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

    2013-01-02T16:07:00Z

    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
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    Bravi fulfils second Uco platform order

    2012-11-07T22:02:00Z

    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
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    Farmington Quarry acquires Bobcat handler

    2012-11-04T23:08:00Z

    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

    2012-11-01T16:33:00Z

    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.
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    ReachMaster takes over assets and activities of Skako Lift

    2012-09-07T18:15:00Z

    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

    2012-08-21T11:30:00Z

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

  • A Skyjack SJIII 3219 scissor in action.
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    Skyjack’s Q2 sales increase

    2012-08-20T19:18:00Z

    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

    2012-08-20T16:20:00Z

    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

    2012-08-09T13:01:00Z

    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

    2012-07-30T23:10:00Z

    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.