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DEUTZ supplies Terex with Xchange engines  

The DEUTZ Corporation based in Georgia in the United States and Terex, the multinational manufacturer of powered access equipment, have concluded to expand their relationship to the field of reconditioning.

Under this new arrangement, DEUTZ AG’s American subsidiary will supply Terex with exchange engines for reconditioning its Genie aerial working platforms (AWP). DEUTZ sells its exchange engines under the brand name DEUTZ Xchange.

Yanmar Take Over Terex compact construction equipment

Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. concluded a final agreement with Terex Corporation to acquire Terex Corporation’s German compact construction equipment business for approximately US $60 million. Terex carries out the production and sale of wheel loaders, midi/mini excavators, wheel excavators, and other products in Europe through this business. Included in the acquisition is the manufacturing facility located in Crailsheim, Germany and the parts distribution center located in Rothenberg, Germany.

This acquisition will allow Yanmar to further actively develop their business in the small to medium sized construction machinery market in Europe by collectively utilizing the sales and service networks, and industry product development and production knowhow of both companies.


Terex Corporation has announced the following senior executive changes:

• Tim Ford, currently President, Terex Cranes, is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities.

• With Mr. Ford’s departure, Ken Lousberg, currently President of Terex China, will take on the role of President of Terex Cranes as well as the responsibility for Latin America previously with Mr. Ford. While Mr. Lousberg will retain responsibility for China, a Country Leader for our Chinese business will be named as soon as possible to help coordinate our business in China reporting to Mr. Lousberg. Mr. Lousberg joined Terex through the Genie acquisition in 2002 and has held several senior management positions at various Terex operations.

More Braking Power For Easier Stopping on Terex Backhoe Loaders

Terex Construction, has announced an upgrade to its backhoe loader range. After VIN serial 3658, all Terex TLB 840, 890 and 990 loaders produced at the Coventry factory will be fitted with boosted brake technology.

The improvement is a response to customer feedback suggesting improvements as part of the continued drive to give customers the right product for the job. As a result, Terex has introduced the updated feature in order to maintain safe and effective braking performance while reducing operator fatigue.

DENMARK: Steiness Liftcenter Takes Delivery of Country’s First Two Geni SX-150 Boom Lifts

Following increasing demand for higher booms, access equipment re-rental company Steiness Liftcenter, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, has taken delivery of two Genie SX-150 telescopic boom lifts. The machines were officially handed over to Poul Steiness, CEO on 31st July, marking one of the first deliveries of Genie SX-150 lifts.

The latest addition to the Genie boom lift family, the Genie SX-150 is ideal for the rental market, with four pre-programmable platform heights (46 m (151 ft), 41.2 m (135 ft), 36.6 m (120 ft) and 30.5 m (100 ft)) and easy transportation thanks to the XC-Chassis design which enables transport on a standard flat-bed truck.

Student Internship Programme Aims To Inspire The Next Generation Of Construction Professionals

Global equipment solutions provider, Terex Construction, has announced the appointment of three placement students for its 2015/16 internship programme. The practical training scheme, which is run in partnership with Harper Adams University, will see the second year off-road vehicle design students undertake a 12-month placement at the Terex manufacturing facility in Coventry, UK.

From new product development and factory operations management to equipment testing and industry research, each student will get hands-on training experience with a number of different roles within the business; developing practical skills to further support their academic studies.

Terex Construction secures Saudi Arabia sales contract

Terex Construction has announced an international sales deal in Saudi Arabia. The agreement, which was coordinated through its distributor in Jeddah, The Middle East Development Company (MEDCO), will see 20 Terex site dumpers manufactured and supplied before the end of 2015.

The specialist two-tonne power tip units, which are produced at the Terex facility in Coventry, UK, will be used in the development of Saudi Arabia’s Metro project in Riyadh. Part of the Riyadh Public Transport Project (RPTP), the infrastructure development programme will feature in the country’s largest public transport network and create more than 15,000 jobs nationwide.

Terex Construction appoints David Harris to quality role

Terex Construction has appointed David Harris as Quality and Compliance Manager. With more than 25 years in the automotive industry, David brings a wealth of experience from organisations such as Nissan, Toyota and Jaguar Land Rover (JLR).

Focusing specifically on the ongoing implementation of first-rate procedures and processes at the Coventry site, David will also take the lead on further developing the wider team’s skills and capabilities.

Terex Agress To Sell Off-Highway Trucks Business to Volvo

Terex Corporation has announced that it has agreed to sell its truck business to Volvo Construction Equipment for cash proceeds of approximately $160 million. The truck business manufactures and sells off-highway rigid and articulated haul trucks. Included in the transaction is the manufacturing facility in Motherwell, Scotland. The sale, which is subject to government regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, is targeted to close in the first half of 2014.

“The truck business has been an important part of our Company for more than three decades and continues to produce world class products with dedicated and talented employees,” said Ron DeFeo, Terex Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “However, trucks no longer fit within our changing portfolio of lifting and material handling businesses. I am confident that the truck business will benefit by joining a company sharing similar competencies and offering complementary products and services. We are pleased to have entered into this agreement with Volvo, which represents a strong strategic buyer for the business who values our distribution network and team members.”

Terex Construction in Scotland Hosts International Visitiors

The home of Terex trucks in Motherwell, Scotland, was abuzz recently as more than 100 Terex distributors and customers from around the world gathered to find out more about the global manufacturer’s earthmoving machines. Attendees travelled from Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and the Middle East to see the manufacturing facility where sheets of metal are transformed into rigid and articulated dump trucks, some of which have payloads of up to 100 tons.

During the event, visitors toured the facility – which has more than 60 years of experience in manufacturing trucks – where they had the opportunity to see each stage of the manufacturing process, from fabrication and assembly to painting and quality checks