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AMS-Merlo Continues Sales Team Growth

Date: 15-11-2017 / Author: fmotz

Applied Machinery Sales (AMS-Merlo), supplier of world class Merlo telehandlers to the USA market, has added Stephen Smith to its sales team.

As a territory manager, Smith will serve the Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and Pennsylvania markets. He brings extensive experience in heavy equipment manufacturing, operations and sales to the position. He is based in Maryland.

Terex Utilities to Deliver 5,000 Aerial Devices to China

Date: 13-11-2017 / Author: fmotz

Terex Utilities and its dealer Xuzhou Handler Special Vehicles Co., Ltd. have signed a letter of intent for Xuzhou to purchase 5,000 units of insulated aerial devices from Terex over a five-year period, with a total value of more than USD 250 million. These products will support the continuing improvement and ongoing adoption of live line work practices in the Chinese public utility sector.

Fall Protection Leads OSHA’s ‘Top 10’ List of Most Frequently Cited Violations

Date: 08-11-2017 / Author: fmotz

The preliminary list of OSHA’s Top 10 violations for Fiscal Year 2017 remained largely unchanged from FY 2016, except for one new addition: Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503) entered the list at No. 9 with 1,523 violations, just ahead of Electrical – Wiring Methods (1,405 violations). The entire list was revealed during the 2017 National Safety Council’s Congress & Expo.

First Genie Articulated XC Boom Hits the Market in North America

Date: 08-11-2017 / Author: fmotz

New to North America, the Genie® Z®-45 XC™ boom is the redesigned Xtra Capacity™ version of the popular rough-terrain Genie Z-45/25 J RT diesel powered articulating boom. And, it is the first Genie XC articulated boom model, boasting the benefits of a dual-envelope design to provide an unrestricted platform capacity of 660 lb (300 kg) and a restricted capacity of 1,000 lb (454 kg), to be introduced to the market.

Link-Belt Announces New Base Rating, Introduces RTC-80160 Series II

Date: 06-11-2017 / Author: fmotz

Link-Belt Cranes is pleased to announce the RTC-80160 Series II, upgrading its previous 150-ton rough terrain to a 160-ton (145-mt) model.

 “The 80150 has been a phenomenal success ever since it was introduced and this new base rating will be good news to our distributors and crane owners. It only makes sense for us to upgrade the 80150 to represent the top base rating in the market with the RTC-80160 Series II,” said Brian Smoot, Link-Belt Rough Terrain Crane Manager.

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