Terex has combined its North American aerial work platform, crane and port equipment services – Terex Equipment Services, Crane America Services and the service division of Terex Material Handling and Port Solutions – into a single entity - Terex Services
Terex Equipment Services (TES) and Crane America Services (CAS) - the North American service segment of Terex Material Handling and Port Solutions (MHPS) – have opened a new TES service centre in Columbus, Ohio to service all brands of aerial platforms and industrial cranes in the Great Lakes Region.
The Occupational Safety & Health Agency (OSHA) of the USA has issued a direct final rule and notice that extends the requirements of the August 2010 ‘Cranes and derricks in construction’ standard to demolition work and underground construction.
Bronto’s new camera cage/platform was in action this weekend in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Ross Blasting and Elevation of Newry fitted the specially developed platform to its 38 metre Bronto 38XDT and supplied it to the BBC for the filming of the 12th parades in Belfast
Worldlift Industries has transformed itself over the past six months and is set to introduce a number of class leading new products, including the world’s largest spider lift – the 52 metre FS530C. As part if its transformation the company is changing its name to Skako Lift at Bauma.
Tanfield, owner of UpRight and Snorkel, has announced that its North American electric vehicle Joint Venture, Smith Electric Vehicles U.S. Corporation, will locate its new assembly plant for the manufacture of battery powered commercial vehicles, in Kansa
The Health and Safety Offences Act 2008 came into force last week with increased sentencing powers for those who break health and safety law.
Spider, the North American based suspended platform specialist has appointed Bill Sherer as district sales representative for its Houston, Texas location. He will be responsible for solving the suspended access and safety challenges of contractors and facility owners in the Houston area.
The American based Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has added Ron Defeo of Terex and Sir Anthony Bamford of JCB to its AEM ‘Hall of fame’, which “recognises, celebrates and preserves the history of outstanding leaders in the off-road equipment industry.”
Shareholders of food equipment company Enodis have approved its acquisition by Manitowoc with 99 percent of all shares cast in favour of the deal. Completion should now happen during the fourth quarter, following relevant antitrust reviews by regulatory agencies in the U.S.A and other countries.
Palfinger says that it will show numerous new loader cranes at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show this September in Hanover, Germany. New models from its High Performance crane range will include the PK 4501, the PK 5001, the PK 6501, the PK 7001 EH, the PK 7001 K as well as the PK 12002 EH.
Derek C. Hathaway, recently retired chairman and chief executive officer of Harsco, the owner of SGB, Hünnebeck and Patent scaffolding, has been awarded an OBE (Order of British Empire) in recognition of his “Services to Industry and Charity” in his native United Kingdom and overseas.
The Glasgow depot of UK aerial lift rental company AFI-Uplift, is to give a lift to the Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS). The Glasgow depot of UK aerial lift rental company AFI-Uplift, is to give a lift to the Children’s Hospice Associatio