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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.

Xtreme Up-rates Telehandler to 70,000-Pound Capacity

Date: 08-09-2014 / Author: mlarson
Xtreme telehandler
Xtreme Manufacturing is up-rating its new XR6538 rough-terrain telehandler into the XR7038. Introduced at ConExpo 2014 as the Xtreme XR6538, the machine has since undergone full testing and has been up-rated to a lifting capacity of 70,000 lbs.

Lift and Access Seeks Entries for 2013 LLEAP Awards

Date: 15-03-2013 / Author: kparrish
construction news

Lift and Access magazine is seeking entries for its 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards competition, the seventh year of the award program. LLEAP judges will evaluate and honor innovative products that were introduced to the industry between April 1, 2011, and Feb. 28, 2013. Products considered must be new, innovative, and beneficial to the state of the lifting equipment and access industry.

 

JCB Gives Glimpse of Sub-Compact Telehandler

Date: 11-10-2017 / Author: mlarson

At the ICUEE 2017 exposition in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 3-5, JCB gave the industry a glimpse of a new sub-compact telehandler it plans to launch early next year.

Although the company kept most information about the new model, named the 503-13 Loadall, close to the vest, it did let out a few tidbits.

Based on JCB's naming convention, it appears the 503-13 will lift up to 3,000 lbs. and have a maximum lifting height of 13 ft.

It is designed to work in very tight spaces, and has an overall height of just 6 ft.

Manitou Unveils Mobile Elevating Work Platforms in North America

Date: 05-10-2017 / Author: mlarson

Nearly 270 Manitou, Gehl and Mustang dealers, representing 229 dealerships across the United States and Canada, met for a North American dealer event hosted by Manitou Americas at its Corporate Office in West Bend on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

Ritchie Bros. Now Accepting Consignments for February 2018 Orlando Auction

Date: 20-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

Ritchie Bros.' February Orlando auction is one of the most anticipated equipment events of the year, as thousands of people from around the world vie for the opportunity to purchase equipment from some of the most well-respected companies from the U.S., Latin America, Canada and abroad. Consignments are now being accepted for the five-day 2018 event, being held on February 19 – 23.

Construction Equipment Among Top 5 Most Financed Equipment Types | Construction News

Date: 12-09-2017 / Author: fmotz

New business volume grew 2.5% in the equipment finance industry in 2016, according to the 2017 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) released by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA).  The rise in new business volume marked the seventh consecutive year that businesses increased their spending on capital equipment. The SEFA report covers key statistical, financial and operations information for the $1 trillion equipment finance industry, based on a comprehensive survey of 115 ELFA member companies.

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