Construction Industry News

JLG Expands Scissor, Boom Lift Portfolios at 2020 ARA Show

Date: 12-02-2020 / Author: abrumm
JLG at ARA Show

JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and global manufacturer of MEWPs and telehandlers, announced the expansion of its scissor lift line, as well as new boom lifts, at the ARA Show in Orlando, Florida.

The new scissor models will be among the first to feature the new JLG scissor nomenclature and decal design updates, with changes to remaining models phased in throughout 2020 and into early 2021.

New ANSI A92 MEWP Appeals to Delay Standards Further

Date: 30-01-2020 / Author: abrumm

Two new appeals of the ANSI A92 MEWP standards have jeopardized the March 1 effective date. 

According to DeAnna Martin, executive director and ANSI liaison of the Scaffold & Access Industry Association, which serves as the secretariat for the A92 standards,  two appeal hearings must now be conducted. These two appeals are in addition to the previously filed appeals from the American Rental Association (ARA) and Tutus Solutions. Martin said the committee must also respond to two supplement appeals from those organizations by Feb. 4.

EUFMC 2020 Registration Opens

Date: 29-01-2020 / Author: kscally

Attendees can now register for the 67th annual Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference on May 31-June 3 at the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center in Williamsburg, Virginia.

The conference will include: 

FREE eBook: Most Innovative, New Products for Access Industry

Date: 28-01-2020 / Author: kscally
2019 Lleap eBook

Want to know what the hottest new products are for the access industry?

This free eBook, developed by Lift and Access, reveals the most innovative products in four categories, including aerial lifts, material handlers, OEM features, and aftermarket support products and services, judged by a panel of industry experts. 

Hy-Brid Lifts Debuts LeakGuard System for Scissor Lifts

Date: 24-01-2020 / Author: kscally
Hy-Brid Lifts LeakGuard

Hy-Brid Lifts introduced its trademarked LeakGuard system, an integrated surface protection solution for its MEWPs that provides 110% hydraulic fluid containment.

LeakGuard presents users with an alternative to inconvenient and messy containment methods, including commonly used diapers. This solution allows contractors to access more jobs with strict environmental and spillage regulations that require a leak prevention system. The single-tray system offers a more convenient option than models with three- or four-tray designs.

JCB Honored as United Rentals 2019 Supplier of the Year

Date: 21-01-2020 / Author: kscally
JCB United Rentals 2019 Supplier of the Year

JCB North America received the 2019 Supplier of the Year award from United Rentals, which recognizes the OEM for outstanding value, timely delivery, product support, training, and procurement excellence.

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