Construction Industry News

Three Companies Join SEAA’s Ironworker Training Network

Date: 16-09-2020 / Author: shannon

Three companies have newly joined the Steel Erectors Association of America’s network of SEAA/NCCER Ironworker Training Units and Assessment Sites.

Participation in the program grants SEAA member companies access to nationally recognized credentials for ironworkers, crane operators, and rigger/signal persons.

Erection Welding Contractors LLC, Pro Steel Erectors Inc., and Evolution Safety Resources have recently joined SEAA network, bringing the number of participating companies to 27 nationwide.

IPAF’s Free Webinar Sept. 16 will Offer Insight on Reducing Accidents

Date: 09-09-2020 / Author: shannon
IPAF Webinar

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) will deliver a free webinar about how its worldwide accident reporting project is reducing accidents through intelligence.

JCB’s New Electric Teletruk Offers Forward Reach, No Emissions, No Noise

Date: 08-09-2020 / Author: shannon

JCB’s new 66-40E electric Teletruk, fresh from its U.S. launch, delivers forward reach without emissions or noise.

The 66-40E is an industry exclusive among industrial forklifts. Like a telehandler, it offers forward reach in a market that has standardized straight-mast designs.

The name designates the units 6,600-lb. maximum capacity, its ability to lift 4,000 lbs. at full 7’ forward reach, and its electric powering.

Haulotte Adds Sales Reps in Western Canada

Date: 08-09-2020 / Author: shannon

Haulotte USA Inc. has added Five Bo Inc. to its independent representative firm network. The Edmonton, Alberta, area company focuses on covering western Canada.

This latest partnership increases Haulotte’s ability to respond to customers in the western region of the country.

Five Bo is an experienced, multi-line manufacturer’s representative that is expanding its offering to include trailer-mounted and lightweight, self-propelled boom lifts as well as scissors and mast lifts for Haulotte.

MEC Unveils New Website

Date: 02-09-2020 / Author: shannon

MEC Aerial Work Platforms has unveiled a new website that focuses on more of everything: more information on the full product line of Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP), more accessibility to technical resources, and more highlighted innovations.

MEC President David White said, “MEC has a great story to tell and we needed our website to represent our mission of ‘A Better Solution’ and to tell the story of how we deliver on that.”

Manitou Unveils 26’ Vertical Mast MEWP for North America

Date: 02-09-2020 / Author: shannon

West Bend, Wis. (Sept. 2nd, 2020) – Manitou is proud to offer the new VJR 26 vertical mast platform to its elevated work platform product line up for the North America market. The new Manitou VJR 26 vertical mast platform built for the rental market, incorporates innovation and technology into the design of the machine to focus on safety, performance and low maintenance cost.

IPAF Names New Head of Tech and Safety

Date: 02-09-2020 / Author: shannon

Brian Parker has been announced as the new Head of Safety & Technical for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). He IPAF joins from AFI-Uplift Ltd and takes up post on 2 October, reporting to Peter Douglas, CEO and Managing Director.

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has named Brian Parker as its new head of Safety and Technical.

Parker comes to IPAF from AFI-Uplift Ltd. and starts on Oct. 2. He reports to Peter Douglas, IPAF CEO and managing director.

Maxam Opens New Solid-Tire Factory

Date: 26-08-2020 / Author: shannon

Maxam Tire, Danvers, Massachusetts, a global leader in specialty tire manufacturing, has opened an all-new, advanced, and automated solid-tire production factory. 

Fully owned and operated by Maxam, the new factory represents a major commitment to the specialty solid tire segment. It is aligned to better serve today’s market demands through compound advancement and automated technology.

New Tufftalk M Headset Simplifies Jobsite Communication

Date: 26-08-2020 / Author: shannon
Sena Tufftalk

Sena Industrial, a leader in advanced wireless communications for teamwork, says its new Tufftalk M headset uses wireless Bluetooth technology and features many updates from Sena’s original Tufftalk headset.