Friday, August 1, 2014

Durante Rentals in the News - New Genie GS-1930 Scissor Lifts - Atlas-Copco QLTS4 500W Solar Powered LED Light Towers - 2014 Build Expo - Anthony Durante Re-elected as ARA VP of NY Chapter - Durante Rentals Sponsors Elmsford PBA Golf Outing

July 31st, 2014 
Dear Valued Customer,

Welcome to the July 2014 edition of "What's New at Durante Rentals" newsletter! Take a peek inside our latest newsletter to learn more about new equipment, industry news, company milestones, our staff and more.

Anthony Durante Re-elected as ARA's VP of NY

Our very own CEO, Anthony Durante, was recently re-elected as the Vice President of the American Rental Association's (ARA) New York Chapter.

Over the years, Anthony has volunteered a considerable amount of his time to the ARA and has also served on the Construction and Tool Special Interest Group advisory committee in 2012 & 2013. He is a frequent contributor to their annual Rental Show and has served as their Vice President of the New York Chapter since its 
inception in 2011.

Congratulations to Anthony Durante on his continu
ed success as Vice President of ARA's New York Chapter. 

New Equipment Added to Our Rental Fleet

Genie GS-1930 Scissor Aerial Lifts

At Durante Rentals, we're all about our customers so when you told us you needed more 30 inch narrow scissor lifts, we listened. These 30 inch lifts are ideal for maneuvering in tight spaces both indoors and out and can fit through most standard doorways, backyard fences and alleyways. We also carry 32 inch models for all your aerial lift needs.

We've just added 12 new Genie GS1930 scissor lifts to our inventory!

Genie GS1930 Specs
  • Zero-emission electric operation
  • Front-wheel drive and zero inside turning radius
  • 39 in (1 m) roll-out platform extension
  • Automatic 25 amp battery charger
  • Proportional controls for drive functions
  • Multiple disc brakes provide smooth deceleration
  • Drive speed interlock limits speed while elevated
  • On-board diagnostics for easy troubleshooting
  • Emergency stop at both platform and ground controls
  • Solid, non-marking tires
  • AC power to platform
Rent one of these new units today!


Atlas-Copco QLTS4 500W 
Solar Powered LED Light Towers
We now have solar light towers available for rent! These environmentally-friendly towers require zero fuel and make almost no noise. Do your part for the environment and rent one today!
  • No expensive fuel
  • No harmful emissions
  • No oil spillage
  • No fluids to replace
  • No noise
  • No rotating parts that wear
  • No maintenance (2 years)
  • No external charge for weeks
Proven concept
The QLTS is charged during the day by the 

sunlight. That energy
is captured by highly 
efficient solar panels that are easily tilted 
for optimal performance. The energy is then 
stored in heavy duty batteries.

For those challenging winter days and 24/7 jobs, no extra charging is needed. For operations with shorter daylight hours, an external charge connection is provided. When light is needed, the high efficiency LED lights switch on and off instantly. The QLTS optimize light output for the battery charge to provide quality light throughout the night. Check out the full specs here.

Go Green Today!


NEW  Multiquip MC3PEA Mix-N-Go
Utility Concrete Mixers

We've added to our inventory of mixers with these easy-to-use and easy-to-transport utility mixers from Multiquip.

The Mix-N-Go Concrete Mixer combines a host of performance-enhancing features with ease of transportation to, from and around the job site. It can mix up to three cubic feet of material, making the Mix-N-Go the tool of choice for homeowners and small contractors.

It is available with a gasoline engine or electric motor for operator 
convenience and for increased versatility. It can also be used as a wheelbarrow to transport concrete, debris and other materialaround the job site. With a stronger frame and sturdy steel or polyethylene drum, the Mix-N-Go is ideal for small footings and bases, binding block and concrete patching.

When the job is complete, the compact Mix-N-Go fits neatly into the trunk of a car.
  • New replaceable blades bolted to the drum
  • Choice of steel or polyethylene drums
  • Engine options - Gasoline or ¾ HP, 115 single-phase
    UL- and CSA-approved electric motor
  • Job site convenience - can use standard household power
  • Mixer stand allows drum to rotate 360 degrees
  • New on/off switch protection - water-resistant and
    dust proof
  • Pneumatic tires
Rent one today for your next concrete job!

Durante Rentals Sponsors Elmsford PBA 
Annual Golf Outing

Durante Rentals recently donated 100+ golf towels to the Elmsford Police Department's PBA Golf Classic, taking place on August 4th at the prestigious Knollwood Country Club. Over 100 participants are expected to show their support and play in this annual event. We have a few extras on hand so next time you're at one of our locations picking up your rental, make sure to request one while supplies last. Remember, golf etiquette dictates that your shirt be tucked in, you play the ball where it lies and your clubs always be clean! Fooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooore!

Elmsford Location Gets New Awning

122 N. Saw Mill River Rd., Elmsford, NY 10523(across from the Paul Bunyan statue at the BP gas station)
If you've had the opportunity to drive by our newest location in Elmsford, you've definitely seen our new awning. Our customers have described it as "eye-catching", "cutting-edge", "bold" and "just as cool as the giant Paul Bunyan statue across the street".
With the new awning, beautiful new flowers and landscaping, large selection of new Takeuchi machines and wide-array of equipment and tools - we're 100% open for business and ready to serve the needs of our Westchester and Rockland customers.

Stop in for all your equipment and tool rental needs or to simply check out the sleek new machines we have for sale as NYC's authorized Takeuchi dealer (5 Boroughs, Westchester & Rockland). Our friendly staff will make you feel right at home.

Durante Rentals will be at Build Expo 2014

Durante Rentals will be at the 2014 Build Expo taking place on October 1 & 2 at the world-renowned Jacob Javitz Convention Center in New York. The Build Expo promotes the growth of regional building and construction industry markets.

Please make sure to stop by our NY Takeuchi booth located at the very entrance and check out our brand new Takeuchi line of excavators, skid steers, track loaders and wheel loaders. We'll have plenty of staff on-hand as well as free giveaways, contests, price quotes and more. We have a limited amount of free tickets available so please contactAdam Zunic if you'd like to attend. We hope to see you there!

Durante Rentals and Huey Lewis and the News

As many of our valued customers already know, Durante Rentals holds season tickets to the Mets at Citifield. We try to reward our best customers with tickets from time to time and on the very rare occasion our owner, John Durante, will attend. As an avid Yankee fan, our gut feeling is that the post-game Huey Lewis and the News concert had something to do with his attendance on this particular night.

Can you spot John and his beautiful wife Diane in the crowd? Hint: See the big red arrow.

Featured Used Equipment


Featured Item of the Week

Check out our eBay store for a wide selection of construction related tools and equipment for sale at discounted prices. Our featured item of the week is this 2006 CAT 446B Backoe Excavator. It is currently listed at $24,995 or Best Offer.

Send us your best offer. Who knows, you may just wind up as the proud owner of this beast. For more information and to see additional pictures, please check out:

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As always, we'd like to thank all of our loyal customers, vendors, partners, friends and family for your support. You are truly the reason we are as sucessfull as we are. For more information about Durante Rentals or our products, please visit our website.


The Staff
Durante Rentals
In This Issue
Anthony Durante re-elected as ARA VP of NY Chapter
New Equipment
Durante Sponsors Elmsford PBA Golf Outing
Elmsford Awning Wows Customers
Durante Rentals at 2014 Build Expo in NY
Durante Rentals at Citifield for Huey Lewis and the News Concert
Construction Industry News

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Allmand Light Towers  - 1/25 Scale Models for Sale

Are you a fan of light towers but don't have the budget to purchase a new one? You're in luck. This 1/25 scale model of an actual Allmand light tower will set you back a lot less than the real deal.more details here.

Industry News

Formal Ceremony Marks Millionth Bobcat Loader 

Bobcat Co. celebrated the production of its millionth Bobcat loader with a formal ceremony on July 12th, sharing the occasion with its employees and the community of Gwinner, N.D, home to its primary production facility. Family members of those who invented the original loader, perfected the design, brought it to the market and created the brand five decades ago also were present, in addition to past organizational leaders and hundreds of others who have been part of the Bobcat success story. Read More

Bad Weather Hampers 2014 Construction Spending,
Architects Say
The national group that represents U.S. architects projects that spending on non-residential buildings will continue to increase this year. 

However, it won't jump by as much as the American Institute of Architects had originally thought. The AIA believes such spending will jump by 4.9 percent in 2014, down from original projections of 5.8 percent at the beginning of the year. Read More.

Metro Area Construction Contracts Rise 28%
The value of contracts for future construction in the metropolitan area rose 28 percent in June compared with a year ago, as residential activity picked up. 

McGraw Hill Construction, an industry information service, reported that $2.7 billion in contracts for future building was awarded in June for the 23-county region that includes Long Island. Read More.

New York Takeuchi Offers 0% Financing on All New Models
New York Takeuchi, a division of Durante Rentals, is currently offering  0% financing on all new machines. Choose from popular models of skid steers, compact excavators, track loaders and wheel loaders. 

Contact Us

Queens Location
133-58 31st Drive
Flushing, NY 11354

Bronx Location
717 Hutchinson River Parkway
Bronx, NY 10465

Mt. Vernon Location
738 South 3rd Ave
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

Elmsford Location
122 North Saw Mill River Rd.
Elmsford, NY 10523
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