All South America Articles

2023 access industry forecast
AI’s annual Confidence Survey shows mixed forecast for 2023
Finning predicts strong 2023
Q3 buoyed by effective supply management and rising demand
JLG appoints new marketing director
Sara Vincent replaces Jennifer Stiansen who moves to group global vice president communications role 
Parkes gets top job at Finning
Scott Thomson to retire after nine years as CEO
GAM launches ‘Think Big’ campaign
New corporate message will get extensive marketing campaign
Strong half-year for Wacker Neuson
Light and compact equipment manufacturer reports double-digit growth across all regions
Finning reports Q2 24% revenue hike
Company claims product support a key driver of success 
Mills buys into heavy equipment rentals
Brazilian access specialist enters the heavy equipment with acquisition plus fleet investment
Solutions Rental expands with all-electric lifts
Company claims to be first in Brazil to add JLG’s DaVinci AE1932 scissor lift
Mills secures largest regional green fleet with Genie
New Genie  booms and scissors means rental company has largest electric/hybris fleet in Latin America 
ANSI-compliant virtual reality training launched
Serious Labs VR boom lift training now meets ISO and ANSI standards
G7 leaders reveal US$600bn infrastructure plan
Partnership for Global Infrastructure has been viewed as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative 
Interview: ALEC’s Alexandre Forjaz on Brazil’s rental market
KHL’s Luciana Guimaraes speaks to the President of Brazil’s equipment rental association.
Finning positioned for ongoing supply constraints
Group confirms Q1 2022 revenue up 22% from previous corresponding quarter
Mills appoints new CFO
Caroline Pepe dos Santos Leonard appointed to chief financial and investor Relations at Brazilian rental company 
Record construction equipment sales in 2021
Global construction equipment sales grew 10% last year with demand expected to remain high in 2022
Spain’s GAM doubles profit in 2021
Acquisitions and investments strengthen GAM’s position
Latin American rental in the spotlight
How are rental companies in Latin America responding to the supply chain challenges? Cristian Peters, Editor of IRN’s sister magazine, Construction Latin America (CLA), reports.
Spider lift projects in focus
How this unique product type is meeting the needs of challenging projects around the world
Mills’ chief financial officer exits
Brazilian rental firm’s CEO takes on financial duries, as search for new CFO begins
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