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Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
UltraWis CEO joins ITC conference line-up
Lior Avitan will be a panellist on the round-table on remote control of tower cranes at ITC in Nice, France on 2 December
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
OSHA to develop emergency standard for vaccination mandate
OSHA will issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to outline the requirments for how vaccination mandates will be enforced.
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
Which contractors are joining the HVO revolution?
As pressure mounts from governments and consumers around the world to reduce carbon, contractors are switching from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to power their equipment.
Spinks adds Mercedes-Benz truck with PM crane
UK-based Spinks has added an 8x2 Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3248 with rear-mounted PM 15.5 crane and a 7.5 tonne Canter 7C15 dropsider
First fossil-free steel delivered
Sweden-based SSAB produced the world’s first fossil-free steel and delivered it to its customer, the Volvo Group
How construction change is spearheading move to zero carbon
The pace of change and innovation has accelerated sharply as the industry searches for the best routes to a more sustainable future
Friedrich named managing director sales/service, Liebherr USA
Liebherr’s Kai Friedrich, with 18 years of experience in the heavy equipment industry, took over a managing director of Liebherr USA on August 1.
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
Australia vaccinates ‘thousands’ of construction workers
New South Wales Government makes Covid vaccines mandatory for workers and construction sites reopen
India’s US$1.3 trillion infrastructure plan
Indian Prime Minister Modi promises substantial infrastructure investment
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
Cat to exhibit through Zeppelin at Bauma
Move indicates shift in Cat’s marketing emphasis
Video interview: Matt Ackley, Ritchie Bros.
Matt Ackley, chief marketing officer, Ritchie Bros. give more detail on the company’s US$1 billion aquisition of Euro Auctions 
US Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure package
After many months of negotiations, the Senate gave bipartisan approval for the infrastructure bill
Ritchie Bros. to acquire Euro Auctions for US$1 billion
Auction firm Ritchie Bros. to acquire Euro Auctions and expand international presence
Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
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