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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Designing in 3-D

As more firms are designing in 3-D, we are receiving an increase in demand from architects and our customers for Genie® BIM files.

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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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Why BIM?

“We think of BIM as a beginning-to-end concept,” says Josh Lyons, architect for The Thrasher Group, an architecture, engineering and field services company, headquartered in Bridgeport, West Virginia, US.

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Recommending the Right MEWP

In today’s competitive market, we, at Genie, know that it is more important than ever for you to establish and earn your rental customers’ respect as a trusted advisor.

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MEWPs vs. Scaffolding

Prior to the introduction of mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) in the 1970s, construction industry professionals relied almost exclusively on ladders and scaffolding to access major work at height projects.

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BIM Provides a Digital, Dynamic Representation of Jobsites

Technology is changing the way the world does business.

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Power of Data

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

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Excellent Below-level Reach For A Challenging Task In Martinique

Part of the road, and in particular a series of tight bends leading to Grand'Rivière, a small, isolated fishing village located at the north of Martinique on the foothills of Mount Pelée, was in urgent need of reinforcement.

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Genie® Service Solutions: Taking Support to the Next Level

Over the past few years, it has become increasing difficult for rental companies to find engineers and service technicians with the right experience.

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New Energy Technologies: The Power to Build the Future

‘Building the future’ has been in the DNA of Genie since the brand was created 50 years ago.

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Genie® Lift Connect™ Telematics Programme

Focusing on providing actionable information, flexibility and transparency, the new Genie® Lift Connect™ programme marks a significant evolution in the Genie telematics journey.

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Fall Arrest Bar on Genie® Booms: What You Need to Know

For more than 50 years, Genie has successively brought to market solutions that focus on operator safety.

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