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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.

 

Kirby-Smith Welcomes Tim Yauilla as Operations Manager for Kansas City | Construction Equipment News

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Tim Yauilla

Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has announced the hiring of Tim Yauilla as Operations Manager for the equipment distributor’s Kansas City location, which will open in mid-summer 2017. Yauilla will be responsible for Kansas City’s branch operations, including parts, service, sales and rental operations oversight. Prior to Kirby-Smith, he spent the past 26 years with Link-Belt Construction Equipment in various roles such as Branch Manager for the Norfolk, VA area, and District Manager for the Southeastern United States. 

Yokohama Tire Corporation Names Rick Alonzo Senior Director of Supply Chain and Logistics

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Rick Alonzo

Yokohama Tire Corporation’s (YTC) announced that Rick Alonzo has joined the company as senior director of supply chain and logistics. He will report to Yokohama COO Jeff Barna.

“Rick brings more than 20 years’ experience in supply chain management, logistics and procurement and is well-versed in leading large multi-site distribution centers,” Barna said. “He’ll definitely be a major asset for us.”

AEM Updates Digger Derrick Safety Manual | Construction News

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Digger Derrick Safety Manual

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has updated its Digger Derrick Safety Manual with new and expanded content on safe equipment operation, start-up and shutdown, and maintenance precautions.

The AEM Digger Derrick Safety Manual features key terms for calculating load capacities when using a digger derrick for lifting operations. Information on lifting, pole setting and digging operation as well as personnel platform safety is included. Updated safety symbols and pictograms and a cleaner format enhance the safety messages.

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.

Scott Powerline GTC-600 is First in Field

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
GTC 600

Scott Powerline and Utility Equipment has been the first to introduce several new Tadano Mantis models over the years. And the latest telescopic boom crawler crane for Scott Powerline is the GTC-600, which is the first of this model to be received by a dealer, placed in a rental fleet and now put on a job site. The 66-ton machine is currently working on a 20-mile powerline transmission construction project in Texas for Can-Fer Utility Services LLC, a Quanta Services company.

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.

Kubota Engine America Eyes Latin America, Expanding its Distributor Network in More Than 20 Different Countries | Construction News

Date: 27-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

June 27, 2017– Kubota Engine America is increasing its footprint in Latin America by collaborating with key partners, already adding 24 distributors in more than 20 different countries to its growing network. Kubota’s growth is fueled by its dedicated Latin America development team that has spent the last two years identifying the best distributors to address local needs and strategically planning to bring and support Kubota’s reliable Japanese technology to more people.  

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