Jan. 31, 2019 - John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) continues to lead its OEM customers seamlessly through the upcoming emissions transition with a lineup of engines that have received Stage V certification. This includes its variable-speed engine families below 56 kW (75 hp) and above 130 kW (174 hp) as well as its constant speed engine families. The Industrial Stage V lineup from John Deere offers ratings from 36 to more than 500 kW (48 to more than 670 hp) with displacements of 2.9L through the upcoming 13.6L.
Jan. 11, 2019 - The new ANSI A92.22 standards for Safe Use and ANSI A92.24 standards for Training published on December 10, 2018, and everyone must be fully in compliance within one year. To help equipment owners and operators be in compliance by December 10, 2019, Genie has updated its operator training programs to meet the requirements in the new standards:
Jan. 9, 2019 - JLG Industries officially kicked off its year-long 50th anniversary celebration on Jan.9, marking a half-century since its founder spearheaded the access industry with the introduction of the world’s first boom lift, commonly referred to as JLG 1.
Mobile elevated work platforms are common in many environments as a temporary means of working at height safely. As their popularity has grown there has been an increased concern regarding crushing incidents, specifically where the operator or another occupant has become trapped between the guardrail or the controls of the platform and another object or overhead obstruction.
Dec. 28, 2018 - Hatz Diesel has officially named Steve Zovar as Customer Service Manager for North America.
Dec. 19, 2018 - Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack division recently delivered a fleet of it’s top selling scissor lift, the SJIII 3219, to a new customer in Beijing. Zhongjian Huijin, a leading rental company based out of Beijing has been helping companies in Northern China work safely at height since 2014.
Dec. 11, 2018 - Deere & Company has named company executive Pierre Guyot to become senior vice president for John Deere Power Systems, effective January 1. The change follows realigned leadership responsibilities at Deere in response to the planned retirement of Jean Gilles, senior vice president of power systems, worldwide parts services, advanced technology and engineering, and global supply management and logistics.
Nov. 28, 2018 - Terex Utilities recently published Tech Tip #71, Changing Direction of Flow on a Tandem Vane Pump. This Tech Tip is applicable to certain Terex Digger Derricks and Aerial Devices. The Tech Tip is available for download from the Technical Support tab at www.terex.com/utilities.
Nov. 26, 2018 - David Chickowski has been appointed Western Region Vice President for Manitou North America. In this key leadership role, Chickowski will oversee all sales activities for Manitou, Gehl, Mustang by Manitou and EDGE brands in the western region of the United States and Canada. He will be focused on driving overall growth and profitability in the region by developing strategic market initiatives and strategies for the dealer network, rental customers and other market channels.