All South America Articles

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
Premium Red Yanmar CE livery goes global
Livery reflects alternative technologies and customer relationship focus
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
Exclusive: Deere, Hitachi reveal plans beyond joint venture
OEMs talk about future strategies when partnership ends early next year 
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 
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.
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