August 2017

Bronto Skylift to Show World’s Tallest Insulated Aerial at ICUEE

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz
Bronto Skylift

Bronto Skylift, a leading manufacturer of truck-mounted mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) will be showing and demonstrating their Model SI 219 HDT-C, the world’s tallest insulated truck-mounted aerial platform, in Stand N2054 at ICUEE, the International Construction and Utility Equipment Expo. The show will be held October 3 -5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Saelig Introduces High Voltage High Efficiency 1500W Single-Channel Programmable DC Supplies with Multiple Features

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

Saelig Company, Inc. has introduced the PSU-HV Series of single output programmable switching DC power supplies that can provide up to 15A current and cover a power range up to 1560W. These high efficiency, high power density 1U-height supplies include five models from 100V to 600V output. More than one unit can be combined for increased power capacity. Made by GW Instek, the PSU-HV series has five models (100V/15A, 150V/10A, 300V/5A, 400V/3.8A, and 600V/2.6A) to satisfy many high voltage application demands.

AEM Poll: Rural-Urban Agreement on Need for Infrastructure Investment

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

August 16, 2017 - An overwhelming majority of Americans in urban, suburban and rural communities believe that investing in infrastructure will improve the U.S. economy according to a new poll released Tuesday by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). 

While infrastructure needs differ in different parts of the country, the new survey shows that adults strongly support modernizing U.S. infrastructure and believe that investments will create jobs and improve their quality of life.  

New Worklights Now Available from TVH | Construction Equipment

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

The construction industry stands to lose $1 billion to theft in 2017, and worker safety is always a point of emphasis. TrueLook, the only company that provides construction cameras combining live jobsite viewing, project time-lapsing, and HD security, outlines the benefits to construction companies of adding indoor monitoring to their array of camera systems on a jobsite to help address these concerns.

Pettibone Adds 74-Horsepower Engine Option For Extendo 944B Telehandler

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz
Pettibone Extendo

Pettibone has introduced a 74-horsepower engine option for its Extendo 944B telehandler, giving end users and rental operators another material handling solution to fit their needs. 

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. Provides Update Regarding Neff Corporation | Construction News

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEES) (the “Company” or “H&E”) today announced that it has notified Neff Corporation (“Neff”) that it does not intend to submit a revised proposal for the acquisition of Neff, which will permit Neff to terminate H&E’s previously announced merger agreement with Neff.

Construction Risk Partners, a JLT Group Company Announces Appointment of Greg Steele as Senior Surety Account Executive

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading speciality risk advisors and brokers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Steele as Senior Surety Account Executive.

Cranes101 Expands Crane Certification to the Southeast | Construction News

Date: 16-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

Crane Industry Services LLC (CIS) announced the successful completion of NCCER audits for two crane training companies in the northeast. New England Crane School in New Hampshire and Cranes101 in Massachusetts are now approved as NCCER Accredited Training and Assessment Centers (ATS/AAC), under the sponsorship and support of Crane Industry Services.

Fabco Power introduces Hydro Arc 6500 JSBC Multi-Function Welder/AC Generator

Date: 09-08-2017 / Author: fmotz
Fabco Power Arc 6500

Fabco Power introduces the Hydro Arc 6500 JSBC multi-function Welder/AC generator, jump start battery charger.  This unit is perfect for the mobile power needs of service trucks and wreckers.

Power when and where you need it. Welds, generate 6500 watts of mobile AC ower wiht 300 DC Amps for welding.

The Jumpstart and Battery charger has 400 DC Amps with CV allowing MIG/TIG welding. 

JLT Specialty USA announces appointment of Rupal Patel as Vice President, Global Service Team

Date: 09-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

JLT Specialty USA, a U.S. subsidiary of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc. (JLT), one of the world’s leading specialty risk advisor and broker, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupal Patel as Vice President, Global Service Team.