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Skyjack President Brad Boehler elected to AEM Board

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Brad Boehler, President of Skyjack Inc., to the AEM CE Sector Board to fill an unexpired term. AEM is the North American-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers, with more than 900 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors worldwide.

Five-year forecast for equipment rental revenue strengthens; forecast for Canada projects $5.148 billion in equipment rental revenue in 2017

A new five-year forecast for equipment rental industry revenues released by the American Rental Association (ARA) shows a moderate strengthening compared to the November forecast. ARA now projects U.S. equipment rental revenue will reach $48.9 billion in 2017, but then grow at an average annual rate of 4.3 percent over the forecast to top $56 billion in 2020.

Komatsu America CEO Rod Schrader named to AEM board of directors

Komatsu America Corp.,has  announced Rod Schrader, CEO of Komatsu America Corp., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the North American-based international trade group for the off-road equipment manufacturing industry (agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors).

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Cornerstone Standards Council Presents the World's First Responsible Quarry Certificate

In a world first, CRH Canada Group Inc.'s Acton Quarry has been certified as socially and environmentally responsible. Stone, sand and gravel from the quarry will now carry the Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC) label and, for the first time ever, buyers will be able to purchase aggregate materials knowing they come from an operation that protects the environment, engages openly with the community and operates following industry best practices. For aggregate operators, CSC's certification promises a less contentious licensing process and a new way to earn community support.