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Gary Stang to retire from Anderson Trucking Service
The general manager and senior vice president will retire in January 2023 after 30 years with ATS. 
Weaver joins Link-Belt as district service representative
Mark Weaver will represent the northeastern United States and eastern Canada for Link-Belt Cranes field service department.
Maxim Crane appoints two new vice presidents
Larry Lis will serve as as vice president of fleet management and Richard Minter as vice president of pricing and sales operations.
Obituary: Michael Liptak
Co-founder of ALL Erection and Crane Rental has died aged 91
Contract renewed for Palfinger CEO
The contract of CEO Andreas Klauser has been extended ahead of schedule. 
NCCCO Foundation Board names new officers
Garry Higdem, Kerry Hulse and Tim Watters were elected to two-year terms on the Board of Directors. 
Trail King names director of sales
Thomas will be responsible for leading the district sales managers and product support managers.
Coffey appointed to Manitex Board
Michael Coffey, chief executive officer, will also serve on the company’s board of directors
Vita Inclinata expands team
Joe Maslizek and Beth Courtwright have been named executive vice president of industrial business and director of industrial sales respectively.
SC&RA elects 2022-2023 leadership
SC&RA has announced its leadership slate for 2022-2023, led by new president Ed Bernard of Precision Specialized. 
Newcomer leads revival of Sany America cranes
Doug Newcomer is candid and sincere about his team’s plans to successfully relaunch Sany crane products. 
Link-Belt’s Porter named VP of SHI
Melvin Porter, president and CEO at Link-Belt Cranes in the USA, has been named vice president at Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Japan
SAF-Holland appoints Kevin Layton as director
Layton will serve as director for aftermarket sales and joins SAF-Holland with over 30 years of automotive and heavy-duty truck parts sales experience.
Manitex changes CEO, buys into rental
Steve Filipov replaced by former AMECO and H-E Parts executive
Link-Belt Cranes names new district managers
Kevin Hague has been named district manager of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, and J.P. Kolb will be covering the territory of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
A conversation with incoming SC&RA president
Ed Bernard will accept the gavel from Kevin Johnston at the SC&RA Annual Conference this month.
Harris joins Chant Engineering
Harris brings years of heavy-duty machinery sales experience to Chant’s team. 
ML Crane adds two new divisions and directors
Capital Projects will be led by Charlie Fernandes and Wind & Renewables by Ben McKinstry.
Schwengsbier hands over at TII Group
Bernd Schwengsbier completes handover at specialist transport equipment manufacturer TII Group to Filippo Baldassari
Lawsons opens North American branch
Rob Miner appointed Vice President North America for Lawsons Global Recruitment
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