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New, Used, Rental

Better Roads Staff - Feb 27, 2012

New, Used, Rental

Decisions, decisions By Marcia Gruver Doyle and Mike Anderson As most contractors enter their fourth year of uncertain work, equipment choices become more critical. Some key factors to consider as you determine your 2012 equipment strategies:   Why buy new? Aging, slowing fleets best remedied ...

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Rental has stellar 2011, sees 7 percent growth this year

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Feb 08, 2012

The American Rental Association expects overall North American rental industry revenues to increase "at least" 7 percent in 2012 to total $33.5 billion, based on figures compiled by IHS Global Insight. This number reflects the total forecasted for ARA's three ...

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Towmaster gives away TE-12D 12,000-pound trailer

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 28, 2011

Towmaster gives away TE-12D 12,000-pound trailer

Towmaster, Inc., manufacturer of equipment trailers and truck bodies and long-time member of the American Rental Association (ARA), gave away a model TE-12D 12,000-pound, drop-deck trailer in a promotion at the 2011 ARA Rental Show in Las Vegas. The ...

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Godwin Pumps’ Joseph L. Abbott Jr. passes away

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 14, 2010

Godwin Pumps’ Joseph L. Abbott Jr. passes away

Joseph L. Abbott Jr., national sales manager for Godwin Pumps, has died.  Joining the Godwin Pumps team in 1989, Abbott brought sales and manufacturing expertise to the company from the sewer rehabilitation industry, Godwin says in a press statement about Abbott's ...

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ARA Foundation names scholarship recipients

- Jul 21, 2010

The American Rental Association (ARA) announced scholarship recipients for the 2010- 2011 school year. Out of 72 applications, 18 students were selected to receive awards ranging from $750 to $3,000 each. Matthew Jones of Rent All Center in Alexandria, Virginia, received ...

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U.S. DOT donates crash test dummies to Smithsonian

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 19, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation is donating a number of “Vince and Larry” crash-test dummy costumes and related auto safety items to the Smithsonian Institution. These objects now become part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American ...

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Gradall announces NJPA purchasing contract

- Jul 19, 2010

The National Joint Power Alliance and Gradall Industries entered into a four-year state and municipal purchasing agreement that allows the company to access a larger audience while ensuring competitive pricing. The contract allows Gradall and Vacall products to reach more than ...

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Bandit expands dealer network across U.S., Canada

- Jul 19, 2010

Bandit Industries added new partnerships and dealerships across the United States and Canada to bring its Beast recyclers and whole tree chippers to new North American markets. Bandit added McClung-Logan Equipment and its six locations in Virginia -- Chesapeake, Manassas, Richmond, ...

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Orbcomm provides wireless data for Komatsu

- Jul 19, 2010

Komatsu and Orbcomm signed an agreement allowing Orbcomm to continue to provide wireless data services for Komatsu’s heavy equipment telematics operations. The multi-year agreement covers the Komtrax and VHMS onboard machine monitoring and communications systems.

Cat Auctions names new CFO/general manager

- Jul 19, 2010

Cat Auctions names new CFO/general manager

Cat Auction Services named Gary Trettel as the company’s new chief financial officer and general manager. Trettel will oversee day-to-day accounting and financial reporting and provide strategic and operational direction. Trettel most recently served as president and CEO of Mohawk Moving ...

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