JCB Introduces High-Speed Telehandler for the Military

At the UK's Defense Vehicle Dynamics exhibition, JCB unveiled the High Mobility Variable Reach Truck (HMVRT) for the military, part of JBC's high-speed, high mobility, and logistically compatible family of military vehicles. According to John Patterson, managing director and CEO of JCB, this machine and others unveiled at the show represent a bold step for […]

26/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Tadano America Introduces ATF220G-5 All-Terrain Crane

Tadano America, Houston, Texas, introduces the 242-ton ATF220G-5 all-terrain crane to the North American marketplace. The first ATF220G-5 will hit the Port of Miami, Fla., in November and will be delivered to Sims Crane and Equipment Co. The second unit will enter the United States at the Port of Houston, and PSI Crane & Rigging, […]

26/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Liebherr Unveils New LR 11350 Crawler

At its 2006 Customer Days in Ehingen, Germany, Liebherr announced the addition of the LR 11350 to its crawler crane product line. A pre-series production model with a 1,377-ton maximum load capacity is already being used in China for the construction of a chemical plant. The maximum load capacity of this heavy-duty crane has been […]

26/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Liebherr Sells 100th LR 1400 Series Crawler

At its 2006 Customer Days in late June, Liebherr Ehingen, Ehingen, Germany, presented the 100th Liebherr LR 1400 series crawler crane to Julio Eduardo Simes, president of the Brazilian rental company LOCAR TRANS­PORTES TCNICOS E GUINDASTES LTDA. Headquartered in Guarulhos/So Paulo, LOCAR owns more than 200 cranes • including three of the 440-ton Liebherr LR […]

21/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Sunbelt Rentals to Acquire NationsRent

Sunbelt Rentals, Charlotte, N.C., a subsidiary of Ashtead Group plc, announced that it will acquire Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based NationsRent Companies for approximately $1.05 billion. The transaction is expected to close on or about August 31, 2006. Following the closing, the combined company is estimated to be the third largest United States equipment rental company with […]

20/07/2006 - 05:00 am

New Job Board Unveiled for Construction Industry

The Job Board Network, Inc., Davidson, N.C., recently launched an exclusive job board for the construction equipment industry at is an employment advertising and resume bank platform designed to connect job seekers and employers in cost effective means via the Internet. The service is free to job hunters. “Employers will now benefit by […]

17/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Compact Carrydeck Crane Redefines Robust: Shuttlelift 3339 keeps it simple

Part One If you're not familiar with Sturgeon Bay, Wis., you can find it by driving 45 minutes northeast of Green Bay. It sits on a sliver of land that is bounded by the Green Bay (for which the city is named) and Lake Michigan. This is a big area for both commercial and pleasure […]

13/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Liebherr Launches Five-Axle All-Terrain Crane

At its Customer Days, held June 28 and 29 in Ehingen, Germany, Liebherr-Werk Ehingen launched its new five-axle 143-ton LTM 1130-5.1 all-terrain crane • the fifth newly developed five-axle model introduced by Liebherr in the last two years. The LTM 1130-5.1 features a 197-foot telescopic boom that can extend even more with a 35- to […]

13/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Bil-Jax Adds Options and Accessories to Summit Series

Further expanding its product offerings, Bil-Jax, Archbold, Ohio, introduces a broad selection of options and accessories for its new trailer-mounted aerial lifts, the Summit Series. Bil-Jax's new pallet fork option, which is scheduled for release this fall, joins the previously introduced material-lift hook option to enhance the Summit Series' material-lifting capabilities. With the pallet fork […]

13/07/2006 - 05:00 am

Veri-Tek International Completes Manitex Acquisition

Veri-Tek International, Corp., Wixom, Mich., announced it completed the purchase of Manitex, Inc., from Quantum Value Management, LLC, on July 3, 2006. Subject to post-closing working capital adjustments, Manitex was purchased for approximately $35 million and was paid by delivering 234,875 shares of Veri-Tek's common stock and a promissory note for approximately $1.1 million. For […]

13/07/2006 - 05:00 am

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