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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. 

Yoder & Frey Initiates Recruitment Drive as Part of Rapid Expansion Plan | Construction News

Date: 14-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Yoder & Frey

Yoder & Frey (leading auctioneers of heavy construction equipment in the USA) is looking to significantly expand operations by recruiting 14 new permanent US territory managers over coming months.  “Yoder & Frey is currently on a planned growth programme,” commented Peter Clark, CEO of Yoder & Frey.  “With increased visibility in the sector, greater market knowledge and more exposure to the global market place, we’re already seeing a significant upturn at our auctions with increases in volumes and hammer totals.

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.

Perkins Unveils Syncro Line of Engines

Date: 07-06-2017 / Author: mlarson

The Perkins Syncro range of diesel engines provides choice and flexibility for compact machine development.

Delivering 39 to134 hp and 88.5 to 368 lb.-ft. of torque, Perkins’ 1.7-, 2.2-, 2.8-, and 3.6-liter engines integrate perfectly with OEM machine design and deliver the right value and performance to support business growth.

The 1.7 and 2.8 engines have been tested to consistently meet the demands faced by today’s compact construction machinery.

Think Safety 365, says AEM in support of National Safety Month

Date: 06-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Nearly 13,000 American workers are injured each day and preventable injuries overall are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.
June is National Safety Month, and AEM is proud to partner with the National Safety Council (where the above numbers came from) in this endeavor to help workers, families and communities stay safe.

“The message of safety is one we should never get complacent about. We need to wake up every day, 365 days a year, with a commitment to being safety conscious,” said James Vos, AEM safety materials manager.

OSHA announces inaugural Safe + Sound Week | Construction News

Date: 06-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced today it has designated June 12-18, 2017, as “Safe + Sound Week,” a new nationwide effort that calls on organizations of all sizes in a wide range of  industries to raise awareness of the value and importance of workplace safety and health programs. 

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