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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
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 
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
Cargotec warns of delays and price rises as orders boom
Overall 69% increase in orders driven by the Hiab division which makes hydraulic loader cranes and materials handling equipment
Rough terrain market to see rebound
Hannah Sundermeyer compiles the latest rough terrain models to hit the North American market.
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
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
Crane industry sees stimulus surge
As the nation emerges from the pandemic, the finance sector is bullish about crane sales.
IC50 call for entries
Entry to our annual IC50 listing, which ranks the world’s largest mobile and crawler crane operating companies, is now open
2021 could see ‘record high’ sales of construction equipment
Market strength such that manufacturers may not be able to keep up with demand in 2021
ICM20: More leaps
For the third time in a row the ICm20 ranking of the world’s largest crane manufacturers has shown an increase, this time even bigger than last year. ICST reports
IC Tower Index: bigger and stronger
As it has for the last five years or more, the 2020 IC Tower Index also shows strong growth. Alex Dahm reports
Tadano unveils 130-ton RT
The Tadano Group has launched the 130 US ton (118 metric ton) capacity GR-1300XL-4 rough terrain crane for the North American market
Fourth quarter results signal strong industry upswing
Profits and revenues of major international equipment producers indicate a robust recovery in the global market
Special Report: 2021 Forecast
Chris Sleight answers pertinent questions about a post-Covid economic picture for the construction industry in 2021.
Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update
KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide
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