Construction Industry News

Perkins Names New Regional Sales Director for the Americas

Date: 26-08-2020 / Author: shannon
Bill Giunta

Perkins Engines Company Ltd. has named Bill Giunta as its new sales director for the Americas.

In that role, Giunta leads industrial engine sales execution for Perkins products in the Americas region.

Giunta, who recently served as the company’s product and technical support manager, also works closely with Perkins distributors across the region to further the delivery of distribution excellence to all Perkins-powered customers.

Magni Renews Partnership with Mardian Equipment

Date: 25-08-2020 / Author: shannon

Magni America LLC has renewed the partnership that makes Mardian Equipment Co. the Magni telescopic handler dealer in Arizona.

Magni telescopic handlers are now part of the Mardian portfolio of brands, which already includes several other top-shelf manufacturers.

Mardian offers the full line of award-winning Magni models, including 15 rotating telehandlers with maximum lifting heights from 57’ - 167’ and maximum lifting capacities from 11,000 - 28,600 lbs.

New Terex Utilities Video Tells How to Choose Right Auger

Date: 25-08-2020 / Author: shannon
Terex Auger Tool

A new video from Terex Utilities demonstrates the importance of selecting the right auger tool for the job conditions.

Selection factors include auger or barrel tools, various types of teeth, and tool size. “With the right tool, you can reduce dig time, eliminate overheating, and improve productivity,” said Greg Adler, regional account manager for auger tooling.

The video shows Terex Utilities performing a side-by-side comparison of its TXC Auger and BTA Spiral auger with carbide bullet teeth drilling into concrete.

5 Key Attributes to Look for in Telehandler Tires

Date: 19-08-2020 / Author: shannon

Tire maker Trident International has shared tips to help people who buy tires for telehandlers know what to look for as they shop.

Telehandlers are versatile, efficient, multifunction machines that combine the lifting capability of a forklift with the reach and elevation of a crane.

Telehandlers should be fitted with tires that offer high stability that matches the demands of their applications: lifting heavy loads and reaching high heights, often on unstable or unfinished surfaces.

Diversified Product Development Breaks Ground for New Headquarters

Date: 19-08-2020 / Author: shannon
Diversified Product

Diversified Product Development, marketer of the LineWise, LiftWise and DesignWise brands, has broken ground for a new headquarters and production facility in Waco, Texas.

The 60,000-sq.-ft. building, scheduled for completion in Jan. 2021, will replace the company’s current facility in Waco.

Diversified currently employs about 60 people, including engineers, designers, and sales and support staff, with plans to hire more workers after moving into the new facility.

Bidadoo Expands Leadership Team, Sees Results

Date: 19-08-2020 / Author: shannon

Bidadoo, a large and trusted business and industrial auction service on eBay has expanded its sales and leadership team to meet the surge of online remarketing demand and activity.

Fueled in part by COVID-19, bidadoo has seen a 188% growth in site traffic during the pandemic.

bidadoo is expanding deeper into new regions and markets, and is excited about the appointment of several key people in sales leadership and their contributions.

Terex Utilities Launches New E-commerce Platform

Date: 19-08-2020 / Author: shannon
Terex Utilities

Terex Utilities has launched a new E-commerce platform to give customers the type of shopping experience today’s online buyers expect.

The new platform offers one-stop shopping for tools and accessories used in the utilities industry and beyond. Many of the products had previously been available only through a traditional catalog.

Hundreds of products — from climbing equipment to traffic safety gear and Terex auger tools — can be ordered. New customers can self-register for an account, place orders by credit card, view order status, track shipments, and see invoices. 

Pure Safety Group Leaders Join Standards Organizations

Date: 18-08-2020 / Author: shannon
Pure Safety Group

Mathew Moreau, product manager of dropped tools and FME at Pure Safety Group, has been named chairperson of the International Safety Equipment Association Standards Committee for Dropped Objects Solutions.

The committee is the first to focus exclusively on preventing dropped object hazards in general industry, construction, and other sectors that involve work at height.

H&E Opens Branch in McKinney, Texas

Date: 17-08-2020 / Author: shannon

H&E Equipment Services Inc. has opened a new branch in McKinney, Texas, to serve the region northeast of metropolitan Dallas-Fort Worth.

The new location at 490 Industrial Boulevard features a 16,650-sq.-ft. facility on 4.45 acres with offices, parts warehouse, four-bay repair shop, and fully fenced yard.

It can service construction and general industrial equipment and joins other nearby H&E facilities in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Mesquite.