Construction Industry News

Terex Utilities, Custom Truck One Source Congratulate Hurtman Rescue Competition Winners

Date: 31-10-2018 / Author: kscally
2018 Hurtman Rescue Competition

Terex Utilities and Custom Truck One Source offered their congratulations to the winners of the the Hurtman Rescue competition at the International Lineman’s Rodeo recently held in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

JLG Offers 3-Foot Platform for Boom Lifts

Date: 17-10-2018 / Author: kscally
3-foot platform

JLG Industries can now equip all its engine-powered boom lifts with a 3-ft. platform.

The 30-in. by 36-in. platform is available as an aftermarket purchase or on new whole goods orders.

“These new smaller platforms help JLG meet the growing market demand for compact platforms to complete work in tight spaces,” said Bill Dovey, senior product manager, booms, JLG Industries Inc. “Smaller platforms allow workers to access work areas where traditional platforms wouldn’t fit.”

Genie Introduces Material Carrier Attachment for RT Scissor Lifts

Date: 17-10-2018 / Author: kscally
Genie Material Carrier Attachment

Genie is offering the Lift Tools Material Carrier attachment designed for Genie GS-2669, GS-3369 and GS-4069 DC and RT rough terrain scissor lift.

JLG, SkyTrak Now Offer Telehandler Non-Marking Tires

Date: 10-10-2018 / Author: kscally

JLG Industries introduced non-marking tires for JLG and SkyTrak telehandlers, designed specifically to protect sensitive surfaces from unwanted markings.

The new tires are available as air- or foam-filled and come with a center bar for better wear performance on abrasive surfaces. A non-directional tread means fewer assembly combinations and reduces carrying costs.

JLG Adds Bolt-On Fall Arrest System for Boom Lifts

Date: 10-10-2018 / Author: kscally

JLG Industries Inc. is offering a new bolt-on system to help operators move safely outside the platform of its boom lifts.

This feature allows an occupant to exit the platform at height and step onto adjacent structures while being tied off to an approved lanyard anchor point on the platform. The Bolt-On Fall Arrest System consists of two large steel brackets securing a 6-ft. cable with a ring that can move from one end of the cable to the other. Attaching the lanyard to the ring improves maneuverability and allows the operator to perform tasks outside of the platform.

Deutz Partners with Manitou on Electric, Hybrid Telehandler Prototypes

Date: 25-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Electric Hybrid Manitou MT 1335
E-Deutz

Deutz AG teamed up with Manitou Group to outfit two telehandler prototypes with electric drive lines.

The keys for the first prototypes—one with a hybrid drive, the other full-electric—were handed over as part of the Deutz Electrip Event Week, held Sept. 15-21 in Cologne, Germany.

The full-electric Manitou MT 1135 telehandler is equipped with a 360-volt vehicle power supply and a 60-kW electric motor. The battery, with a 30-kWh capacity, ensures that the required level of energy is delivered. The MT 1335 usually comes with a 75-kW Deutz TCD 3.6 diesel engine.

Trojan Battery Introduces New Logo, Refreshes Brand

Date: 24-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Trojan Battery Co. LLC updated its brand with a new look that includes a modern logo, vibrant colors, revised product branding, and a new tagline: Charging Forward.

The refreshed image will be incorporated in Trojan’s marketing campaigns, collateral, and new website, which is slated for later this year.  The classic maroon color of Trojan batteries will remain the same.

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