Maeda mini cranes purchased in 2015 qualify for Section 179

Maeda USA LLC is reminding customers to take advantage of a federal tax credit for equipment by buying or leasing a Maeda mini crane. The Section 179 tax deduction for 2015 is up to $25,000 for new or used equipment that was purchased or leased at $200,000 or less. As long as the equipment is purchased and used this year, it can be deducted off of a business's gross income. Read More »

Crews choose Maeda mini-crane to execute indoor aquarium job

Construction crews working on a new sea lion display at the Georgia Aquarium praised the effectiveness of Maeda mini-cranes in helping them carry out a large-scale remodel in difficult conditions. Maeda's MC 405 CRME mini-crane was able fit into a freight elevator and save the crew further demolition. The 54-inch wide mini-crane has a 67-foot, 10-inch maximum lift height. Read More »

Equipment Corp. of America achieves BAUER certification

Equipment Corp. of America (ECA) achieved BAUER certification during a parts and service initiative meeting with Bauer, receiving the Bauer Manufacturing Service Partner Certification award after passing rigorous requirements, in Conroe, Texas on Oct. 20. Bauer’s director of after market parts and service Walter Froehlich presented the certificate to ECA's Ben Dutton. Read More »

Kobelco hires new environmental safety and HR specialist

Kobelco Construction Machinery USA has hired Linsey Cooke as its new Environmental Health and Safety/Human Resource specialist in hopes of further progressing the development of its excavator production facility in South Carolina. “Environmental health and safety is a priority for KOBELCO,” KOBELCO North American Excavator Production Facility General Manager Ralph Wabnitz said. Read More »