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Bo-Rent places €0.6m order for JCB light compaction equipment
Netherlands rental company Bo-Rent has ordered £0.5 million (€0.6 million) worth of JCB light compaction equipment.
Cargotec gets Euro 25 million crane order
The MacGregor division of Cargotec has received an order worth around Euro 25 million for 96 cargo handling cranes
Easi UpLifts has high hopes of new Brontos
Easi UpLifts has taken delivery of four new Bronto vehicle-mounted machines at its headquarters in Dublin for its UK truck-mounted division.
Nifty fits the niche
Traction Equipment of Stafford, UK, has found that, even in these challenging times, some niche markets are still active. The company has recently taken delivery of more Niftylift HR15 platforms to add to his expanding fleet of access platforms.
Tower Light and Phoenix Zeppelin reach distribution agreement
Italy’s Tower Light srl has signed a distribution agreement with Caterpillar dealer Phoenix-Zeppelin for the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic markets. The agreement includes the Tower Light branded lighting towers and the Gladiator range that includes mini crawler-dumpers and site storage boxes.
Ainscough enters heavy lift crawler crane sector
The UK's largest crane rental company, Ainscough Crane Hire Ltd, is entering the heavy lift crawler crane sector in a big way
New Zoomlion dealer network
Zoomlion is launching a new dealership network across Europe. The Chinese manufacturer's UK dealer Crowland is at the centre of the plans and has already become the only service centre in Europe to offer comprehensive spare parts.
Korean company joins IPAF and makes prestigious sales
At the beginning of February aerial work platform manufacturer, Junjincsm, became the first Korean member of IPAF (International Powered Access Federation). Junjincsm, which estimates it has a 90% share of the AWP market in Korea's shipbuilding sector, hopes its membership of IPAF will help it move forward as a "real international company".
Case signs supplier agreement with True Value
Case Construction Equipment (Case CE) has signed a supplier agreement with True Value Company, the US cooperative of independent hardware stores that includes more than 1000 rental locations operated under the True Value Rental, Taylor Rental, Just Ask Rental and Grand Rental Station brands.
SGB sells UK powered access fleet to AJ Access
A J Access has purchased SGB Powered Access’ entire fleet of 700 booms and scissors in the UK for an undisclosed sum. The dealer will now start marketing the machines, for sale mainly outside of the UK.
Record Multitel production in 2008
Last year Italian truck mount manufacturer, Multitel Pagliero had a record year, manufacturing and dispatching over 1000 machines. The 1000th platform was dispatched from its factory in Manta just before Christmas.
Manitex strikes international deals
Manitex International is increasing its global presence with a new set of orders for boom trucks and specialized transport units totalling US$6.6 million
Dubai airport invests in platforms from AL Laith
Al Laith Scaffolding LLC, Dubai, has recently supplied a large number of aerial work platforms to Dubai Airport including equipment from Niftylift and Oil & Steel.
Iron Planet's first European online auction
Iron Planet holds its first European online construction equipment auction on 28 January
AJ Access invests in more Genie platforms
UK rental company, AJ Access Platforms, is expanding its fleet with a number of Genie S-125 self propelled telescopic booms and some electric and rough terrain scissors. These machines will join the diesel-powered articulating Z-45/25 RT booms, GS-5390 and GS-1932 scissor lifts, Z-45/25 Bi-Energy booms and Z30/20 N RJ articulating booms which were recently delivered to AJ Access by Genie.
Knuckle booms save lives in Iraq
Fassi dealer Fascan in Maryland, US has adapted three models of Fassi knuckle boom cranes to make "Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Interrogation Arms" for the US Army to detect roadside munitions in Iraq, writes Patrick Hill
New 550 tonne Kobelco in China
Chinese crane rental company Lai Wu Teng Fa Qi Zhong Yun Ye You Xiang Gonsi, has bought a second 550 tonne capacity Kobelco SL6000 crawler crane
Nationwide takes delivery of six Ruthmann truck mounts
Six of the Ruthmann Steiger T275 truck mounted aerial platforms which were launched at the APEX show in September have been delivered to UK rental company Nationwide Platforms, part of the Lavendon Group
Hiab to deliver 95 cranes to Iraq
Loader crane manufacturer Hiab has an order for 95 loader cranes from the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity
Hitachi Sumitomo crawler to Kier Plant
Kier Plant, a member of the Kier Group in the UK, has taken delivery of a new Hitachi Sumitomo SCX700 lattice boom crawler crane
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