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    Dueco receives We Energies Star Award

    2012-04-26T21:29:00Z

    Dueco, along with sister company Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation (UELC), have been awarded with a Star Award from We Energies.

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    Altec increases prices

    2012-04-16T22:49:00Z

    Altec Industries, Inc., has announced it will increase its prices byapproximately 4.5 percent, effective May of 2012. The company said the increase is necessary due to a "series of market conditions that have impacted the manufacturing industry, including increases in material and operating costs, commodity demand and the effects of ...

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    OSHA fines Verizon $140,700 for fatal electrocution

    2012-03-26T21:29:00Z

    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Verizon for $140,700 due various safety violations following a Sept. 14, 2011 death of an employee who was electrocuted while working from a utility truck.

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    Utility bucket truck tips over in Ohio

    2012-01-20T17:59:00Z

    A Cleveland Public Power worker suffered a broken wrist and lacerations after the bucket truck he was working from tipped over on Jan. 19.

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    Platinum Equity acquires NESCO

    2011-10-31T20:38:00Z

    Platinum Equity has acquired NESCO Sales and Rentals. Platinum is the owner of Maxim Crane Works and acquired NESCO from an investor group led by Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney Company. NESCO founder and chief executive officer Rob Troxel will retain an ownership stake in the business going forward. Terms ...

  • Mike Hrycak, president of Tracked Lifts, lowers the boom of the new Platform Basket 18.90/46 kV at I
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    Tracked Lifts debuts fully insulated boom at ICUEE

    2011-10-14T15:51:00Z

    Tracked Lifts unveiled its newest Platform Basket to the North American market at ICUEE. The US-based company represents Italy's Platform Basket, and another European supplier of atrium lifts, Danish company Omme Lifts. The Platform Basket 18.90/46 kV is a fully insulated, dielectrically isolated tracked lift that was made specifically for ...

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    ICUEE snags 16,600 attendees

    2011-10-10T16:28:00Z

    ICUEE, held Oct. 4-6 in Louisville, KY, brought in 16,600 registered attendees making it the second largest show in its history, organizers announced on the closing day of the show. More than 800 exhibitors took more than 1.1 million net square feet for product displays and hands-on equipment demonstrations.

  • Socage debuted its new 65-foot bucket truck, pictured here, at ICUEE.
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    Socage debuts DA365 at ICUEE

    2011-10-04T23:02:00Z

    Italian-based manufacturer Socage introduced the DA365 to the - and for the - North American market at ICUEE this week in Louisville, KY.

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    Nesco expands nationwide fleet

    2011-06-27T16:53:00Z

    Indiana-based NEsco Sales and Rentals has acquired the remainder of Terex Utilities' equipment rental fleet in Virginia, Tennessee and Texas.

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    ICUEE prepares for October show

    2011-05-09T19:32:00Z

    The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition and Demo Expo will open advanced registration on June 8 for its Oct. 4-6 trade show in Louisville, KY.

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    UELC adds 50 units to fleet

    2011-04-11T15:18:00Z

    Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation (UELC) has added 50 new rental trucks and aerials to its fleet. Equipment includes 45 to 60-foot digger derricks; 29 to 40-foot aerials; and 55-foot and 75-foot general digger derricks, the company said.

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    Odyne appoints Terex Utilities as global distributor

    2011-03-18T15:24:00Z

    Odyne Systems, LLC, has appointed Terex Utilities as a global distributor for Odyne plug-in hyrbid systems for medium and heavy-duty vehicles.

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    UELC appoints new dealer

    2011-01-03T21:20:00Z

    Utility Equipment Leasing Corporation (UELC) has appointed Sagon Trucks of Jonesboro, GA as a dealer for the rental of digger derricks and bucket trucks in ranges up to 105 feet.

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    Nesco acquires portion of Terex Utilities fleet

    2011-01-03T15:43:00Z

    Indiana-based Nesco Sales and Rentals has acquired a portion of Terex Utilities' rental fleet. Terms of the deal have not been released.

  • Utility rental houses felt a pinch from the economic downturn, but nothing compared to the construct
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    Lindsey Anderson reports on the warmer-than-aerial utility rental market

    2010-11-15T22:51:00Z

    Utility rental houses felt a pinch from the economic downturn, but nothing compared to the construction rental market. Lindsey Anderson reports

  • The Palfinger Group has acquired US-based ETI, a truck-mounted aerial OEM.
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    Palfinger + ETI - Lindsey Anderson asks ETI's president about its new owner

    2010-06-14T16:20:00Z

    Lindsey Anderson asks ETI president Chris Neuberger to talk about the company's new owner

  • The Palfinger Group has acquired US-based ETI, a truck-mounted aerial OEM.
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    Palfinger acquires majority stake in US truck-mount OEM

    2010-03-29T15:10:00Z

    The Palfinger Group has acquired an 80 percent stake in Equipment Technology, LLC (ETI), expanding its reach in the US.

  • Posi-Plus debuted its new Line Champ 600 at ICUEE
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    Posi-Plus debuts new articulated telescopic model

    2009-10-07T21:02:00Z

    Canadian manufacturer Posi-Plus Technologies took the wraps off its biggest Line Champ model at ICUEE

  • Smith Electric Vehicles and Altec unveil America's first all-electric, utility truck mounted aerial
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    Smith and Altec unveil America's first all-electric truck mount

    2009-06-22T11:57:00Z

    Smith Electric Vehicles US Corporation, part of the Tanfield Group, has teamed up with Altec Industries Inc to introduce America's first all-electric utility truck with an aerial platform. The truck will be unveiled today (June 22) at the Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia.

  • Terex plug-in hybrid electric vehicle system is being tested by a major US utilities fleet, before b
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    Terex develops a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle system

    2008-06-18T08:55:00Z

    Terex has developed a new, PHEV (plug-in, hybrid electric vehicle) system which is designed to help utility truck owners "go green".