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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.

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.

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.

Strong Exhibitor Support Pushes ICUEE 2017 to Exhibit Space Record

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
ICUEE 2017

Strong exhibitor support has pushed ICUEE, The Demo Expo to record size with 28 acres of the latest utility and construction equipment, products and technologies for attendees to explore, from more than 900 exhibitors (20-plus percent new to the show!).

ICUEE 2017 will feature specialized exhibit pavilions for fleet management, safety and green utilities, China and Korean exhibit pavilions, and the Lift Safety Zone from the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO).

R.S. Audley Utilizes Link-Belt Lattice Crawlers for New Hampshire Bridge Project | Construction News

Date: 19-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Link-Belt Lattice Crawler Crane

R.S. Audley, Inc. of Bow, New Hampshire was awarded the contract for replacement of four northbound lanes of Little Bay Bridge, a nine-span steel girder bridge that carries Route 4, NH Route 16, and Spaulding Turnpike over the Piscataqua River in southeast New Hampshire. Little Bay Bridge carries well over 70,000 vehicles each day and is forecasted to carry 94,000 vehicles by 2025.

Empire Crane Company Promotes Karl Pitre to NJ Branch Manager | Construction News

Date: 18-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Karl Pitre

Empire Crane Company is proud to announce the promotion of Karl Pitre to the Branch Manager of our Bridgewater, New Jersey location. Karl will oversee the service center and part sales as well as continuing to support our sales team on the road.  

Karl has worked at Empire Crane Company since 2012. When the Bridgewater, NJ branch was opened, Karl was appointed to the service manager position as he had shown great potential and initiative to help build up the branch to serve our New Jersey and New York City customer base.  

Jaz Gill named as Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing, Service and Parts at Perkins

Date: 05-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Jaz Gill

Jaz Gill has been appointed Vice President of Global Sales, Marketing, Service and Aftermarket Parts at Perkins Engines Company Limited.
Responsible for global engine sales, parts and customer relationships, Jaz will be based in Peterborough, UK and will have offices in San Antonio, Texas U.S. and Shanghai, China.

Construction Spending Flat in May

Date: 05-07-2017 / Author: fmotz

The Associated Press reports that U.S. construction spending was flat in May with homebuilding falling again, even as buyers face climbing prices and a shortage of available properties on the market.

The Commerce Department reported on Monday no increase in construction spending in May, which follows a report two weeks ago showing that housing starts fell for the third straight month.

Caterpillar Announces Vice President Retirement, Appointment of a New Vice President and New Responsibilities for Other Vice Presidents | Construction News

Date: 05-07-2017 / Author: fmotz
Doug Hoerr
Frederic Istas
Jean Savage
Karl Weiss
Tom Bluth

July 5,2017 - Caterpillar Inc. announced Doug Hoerr, vice president of the Material Handling & Underground Division (MH&U), has elected to retire from the company. Caterpillar’s board of directors has appointed a new vice president, and the company is also announcing new responsibilities for three current vice presidents.

Doug Hoerr Retirement

Doug Hoerr, Caterpillar vice president of the Material Handling & Underground Division, is retiring August 1, 2017.

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.

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