All South America Articles

Haulotte signs up Tahiti distributor
Sopadep Industry will offer sales, training and support for Haulotte’s range across French Polynesia
Mills appoints digital technology director
Adriana Bianca will lead Brazilian rental company’s new technology and digital transformation department
Brazil’s M&T Expo postponed to 2022
South America’s largest construction and mining trade show will now take place in 2022, with dates to be announced
Five Grove ATs for Locar
Locar will be taking delivery of five Grove all terrain cranes for its rental fleet in Brazil
Finning reports start of HS2 deliveries
Caterpillar dealer reports a 21% fall in sales for 2000, with new equipment revenues down 40%
Brazil’s rental industry makes plea on Covid
Brazilian rental association ALEC and 12 other organisations call for immediate action on Covid-19 crisis
Andreas Ernst joins Terex Cranes
Terex Cranes appointed Andreas Ernst to be general manager for RT, tower and pick and carry cranes in the Americas
IRN interview: Sergio Kariya, CEO, Mills
Sergio Kariya, CEO of Mills, Brazil’s largest access rental company, speaks to KHL’s Fausto Oliveira
Aggreko wins 25.9MW hybrid power project in Chile
Contract with mining company Gold Fields will comprise solar and diesel power for the new Salares Norte mine
New Tier 3 compressor from Sullair
Sullair has launched the a Tier 3 version of its OFD1550 oil free portable air compressor
M&T Expo to go ahead in July 2021
The largest construction exhibition in South America will go ahead as planned on 5-8 July 2021, according to Messe München
Manitou delivers specialist attachments
Manufacturer’s Special Solutions division designs unique jackhammer and adapted aerial platforms
Mills reports positive third quarter
Income and revenue rise, despite a challenging period for Brazilian rental company
Finning sees rebound in rental activity
Though rental revenues remain below prior year levels, Finning reports sequential improvement
New lockdowns currently exclude construction
Europe and UK impose new restrictions, while other regions rely on softer measures to combat spread of virus
First Grove GRT9165 in Brazil
Brazilian company TEM takes delivery of new Grove rough terrain model  
Peru’s first 100% autonomous hauling project
Ferreyros, Caterpillar’s representative in Peru, will run an autonomous hauling project using 30 Cat mining trucks
GAM back at 90% of activity
Spanish rental company reports recovery in activity, despite almost 18% fall in revenues for first six months of 2020
Sener signs contract to develop Salvador monorail in Brazil
New lines will have length of 23.6 km and include 25 stations and a depot
New Manitou products for Brazil
Compact telehandlers and backhoe loaders to help expand Brazilian and Latin American markets
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