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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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Rising Above the Challenges

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.

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Implications of the New ANSI/CSA Standards: A Manufacturer’s Perspective

From a manufacturer’s perspective, here’s what your rental store, and your customers, needs to know about the new ANSI and CSA standards to be introduced soon.

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Aerial Pros Minute: What Makes a Hybrid?

Learn more about what makes a hybrid in this Aerial Pros Minute.

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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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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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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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Genie Safety Minute: Returning Damaged Machines to Service

Genie Safety Minute is intended to facilitate health and safety discussions on the job site.

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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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BIM Makes Jobsite Planning and Construction Easier, More Efficient and More Profitable

Savvy contractors are now using BIM (Building Information Modeling) files to preplan equipment needs for upcoming projects.

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Aerial Pros Minute: Genie® Lift Tools™ Access Deck

Learn more about the Genie® Lift Tools™ Access Deck in this Aerial Pros Minute.

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Aerial Equipment 101: What Is an Aerial Work Platform?

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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Aerial Pros Minute: Exiting a Boom Platform at Height

Learn more about exiting a boom platform at height in this Aerial Pros Minute.

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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, it will drive alignment with ISO standards, which impacts the way aerial access equipment is designed, manufactured, maintained and operated globally.

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Aerial Equipment 101: What Is a Telehandler?

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

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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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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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Aerial Pros Minute: How to Choose the Right Material Lift

Learn more about how to choose the right material lift in this Aerial Pros Minute.

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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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