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Terex shows India-built Franna crane
New 17 tonne capacity compact pick and carry crane built in India for the domestic market
Fil Filipov: 1946-2022
The passing of one of the great entrepreneurs and characters of the construction equipment industry
Kennards adds lifting system for 70-tonne loads
Remote control system made for Melbourne’s Metro can control four air hoists
World’s biggest construction contractors revealed
Exclusive listing shows the world’s top ten construction contractors 
Where are the world’s best paid construction workers?
Report reveals which cities pay construction workers the highest average hourly wage 
Fagioli and Monadelphous join forces
Fagioli and Monadelphous formalise a new joint-venture heavy lifting, transport and construction business in Australia
Altrad completes Sparrows acquisition
Acquisition strengthens Altrad’s renewables offering
World’s 10 most expensive cities to build in
North American cities feature heavily in list of most expensive cities in the world to build in 
G7 leaders reveal US$600bn infrastructure plan
Partnership for Global Infrastructure has been viewed as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative 
Favco books multiple crane orders
Tower crane and offshore crane orders boost manufacturer Favelle Favco in Australia and Malaysia
What are the latest tower crane projects?
Niamh Marriott reports on some of the latest tower crane projects being carried out on sites around the world
Bower’s to acquire Hogan’s
Hogan’s Heavy Haulage to become part of Bower’s Heavy Haulage in Australia
Hyva acquires Truck Cranes Australia
Acquiring 100% of Australian loader crane company gives platform for growth in Queensland
Record construction equipment sales in 2021
Global construction equipment sales grew 10% last year with demand expected to remain high in 2022
Verton appoints new CEO
The new CEO will take over from Trevor Bourne, who will remain as a director
Marr Contractıng opens in UK
London, UK, office for Australia’s Men from Marr’s crane specialist
SMW’s Sarina Crane deal called off
Volatile conditions in the mining and infrastructure markets given as reason for abandoning engineering company SMW Group’s proposed acquisition of Sarina Crane Hire
Modern modular mine transported by Mammoet
More than 1,000 components needed to be transported to site safely, on schedule, and in the right sequence
Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
Sparrows expands in six countries
Part of its global expansion programme is a move to new purpose-built facilities in Abu Dhabi, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Australia and the USA
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