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Manitou Americas donates to Hurricane Harvey relief
The company donated $10,000 to relief funds and urges suppliers to match through its Manitou Challenge
JLG opens South Carolina service center
The new Rock Hill facility is 13,800 square feet and features seven bays.
Ashtead Group rises
Revenues and EBITDA increase during financial year first quarter, with Sunbelt and A-Plant enjoying successful period
Miami construction sites prepare for Irma
As Hurricane Irma threatens Miami and surrounding areas in the USA, construction companies are scrambling to secure equipment 
Genie expands customer service team
Mitch Ely has been named director of customer satisfaction and reconditioning for Terex AWP
Rental industry aids hurricane recovery
Donations are pouring in from associations and rental companies while others focus their efforts on getting equipment and rental items to areas in need
U.S. contractors report trouble finding skilled workers
A new survey by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) shows that 70 percent of construction companies are having a hard time finding qualified workers, and 67 percent say the difficulty will continue or worsen during the next year
JCB debuts new telehandler
The 510-42 features a 42-foot lift height and 10,000 pounds of capacity without outriggers
Applied Machinery Sales expands sales team
The Merlo dealer and distributor has added three people to its territory sales team
Service Motor Co. adds Manitou MLTs to fleet
The company has been a longtime Gehl dealer but recently added Manitou’s MLT telehandlers to its offerings
United Rentals to purchase Neff
World’s largest rental company agrees €1.11 billion acquisition of Neff Corp, as H&E pulls out of the race
Neff receives superior offer
US-based Neff Corp has received a superior offer from an unidentified bidder to buy the company. The $25 per share bid follows H&E Equipment’s previously accepted offer of $21.07
BrandSafway guardrail for eclipse
The company is providing 300 feet of guardrail around a rooftop viewing space at Nashville’s Adventure Science Center, ahead of the eclipse on August 21
New JLG parts centre
JLG opened its new east coast parts distribution centre in Atlanta earlier this month. International distribution will move to the facility in the next few months 
Field support lift for Genie
Genie has hired four new field service representatives in North America to represent the company Victoria Bergsma, William Halfhill, Cory Baiz and Bart Fongers
Monorail hoist revision
The US Department of Labor’s OSHA has announced a new enforcement policy that excludes monorail hoists from the requirements of its standard, Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks in Construction
BlueLine Rental acquires Capital Rentals
BlueLine Rental has completed its acquisition of Virginia-based Capital Rentals. Capital Rentals was founded in 1969 and has five branches across the region. The deal expands BlueLine’s footprint into the Washington, D.C. market
H&E to acquire Neff Corp
US-based rental companies to merge following H&E’s acquisition of Neff Corp for US$1.2 billion
Home Depot to acquire Compact Power
US retailer agrees acquisition of Compact Power Equipment for €231 million, following eight years of commercial partnership between two companies
Telehandler veteran Mark Sichi passes away
Xtreme Manufacturing has reported, “with great sadness”, the passing of former employee and dear friend Mark Sichi. He had been a key member of the sales and product development team 
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