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Tiny Engine, Tall Reach: New Skyjack SJ9664 RT Lift Reaches a Steep 7 Stories
Despite its long 70 feet of working height, here's why this rough-terrain scissor lift is really reaching for a middle ground.
March 2, 2021
Snorkel offering open-cab option on rough-terrain telehandlers (Video)
Snorkel's rough-terrain telehandlers now available with an open cab or fully enclosed cab. Check out Snorkel's video of the new open cab design here.
February 23, 2021
JLG’s 8 New HC3 Boom Lifts Prevent Overloading With Load-Sensing Technology
JLG is rolling out a new line of telescopic and articulated aerial lifts that feature platform heights of 40 to 86 feet and capacity of up to 1,000 pounds.
January 11, 2021
The World’s First Battery-Powered Crawler Crane Has Arrived From Liebherr
The LR 1200.1 unplugged and LR 1250.1 unplugged models are the world's first battery-powered crawler cranes and feature 341 horsepower engines. Details here.
January 4, 2021
JLG’s New 1075 Telehandler Is One of the Tallest and Longest in Its Class
The JLG 1075 ranks as one of the tallest and longest-reaching telehandlers in the 10,000-pound-capacity class.
December 9, 2020
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You Can Power JCB’s New Electric 505-20E Telehandler, 19C-1E Compact Excavator With the Same Fast Charger
JCB recently unveiled it's first fully electric telehandler along with a cab option for its current 19C-1E electric compact excavator production. Details here.
November 20, 2020
Gradall, Snorkel Founders Named to AEM Hall of Fame
The AEM Hall of Fame recognizes persons who have designed and contributed to innovations solving critical problems in the industry. Details on Equipment World.
November 20, 2020
Tilting, fully rotating Merlo R70 telehandlers give you just the right view
Italian manufacturer Merlo introduces its R70 rotating telehandlers to the U.S., boasting lift heights of 80 to 91 feet and a capacity of 15,400 pounds.
November 12, 2020
Everything Contractors Need to Know About New ANSI Aerial Lift Standards
As a contractor, you need to be able to comply with the new ANSI standards for aerial lifts. Learn what to do on Equipment World.
August 3, 2020
Genie’s new 13′ platform designed for 2 workers at height
The platform is compatible with the company’s S-65 XC telescopic boom lifts.
July 16, 2020
Skyjack launches SJ9263 RT rough-terrain scissor lift with 63 feet of reach
With a platform height of 63 feet, Skyjack's SJ9263 RT is an "entirely new machine from the ground up," designed with a focus on meeting new ANSI standards.
July 10, 2020
JLG telehandler attachment lifts heavy, wide sheet material
The sheet material handler has a lifting capacity of 3,000 pounds and a maximum fork spread of 72 inches.
July 9, 2020
Genie intros S-80 J, a lighter telescopic boom for working at 80 feet
The new S-80 J telescopic boom from Genie is made for general construction and maintenance and offers a 660-pound capacity for two workers. More on Equipment World.
June 16, 2020
Sinoboom enters U.S. aerial lift market; hires Cat exec
Chinese aerial lift manufacturer Sinoboom appoints former Caterpillar executive Kolin Kirschenmann as CEO of new North American subsidiary.
June 4, 2020
Xtreme’s new C-class rough-terrain telehandlers feature greater lift capacity, upgraded cabs
Xtreme’s three new C-class rough-terrain telehandlers come with additional lifting capacity over predecessors and a new modular cab design for switching to an open or enclosed operator space. The latest additions – the XR1347-C, XR1547-C and XR1555-C – have lifting capacities ranging from 13,000 to 15,000 pounds and max lift heights of 47 to 55 feet. (The […]
May 29, 2020
Cat unveils MH3040 Material Handler: New 40-tonner is faster, boasts next-gen cab, new controls
In 2015 Caterpillar discontinued its largest material handler, the M325D L MH. Since then customers have been asking Cat for a model to fill the gap left by that machine’s removal from the lineup. That’s where the brand new 40-metric-ton MH3040 comes in. The MH3040 is a significant upgrade over its predecessor in more ways […]
May 28, 2020
Snorkel’s new 76-foot S9070RT-HC is the tallest rough-terrain scissor lift in North America
Snorkel decided not to stop at the world's tallest telescopic boom and has now introduced the tallest scissor lift. Learn more about it here on Equipment World.
May 22, 2020
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Terex 1Q net sales drop 24%
Net first quarter sales at Terex Corporation were $833.6 million, compared with $1.1 billion during the same period last year, a decrease of 24 percent. The company had a $24.7 million loss from continuing operations for the quarter. In addition, Terex’s Aerial Work Platform segment reported $511.7 in net sales for the quarter, down 29.7 […]
May 5, 2020
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Concrete Paver Market Heats Up as Contractors Turn to Roadbuilding
As certain segments of the construction industry have slowed due to the pandemic, many contractors are diversifying into a particularly specialized market. Here's what you need to know.
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Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
2021 Fleet Technology Trend Report
The latest Fleet Trends Report shows that fleets continued to leverage technology to build resilience and improve their business performance.