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97% of space booked for Bauma 2022
World’s largest construction trade fair confirms high level of participation
‘Infinity’ bridge in Dubai opens
300m long bridge required 40 steel segments weighting up to 130 tonnes to be lifted before its completion
Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses of more than 100 employees. 
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
SPECIAL REPORT: 2022 construction forecast
Chris Sleight discusses the outlook for the construction business in 2022, globally and in North America specifically.
Commercial Credit acquires Keystone Equipment Finance
The acquisition will expand financing resources in the realm of construction equipment and transportation.
Why the pandemic is encouraging more women to work in construction
Why construction was one of the only sectors where the number of jobs held by women increased
Crane survey shows surge in new London offices
New office starts in central London surged according to a survey from Deloitte
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Manitex International reports record $18 million order
The cranes and specialized industrial equipment secured an order for Oil & Steel aerial platforms in Italy. 
How can employers overcome skills shortages and fill vacancies?
As the pandemic further exacerbates problems finding good new employees, how can employers fill vacancies? 
Is construction taking slave labour seriously?
The International Labour Organisation estimates that 4.5 million people are currently working in construction against their will
African nations impacted as China tightens Belt and Road
China tightens Belt and Road financing, with impact of Covid-19 partly to blame, according to a news report from Reuters
Watch: Construction Technology webinar on Construction 4.0
Industry experts offer insights into what digital tech can offer today’s construction businesses
Multiple Potain towers working for Manta
An octet of Manitowoc’s 25 tonne capacity Potain MCT 565 tower cranes on two projects in Singapore
Coal to be ‘phased down’ in COP26 agreement
UK hails ‘game-changing agreement’ – but scientists still expect 2.4C of global warming
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
Biden’s US$1 trillion infrastructure package approved
Approval of President Biden’s infrastructure bill and its funding has been called an “extraordinary achievement”
Ritchie Bros completes SmartEquip acquisition
Move allows Ritchie Bros to offer parts and service support to customers on behalf of dealers and OEM partners
Mobile Mini adds shut-off crane safety feature
Company investing £5.5million on fleet upgrades by year end
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