NOVEMBER 2013

 

SCISSOR LIFTS

GENIE®
GS™-69rt
series

Rugged,
High Quality,
High Utilisation.

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Product Feature

AL™6 - series light tower

Genie responds to customer demand for a rugged lighting tower suita ble for work in the Australian mining sector with the launch of the Genie AL™6-SERIES light towers. The standard model is a 6000 watt model with a 9000 watt model variant.   > READ MORE 

Happy 40th to the Genie® Lift

Genie Lift Proudly Admits to Turning 40

Forty years ago, in 1973, designers were striving to produce a new material lift. Ultimately it was named the Genie Lift.  > READ MORE


Darwin the hub for top end expansion

With the rapid growth in demand for access equipment in the Northern Territory, the industry has grown to the extent that a number of national rental companies have moved into Darwin to have a local presence. 

 

Service support expands in Darwin

With more than 15 years of providing Genie equipment into Darwin, there are an estimated 300 Genie units already in the market. And the Genie fleet grows by the week as the market demands more equipment.

AAH TEAM BACKS GS™-69RT SCISSOR LIFTS

Despite the current year being one of the toughest experienced by Trent Hogan at Australian Access Hire (AAH), the company has continued to build ITS fleet, with the Genie® brand the mainstay of ITS 1000 unit Sydney based operation.

Genie Z-135 reaching high in South Australia

Construction is well underway on an extraordinary new building in Adelaide. The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute is expected to be completed by the end of this year, following a two-year build.  

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GENERAL MANAGER’S MESSAGE

Welcome to another edition of the Blue News, the magazine for Genie customers throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Report On The Asia Pacific Region

Although 2013 has been a challenging year for much of Asia Pacific, there are significant signs of improvement and considerable opportunity in many regions.

Survey enhances Genie customer service

Late in 2012, WE surveyed the Australasian customer base to evaluate how customers view the brand...

Adelaide Service expands

The level of customer support in the South Australian market has been boosted with the appointment of Nick Keith to the position of Field Service Technician.


CONEXPO 2014 - Are You Going?

By any measure the Conexpo Convention in the USA is big. This event, to be staged at Las Vegas in March 2014, brings together the biggest, latest and best from equipment manufacturers the world over.

NSW Industry Gathering at Westrac

The NSW branches of the Elevating Work Platform Association of Australia and the Telescopic Handler Association of Australia recently held a member get together at the Westrac facility at Tomago, near Newcastle. 

HIANZ Highlights

Market conditions in New Zealand continue to show steady growth, A trend which has been evident for the past three years. Local contractors are busy as Christchurch remains the focus of on-going re-construction work in commercial and civil works.

Terex Family Business

Prominent Melbourne company, Membrey’s Transport and Crane Hire used a Genie® S™-45 boom lift and two 20 tonne Terex® pick & carry (Franna) cranes to perform maintenance work on the hoppers at a fertiliser factory in Tyabb. 


Late Night Service Support

Every now and then we hear of a situation where a Genie team member has quietly gone well beyond the call of duty to help out a customer. Such is the recent situat ion involving James Millen of the Sydney branch. 

Ready Set-TFS

With a change in government following the Federal election, there is now renewed hope in many sectors that the economy is about to surge. Since January the mining sector has sta lled, but now there is genuine anticipation that a number of projects which had been placed on hold, will now move ahead. 

Meet the Service Managers and their team of technicians

Genie has an absolute commitment to providing industry leading technical support. This can only be achieved through a network of Service Managers strategically located throughout Australia.

Supporting the Service Managers and their team of technicians are three Technical Support people who assist customers with immediate telephone support.