August 2017

OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Extend Compliance Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Requirements | Construction News

Date: 30-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to extend the employer's responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to Nov. 10, 2018.

OSHA issued a final rule in September 2014, extending the deadline by three years for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. The final rule also extended by three years the employer's responsibility to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely.

Trail King Introduces New Versatile Gooseneck for Maximum Flexibility | Construction News

Date: 30-08-2017 / Author: fmotz
Trail King Commercial MG-HG Trailer

Trail King Industries, Inc. a leading trailer manufacturer of open deck and materials hauling trailers serving a wide variety of markets, is pleased to announce the introduction of their Commercial MG-HG detachable gooseneck trailer featuring interchangeable gooseneck styles.

Delta-Q Technologies Introduces New Lithium-Specific Battery Charger for Electric Vehicles at The Battery Show 2017 | Construction News

Date: 29-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

 Delta-Q Technologies (Delta-Q), a leader in battery charging solutions for electric drive vehicles and machines, announced that it will showcase its new lithium-specific battery charger, the ICL1200, at The Battery Show 2017.

The Battery Show will be held at the Suburban Collection Showcase in Novi, Michigan from September 12-14, 2017. Attendees are encouraged to visit Delta-Q Technologies at booth number 1518 to view their new lithium charger.

Ritchie Bros. Sells US$49+ Million of Equipment in August Houston Auction | Construction News

Date: 29-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conducted its fourth Houston auction of the year this week, selling 3,700+ equipment items and trucks for US$49+ million over two days (August 23–24, 2017), and setting a new site record for online sales.

JCB Launches 510-42 Loadall Telehandler To Deliver 10,000-LB Capacity With No Outriggers

Date: 29-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

JCB today announced the launch of the 510-42 Loadall, a telescopic handler with a 10,000-lb maximum lift capacity and 42-foot lift height that requires no outriggers. The 510-42 is available with a JCB EcoMAX 109-hp engine requiring no diesel particulate filter, or a 74-hp engine requiring no diesel particulate filter (DPF) and no Diesel Engine Fluid (DEF).

Developed in direct response to a customer demand, the 510-42 has already earned more than 25 orders from customers in North America.

Hiab Expands Continuous Slewing For Its Loader Cranes | Constuction News

Date: 29-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

Hiab, part of Cargotec, is introducing continuous slewing on its 30 to 40 tonne metre range of cranes. Continuous slewing has previously been available for only the biggest HIAB cranes, which have a capacity of over 50 tonne metres.

Pettibone Announces Highlift Equipment as New Ohio Dealer | Construction News

Date: 29-08-2017 / Author: fmotz
Pettibone Extendo

Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC announces the addition of Highlift Equipment to its dealer network. Highlift will carry Pettibone telehandlers for the state of Ohio at its three affiliated locations in Cincinnati, Canton and Sunbury (Columbus).

Introducing Autec North America | Construction News

Date: 22-08-2017 / Author: fmotz

With operations in the Minneapolis area, the exclusive distributor of Autec® products was established to better serve the growing demand for wireless control solutions in the USA, Canada, and Mexico. The new operations will bring our North American customers an enhanced service for repairs, while providing spare parts and quick delivery times, as well as the application knowledge and customary expertise that distinguishes the brand.