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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.

AEM Wins Innovation Award for Tech Experienc3e

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: mlarson

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.

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.

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