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Gearflow wins $162k VentureCat prize

Online construction marketplace Gearflow wins coveted Northwestern University VentureCat top prize


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Pettibone continues critical operations

Michigan-based Pettibone will continue in-person operations for essential employees


18,000 U.S. construction bids still active

New website from Dodge Data & Analytics highlights available construction work across the U.S.


ZMGLIFT offering free face masks

The company has over 2 million face masks to ship to companies in need

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Terex AWP suspends manufacturing in certain areas

Terex Corp. is complying with government mandates to close facilities, keep team members safe



Manitou temporarily closes French operations

The company will close its French facilities until March 31 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

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U.S. construction and the coronavirus

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has asked construction companies to donate N95 respirator masks to local hospitals and to stop ordering more for the time being


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




MCWP training during Covid-19

Kevin O’Shea, director of safety and training, AGF Access Group, lays out the do’s and don’ts for MCWP trainers and trainees


City Rentals bounces back

The California independent rental company talks about business before and during the Covid-19 pandemic


Interview: Craig Paylor

LGMG North America has been operating in the States for almost two years now. Lindsey Anderson speaks with its CEO, Craig Paylor

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Three questions to ask OEM partners

With hundreds of manufacturers producing equipment, how does an independent rental company choose the right one? Ben Preston reports.


Driving forward

Direct electric drive technology continues to advance, providing further efficiency and reduced costs. Lindsey Anderson reports on the latest


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


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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