Headline News http://rermag.com/taxonomy/term/7519/more en IPAF to Work with U.K. Members of Parliament to Reduce Falls from Height http://rermag.com/international-news/ipaf-work-uk-members-parliament-reduce-falls-height <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Key spokespeople for the International Powered Access Federation are working closely with a new all-party working group of Westminster members of parliament, whose aim is to reduce the alarming number of workplace fatalities in the U.K. that are caused by falls from height. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/international-news/ipaf-work-uk-members-parliament-reduce-falls-height" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/international-news/ipaf-work-uk-members-parliament-reduce-falls-height#comments Headline News International News Aerial/Lifting Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:33:00 +0000 93501 at http://rermag.com <p>While the number of deaths from height has been decreasing, there is still a long way to go.</p> Photo by IPAF. Software Provider ZTR Control Systems Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation http://rermag.com/bricks-clicks/software-provider-ztr-control-systems-celebrates-30-years-innovation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ZTR Control Systems, a provider of software solutions for off-road industrial equipment markets, specifically in locomotive modernization and the industrial Internet of Things, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/bricks-clicks/software-provider-ztr-control-systems-celebrates-30-years-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/bricks-clicks/software-provider-ztr-control-systems-celebrates-30-years-innovation#comments Bricks Clicks Headline News Business & Technology Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:48:00 +0000 93491 at http://rermag.com <p>ZTR&#39;s&nbsp;partners have worked together running the company for 30 years. From left to right: Sam Hassan, Derek Shipley, Tod Warner and Aldo Liberatore.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Sunbelt Rentals Increases Fiscal First Half Revenue 16.7 Percent http://rermag.com/headline-news/sunbelt-rentals-increases-fiscal-first-half-revenue-167-percent <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/Sunbelt%20Rentals?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about Sunbelt Rentals">Sunbelt Rentals</a></span> posted total revenue of $2,084.5 million for the first half of Ashtead plc’s fiscal year, compared to $1,786.8 million for the first half of fiscal 2016, a 16.7-percent boost. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/sunbelt-rentals-increases-fiscal-first-half-revenue-167-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/sunbelt-rentals-increases-fiscal-first-half-revenue-167-percent#comments Headline News International News Rental News Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:38:00 +0000 93481 at http://rermag.com <p>Specialty rentals, such as this pump application, remains an important segment of Sunbelt Rentals&#39; growth.</p> RER Innovative Product Awards Go to 14 Companies http://rermag.com/headline-news/rer-innovative-product-awards-go-14-companies <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>RER’s Innovative Product Award category winners represent an eclectic variety of equipment rental industry suppliers. While the top prizes went to JCB for its Teleskid (gold); <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/Genie?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about Genie">Genie</a></span> for its SX-135XC boomlift (silver) and Point of Rental for its Inspection App (Bronze); a dozen more IPA categories were given out by the IPA panel of judges. Here is the complete list of category winners: </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/rer-innovative-product-awards-go-14-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/rer-innovative-product-awards-go-14-companies#comments Innovative Product Awards Headline News Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:25:00 +0000 93441 at http://rermag.com Holt Cat COO and President Dave Harris to Retire http://rermag.com/headline-news/holt-cat-coo-and-president-dave-harris-retire <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Holt Cat, the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/Caterpillar?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about Caterpillar">Caterpillar</a></span> equipment and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/tools/engines-0?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about engines">engine</a></span> dealer for South, Central, North and Northeast Texas, announced recently that its president, John David “Dave” Harris is retiring effective Jan. 1. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/holt-cat-coo-and-president-dave-harris-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/holt-cat-coo-and-president-dave-harris-retire#comments Headline News Earthmoving Rental News Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:14:00 +0000 93431 at http://rermag.com <p>Dave Harris will continue as a member of Holt&#39;s advisory board.</p> Hy-Brid Lift Maker Custom Equipment Acquired by Private Equity Firm http://rermag.com/headline-news/hy-brid-lift-maker-custom-equipment-acquired-private-equity-firm <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Stratford-Cambridge, a private equity firm, has acquired Custom Equipment, a low-level scissorlift manufacturer specializing in hybrid units and the Hy-Brid brand. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/hy-brid-lift-maker-custom-equipment-acquired-private-equity-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/hy-brid-lift-maker-custom-equipment-acquired-private-equity-firm#comments Manufacturers Headline News Aerial/Lifting Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:16:00 +0000 93301 at http://rermag.com <p>A Custom 1230 scissorlift&nbsp;can be put to use in narrow places.</p> Photo by Custom Equipment Construction Employment Increases but Still Hampered by Labor Shortage http://rermag.com/headline-news/construction-employment-increases-still-hampered-labor-shortage <div class="field-byline"> Associated General Contractors </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Construction employment increased by 24,000 jobs in November to the highest level since November 2008, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/construction-employment-increases-still-hampered-labor-shortage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/construction-employment-increases-still-hampered-labor-shortage#comments Contractor News Headline News Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:26:00 +0000 93421 at http://rermag.com <p>Despite gains in construction employment, finding qualified, experienced workers remains a challenge.</p> Manitou Group Renews Michel Denis’ Contract as President and CEO http://rermag.com/international-news/manitou-group-renews-michel-denis-contract-president-and-ceo <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The board of directors of Manitou decided unanimously to renew the mandate of Michel Denis as president and CEO of Manitou Group for an additional four-year period. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/international-news/manitou-group-renews-michel-denis-contract-president-and-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/international-news/manitou-group-renews-michel-denis-contract-president-and-ceo#comments Headline News International News Aerial/Lifting Earthmoving Fri, 08 Dec 2017 20:18:00 +0000 93411 at http://rermag.com <p>Manitou&#39;s revenue and profits have increased during Denis&#39; tenure.</p> Volvo CE President Weissburg to Become President of Mack Trucks in June http://rermag.com/headline-news/volvo-ce-president-weissburg-become-president-mack-trucks-june <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Martin Weissburg, president of Volvo Construction Equipment since 2014, will become president of Mack Trucks, effective June 1, 2018. Weissburg will continue to be a Volvo Group executive vice president and a member of the executive board. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/volvo-ce-president-weissburg-become-president-mack-trucks-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/volvo-ce-president-weissburg-become-president-mack-trucks-june#comments Headline News International News Supply Side Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:46:00 +0000 93401 at http://rermag.com <p>Volvo CE president Martin Weissburg speaks at the Bauma trade fair in Munich in 2016.</p> Photo by Michael Roth, RER Tsurumi Electric Submersibles Used on Season Eight of "Gold Rush" http://rermag.com/headline-news/tsurumi-electric-submersibles-used-season-eight-gold-rush <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Tsurumi Pumps’ products are featured on the eighth season of Gold Rush, a Discover Channel reality series that follows the exploits of 316 Mining. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/tsurumi-electric-submersibles-used-season-eight-gold-rush" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/tsurumi-electric-submersibles-used-season-eight-gold-rush#comments Headline News Supply Side Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:50:00 +0000 93391 at http://rermag.com <p>A Tsurumi electric submersible pump on a custom-built pontoon on the set of &quot;Gold Rush&quot;, a Discovery Channel series about mining for gold, broadcast in 130 countries.</p> Photo by Tsurumi