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  • JLG H800AJ

    80ft Hybrid Boom Lift From JLG

    April 25th 2017
    JLG has unveiled a new 80ft true Hybrid articulated boom lift, the H800AJ which will be available worldwide late 2017. In diesel mode the engine powers the pumps and the ‘generator’. When extra power is required for steep inclines or heavy mud etc… the electric motor kicks in and adds the...
  • Skyjack SJ85

    Skyjack Unveil Their Largest Cherry Picker

    March 22nd 2017
    Skyjack have unveiled its very latest addition to its line-up of boom lifts. The Skyjack SJ85 AJ articulating boom lift has a working height of 91 feet, a horizontal outreach of 56 feet and an up-and-over clearance of 34 feet. Skyjack's Largest Boom Lift The SJ85 will be the largest of Skyjack's...
  • Genie Guard Contact System

    Genie Introduces New Lift Guard Contact System

    February 13th 2017
    The Genie Lift Guard Contact Alarm system offers a contemporary that can provide additional operator protection. Engineered as an electronic secondary guarding system, the alarm is designed to activate and alert others that an operator may need some assistance. This brand new accessory is now...
  • PASMA Training Course

    PASMA Training Course

    January 4th 2017
    Here at Platform Sales & Hire Ltd, we provide a comprehensive PASMA training course to ensure your employees operate safely when working at height. PASMA stands for Prefabricated Access Suppliers' & Manufacturers' Association. The course focuses on educating users on the legislation,...
  • Platform Sales - Aviation Order

    Aviation order for Platform Sales & Hire

    November 7th 2016
    We are just supplying a large order for refurbished access equipment to a major European airline, the 10 machines comprise of 8 refurbished GS1932s and 2 Z45-25J bi-energy booms. The ten machines have been completely refurbished at our Newton Longville engineering shop, the refurbishment included...
  • Access Platforms

    Access Platforms across Herts, Beds and Bucks

    August 25th 2016
    For over a decade here at Platform Sales we have been suppling brand new, used and rental access equipment to companies across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire as well as further afield. From our two locations in Milton Keynes and Birmingham, we offer a huge selection of access...
  • Haulotte Optimum 8 Scissor Lift

    New Electric Scissor Lift for Enhanced Mobility

    August 8th 2016
    The all new Haulotte Optimum 8 electric scissor lift offers enhanced manoeuvrability and a 230kg lift capacity. With a speed of 5 km/h, a 1.5m turning radius and integrated safety features, its asynchronous AC motors offer smooth precision movements. The Haulotte Optimum 8 The Optimum 8 has compact...
  • JLG Boom Lifts for Platform Sales

    JLG Boom Lifts for Platform Sales

    July 18th 2016
    We are proud to announce that we have just purchased two brand new 60ft JLG M600JP telescopic boom lifts to add to our ever-growing cherry picker range. The JLG M600JP The M600JP is one of the largest electric drive booms in the industry and offers up to 20 metres in working heights. The boom lift...
  • Niftylift Supports Armed Forces Day

    Niftylift Supports Armed Forces Day

    June 30th 2016
    UK aerial work platform manufacturer Niftylift has supported the UK’s new ‘Armed Forces Day’. On Saturday, members of staff at Niftylift’s Milton Keynes and Hoyland facilities gathered in remembrance and support of past and current servicemen and women. The day is also an opportunity for civilians...
  • Haulotte platforms for high speed rail

    Haulotte Platforms For High Speed Rail

    June 6th 2016
    Over the past few months several Haulotte scissor lifts have been supplied to the high speed railway being built in Ankara, Turkey. A variety of Haulotte lifts have been used on the site including the H15SX and H18SX diesel scissor lifts, HA18SOX articulated boom and 43m capable H43TPX telescopic...
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