel construction assembly in extreme conditions.

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Guidelines for Safe Transportation of Your Genie® MEWP

As use of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) across different industries and applications continues to grow, understanding how to safely load and transport your Genie® MEWP is essential for safety, as well as to protect your investment.

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Developing Hybrid and Electric-Powered MEWPs for Global Use

In response to increasingly stringent emissions and noise regulations, demand for hybrid- and electric-powered mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) is growing worldwide.

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Plan Ahead: Have the Right Parts on Hand to Minimize Downtime

Throughout the life of your Genie® equipment, and especially as your fleet ages, performing scheduled and preventative maintenance can minimize the risk of unforeseen repairs and breakdowns.

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Daily To Do’s: Perform a workplace inspection

Performing a workplace inspection is a crucial part of safe work practices before operating any aerial work platform equipment.

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Aerial Equipment Safety and Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, many in the aerial access industry, which includes several types of equipment including mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and telehandlers, are raising questions about the safest way to train operators, provide practical evaluations and disinfect their equipment between use or rentals.

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Daily To Do’s: Perform function tests on Genie® MEWPs

Performing function tests is a crucial part of safe work practices before operating any mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) because function tests are designed to discover malfunctions before the MEWP is put into service.

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Lights, Camera, Action! Aerial Equipment for the Entertainment Industry

From auto racing to amusement parks and movie sets, aerial equipment applications reach beyond the more typical construction and maintenance settings.

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The Right Boom Lift Option for Any Jobsite Need

Every jobsite has its unique challenges and requirements; there is a lot of variety in the type of work that end-users are doing.

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Characteristics of the Genie® Stage V Engine Solution

When Stage V engine standards took effect as of January 1st, 2019, it impacted the majority of Genie® machines, including GTH™ telehandlers, higher horsepower S® and Z® boom lifts and GS™ rough-terrain scissor lifts.

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Recommendations for Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 on Aerial Jobsites

The first, and number one, goal of all aerial jobsites should be to provide a safe and productive work environment for workers and equipment.

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Understanding the New European Stage V Emissions Standards

Over the past two decades, the European Union (EU) has adopted a series of seven directives to address exhaust emissions for engines used in non-road equipment like telehandlers, boom lifts and scissor lifts.

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Daily To Do’s: Perform Pre-Operation Inspections on Genie® MEWPs

A pre-operation inspection is a visual inspection of a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) performed by the operator prior to each work shift.

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Maintaining Aerial Equipment’s Hybrid Systems

The idea and purpose of hybrid machines have not really changed since their introduction, but the execution of these machines has evolved significantly along with the technology that powers them.

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How Wind Rating Requirements Impact Scissor Lift Design and Safe Use

Industry standards governing the design, use and manufacture of any aerial product will require periodic reviews, as new technologies and best practices enter the market.

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How It Works: The Genie® FE Hybrid Technology

Power systems for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) continue to evolve, just like the machines they drive.

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Tips for Engaging with Colleagues and Customers When Face-to-Face Meetings Aren’t Possible

There is no substitute for a face-to-face communication. But, getting together in person isn’t always possible, particularly right now as cities, states and countries are asking people to stay at home.

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Keeping Your Data Secure

In today’s technology-driven economy, data provides many benefits to equipment manufacturers and rental stores, as well as their customers — there is real value in exploring it, using it and sharing it.

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Aerial Equipment 101: What Is a Material Lift?

Material lifts are portable aerial work platforms that offer affordable solutions for lifting, positioning and installing materials.

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Using MEWPs in Different Markets and Applications

Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are used in a variety of work environments.

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Top 5 Tips for Using Telematics to Maintain a MEWP Fleet

Increased market competition and competitive rental rates are significant challenges for rental companies.

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What Is a Push-Around?

Aerial work platforms — or AWPs, as they are more commonly known — are economical, portable models that lift one or two workers.

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Robust Hybrid Technology: A “Must Have” in Today’s Rental Fleets

Responding to worldwide demand for high-performance yet environment friendly aerial access equipment, and to increasingly stringent emissions and noise regulations, particularly in European markets, hybrid technology today, especially in rental equipment fleets, must be able to perform a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications, increasing utilization rate for rental businesses and decreasing cost of operation for end users.

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It’s Time to Embrace Telematics — Here’s Why

From reading about it in countless articles within trade magazines to conversations with peers, it’s easy to understand that telematics can bring a lot of benefits to rental businesses.

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Stepping up on Safety in challenging Netting Application in Scotland

For scale, no show in Scotland can rival the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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Telematics and the Data Sharing Economy

As the construction industry continues to modernize its business operation, telematics technology is now being widely adopted and more commonly used in the aerial rental market.

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Changes to Genie® Scissor Lifts and Vertical Mast Lifts You Need to Know About

When the new ANSI A92 (United States) and CSA B354 (Canada) standards go into effect, they will drive alignment with ISO standards, which impacts the way aerial access equipment is designed, manufactured, maintained and operated globally.

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What Is a Telehandler?

Telehandlers are multi-purpose machines that lift, move and place material.

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What Is a Scissor Lift?

Scissor lifts are a classification of manlift often found in construction and facility maintenance applications designed to elevate workers and their tools to working heights ranging from 5.9 m (19 ft) to 17.9 (59 ft).

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Green Access Solutions: Rising to Meet Today’s Environmental Challenges

Around the globe, capital cities and large provincial towns are going greener.

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Advantages of Dual-Zone Operation on Genie® Scissor Lifts

As aerial industry standards continue to become more closely aligned worldwide, manufacturers like Genie, who produce scissor lifts (a classification of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) named for their lifting mechanism design — a stack of crossed tubes that work in a scissor-like fashion when the platform is raised and lowered) for global markets are taking a closer look at how requirements in these standards impact machine design and safe use.

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Common Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Terms

It pays to be an expert in the equipment industry.

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How Machine Data Influences MEWP Maintenance and Service

When looking at a machine’s service and repair from that perspective, downtime costs a rental business big time.

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A Glossary of Common Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Terms

Safety is always job one on aerial worksites.

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