Construction Industry News

JLG Shares Fall-Prevention Strategies During National Safety Stand-Down Week

Date: 07-05-2018 / Author: kscally

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. — JLG Industries Inc. will participate in a series of fall-prevention events as part of National Safety Stand-Down for the week of May 7-11, 2018.

Curry Supply Hires Vice President of Sales

Date: 07-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Andrew Roberts

MARTINSBURG, Pa. – Curry Supply Company, a U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial service vehicles, hired Andrew Roberts as its vice president of sales.

Roberts comes to the company with over six years of experience in the construction and rental industry from a leading truck equipment manufacturer focused on safety products. His previous position as senior director of business development emphasized strategic client relationships and business development focusing on marketing strategies from product development to customer engagement.

Haulotte’s Diagnostic App Now on Google Play, App Store

Date: 04-05-2018 / Author: kscally

Haulotte’s Diag, a free diagnostic application that allows wireless access for maintenance technicians to program, troubleshoot, calibrate, and generally diagnose nearly all Haulotte machines with their own devices, is now available for download on Apple and Android devices. 

The app aims to reduce intervention time in the event of breakdown and improve productivity by allowing technicians to find the right repair solution in all circumstances.

Caldwell, RUD Group Team Up for North American Market

Date: 02-05-2018 / Author: kscally

Caldwell and the RUD Group announced they are uniting their sales and marketing activities in the North American market for their material handling and lifting devices within a common organization.

This partnership means they will be able to offer a complete range of products that retains their recognized brand names, including Caldwell lifting equipment, Renfroe clamps, and RUD lifting and material handling solutions from a single source. In addition to the range of products, the partnership will extend and improve support services.

Haulotte Introduces First Boom Lifts in Electric-Powered Shift of Machines

Date: 02-05-2018 / Author: kscally
HA20 LE

Haulotte announced at Intermat that the company will be changing its focus to developing primarily electric-powered lifting and material handling equipment, introducing its first battery-operated articulating boom lifts as part of its “Pulseo” generation of machines.

New IPAF Safety Campaign for MEWPs Focuses on Planning Ahead

Date: 02-05-2018 / Author: kscally

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) launched a campaign at Intermat in Paris to educate users of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) about the importance of planning ahead for safety when conducting temporary work at height.

IPAF’s safety campaign for 2018-19 outlines why operators and managers should carry out full risk assessments, choose the correct equipment for the job, conduct site and machinery inspections, use trained and familiarized operators under proper supervision, and implement adequate segregation from other plant machinery and traffic.

Magni: New Rotating Telehandler Offers Highest Lifting Capacity for Category

Date: 01-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Magni 8.25 SH

Magni introduced its newest rotating telehandler, the RTH 8.25 SH, at Intermat in Paris, claiming it offers the category’s heaviest lifting capacity in the world at 17,600 lbs.

The lifting capacity is 4,400 lbs. more than the RTH 6.46 SH, which hit the market in 2017.

The 8.25 SH features a maximum lifting height of 81 ft., a maximum forward reach of 69 ft., and a total unladen weight of 52,910 lbs.

Lift and Access Announces Call for Entries for 2018 LLEAP Awards

Date: 30-04-2018 / Author: fmotz
LLEAP 2018

Lift and Access magazine is now seeking entries for its 2018 LLEAP Awards program.

The Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards recognize innovative equipment, support products, and services introduced during the previous 12 months.

The 2018 awards will recognize products that have been introduced into the North American market between June 1, 2017, and May 31, 2018, and are currently available for purchase in North America. Here’s what you need to know to enter.

Deutz Diesel Engine Debuts in Skyjack Telescopic Handler

Date: 18-04-2018 / Author: kscally
Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine

NORCROSS, Ga. – Skyjack’s new compact telescopic handler introduces the high-torque, 75-hp, Tier 4 Final Deutz TCD 2.2 L3 diesel engine. 

Both the SJ519 TH telescopic handler and the Deutz engine debuted at the 2018 ARA Rental Show in New Orleans.

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