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Skyjack Mast Lifts Transform Displays in London Auction House Galleries

Two Skyjack SJ 16 self-propelled vertical mast lifts help to prepare lighting displays in the galleries of the Bonhams auction house in London, home to a wire range of priceless objects.

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Decades Old Truck Crane Still Works 1,500 Hours Per Year

Patrick Lansu, owner of Colorado Crane Inc., still puts his company's 33-year- old Link-Belt HC-218A lattice-boom truck crane to work consistently.

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Webinar on Powered Access Standards Scheduled for Aug. 7

The SAF-T Conference Webinar Series will return in August with its second presentation focused on jobsite and aerial lift safety, standards and regulations. The session, "Proposed Updates to ANSI and CSA Aerial Work Platform Standards," will take place, Thurs., Aug. 7 at 2 pm EST.

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Higher Education from United Rentals

The United Academy training platform from United Rentals redefines eLearning by using new content and engaging games in which students must complete multiple levels to pass key learning objectives.

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Proud to Earn a PAL Card

I’m proud to recently have earned a PAL card, verifying that I’ve been trained to operate scissor and boom lifts safely. I’m not likely to work in an aerial lift often, but I will get the chance to run one in order to evaluate how it operates, position it for an event, or reach a work site while researching an article. Even though I’ll use a computer keyboard several thousand times more than a lift’s controls, it’s vital I know how to use a lift safely when I get the chance.
 
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