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LLEAP 2017 will Honor Innovative Products

Date: 25-05-2017 / Author: fmotz
LLEAP 2017

Companies that want to enter their innovative new products in the 2017 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) competition have until June 15, 2017, to complete the online entry form.

Organized by Lift and Access magazine, the LLEAP awards recognize new or updated products whose innovation advances the state of the industry and delivers benefits to users.

AEM Wins Innovation Honors for ‘Tech Experience’ at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has won innovation honors for its new Tech Experience at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.

AEM was among a select group winning the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) ‘Power of A’ Gold Award. The award annually recognizes organizations that distinguish themselves with innovative, effective and broad-reaching programs and activities that positively impact America and the world.

CraneWorks Expands Fleet Wit New Demag® AC 220-5 All Terrain Crane | Construction Equipment News

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
CraneWorks Demag AC 220-5

Terex Cranes distributor CraneWorks has taken delivery of one of the first Demag® five-axle all terrain cranes in the U.S. The AC 220-5 is now available for purchase.

“With this acquisition, CraneWorks now has 370 machines in North America, including 46 Terex and Demag cranes,” said Keith Ayers, CEO of CraneWorks, Inc. “This Demag AC 220-5 crane joins the Terex AC 100/4L unit we recently added to our rental fleet, giving our customers the ability to easily handle their toughest jobs.”

Houston Heats Up as Ritchie Bros. Sells US$46+ Million of Equipment in June Auction

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Summer officially kicked off in Texas as Ritchie Bros. conducted its third Houston auction of the year this week, selling 4,700+ equipment items and trucks for US$46+ million—making it the largest June auction ever for the site.

Time for Action on Trump Infrastructure Plan

Date: 14-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement on Monday regarding President Trump's new infrastructure plan:

The Trump Administration gets tremendous credit from the U.S. equipment manufacturing industry for focusing our national dialogue on the need to make substantial investments in American infrastructure. 

Lift & Move USA to Attend SkillsUSA Annual Conference | Construction News

Date: 14-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Lift & Move USA

The Lift & Move USA program will promote careers in the crane, rigging and specialized transport industry to thousands of students and teachers at SkillsUSA’s annual conference in Louisville, KY, on June 19-23.

Industry Veteran Mitch Garfinkel Joins Team Durante Rentals | Construction News

Date: 14-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Mitch Garfinkel

Durante Rentals, a four-time INC 5000 winner, has announced the hiring of Mitch Garfinkel to a senior sales position with the company. Mitch brings almost four decades of construction equipment sales experience to the role, where he will be instrumental in expanding Durante’s new and used sales divisions, as well Durante Rentals future stages of expansion.

“Mitch brings his dynamic personality and countless years of experience to the position. We are thrilled to have him on the team as Durante Rentals continues to grow,” said Durante Rentals Co-Founder, Anthony Durante.

Hirschmann provides rated capacity indicator solution for Volvo’s pipelayers | Construction News

Date: 07-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Volvo has partnered with Hirschmann MCS to install the cSCALE rated capacity indicator on their PL4809E and PL3005E pipelayers.  Hirschmann’s cSCALE solution provides a 7” color graphic display of the pipelayer and monitors the maximum load and inclination. Sensors include angle, tilt, load pin, and anti-two block switch.  An integrated datalogger / event recorder was also a requirement for the system.

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