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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
Top 5 private equity rental acquisitions 2021
We pick out five prominent acquisitions that have occurred throughout the year
Top 10 tower crane companies 2021
Who are the new entrants and which firms head up International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine’s annual list of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies?
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.
Marr’s unique challenges to remove Australian TV tower
A special crane solution was provided by Marr Contracting to dismantle a 233 metre television transmission tower in Australia. Alex Dahm reports
What new tower crane models are shaking up the industry?
Tower crane news this year has been so prolific we already added an extra industry update to the programme in the June issue. Here is yet another raft of new models. Alex Dahm reports
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
Pesado Transport uses Goldhofers at Mexico refinery job
Pesado Transport recently moved precast concrete elements weighing up to 700 tons at Mexico’s biggest oil refinery.
TNT Crane & Rigging refinances loans
TNT closed on a $385 million asset-based lending revolving credit loan and a $119 million 2 lien term loan to pay off debt. 
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.
TopLift 2021: Sky high competition
Our annual TopLift contest is back and it’s time for you to vote for your favourite lift from our selection of ten terrific jobs
Who tops the 2021 IC Tower Index?
Even after more than a year of a global pandemic the IC Tower Index is not only up, it is with another significant increase
How the rope is pushing new boundaries to meet crane power
Lifting safety starts with the crane’s rope, boosting new products and innovation
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
Manitex International sees second quarter growth
Net sales for the second quarter were $60.0 million, compared to $37.1 million in the prior year’s second quarter.
China approves Cargotec and Konecranes merger
Another step closer to merger as China gives approval and Phase II review continues in Europe
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.
Is bigger better as remote controls with larger displays trend?
Remote control manufacturers focus on improvements, including bigger monitors to display machine information
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