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Alimak reports strong third quarter
The Swedish manufacturer’s third quarter revenues doubled compared to the same period last year
GMG delivers first units to U.S. rental company
Skywalker DDI in North Carolina has received its first batch of GMG electric drive scissor and material lifts
GMG starts North American demo tour
The tour includes aerial work platforms ranging from 16feet (5m) to 52 feet (16m) of working height, along with various sizes of industrial material lifts.
Family traditions
Jennifer Lombard and Elizabeth Faruzzi grew up in the equipment rental industry. But instead of taking the reins of an already-established company, the two sisters set out to create their own empire. Lindsey Anderson spoke with the women about their company Lizzy Lift.
Delta-Q expands family of lithium battery chargers
The company has introduced its new ICL900 lithium battery charger – expanding its family of lithium battery chargers to create the ICL Series.
Genie booms lift broadcasters
ESPN’s Wide World of Sports employs state-of-the-art broadcasting equipment and a fleet of Genie lifts to get footage of sports events
Terex debuts new units at ICUEE
At least 24 pieces of equipment from the company’s aerial devices, digger derricks, auger drills and cranes product lines were on display
Versalift showcases new products
The company used ICUEE to debut three new pieces of equipment
Snorkel shows utility-spec boom at ICUEE
On display for the event, Oct. 3-5 in Louisville, KY, Snorkel is showing its utility specification Snorkel A46JRT 
Hurricane Harvey support from Genie
To help customers recovering from the damage done during the flooding following Hurricane Harvey, Terex AWP has sent three teams of product support specialists 
Boom and scissor launch from MEC
MEC is expanding its line of DC direct electric drive slab scissors and booms with the new Micro 19 scissor and 45ft  45-AJ articulated boom lift
Nickell Rental signs deal with SmartEquip
Nickell Rental will be able to automate service processes, increase technician productivity, eliminate parts order errors and more
Bronto Skylift names Canadian distributor
CraneWorks Canada will offer Bronto units through its network 
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
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