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 mining it, using it and sharing it.
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.
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.
Power systems for mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) continue to evolve, just like the machines they drive.
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.
Constructing the new 420,000 ft2 Terex Utilities facility in Watertown, S.D., was supposed to be a straight-forward, uneventful construction process for McGough Construction of Fargo, N.D.
Technology is changing the way the world does business.
Material lifts are portable aerial work platforms that offer affordable solutions for lifting, positioning and installing materials.
Mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) are used in a variety of work environments.
Savvy contractors are now using BIM (Building Information Modeling) files to preplan equipment needs for upcoming projects.
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Increased market competition and competitive rental rates are significant challenges for rental companies.
Telehandlers are multi-purpose machines that lift, move and place material.
For scale, no show in Scotland can rival the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
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.
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.
Around the globe, capital cities and large provincial towns are going greener.
Mobile elevating work platforms, or MEWPs, come in a variety of sizes and options.
At Genie, we receive calls on a regular basis from jobsite supervisors and contractors regarding operators wanting to use homemade attachments on mobile elevated work platforms (MEWPs) and/or using MEWPs to lift materials in a manner that is not consistent with the designed purpose of these type of machines.
Worldwide, and in Europe in particular, regulations regarding CO2 emissions and noise are becoming much stricter.
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