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MEC's New 60' Boom Lift can be Diesel, Electric, or Hybrid.

MEC Aerial Work Platforms, Kerman, Calif., has unveiled a brand-new 60-ft. boom lift that offers up to 750-lb. capacity, 60-ft.

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December Webinar Looks to Simulators for Assessing and Building Operator Skills

Today's training organizations and equipment operators are getting real results with simulation-based training. Learn from industry professionals on how to use simulators to assess and build skills.

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Genie's New 6,000-lb. Telehandler Aims to Lift Performance and ROI.

Genie has introduced the GTH-636, an all-new 6,000-lb.-capacity telehandler that delivers full-sized performance in a compact machine at a competitive price.

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November Webinar Explains Jobsite Safety Game Development

In this session, a product designer for Serious Labs will review the development of its jobsite safety orientation game, Life Rules.

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Editors Enjoy New JLG Training Center

I relish the chance to run equipment, so when I was one of more than 30 editors that JLG invited to experience a day at its newly expanded and improved customer training center in McConnellsburg, Pa., I accepted eagerly.
 
JLG’s invitation promised a tour of its training center; the chance to run a scissor lift, a boom lift, and a telehandler on the center’s proving ground; and a chance to ride up 185 ft. in the JLG 1850SJ, the world’s tallest self-propelled boom lift. Who wouldn’t want to go?
 
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