Dale Blackwell, the longtime executive director of the California Rental Association, and owner of Aba Daba Rents, died on April 15 following complications of a traumatic brain injury. The 65-year-old served as the CRA’s executive director for 14 years and was a part of the American Rental Association and its ARAPAC, the organization’s political action committee. 

Dale Blackwell.

Blackwell is survived by his parents, Gene and Betty; his wife, Victoria; his five children, Kerri Costarella (John), Scott, Jeffrey, Randall (Alison) and Jena; siblings, Bob, Dianne and Christine; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the family will hold a celebration of life on a later date. Donations may be made to the Rental Services Industry Foundation (RSIF) or a local animal shelter in Blackwell’s name.

 

 

 

ALH August-September 2020

Access Lift & Handlers - August-September 2020

Included in this sisue: 

  • INTERVIEW: ZOOMLION
    Zoomlion North America will debut boom and scissor lifts for the North American market this year. Lindsey Anderson speaks with the company.
  • ROTATING TELEHANDLERS
    For once, some good news: the rotating telehandler market across North America remains stable. Lindsey Anderson looks into the industry.
  • MAINTENANCE 
    Proper battery management and maintenance can decrease fleet costs and elongate battery life. ALH covers the best practices to keep machines running
  • SPECIALTY MEWPS 
    The specialty access industry provides endusers with everything from air-powered scissor lifts to 3-foot-wide bridge inspection units. ALH reports.
  • TIRES 
    With the new ANSI standards now in place, tires on boom lifts and roughterrain scissors will see some major changes. ALH reports.
  • SAIA SHOW 
    The Scaffold & Access Industry Association’s Annual Convention & Exposition will be held virtually this year. Read our guide for more.

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