Haulotte is the first manufacturer to become an IPAF sustaining member
The 'sustaining member' is a new category of IPAF membership for organisations that wish to emphasise commitment to the ongoing aim of promoting the safe and effective use of powered .....
Access Hire Middle East adds 73 JLG boom lifts to its fleet
Estimating an investment of 5,000 machines, Access Hire Middle East will deliver its integrated products and services to major projects in the construction and maintenance sector

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Equipment

Caterpillar upgrades logo with red hexagon and grille pattern to communicate premium look and feel
Oct 17, 2018
The Modern Hex design will appear on newly-manufactured Cat products in the near future as Caterpillar updates its whole product line by early 2020
Dubai RTA showcases autonomous taxi concept at GITEX 2018
The trial run of the vehicle will start towards the end of 2018 year at designated routes in Dubai Silicon Oasis

Operations

European manufacturers in the race to bring electric trucks to market
Oct 07, 2018
Practical trials of electric trucks from Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Renault, DAF and MAN for inner-city distribution and waste management are underway in Europe by fleet operators in preparation for mainstream adoption in 2019
Fleet management is also about preventive maintenance of parts
Hassanein Alwan, managing director, Mineral Circles Bearings, explains how fleet managers could increase the service life of automotive bearings in their commercial fleets

Finance

Global MEWP rental market booming, says IPAF market study
Aug 02, 2018
At the end of 2017, the worldwide rental MEWP fleet size reached an estimated 1.35 million units, compared to 1.25m estimated at end 2016
Stronger and lighter vehicle bodies can equate to profitability
Jul 29, 2018
Wear-resistant and high-strength steels (HSS) enable the development of lightweight and strong bodies, which translates into financial savings and less CO2 emissions, according to specialised steel company SSAB
Dubai Municipality to boost support for Truck Market traders
Jul 23, 2018
Dawood Al Hajiri, director general of Dubai Municipality interacted with traders to obtain their views and suggestions and find ways to enhance business