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Industry Veteran Mitch Garfinkel Joins Team Durante Rentals | Construction News

Date: 14-06-2017 / Author: fmotz
Mitch Garfinkel

Durante Rentals, a four-time INC 5000 winner, has announced the hiring of Mitch Garfinkel to a senior sales position with the company. Mitch brings almost four decades of construction equipment sales experience to the role, where he will be instrumental in expanding Durante’s new and used sales divisions, as well Durante Rentals future stages of expansion.

“Mitch brings his dynamic personality and countless years of experience to the position. We are thrilled to have him on the team as Durante Rentals continues to grow,” said Durante Rentals Co-Founder, Anthony Durante.

Hirschmann provides rated capacity indicator solution for Volvo’s pipelayers | Construction News

Date: 07-06-2017 / Author: fmotz

Volvo has partnered with Hirschmann MCS to install the cSCALE rated capacity indicator on their PL4809E and PL3005E pipelayers.  Hirschmann’s cSCALE solution provides a 7” color graphic display of the pipelayer and monitors the maximum load and inclination. Sensors include angle, tilt, load pin, and anti-two block switch.  An integrated datalogger / event recorder was also a requirement for the system.

Altec's New Offsettable Jib Gives Operators More Options

Date: 12-04-2017 / Author: mlarson

Altec has unveiled an offsettable telescopic jib that helps increase the flexibility of its AC45-127S boom truck.

The new two-stage telescoping jib, rolled out at the ConExpo-Con/Agg trade show this March, can be used at a length of 31 or 55 ft.; at offsets of 0°, 15°, or 30°; with the boom truck’s outriggers set at full or mid span; and with the crane’s boom telescoped to any length from 31 to 127 ft.