Construction Industry News

JCB Announces North American Dealers of Excellence

Date: 09-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
JCB

July 9, 2019 – JCB North America announced the winners of its Dealers of Excellence awards.

JLG Launches New Online Express Platform

Date: 08-07-2019 / Author: abrumm
JLG Order Express

July 8, 2019 — JLG Industries Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has launched a new version of its online parts ordering system. The upgraded Online Express will provide customers with an easy-to-use interface offering several new enhancements accessible via mobile, tablet, and desktop devices.

2019 LLEAP Awards Deadline Extended

Date: 08-07-2019 / Author: kscally
2019 LLEAP Awards

There’s still time for companies to enter their new products and services in the 2019 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards, presented by Lift and Access magazine.

The deadline for entries to the annual program that honors the latest innovations in lifting and access equipment has been extended to July 26.

This year’s awards will recognize products that have been introduced into the North American market between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019, and are currently available for purchase in North America.

IPAF CEO Leaving After 15 Years

Date: 08-07-2019 / Author: kscally
Tim Whiteman

International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) CEO Tim Whiteman is stepping down from his position leading the association after 15 years in the position.

Scaffold & Access Industry Association Names New Directors

Date: 02-07-2019 / Author: kscally

The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) appointed DeAnna Martin as executive director and Jackie Brown as associate director.

Martin also serves as the SAIA/ANSI liaison for the A92 Accredited Standards Committee, which develops the standards for the aerial platform industry. She had previously served as the SAIA’s associate director since 2014.

LGMG North America Inc. Hosts Grand Opening

Date: 25-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
LGMG

June 25, 2019 – LGMG North America Inc. hosted heavy equipment industry leaders at their Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, facility to officially announce their presence in the North American aerial lift market.  

LGMG NA is the North American branch of Lingong Group Jinan Heavy Machinery Co Ltd., offering MEWPs compliant with the new ANSI A92 standards.

United Rentals Announces Call for Presentations for Conference

Date: 25-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
United Rentals

June 25, 2019 – United Rentals Inc. announced the call for presentations for the Total Control & Innovation Conference 2019, which takes place Nov. 11-13, 2019 in San Antonio.

At the conference, industry experts and thought leaders will discuss how digital innovations improve worksite operations, optimize equipment fleets, and bolster the bottom line.

Kardie Equipment Expands Fleet

Date: 25-06-2019 / Author: abrumm

June 25, 2019 - Kardie Equipment, a distributor for Bronto Skylift, added three units to its current rental fleet of 20, expanding what the company says is the largest collection of aerial work platforms in North America.

Manitou North America Continues 30 Year Partnership, Provides Equipment to Road America

Date: 21-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
Road America

June 21, 2019 – Manitou North America strengthens a 30 year partnership with Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, with the delivery of new Manitou and Gehl equipment.

“We are proud to continue our long-standing relationship with Road America,” said Mark Hanson, CEO of Manitou North America and regional vice president of sales and marketing for Manitou Group. “Road America is an iconic race venue right in our backyard, and we are honored to see our equipment used on the track and throughout the year.”

Custom Equipment Teams Up with GPS Education Partners

Date: 21-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
GPSEd

June 21, 2019 – Custom Equipment LLC announced its partnership with GPS Education Partners, allowing the company to build industry talent pools and future workforces using a unique youth apprenticeship model designed by GPSEd.

This model has shown proven success for hundreds of Wisconsin businesses since its launch in manufacturing almost 20 years ago. The apprenticeship model will match motivated student workers with promising technical careers and expose them to career pathways in the manufacturing industry.

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