Construction Industry News

United Rentals' Norty Turner to Lead IPAF; Boehler Steps Down

Date: 02-10-2019 / Author: kscally
Norty Turner IPAF

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) announced that Norty Turner, senior vice president of Services and Advanced Solutions at United Rentals, will replace Brad Boehler, the former president of Skyjack, as the organization's president.

Boehler recently left his role with IPAF member firm Skyjack.

DICA Debuts Addition to ProStack Product Line

Date: 01-10-2019 / Author: abrumm
DICA ProStack

Oct. 1, 2019 – DICA released a new addition to the ProStack Cribbing product line at the International Construction and Utility Equipment Expo (ICUEE) in Louisville, Kentucky. ProStack Slot Lock Cribbing Blocks are engineered to stack and lock together, giving users the ability to safely gain needed cribbing height in unlevel conditions.

Developed with customer input, the new lighter weight and lower cost ProStack product is designed for use with the types of equipment used in crane and rigging markets, utilities, tree care, and more.

ASSP Revises Z10 Standard for Safety Management

Date: 27-09-2019 / Author: abrumm

The revised ANSI/ASSP Z10.0-2019 standard that guides implementation of safety and health management systems is now available from the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) after recently being approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

United Rentals Announces Keynote Speakers for Conference

Date: 27-09-2019 / Author: abrumm
United Rentals TCIC

United Rentals Inc. announced that Mick Ebeling, founder and CEO, Not Impossible Labs, and Paul McDonnell, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, United Rentals, will be the keynote speakers at the 2019 Total Control & Innovation Conference, a premier customer event for executives and professionals in the construction and industrial sectors, which will be held Nov. 11-13 in San Antonio.

BigRentz Increases Nationwide Network

Date: 27-09-2019 / Author: abrumm

Sep. 27, 2019 – BigRentz announced that it is continuing to grow its footprint and now has a total of 2,500 rental partners serving more than 8,500 locations nationwide.

ReachMaster Receives '2019 Dealer of the Year' Award

Date: 27-09-2019 / Author: abrumm
Bluelift B35-EB

ReachMaster Inc. received the global “2019 Dealer of the Year” award for its sales of the Bluelift product line from Ruthmann Italia in North America during the opening ceremony of the new Bluelift factory in Italy on Sep. 5.

Boehler Leaves Role as Skyjack President

Date: 26-09-2019 / Author: abrumm
Brad Boehler

Brad Boehler is stepping down from his role as president of Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division and is currently seeking a new opportunity in the access industry.

Boehler says he will maintain his responsibilities on the board of directors for Serious Labs and the CE Sector Board of AEM.

It was previously announced that Boehler had accepted a role at Skyjack's parent company Linamar Corporation, based in Guelph, Ontario, but he has declined that role. Ken McDougall, who previously served as Skyjack president, will again assume that position.