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Volvo Penta to Supply Engines for Gradall Excavators
Volvo Penta has reached an agreement with Gradall to be the exclusive supplier of Tier 4 Final diesel engines for its XL line of excavators.
RER – 1/23/2015

Liebherr Names Schad as Midwest Rep
Liebherr-Werk Nenzing, which manufactures crawler lift cranes, duty-cycle cranes, and foundation machines, has named crane and lifting industry veteran Ron Schad as its sales representative for all equipment in the midwestern United States.
Lift & Access – 1/23/2015

Michael R. Henderson named as Grote's new Vice President of Engineering
Michael R. Henderson has been hired as Grote Industries Vice President of Engineering.
OEM Off-Highway – 1/22/2015

Brazil green lights airport concession for Florianópolis (login required)
Brazil's civil aviation minister Eliseu Padilha has given the thumbs up to include the international airport of southern Santa Catarina state capital Florianópolis in the next round of airport concessions, following lobby efforts by mayor César Souza Júnior last year.
BNamericas – 1/22/2015

PennDOT Approves P3 Contract for Replacement of 558 Bridges
PennDOT awarded contractor Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners the P3 contract for the $899 million rapid-bridge replacement project in October of 2014, and the final contract was signed on January 12, 2015. Plenary Walsh will replace 558 bridges by the end of 2017.
forconstructionpros.com – 1/22/2015

Nortrax Names New General Managers at Fla., Tenn. Stores
Nortrax announced the following general managers at its Miami, West Palm Beach, and Pompano Beach, Fla., and its Knoxville and Kingsport, Tenn., stores.
Construction Equipment Guide – 1/22/2015

Komatsu to Launch Drone Program in Japan
Komatsu will integrate San Francisco-based Skycatch's autonomous aerial data capture solution into its new Smart Construction business
Construction Equipment – 1/21/2015

Tsurumi Forms French Rental Company
Tsurumi Europe GmbH (Germany) has established a wholly owned French rental company in France, to focus on the country's untapped rental potential and grow its presence in the market.
forconstructionpros.com – 1/21/2015

Chris Watts is the New CEO of Sunstate Equipment
Chris Watts has taken over as president and CEO of Sunstate Equipment following the retirement of long-time CEO Benno Jurgemeyer.
forconstructionpros.com – 1/21/2015

Manitowoc partners with Sennebogen to introduce Grove GHC telescoping crawler cranes
New from Manitowoc is a trio of compact telescoping crawler cranes that are designed to handle the most unforgiving terrain.
OEM Off-Highway – 1/21/2015