Business News

  • Steve Nadelman, president and chief operating officer of Acme Lift Company

    Acme Lift president leaves company


    After two years serving as Acme Lift Co.'s president and COO, Steve Nadelman has left the company.

  • Norwegian rental firm Uco takes delivery of its new fleet of Leonardo HD work platforms

    Bravi fulfils second Uco platform order


    Italian manufacturer Bravi Platforms has delivered a second consignment of Leonardo HD work platforms to Norwegian rental firm Uco.

  • Farmington Natural Stone’s new Bobcat TL470 telescopic handler

    Farmington Quarry acquires Bobcat handler


    The UK’s Farmington Natural Stone has purchased a new Bobcat TL470 telescopic handler for use at its quarry at Northleach, Gloucestershire.

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    Ahern has until Nov. 30 for bankruptcy plan


    Las Vegas-based Ahern Rentals has one month to present its reorganization plan before U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Bruce Beesely. Beesely also said Ahern must present a first draft of a reorganization plan within the next three weeks. Don Ahern filed his case in December but has managed to round-up

  • Ebbe Christensen, president and chief executive officer of ReachMaster - Skako Lift.

    ReachMaster takes over assets and activities of Skako Lift


    ReachMaster, Inc., has taken over the assets and activities of Skako Lift, Inc., which include the representation of ReachMaster Falcon, Bluelift and Denka compact aerial lift product lines.

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    1100 Skyjack scissors for Nationwide Platforms


    The order of nearly 1100 Skyjack scissors has begun to arrive at UK rental giant Nationwide Platforms.

  • A Skyjack SJIII 3219 scissor in action.

    Skyjack’s Q2 sales increase


    The industrial division of Canadian company Linamar, which largely includes Skyjack, saw sales increase 48.6% or CN$48.6 million from Q2 2011 to CN$148.6 million. The sales increase was "primarily due to significant increases in demand in the access equipment markets resulting from fleet

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    Ahern Rentals granted extra time


    Las Vegas-based Ahern Rentals has been given two more months to organize its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.

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    Record revenues at Manitex in Q2


    Manitex International saw second quarter 2012 revenues increase by 42% to US$ 52.5 million and net income report record growth of 124% to US$ 2.3 million

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    North America fuels HERC double-digit growth


    Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) reported worldwide equipment rental revenues of $335 million for its second quarter of 2012, up 11% year-over-year. HERC says this double-digit increase has been driven by North American demand.