North American Access Business News – Page 10

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    Snorkel’s Kansas plant decertifies union

    2013-03-01T19:36:00Z

    Snorkel’s U.S. manufacturing facility has voted to remove its representation with its union, the International Association of Machinists (IAM).

  • Don Ahern, Ahern Rentals' CEO.
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    Broke in Vegas

    2013-02-19T16:47:00Z

    Don Ahern speaks exclusively with Lindsey Anderson about the Chapter 11 process.

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    Ahern defiant in face of Chapter 11 process

    2013-01-07T17:37:00Z

    Don Ahern discusses his company's bankruptcy exclusively with Access, Lift Handlers

  • Steve Nadelman, president and chief operating officer of Acme Lift Company
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    Acme Lift president leaves company

    2013-01-02T16:07:00Z

    After two years serving as Acme Lift Co.'s president and COO, Steve Nadelman has left the company.

  • Norwegian rental firm Uco takes delivery of its new fleet of Leonardo HD work platforms
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    Bravi fulfils second Uco platform order

    2012-11-07T22:02:00Z

    Italian manufacturer Bravi Platforms has delivered a second consignment of Leonardo HD work platforms to Norwegian rental firm Uco.

  • Farmington Natural Stone’s new Bobcat TL470 telescopic handler
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    Farmington Quarry acquires Bobcat handler

    2012-11-04T23:08:00Z

    The UK’s Farmington Natural Stone has purchased a new Bobcat TL470 telescopic handler for use at its quarry at Northleach, Gloucestershire.

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    Ahern has until Nov. 30 for bankruptcy plan

    2012-11-01T16:33:00Z

    Las Vegas-based Ahern Rentals has one month to present its reorganization plan before U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Bruce Beesely. Beesely also said Ahern must present a first draft of a reorganization plan within the next three weeks. Don Ahern filed his case in December but has managed to round-up additional ...

  • Ebbe Christensen, president and chief executive officer of ReachMaster - Skako Lift.
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    ReachMaster takes over assets and activities of Skako Lift

    2012-09-07T18:15:00Z

    ReachMaster, Inc., has taken over the assets and activities of Skako Lift, Inc., which include the representation of ReachMaster Falcon, Bluelift and Denka compact aerial lift product lines.

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    1100 Skyjack scissors for Nationwide Platforms

    2012-08-21T11:30:00Z

    The order of nearly 1100 Skyjack scissors has begun to arrive at UK rental giant Nationwide Platforms.

  • A Skyjack SJIII 3219 scissor in action.
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    Skyjack’s Q2 sales increase

    2012-08-20T19:18:00Z

    The industrial division of Canadian company Linamar, which largely includes Skyjack, saw sales increase 48.6% or CN$48.6 million from Q2 2011 to CN$148.6 million. The sales increase was "primarily due to significant increases in demand in the access equipment markets resulting from fleet replacement initiatives," Linamar said in a statement.

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    Ahern Rentals granted extra time

    2012-08-20T16:20:00Z

    Las Vegas-based Ahern Rentals has been given two more months to organize its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.

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    Record revenues at Manitex in Q2

    2012-08-09T13:01:00Z

    Manitex International saw second quarter 2012 revenues increase by 42% to US$ 52.5 million and net income report record growth of 124% to US$ 2.3 million

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    North America fuels HERC double-digit growth

    2012-07-30T23:10:00Z

    Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC) reported worldwide equipment rental revenues of $335 million for its second quarter of 2012, up 11% year-over-year. HERC says this double-digit increase has been driven by North American demand.

  • Darren Kell, Tanfield Group chief executive.
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    Snorkel to reinforce North American presence

    2012-06-05T21:50:00Z

    Speaking exclusively to Access, Lift Handlers , Darren Kell, chief executive officer of Snorkel, said the company's strategy for North America is to target mid-tiered rental companies to form relationships and strengthen those they already have.

  • Michael Kneeland, chief executive officer of United Rentals.
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    United Rentals completes RSC acquisition

    2012-04-30T19:07:00Z

    United Rentals has completed its acquisition of RSC Holdings Inc. in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $18 per share for a total enterprise value of $4.2 billion including $2.3 billion in debt, United Rentals announced.

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    Volvo Rents buys Nelico in Wyoming

    2012-04-30T09:58:00Z

    Volvo Rents continued its North American acquisition spree last week with the acquisition of Nelico Equipment Service and Supplies, a three-branch rental business with locations in Mills, Rock Springs and Casper, Wyoming.

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    Shareholders approve United Rentals' acquisition of RSC

    2012-04-27T20:44:00Z

    Shareholders at both United Rentals Inc. and RSC Holdings Inc. have voted in favor of United's forthcoming acquisition of RSC.

  • Don Ahern, president of Ahern Rentals and Xtreme Manufacturing.
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    Court approves Ahern Rentals' DIP financing

    2012-01-31T18:03:00Z

    The US Bankruptcy Court in Nevada has approved Debtor-in-Possession financing for Ahern Rentals, allowing the rental company to continue operating without any interruptions.

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    Ahern Rentals files Chapter 11

    2011-12-27T16:18:00Z

    One of North America's largest independent rental companies, Las Vegas-based Ahern Rentals, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in order to restructure around $500 million in debt.

  • Chris Branson helped found InspHire when he was 27.
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    Rental software company Insphire opens US office

    2011-12-20T12:16:00Z

    UK-based rental software company Insphire has established a permanent US sales office, located in Houston, Texas.