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Global mobile crane fleets report now available
New study by Off-Highway Research and International Cranes and Specialized Transport sheds light on the world’s largest mobile crane fleets
Construction growth to “power global economy”
Construction growth to be driven by unprecedented levels of stimulus spending on infrastructure
Carlisle, Bardonaro announce departure from Maxim CraneWorks
Two top executives at Maxim CraneWorks, the largest crane-owning business in North America, have parted ways with the company.
New SCRA resource to help tower crane rental agreements
Understanding Tower Crane Bare Rental Agreements was introduced last week at the Crane and Rigging Workshop in Chicago, USA
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
KHL Group acquires SA Magazine
Global construction information supplier KHL Group has acquired Scaffold & Access Magazine (SA Magazine.)
Tadano launches new regional websites
The new Tadano regional websites offer brand harmonization for in Europe and Pan American regions.
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
Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
Post-pandemic demand lengthens delivery times for construction equipment
Government stimulus measures following the global pandemic have led to a surge in demand for construction equipment
Heavy machinery sales surge at Ritchie Bros. auctions
Increased construction activity and long lead times on new equipment have pushed demand for all types of heavy construction equipment
World of Concrete: a modest, yet promising start
As expected, attendance is lower, but the vibes seem positive in Las Vegas
Global construction struggles with materials shortages and prices
The post-pandemic availability – and cost – of construction materials is a growing concern
How to navigate supply chain disruptions
Contractors around the country are experiencing supply chain delays and rising material costs. 
China’s stimulus a huge boost for equipment sales
It is estimated that equipment sales would have fallen further if Covid-19 hadn’t occurred
DICA and ITI team up for education modules
The courses will focus on ground conditions and preparation when using mobile cranes. 
Zoomlion strengthens European presence
Chinese manufacturer inaugurates Italian crane production plant
Sales for world’s top construction OEMs surprisingly strong
Latest Yellow Table to reveal that sales for world’s top 50 OEMs declined in 2020 by just 5.5%, less than feared
Bauma postponed to October 2022
Vaccine roll-out and unhindered travel essential for successful event, says show organiser
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