All South America Articles

Kobelco confirms Latin American takeover
Kobelco to take control of hydraulic excavator distribution in Latin America
Hitachi to pursue rental market in North America
New strategy in the Americas after February 2022 will include launch of dealer-led Premium Rental service
Deere and Hitachi end joint venture
Two companies are ending the agreement in the Americas which began in 1988
‘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
New date for Brazil’s M&T Expo
Construction and mining show to be held from 30 August to 02 September 2022 in São Paulo, Brazil
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
Finning’s Canadian rental business drops 19% in Q1
Caterpillar dealer attributes fall to Covid-19 work stoppages
Mills Solaris takes majority stake in Nest Rental
Mills’ subsidiary Solaris takes 51% ownership of Brazilian low level access specialist 
High altitude rentals
IRN’s Murray Pollok talks to Aggreko’s Pablo Varela about the particular demands of a goldmine project high in the Chilean Andes mountains.
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
Finning reports start of HS2 deliveries
Caterpillar dealer reports a 21% fall in sales for 2000, with new equipment revenues down 40%
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
Aggreko wins 25.9MW hybrid power project in Chile
Contract with mining company Gold Fields will comprise solar and diesel power for the new Salares Norte mine
New Tier 3 compressor from Sullair
Sullair has launched the a Tier 3 version of its OFD1550 oil free portable air compressor
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