Mexico


Metro Overpass Collapses in Mexico City, Leaving Many Dead, Injured

Rescuers were on the scene throughout the night May 3 and early May 4 to pull victims from the rubble following the collapse of an elevated section at a Mexico City metro train station. As a result of the collapse, a subway car careened onto a busy boulevard late as it approached the Olivos station, killing at least 23 people and injuring about 70, according to city officials....


Ritchie Bros.' First Online-Only Mexico Auction Attracts Record Number of Bidders

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 North America Opens Parts Distribution Center in Mexico

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....


Ritchie Bros. Goes Online-Only With July Mexico Auction

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....


First Tadano GT-750EL Truck Crane Arrives in Mexico

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. Celebrates 25 Years of Auctions in Mexico

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....


Mexico Referendum Cancels Partly Built $13B Airport

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....


AEM Encouraged by Trilateral Trade Agreement

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....


Arrendo Boosts Inventory With Order for Demag All Terrain Cranes

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....


Wednesday Weekly Wrap-Up : May 2, 2018

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....






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