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United Rentals shows solid second quarter and raises 2018 guidance

United Rentals shows solid second quarter and raises 2018 guidance

United Rentals, Inc. announced financial results for the second quarter 2018. Total revenue was $1.891 billion and rental revenue was $1.631 billion for the second quarter, compared with $1.597 billion and $1.367 billion, respectively, for the same period last year. On a GAAP basis, the company reported second quarter net income of $270 million, or $3.20 per diluted share, compared with $141 million, or $1.65 per diluted share, for the same period last year. The second quarter 2018 includes a net income benefit associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that was enacted in December 2017. The Tax Act reduced the U.S. federal corporate statutory tax rate from 35% to 21%, which contributed an estimated $0.58 to earnings per diluted share for the second quarter 20182.

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​A-1 Sandrock paves the way with recycled asphalt shingles and Terex equipment

A-1 Sandrock added two CBI 5800BT grinders in 2017 to help process asphalt shingles as well as wood waste.

With 12 million tons of tear-off roofing material being generated each year in the United States, and increased regulations, the industry demands efficient recyclers. Efficiency is second nature to A-1 Sandrock. The company has rose to the challenge over the last few years, growing their shingle disposal program into a massive operation that's convenient for roofers, communities, North Carolina, and the surrounding states.

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Bentley Systems presents Synchro software solution for FC Barcelona stadium project at Microsoft Inspire conference

Bentley Systems, Incorporated presented Synchro, a 4D construction modelling solution, at Microsoft Inspire, Microsoft's annual partner conference in Las Vegas. The use of Synchro as part of a mixed-reality construction management solution for FC Barcelona's Espai Barça sports stadium project was featured during the Mixed Reality (MR) and the Cloud session at the conference.

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Texas-based sand and gravel company relocates its CDE wet processing plant to new site to optimize return on investment

Texas-based Metroplex Sand & Gravel company has been enjoying the benefits of the CDE modular approach to wet processing equipment. The company has recently exercised the option to move its sand washing plant to a new site at Resolve Aggregates in Ravenna, Texas, once its production objectives were attained at its initial Fort Worth site after 16 months.   

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Canada and the United States celebrate the Michigan advance construction groundbreaking for the Gordie Howe International Bridge

The Windsor-Detroit trade corridor is the busiest commercial land border crossing and an important trade and transportation route between Canada and the United States. As a safe and essential additional crossing option at this important corridor, the Gordie Howe International Bridge will ensure people and goods move safely and smoothly between the two countries.

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Never Idle acquires FleetRight, continuing mission to help contractors rent, buy, sell equipment

Never Idle LLC, the contractor-to-contractor marketplace, has acquired FleetRight, Inc., which will now operate as Never Idle. Never Idle's mission is to empower contractors by building a heavy-equipment marketplace comprised solely of their peers where they can rent, buy and sell equipment.  Members have access to a vast fleet of Never Idle Network equipment, broadening their options to meet their equipment needs. Never Idle is already in operation throughout the upper Midwest with plans to be available nationwide within two years. 

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New 855 E expands Sennebogen product line

SENNEBOGEN has introduced the new 855 E model to its line-up of material handlers, which the company says completes the largest product line of purpose-built material handlers worldwide. With an operating weight of approx. 160,000 lb. (72.5 tons) the new 855 features reach packages from 59 to 68 feet (18 to 21 meters), a powerful 305 HP (227 kW) Cummins Tier 4f diesel engine as well as SENNEBOGEN's "Green Hybrid" technology. The new 855 E as well as all other models are available as rubber tired, crawler and stationary versions and can be equipped with diesel engines or electric motors, applicable for a range of applications, including port and recycling.

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