All South America Articles

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
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Mills acquires south Brazil MEWP business
Aquisition of Altoplat’s MEWP division will grow Mills’ presence and customer base in southern Brazil
Mills rebrands to reflect growth and vision
New branding reflects growth, shared economy and people-focused ethos
Locar expands fleet with major Genie deal
Brazilian rental company invests in 500 Genie units, with the majority being articulated booms
Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
Mills to add 1,290 platforms in 2022
Brazilian rental company reports fleet expansion after business activity returns
Post-pandemic demand lengthens delivery times for construction equipment
Government stimulus measures following the global pandemic have led to a surge in demand for construction equipment
Nest and JLG continue low level access partnership
Brazil-based Nest remains JLG distributor, following Mills’ acquisition, and offers unique app-based rental  
Mills up 20% in first quarter
Brazilian rental company’s results indicate recovery from impact of Covid-19
Mills Solaris takes majority stake in Nest Rental
Mills’ subsidiary Solaris takes 51% ownership of Brazilian low level access specialist 
Haulotte signs up Tahiti distributor
Sopadep Industry will offer sales, training and support for Haulotte’s range across French Polynesia
Mills appoints digital technology director
Adriana Bianca will lead Brazilian rental company’s new technology and digital transformation department
Brazil’s M&T Expo postponed to 2022
South America’s largest construction and mining trade show will now take place in 2022, with dates to be announced
Brazil’s rental industry makes plea on Covid
Brazilian rental association ALEC and 12 other organisations call for immediate action on Covid-19 crisis
IRN interview: Sergio Kariya, CEO, Mills
Sergio Kariya, CEO of Mills, Brazil’s largest access rental company, speaks to KHL’s Fausto Oliveira
M&T Expo to go ahead in July 2021
The largest construction exhibition in South America will go ahead as planned on 5-8 July 2021, according to Messe München
Manitou delivers specialist attachments
Manufacturer’s Special Solutions division designs unique jackhammer and adapted aerial platforms
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