News Archive

In this section you will find an archive of older news articles about Niftylift, some of which have been supplied with kind permission from and KHL Group.

Movember's Team Nifty 2012 Line-up go Gangnam Style

Movember's Team Nifty 2012 Line-up go Gangnam Style

1st December 2012

During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands ...

Tom Robinson and Shane Martin of Lindum Plant with their first HR21 Hybrid AWD

Lindum Plant Orders Nifty HR17 and HR21 Hybrids

28th November 2012

As part of a new order for Niftylifts, Tom Robinson, Director of Lindum Plant and Shane Martin, ...

Ollie and Paul Doidge - Niftylift

Operation Owl - Niftylift Helps Re-Home Barn Owl

16th November 2012

While walking his dog, local man Paul Doidge (pictured) spotted what looked like a dead owl ...

3 Niftylift HR21s on 1 Flat Bed Truck

63 Metres of Niftylift on One Vehicle

15th November 2012

The photograph to the right (click to enlarge) shows three Niftylift Height Rider 21s (HR21) ...

Niftylift at BühnenWies'n 2012

Niftylift at BühnenWies'n 2012

15th November 2012

On the 5th and 6th of October Niftylift attended BühnenWies'n 2012 which was held in ...

Niftylift SD210 4x4x4

Customer Testimonial Video on the SD210 4x4x4 Self Drive Boom Lift

16th October 2012

This video was made by Bill Robinson of Cobra Tree Service in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He ...

Two Niftylift HR21 4x4's being transported on Smiths Equipment's Leyland DAF

Smiths Equipment Ltd transport two Niftylifts for the price of one

17th September 2012

The attached photograph shows Smiths Equipment's new Leyland DAF CF75.310, a 26 tonne flat bed ...

Clements Plant Niftylift Order

Clements Plant Places Its Largest Ever Order for Niftylifts

7th September 2012

At the recent Vertikal Days Exhibition at Haydock Park, Coventry based Clements Plant placed ...

Towcester Race Day - Niftylift

Niftylift Launches New Product at Towcester Race Day Event

15th May 2012

There was excitement all round as Niftylift revealed the brand new Heightrider 28 Hybrid (HR28) ...

HRIA 2012 Best New Product Award - Niftylift HR17 Hybrid 4x4

HR17 Hybrid 4x4 Wins Hire & Rental Industry Association Award

4th May 2012

Niftylift is pleased to announce that the HR17 Hybrid 4x4 has just won the 'Best New Product of ...

HRH Prince Andrew in discussion with Niftylift Directors during the Milton Keynes factory tour

HRH Prince Andrew The Duke of York Visits Niftylift

29th March 2012

On the 28th March 2012, His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, The Duke of York visited the ...

Niftylift HR17N - Bella Access

Bella Access Adds to its Growing fleet of Niftylifts

20th February 2012

(Pictured) Jason Dalmas, MD and part owner (with Gary Smith) of Bella Access, takes a well ...

Niftylift HR21 Hybrid and HR12 4x4 outside Platform Hire Ltd's Droitwich Depot

Platform Hire Receives Another Delivery of Niftylift Work Platforms

17th February 2012

Droitwich based rental company Platform Hire Ltd have just received the latest addition to their ...

Plosiny Rybacek Opens New Service Centre in Czech Republic

27th January 2012

Czech based, Plosiny Rybacek s.r.o. is pleased to announce that it has recently expanded its ...

Niftylift Exhibitions and Events

Niftylift Exhibitions and Events Diary Page Added to Website

18th January 2012

To make it easy for site visitors to get information on the various exhibitions and events at ...

Team Nifty Mo Bros 2011

Team Nifty Mo Bros Thank You for your Donations

16th December 2011

The Mo Bros of Team Nifty have good reason to celebrate this December having raised more than ...

Gold and Platinum Award Winning Team from Denbigh School

Niftylift - Denbigh Partnership Awarded Platinum for Sixth Straight Year

2nd December 2011

Milton Keynes based Denbigh School in partnership with Niftylift is celebrating achieving Gold ...

Niftylift Movember - Team Nifty

Niftylift Supports Movember

25th November 2011

During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands ...

HR17 Hybrid Operating & Safety Manual

Downloading Operating & Safety Manuals Just Got Easier

18th October 2011

To make accessing Niftylift Operating and Safety Manuals (including short-form instructions*) ...

Niftylift SD120T from Mark 1 Hire at The Round House

Light on its Feet, the SD120T Steps up to the Mark

15th September 2011

The Round House, in Havering-atte-Bower, Essex, England, is a three storey Grade II listed late ...

HR15 4x4 Satellite Installation - 1

HR15 4x4 Makes Awkward Installation Possible

1st September 2011

Contractors on a construction site in Milton Keynes were scratching their heads while trying to ...

Niftylift to exhibit at Apex 2011

Niftylift to Exhibit at Apex 2011

13th July 2011

Niftylift is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Apex 2011 which is to be held at ...

Niftylift at Vertikal Days 2011

Niftylift to Exhibit at Vertikal Days 2011

13th June 2011

Niftylift is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at Vertikal Days 2011 which is to be ...

Niftylift Launches French Website

Niftylift Launches French Website

18th May 2011

Niftylift is pleased to announce the launch of its French website (Niftylift FR). The new ...

Niftylift Launches Spanish Website

Niftylift Launches Spanish Website

10th March 2011

Niftylift is pleased to announce the launch of its Spanish website (Niftylift ES). The new ...

IPAF Training Course Saved by Nifty Service

IPAF Training Course Saved by Nifty Service Support

4th March 2011

It's not that often that someone takes the time to write and tell others about a very positive ...

Niftylift appoints Belaruslift as dealer

Niftylift Appoints Belaruslift as Dealer

3rd March 2011

OOO "TPC", who also trades as Belaruslift, has placed a further order for Niftylift work ...

Niftylift Exhibiting at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Niftylift Exhibiting at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2011 in USA

1st March 2011

Niftylift will be exhibiting at CONEXPO-CON/AGG which is to be held at the Las Vegas Convention ...

Niftylift HR12N & HR15N - Bella Access

Bella Access buys Niftylifts

17th February 2011

Brand new powered access specialist, Bella Access, get off to a great start with a fleet of new ...

Niftylift USA at The Rental Show 2011

Niftylift at The Rental Show 2011 in USA

17th February 2011

Niftylift will be exhibiting at American Rental Association's (ARA) Rental Show which is to be ...

Niftylift is now on facebook & twitter

Niftylift available through Social Media

28th January 2011

Niftylift is now on facebook and twitter, so if social media is your thing why not come and join ...

Nifty Appoints Modern (Singapore) as Dealer

26th January 2011

Niftylift is pleased to announce that Modern (Singapore) has been officially appointed as its ...

Niftylift Shortlisted EHS Innovation Zone Award

Niftylift Shortlisted for Innovation Award at EHS

25th January 2011

Niftylift has been shortlisted for the 2011 Executive Hire Show award for Innovation. Our entire ...

Nifty Hybrid Technology

Nifty Hybrid Technology Article Added

19th January 2011

To provide visitors to the Niftylift website with more information on Niftylift's revolutionary ...

Niftrylift at Executive Hire Show

Niftylift to Exhibit at EHS 2011

9th January 2011

Niftylift is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at EHS (Executive Hire Show) 2011. The ...

LLEAP Awards - SiOPS & HR21 Hybrid AWD

Platinum & Silver for Niftylift at LLEAP

8th November 2010

Nifty SiOPS™ (Sustained Involuntary Operation Prevention System) has won the prestigious ...

Premier Platforms - HR21 Hybrid AWD

Premier Platforms buys Niftylifts

5th November 2010

Premier Platforms may well be a new name to the access industry but many of us will know the ...

Shortform Operating Instructions

Shortform Instructions Now Available

11th October 2010

As part of an ongoing commitment to its customers, Niftylift is now providing Shortform ...

Niftylift - IMHX Logo

Niftylift to Exhibit at IMHX 2010

7th September 2010

Niftylift is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at IMHX (International Materials Handling ...

Niftylift Marketing Download

Marketing Downloads

1st September 2010

The Marketing Downloads Section has Moved. In order to better assist Niftylift customers, the ...

Niftylift Launches German Website

Niftylift Launches German Website

18th August 2010

Niftylift is pleased to announce the launch of its German website (Niftylift DE). The new ...

SD120T Self Drive Work Platform - GT Access

GT Access buys Nifty SD120T

12th August 2010

UK based GT Access has taken delivery of the new SD120T from Niftylift. The SD120T self drive ...

HR21 Hybrid AWD - John Keely - Richard Miller

Lavendon orders HR21 Hybrid AWDs

27th July 2010

Lavendon Access Services has re-affirmed its commitment to setting the highest standards for ...

Your Pics - HR15N Boom Lift - Tate Modern

New 'Your Pics' section added to 'About Us'

26th July 2010

A new 'just for fun' page called Your Pics has been added to the About Us page. This new section ...

HR12N Self Propelled Boom Lifts - Boels

Boels orders 100 Niftylifts

20th July 2010

Netherlands based rental company Boels Verhuur B.V has placed an order with Niftylift for 100 ...

Manlift Hire - HR21 Hybrid AWD

Manlift Hire Take First HR21 Hybrid AWD

15th July 2010

As part of new order for Niftylift, Ken Mathews, Managing Director and part of the family that ...

HR12 Hybrid AWD Sale - Vertikal Days

Niftylift at Vertikal Days

29th June 2010

Niftylift has enjoyed another successful appearance at the recent Vertikal Days exhibition. ...

GT Access - HR21 Hybrid

GT Access Buys First HR21 Hybrid

4th June 2010

As part of a large order for Niftylift, Jonathan Till, Managing Director and owner of UK based ...

HR17 Hybrid 4x4 at Towcester Race Course

HR17 Hybrid 4x4 Launched

15th May 2010

Milton Keynes based work platform manufacturer, Niftylift, recently hosted the launch of the ...

SiOPS and Toughcage win HRIA Award

SiOPS and ToughCage win HRIA Award

11th May 2010

Niftylift has won the 'Best New Product' award from Australia's Hire & Rental Industry ...

IAPA award winners

SiOPS Wins IAPA Safety Award

26th March 2010

Niftylift has received the award for "Contribution to Safe Working at Height - Manufacturer" at ...

Awards for powered access winners

Access award winners announced in London

26th March 2010

Lavendon Access Services, the three founders of Genie Industries and small rental and training ...

John Ball hands over the president's chain to Steve Shaughnessy

IPAF has a new president

26th March 2010

Steve Shaughnessy of Skyjack took over from John Ball as IPAF president today at the AGM and ...

UK Tool joins Alliance

25th February 2010

UK Tool Hire of Ilkeston, on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border has joined the recently ...

ATN Piaf 810

Powerlift takes on ATN range

4th February 2010

UK access platform distributor Powerlift was showing an ATN Piaf 810 tracked, vertical mast ...


Niftylift makes IAPA Shortlist

3rd February 2010

Niftylift has been shortlisted for the 2010 International Powered Access Awards (IAPA). The ...

The rental show

Niftylift is exhibiting at The Rental Show

2nd February 2010

will be exhibiting at American Rental Association's (ARA) Rental Show which is to be held in ...

The two new booms outside of Siegl's headquarters

Siegl buys first Niftys

28th January 2010

Josef Siegel, the Karlsfeld, Munich based aerial lift and fork truck specialist has purchased ...

The IAPA award judges

IAPA access awards shortlists announced

21st January 2010

The shortlists for the International Powered Access Awards (IAPA) have been published following ...

Man stands in the middle of the roof without a care in the world while risking a

London Death Wish

19th January 2010

A reader from London sent us a note yesterday after two men arrived at the building opposite his ...

Malcolm Bowers

Bowers re-elected to chair Access Link

15th December 2009

The winter meeting of the Access Link, the UK association of independently owned regional rental ...

Gautam's Malay Shah with one of the company's Niftylift booms

Gautam sees Indian potential

3rd December 2009

Mumbai-based powered access renter Gautam plans to expand its modest fleet to cater for growing ...

Bryan Chew general manager of Modern Singapore (left) Jim Craddock international

Nifty reaches out to Far and Middle East

27th November 2009

UK access platform manufacturer, Niftylift is extending its reach into the Far and Middle East ...

Niftylift appoints new dealer in Qatar

18th November 2009

UK based aerial lift manufacturer Niftylift, has appointed Dutest Qatar as its distributor in ...

Nifty appoints GET

11th November 2009

Niftylift has appointed Gulf Equipment & Technology, as its exclusive distributor for ...

SAIE 2009

Aequimast takes on Niftylift in Italy

10th November 2009

Aequimast Italia, the Italian aerial platform dealer that last year became representative for ...

Nifty appoints Aequimast in Italy

27th October 2009

UK based aerial lift producer Niftylift, has appointed Turin based Aequimast as its distributor ...

One of Hird's new Niftylift HR12 4X4

Hird adds Niftylifts

13th October 2009

Hull, UK based crane and access sales and rental specialist Peter Hird & Sons has added a ...

The new four-wheel driver version of Nifty's Height Rider 12

Niftylift's 4-wheel drive Height Rider 12 adds flexibility

12th October 2009

UK rental company Peter Hird & Sons, based in Hull has recently added a Niftylift Height ...


Nifty launches SiOPS

9th September 2009

Niftylift, the UK based boom lift manufacturer, has launched a safety system called SiOPS - to ...

Introducing SiOPS

8th September 2009

SiOPS™ is the next generation in operator safety. Mobile Elevating Work Platforms offer a ...

Niftylift's first "true" bi-energy hybrid HR21 Hybrid AWD

Nifty lets developments speak for themselves

30th June 2009

UK manufacturer Niftylift chose the Vertikal Days exhibition to casually unveil five new ...

Vertikal Days exhibition

Positive vibe at Vertikal Days

30th June 2009

If it is true that the sun shines upon the righteous, then the UK access industry must have been ...

Tim Ward concludes the deal with Jason Seddon and Adam Blair of Aerial Platforms

Last sale at Vertikal Days

27th June 2009

As Vertikal Days 2009 closed on Thursday evening and most exhibitors started the mad rush to ...

New premises for Goodall

15th June 2009

Jim Goodall Rental & Sales of Naples Florida has moved into new premises in neighboring Fort ...

Winners at the second European Rental Awards

European Rental Awards: winners & shortlisted companies

29th May 2009

The European Rental Awards were held at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, UK, on 26 May as part ...

Niftylift HR 15s

Nifty fits the niche

20th May 2009

Traction Equipment of Stafford, UK, has found that, even in these challenging times, some niche ...

Matt Bloomer of Traction Equipment with one of his Nifty HR15n

Nifty Traction

20th May 2009

Traction Equipment of Stafford, UK, has added a number of additional Nifty HR15n articulated ...

Niftylift at SED

6th May 2009

Niftylift is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting on stand 164, avenue 'L' at SED 2009. ...

Job Access programme

IPAF promotes access to students

15th April 2009

IPAF (the International Powered Access Federation) is inviting young people to learn about the ...

Jim Craddock of Niftylift and Azhar Hanfi of Abahsain Heavy Equipment sea

Niftylift formalises dealership in Saudi Arabia

19th March 2009

Niftylift, one of AL Laith's suppliers, has expanded its influence in the Middle East by forging ...

Release of Hemel Two

10th March 2009

The two aerial lifts stranded on a roundabout in Hemel Hempstead, UK, have been liberated. We ...

Niftylift's new levelling boom

Niftylift launches levelling articulated boom

9th March 2009

Niftylift used The Rental Show to introduce a new articulated boom with hydraulic outriggers. ...

The lift on the island

Nifty on ice

27th February 2009

Urban Access the UK based aerial lift company from Bournemouth, Dorset, has supplied and ...

AL Laith has sold a number of Niftylift machines to Dubai airport.

Dubai airport invests in platforms from AL Laith

4th February 2009

AL Laith Scaffolding LLC, Dubai, has recently supplied a large number of aerial work platforms ...

One of Eurotank's Niftylift 90s alongside a typical tank vent pipe

Award for gas sensitive lift

30th January 2009

Eurotank Environmental has won the 2008 Health and Safety award at the Association of Petroleum ...

At the hand over

More Niftys for Gjaltema

27th January 2009

Dutch rental company Gjaltema has purchased five more Niftylift boom lifts as part of a fleet ...

A few of the 120T trailer lifts ready for delivery

190 Niftys to Boels

4th December 2008

Eurosupply, the Niftylift distributor for Holland has completed delivery of an order for 190 ...


Industrial Access at ROMEXPO exhibition

22nd October 2008

Industrial Access, with its HQ in Bucharest, Romania recently participated in the Bucharest, ...

Lifto Centre Stand

'Lifto Center' win Gold award

21st October 2008

Lifto Center, the new trading name for Destination Bulgaria Ltd, based in Plovdiv, scooped the ...

Niftylift appoints Lifto Center as its Bulgarian representative

Niftylift appoints Lifto Center in Bulgaria

21st October 2008

At the recent Plovdiv Exhibition in Bulgaria Stefan Cankov, managing director of Lifto Center ...

The Lifto Center stand

Nifty moves into Bulgaria

21st October 2008

Nifty Lift has appointed Destination Bulgaria Ltd, now trading as Lifto Center, as its ...

City Lift's new Nifty 210SD

First Nifty 210SD in Denmark

20th October 2008

City Lift, the Tastrup, Denmark based Niftylift and Skyjack dealer has taken delivery of the ...

Jiri Karlik (left), director and Pavel Spacek, sales manager for Trasek TS

New Czech dealer for Niftylift

1st October 2008

Niftylift in the UK has named Trasek TS in Havlickuv Brod as its dealer in the Czech Republic. ...

Part Exchange

18th September 2008

Did you know? We have new options available for the most popular Nifty products. These ...

Storent SIA, based in Riga, Latvia, has just confirmed an order of 20 Niftylift

Niftylift makes inroads into developing markets

9th September 2008

Andris Bisnieks, chairman of the newly formed rental company Storent SIA, based in Riga, Latvia, ...

IPAF sub-group, led by Roger Bowden of Niftylift

IPAF launches access recruitment drive at APEX

29th August 2008

One of the highlights of the show will be the launch of a new International Powered Access ...

Niftylift makes inroads into Eastern Europe

23rd June 2008

UK Manufacturer, Niftylift, has recently acquired full Russian product certification and ...

Finnish rental company, Leinolift, takes delivery of its first Niftylift N210

Nifty takes centre stage at Leinolift's open day

17th June 2008

Centre stage at Leinolift Oy's open day was a newly delivered Niftylift N210 21m trailer mounted ...

Paul Johnson, owner and manager of new UK rental company

New UK hire company enters the access market

17th June 2008

A new access rental company has opened in the UK. Upward Powered Access is based near Oxford ...

Access Days

1st April 2008

Although Access Days, on the 14th and 15th of May, has fewer exhibitors - Niftylift, Skyjack, ...

Niftylift invests in Australasia

1st April 2008

Niftylift has invested further in the Australian and New Zealand market by opening a purpose ...

Clements' trailer fleet includes Niftylift's largest towable unit, the Nifty 210

There is still a market for trailer-mounts

1st November 2007

"I thought the market for trailers was dead," says James Longstaff, managing director of ...

Niftylift Height Rider 12 helping Rek

Facelift supplies Niftylift Height Rider to Rek

1st October 2007

UK-based Facelift has supplied a Niftylift Height Rider 12 (4x4) platform to Brighton, UK-based ...

Pictured at Bauma is Jon Geir

Mest orders NiftyLift machines

1st June 2007

Jon Geir Sigurbjornsson, product manager with Mest of Iceland, on the Niftylift stand. Mest, ...

AWPT welcomes ANSI standard

1st June 2007

Aerial Work Platform Training (AWPT), IPAF's North American subsidiary, welcomes the new ...

A Niftylift boom at last year's Access Days show

AccessDays 2007

1st April 2007

The Niftylift-organised Access Days event, held at the Kingfisher Golf and Country Club, ...

Ability to travel through narrow openings and work on uneven terrain

On four legs

1st October 2006

Narrow tracked or wheeled units with outriggers may still represent something of a niche access ...


Niftylift at the Access Daze event

1st June 2006

This special 'Construction' version of the HR18 was shown by Niftylift at the Access Daze event ...

Niftylift's 21 m working height HR21 weighs just over 6 t.

Light on its feet

1st April 2006

Andrew Fishburn, sales and marketing director at UK access rental company Wizard Workspace ...

Niftylift V130 telescopic boom fitted to a Mercedes-Benz Unimog U3000

What A Nifty Mercedes

1st January 2006

PJ Allan Sales & Service in Leicestershire, UK, has fitted a Niftylift V130 telescopic boom ...

Van Oosten To Run Niftylift Germany

1st June 2005

Mr van Oosten-who knows Niftylift from his time with its Netherlands dealer, Eurosupply-will ...

Niftylift's new 150T trailer mount

Access Daze

1st April 2005

As in the last two years, Niftylift, Skyjack and several other access suppliers will hold their ...