Press Releases

IPAF SUMMIT 2014 - GenieĀ® SX-180 boom lift receives IAPA 2014 Product of the Year Award

June 25, 2014

The annual IAPA awards ceremony was held in Windsor near London, UK, on April 3rd and welcomed around 450 attendees this year - a record for the event. Among the fourteen winners to pick up their trophies, the Product of the Year Award in the Self- Propelled Boom category was handed to Matt Fearon, President, Terex AWP and Joe George, Vice President & Managing Director, Terex AWP EMEAR for the Genie SX-180 model that provides an outstanding 57 m (186 ft) of working...

Genie wows Customers on the Gold Coast

May 13, 2014

The 2014 Genie Customer Appreciation night “Taking you Higher, 2014” proved to be the night of nights for the Australian and New Zealand Hire Industry. The once in a lifetime dinner was staged in the middle of the playing field at Metricon Stadium where Genie delivered a memorable night of glittering proportions.

Genie SX-180 - The Most Popular Demonstration at The Show

May 9, 2014

What better way to launch the colossal Genie SX-180, the tallest Genie self-propelled boom lift in the world, than by taking customers for a ride at Hire14.

Genie Steals The Show at Hire14

April 27, 2014

Genie seemed to be the name that everyone at Hire14 kept hearing. Not only was the annual HRIA convention the first official launch of the Genie SX-180 to the broader Hire and Rental industry in Australia, but Genie was decorated with the HRIA “Supplier of the Year – Access Division” award for the first time. Genie was also awarded Best Exhibitor Stand – Outdoors.

Genie Launches Giant Boom on Gold Coast at HIRE 14

April 7, 2014

The revolutionary new Genie® SX-180 boom lift is set for its Australian debut on the Gold Coast at the annual HRIA Convention. Fittingly, the arrival of the very first production Genie SX-180 unit in Australia coincides perfectly with the national convention.

New Genie 180-Foot Boom Lift is a Capital Idea for Contractor Erecting Ferris Wheel

April 2, 2014

Cianbro Construction prides itself on handling projects that are a bit out of the ordinary. In the past, the company has done everything from the construction of floating offshore wind turbines, to the installation of 230 miles of electrical transmission lines, to the replacement of thrusters on a massive oil drilling ship. So it should come as no surprise that, when the search was on for a contractor to erect an observation wheel near our nation’s capital, Cianbro was at the head of the list.

Genie Leads The Way With On-Line Support Programs

March 20, 2014

In an industry constantly striving for time and cost efficiencies, Genie has launched a range of on-line programs with the specific objective of delivering excellent customer support.

Genie - The Original Material Lifts

February 24, 2014

The Genie brand was born in 1966 with the original Genie® Hoist. The product was a unique portable pneumatic lift that was so successful, it launched the development of a full range of material lifts and aerial work platforms used throughout the world today.

Genie Launches Rugged Lighting Towers

January 31, 2014

Genie has released two rugged lighting towers, specifically designed for tough work on Australian job sites. The Genie® AL™6 series lighting towers are wholly Australian designed and manufactured in Sydney. There are two AL6 light tower models available, the 6000 W Genie AL6-6000 and 9000 W Genie AL6-9000. Both feature a compact chassis, Kubota® diesel engine, retractable drawbar and hydraulic mast. Where applications require, mine specification and hydraulic outriggers are also available as an option.

GenieĀ® Equipment Excels In Mining Segment

July 15, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: Mine sites in Australia are regarded as being amongst the most severe work sites imaginable. Extreme heat, dust, torrential rain plus high humidity ensure that only the very best engineered aerial work platforms survive. Genie is a market leading global brand that is rapidly winning an ever growing band of advocates in the mining industry. Most relevant to the mining application are the range of Genie® boom and scissor lifts. 

Two New Genie Scissors Redefine Access Options Indoor & Outdoor

April 15, 2013

PRESS RELEASE: The recent arrival of two new Genie® scissor lifts provides bold new solutions for customers who need reliable and safe access in high indoor spaces and those operating in a rough terrain, outdoor situation. The Genie® GS™-4047 and the Genie® GS™-4069 DC models have already generated significant enquiries with rental companies around Australia.