Construction Industry News

Redesigned Merlo Rotating Telehandler Cab Enhances Operator Comfort, Safety

Date: 23-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Merlo Roto MCSS
Merlo Roto MCSS

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Merlo redesigned the cab of its Roto MCSS rotating telehandler line, featuring a modular design with 360° views and a new air venting and filtration system to optimize operator comfort and safety.

The widest-in-class cabs are engineered with special mounts to reduce vibration. Seats offer independent suspension, and the split door opens a full 180°.

Merlo’s Roto MCSS models offer a 360° slewing turret, independent and jacking stabilizers, and capacity to lift and move loads at height.

New Multi-Purpose Microcrane Features Compact, Portable Design

Date: 23-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global
Microcrane M1 Global

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Microcranes Inc. introduced its new hydraulic pick-and-carry portable crane, the ISO-certified M1 Global model.

The M1 Global design fits through 36-in. doorways, narrow aisles, and inside elevators, yet expands to boom up to a 22-ft. tip height.

Requiring no license for operation, it is rated at 2,000 lbs. (905 kg) and has a hook height of 20’3” (6.1 m). It is 30-in. (762 mm) wide and weighs 1,800 lbs. (816 kg) with 300 lbs. of removable counterweights.

New Software Gives Dual Identity to Jekko’s Updated SPK60 Mini-Crane

Date: 22-03-2018 / Author: kscally
Jekko SPK60
Jekko SPK60

The revamped version of Jekko’s SPK60 mini-crane features innovative control software that allows it to both work in tight spaces with precision and yet perform pick-and-carry operations in rough terrains.

EUFMC Sessions to Include ANSI Update, Fleet Trends

Date: 21-03-2018 / Author: kscally
EUFMC General Session

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The 65th annual Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC), to be held June 3-6 at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center, will feature educational sessions provided by experts on a range of topics, including fleet electrification, maintenance strategies, disaster response, an ANSI 92.2 update, and more. 

Ask Rental Return on Investment Questions During Genie Online Event

Date: 20-03-2018 / Author: kscally


REDMOND, Wash. – Genie will host its latest online “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) event from March 26-30 with a focus on rental return on invested capital (rROIC). 

JLG to Feature Low-Level Access Solutions at NFMT 2018

Date: 19-03-2018 / Author: kscally
JLG 10 MSP

BALTIMORE — JLG Industries Inc. will showcase select low-level access solutions, vertical lifts, and compact crawler booms at the National Facilities Management & Technology Expo (NFMT) March 20-22 at booth No. 1909.

“This is an important show for JLG as we continue to expand our offering of purpose-built equipment for facilities management,” said Randy Marzicola, director, channel development for JLG. “Our machines are frequently used both indoors and outdoors across a range of tasks.”

HCSS User Meeting Draws Record Attendance

Date: 19-03-2018 / Author: kscally

SUGAR LAND, Texas – Nearly 1,500 attendees gathered for the annual Users Group Meetings (UGM) of construction software developer HCSS.

HCSS saw record attendance with its two identical meetings for users, held on Jan. 30–Feb. 1 and Feb. 20-22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Houston.

Versalift East to Distribute Manitex Knuckle Booms, Aerial Lifts

Date: 19-03-2018 / Author: kscally

GEORGETOWN, Texas – Manitex International Inc. added Versalift East LLC to its knuckle boom and aerial lift platform distributor network for the Eastern states.

Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Versalift East LLC. will distribute the Manitex A62, Skycrane, and Industrial Crane product lines in the following states: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

ARA, TechForce Foundation Initiative Promotes Trade Careers for Equipment Rental Industry

Date: 19-03-2018 / Author: kscally

MOLINE, Ill. - The American Rental Association (ARA) and TechForce Foundation are partnering to address the “dire” need for more skilled trade and technical professionals to support future growth in the equipment rental industry.
 

Find U.S. Battery Dealers Faster with New Web Locator System

Date: 19-03-2018 / Author: kscally
U.S. Battery Website

CORONA, Calif. – U.S. Battery Manufacturing created a new dealer locator system on its www.usbattery.com website.

The new dealer locator page is faster, easier to use, and designed to drive potential customers to a dealer-branded “mini site” where additional images, marketing promotions, featured U.S. Battery products, and direct contact information to expedite sales are all available.

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