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Alimak reports impact from COVID-19

The company’s Chinese organization is back in operation but says materials and the global supply chain will be impacted


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Durante Rentals closes all facilities for remainder of week

The NY-based equipment rental company will close its 10 facilities as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19


ConExpo issues closing statement

In its closing statement ConExpo organizer said the 2020 show was a success

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Danfoss to buy Eaton Hydraulics for US$3.3 billion

Acquisition would create ‘global leader’ in mobile and industrial hydraulics

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JCB named United’s Supplier of the Year

United Rental’s award recognizes JCB for outstanding value, timely delivery, product support, training and procurement excellence



BrandSafway Houston receives Diamond STEP Award

It is the highest award given out by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)


ALH Conference & Awards this Thursday

United Rentals, the American Rental Association, IPAF and Rouse Services - plus many more - are set to present 

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Peer Executive Groups names 2019 Top Gun winners

Peer Executive Groups (PEG) has named the winners of its 2019 Top Gun Awards.


Robust results for JLG

Telehandler sales soar while MEWP business appears flat




Electric evolution

The electric scissor lift market is undergoing huge changes as OEMs prepare for the upcoming ANSI A92.2 standards to go into effect. ALH reports

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A Guide to Purchasing Used Equipment

Stephen Cook, senior manager, used equipment, United Rentals, discusses four important aspects to consider when purchasing used aerials and telehandlers

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Heavy duty telehandlers

The high-capacity telehandler market continues its forward march as users unlock the full potential of these machines. Lindsey Anderson reports


Industry pioneers

Niftylift has been at the forefront of safety and innovation since its inception in 1985. Lindsey Anderson visited the company’s South Carolina facility recently to learn what’s in store for the coming years.

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Advanced power

Engine manufacturers have been busy debuting new units this year. From hybrid solutions to turbo-charged options, there’s plenty of ground to cover. ALH rounds up the latest.

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A man of many hats

Lindsey Anderson sat down with the President of Skyjack during Bauma to discuss the North American market as well as his recent appointment as IPAF President

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Compact telescopic handler dimensions

A number of super-small compact telehandlers have been debuted over the last 24 months. Lindsey Anderson rounds-up the latest.

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From the yard to the web

Launched just a few months ago, aims to streamline online buying and selling of parts and equipment. Lindsey Anderson spoke with co-founders Luke Powers and Ben Preston about the business and their plans for 2019.



Asplund to give keynote at ALH conference

Dale Asplund, Chief Operating Office of United Rentals, to give keynote on September 12

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Marr Companies expands operations

The company has broken ground on a new facility in Braintree, MA