Altec Articles

No matter the weather, Altec is here to support

Australia’s climate is truly unique – ranging from tropical conditions up north, desert landscapes in the centre and sometimes Antarctic conditions in the south, utilities and contractors have to be prepared for anything. When vegetation is left unchecked, it can result in disruption and damage and can even isolate communities. Altec provides solutions that help […]

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Altec Expands Rental Fleet to Meet Demands of Australian Market

Recent delays in global supply chains and a regular occurrence of disasters have resulted in a significant increase in enquiries and demand for rental units. Because Altec is committed to supporting the Australian market in these difficult times, we are expanding our rental fleet to meet the needs of our customers in the utility, telecom, […]

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Is June 30 EOFY for Your Business? Don’t Leave Money Behind

Time is running out to take advantage of tax incentives offered by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). We’re also getting very close to the end of the 2020/21 financial year, so here is your reminder to make the most of what budget you may have left over. If you are considering purchasing new assets and […]

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Altec’s AT46P Takes EWP Safety to New Heights

Altec is excited to announce the release of the AT46P. The newest Elevated Work Platform (EWP) in Altec’s product line features increased unit capacities as well as advanced safety features. The unit was designed specifically for the Australian market with the help of leading utility and vegetation management companies across the country. The AT46P is […]

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Introducing Altec’s Load Management System

Whether you’re an operator or depot manager, overseeing the safe and efficient operationand maintenance of elevated work platforms (EWP) is a top priority. Using a quality load management system can help you avoid overload incidents, extend the equipment’s life, and reduce maintenance costs. Altec’s Load Management System actively monitors EWP load capacity with a reliable […]

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Supporting the New Needs of the Arboriculture Market

It is clear that 2020 shaped up to be a year like no other with demands placed on all of us and Australians showing incredible resilience. The arboriculture sector in particular has been impacted, with crews having to work in smaller numbers while being asked to increase their efficiency and operate under strict hygiene protocols. […]

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The Exciting Advance of 5G in Australia

While 2020 has consisted mainly of uncertainty and bad news, the 5G rollout in Australia has progressed and promises an exciting future. The new technology will provide mobile users with greater data speed, lower latency for increased responsiveness, and an ability to have more devices connected at once. To date, the rollout has featured the […]

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ATO Asset Write-Off Eases Equipment Purchases

The Coronavirus pandemic has posed operating and investing challenges for many Australian businesses, leading to a period of great uncertainty. Fortunately, there are new opportunities on the horizon, and Altec is pleased to be able to support our customers with their product and service needs.   In efforts to reduce the pandemic’s economic impact, the Australian Government and Australian Tax Office (ATO) have announced various stimulus and recovery efforts. The ATO announced […]

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Choosing the EWP for Your Work Application

Are you in need of an elevated work platform (EWP)? There are a few things to consider if you have been assigned the not-so-simple task of selecting the EWP for your company. If you are a first-time buyer, or relatively new to the industry, this guide serves as a great starting point to help you […]

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Track-Mounted Borer for  Tight Access &  Rough Terrain

The  DB41B is a track-mounted pole borer that provides easy access to confined work areas. Built to serve the electrical utility and telecom markets, the DB41B provides best-in-class lifting and digging capacities, while also delivering multi-functioning speed and performance. The unit can easily set and service poles up to 16 m and lift up to […]

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