Bobcat introduced a new telehandler to its line at ConExpo, the VersaHandler TTC V619. The compact handler has a 6,613-pound rated load capacity, a 19.6-foot lifting height and comes in at 91-inches wide and 94-inches high.
Improved market conditions have confirmed a recovery has begun in North America, said Manitou Americas said on the first day of ConExpo. "We're coming back into the black," said Dan Miller, president of Manitou Group's compact equipment division.
Alongside a wide selection of its product range Merlo was demonstarating the latest version of its hybrid telehandler in one of the demonstration areas at Samoter. The hybrid unit takes a standard Merlo Turbofarmer P 41.7 with a 103 kW engine and fits a new hybrid power unit comprising a 55 kW Kubota engine and a 49 kWhp motor/generator fed by a Lithium Ion battery pack.
A guide to the safe use of telehandlers in construction has been launched in the UK by the Strategic Forum Plant Safety Group, an industry group charged with providing industry advice on the use of equipment in the UK’s construction sector.
JLG Industries has reached an agreement with SAME DEUTZ-FAHR Group (SDF) in Italy to supply telehandlers to the agricultural market worldwide. As part of the 10 year deal JLG will withdraw its own branded handlers from the agricultural market.