Mexico

Ritchie Bros. recently conducted its first-ever online-only auction in Mexico, at its site in Polotitlán. Traditionally the site sees more than 80 percent of its bidders participating in person, so this was a big challenge for the company —and it succeeded.

LiuGong, a global leader in the manufacturing of heavy construction and material-handling equipment, has announced the opening of a parts distribution center (PDC) in Mexico City that will serve Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. The PDC opened on March 4.

Due to COVID-19, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will conduct its upcoming Polotitlan, Mexico, auction on July 2 with online bidding only, as large crowds are restricted. Hundreds of items have already been consigned, including late-model excavators, loaders, trucks, and more — anyone interested in adding equipment to the auction can contact the site directly at +52.427.266.0909.

Self-containment, reliability and simplicity is what Grupo Vazquez del Sur was looking for in a truck crane. Through a Tadano commercial partner in Mexico, Arrendo SERV, Grupo Vazquez del Sur found exactly what it needed and more in the Tadano GT-750EL, the largest among a new family of truck cranes offered from Tadano that also includes the GT-600EL and the GT-300EL.

Ritchie Bros. held its first auction in Mexico 25 years ago, selling equipment used for the construction of the Zimapán Dam. Since then, the company has sold assets for thousands of Mexican companies at various auctions across the country. Today, Ritchie Bros.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president-elect said Oct. 29, he will respect the result of a referendum that rejected a partly built new airport for Mexico City, effectively ending the $13 billion project. "The decision taken by the citizens is democratic, rational and efficient," Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said after 70 percent voted against the plan.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement about the announced United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): "The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a step in the right direction.

Mexico owned and operated Arrendo recently placed an order for four new Demag all terrain cranes to keep up with the needs of its growing customer base. Included in the order is the newly introduced Demag AC 300-6 all terrain crane, two Demag AC 100-4L cranes, and one Demag AC 500-8 all terrain crane.

Was your week a little busy? No worries! Here is a recap of the most popular stories from our website over the past week: Work To Begin On 57-Story Skyscraper After Years Of WaitingAfter over 7 years of struggling, construction of a 57-story skyscraper in Mexico City has finally been given the go ahead for construction.

After seven years of struggle, construction of a 57-story skyscraper in Mexico City has been given the green light. On April 26, Abilia, a Mexican company which is owned by billionaire Maria Asuncion Aramburuzabala, stated that Reforma 432 would be a space for luxury offices, stores and services, Mexico News Daily reported.

More than 1,300 truck drivers from Mexico have now completed training from Arizona Department of Transportation safety inspectors through an innovative program that is making Arizona's inspection process more efficient and Arizona roads safer. That number includes drivers trained at Arizona border ports of entry in Douglas, Nogales and San Luis, as well as about 320 drivers trained in a unique two-day training program at locations in Mexico.