Hipower Systems earns certification from Underwriters Laboratories
Hipower Systems, Lenexa, Kan., has received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification in the UL 2200, Stationary Engine Generator Assemblies classification for its entire stationary natural gas generator line.
Rental Pulse – 11/23/2014
Hertz Equipment Rental Opens Used-Equipment Store in Orlando
Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation (HERC), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Hertz Corporation has opened its first HERC Equipment Sales location.
Lift & Access – 11/21/2014
Firm provides reasons for nonresidential construction optimism
Management consulting and investment banking firm FMI released its Nonresidential Construction Index (NRCI) for the fourth quarter. The index increased slightly from the third quarter, moving from 62.5 to 62.8.
Pit & Quarry – 11/21/2014
Topcon Acquires Console Manufacturer Wachendorff Elektronik
Topcon Positioning Group announces the complete acquisition of Wachendorff Elektronik GmbH and Wachendorff Electronics Inc. in a private transaction.
AgriMarketing – 11/21/2014
Volvo says expects credit losses in China, to hit Q4 operating profit
Truck and construction equipment maker Volvo said on Friday its operating profit in the fourth quarter would be negatively impacted by around 650 million Swedish crowns ($88 million) due to expected credit losses in China.
Reuters – 11/21/2014
Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013
If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs the most road construction equipment. At 68 buyers during the third quarter of 2014, Texas construction companies financed the most road construction equipment in the United States.
Better Roads – 11/21/2014
Luby Equipment Acquires H Edwards Equipment Assets
Luby Equipment Services has announced that the company has acquired the assets of H Edwards Equipment, which had been the Case dealer for light equipment in the Caseyville area for many years.
Construction Equipment Guide – 11/21/2014
Donaldson Reports First Quarter Results
Donaldson Company Inc. announced its financial results for its fiscal 2015 first quarter. For the three months ended Oct. 31, 2014, the company reported net sales of $597 million, net earnings of $56 million, and diluted earnings per share of $0.40.
Construction Equipment – 11/21/2014
Caterpillar Donates $12.8 Million to United Way
Caterpillar Inc. employees and retirees have pledged more than $6.4 million to the United Way this year, which the Caterpillar Foundation matched dollar-for-dollar.
Construction Equipment – 11/20/2014
Hertz Global Holdings Names John Tague CEO
Hertz Global Holdings hired John Tague as president and CEO of the company and named to the company's board of directors, effective Nov. 21.
RER – 11/20/2014