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Mammoet training developments
Mammoet USA has become an Accredited Assessment Centre for NCCER training courses. The company can also now offer NCCER rigger training to external applicants
Ahern Canada opens
Part of Ahern International, Ahern Canada celebrated its launch with a grand opening ceremony at its new facility in Edmonton, Alberta
Family traditions
Jennifer Lombard and Elizabeth Faruzzi grew up in the equipment rental industry. But instead of taking the reins of an already-established company, the two sisters set out to create their own empire. Lindsey Anderson spoke with the women about their company Lizzy Lift.
Delta-Q expands family of lithium battery chargers
The company has introduced its new ICL900 lithium battery charger – expanding its family of lithium battery chargers to create the ICL Series.
Rental results down for Mobile Mini
Third-quarter rental revenues fall 4.6% year-on-year for US-based portable storage and containment rental company
Cummins buys battery firm
Engine company adds Brammo, developer of battery packs for mobile and stationary applications
Economical offshore turbine installation
A new jack-up system has been launched by GustoMSC, designed to appeal to companies working in the emerging US offshore wind turbine installation market
United Rentals announces Q3 results
The world’s largest rental company continues growing; it reported $1.76 billion in total revenues
Aerial construction showcase
Three Canadian companies have collaborated to provide lifting services using a helicopter
Skyward gives drone operators instant access to airspace
US-based company rolls out programme giving commercial drone operators quick access to controlled airspace
Canada’s US$9.5 billion pipeline project halted
TransCanada announces termination of major Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects
Astec Industries buys RexCon
One US company is assimilated into another, as Astec Industries acquires RexCon for US$26 million
Genie debuts new products
Genie has released a number of new products, including updated booms and accessories 
ALH Awards winners celebrate in Miami
More than 200 attendees were present to celebrate the best people, projects, safety, equipment and more during the evening’s celebrations
Kneeland: rental firms can ‘compete through culture’
United Rentals CEO Michael Kneeland opened the Access, Lift & Handlers (ALH) Conference in Miami and argued that rental companies can “compete through culture and values”.
McCloskey crusher inspired by customer feedback
New I44Rv3 launched after worldwide field site visits resulted in significant product changes
Linden Comansa in Montreal
A 25 tonne Linden Comansa tower crane has been put to work on the new Champlain Bridge in Montreal, Canada
Industry stalwart joins Envirocon
David Sinclair to call on over 50 years of industry experience as US company’s new technical director
Mirdha joins Genie as CCO
Arjun Mirdha has been appointed to the position of Genie Chief Commercial Officer for Terex Aerial Work Platforms
Haulotte choose Delta-Q battery chargers
Haulotte will use Delta-Q Technologies’ 24V IC650 industrial and motive battery charger on all four of their articulate and telescopic trailers
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