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HOLT CAT exec leads charge to attract diverse workforce to industry under-represented by women

Published September 21, 2022 09:00

Holt Cat, like many companies in the heavy equipment industry, is having trouble finding workers — especially following the economic disruption wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Its website lists 320 job openings across Texas and Oklahoma. Eighty of those are in the San Antonio area, including more than 30 for mechanics and other technicians needed to service the ... Read more

TEXAS FIRST RENTALS, A DIVISION OF HOLT, PURCHASES CLASS A EQUIPMENT RENTALS IN FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS

Published July 29, 2022 11:00

Acquisition will allow Texas First Rentals to expand into the Texas Hill Country

SAN ANTONIO (July 29, 2022) – Texas First Rentals, a division of HOLT, announced today that it has acquired Class A Equipment Rentals, a construction equipment rental company, located in Fredericksburg, Texas.

Texas First Rentals is a construction equipment rental company, offering ... Read more

Texas First Rentals featured in Construction Equipment Guide

Published September 14, 2021 18:26

Texas First Rentals and HOLT Crane & Equipment are now authorized dealers of Magni Telescopic Handlers, a leader in rotating and heavy lift telehandlers. The new product line will be available at Texas First Rentals and HOLT Crane & Equipment locations throughout their 118-county territories in Texas.

Magni's rotating telescopic handlers (RTH) are versatile and flexible machines that can be ... Read more

Texas First Rentals and HOLT® Crane and Equipment to Offer Magni® Telescopic Handlers

Published August 06, 2021 15:16

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (July 14, 2021) —Texas First Rentals and HOLT Crane & Equipment are now authorized dealers of Magni Telescopic Handlers, the world leader in rotating and heavy lift telehandlers. The new product line will be available at Texas First Rentals and HOLT Crane and Equipment locations throughout their 118-county territories in Texas.

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Watch Peter J. Holt and Corinna Holt Richter on the History Channel

Published July 22, 2021 13:41

In case you missed it, we are excited to share with you that HOLT owners Peter J. Holt and Corinna Holt Richter were featured on The History Channel on Sunday, July 18, 2021 as part of The History Channel TV series The Machines That Built America. Peter and Corinna were interviewed about the history of Benjamin Holt and the Caterpillar Track-Type Tractor in the first episode of the series, ... Read more

Three Keys to Trenching and Excavation Safety

Published August 15, 2020 15:55

Trenching incidents are responsible for Backhoe digging a trenchapproximately 25 fatalities each year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. From underground utilities to potential cave-ins to being struck by objects, workers face a range of hazards in these environments.

“When we talk about trenching and excavation, soil is by far our biggest hazard, but any underground utility that we come in contact with, ... Read more