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New 800 tonne Liebherr crane for Locar
Locar in Brazil has added a new 800 tonne Liebherr wheeled mobile telescopic crane to its rental fleet
‘Record’ carbon output for buildings and construction
CO2 produced by construction and buildings hit a record-high in 2021 
Mammoet adds Tadano crawler for Brazil
Mammoet expands its wind energy service fleet in Brazil with new 650 tonne capacity crawler crane
Largest ever crawler crane to Ecuador
A Tadano CC 2800-1 NT has been delivered to an Ecuadorian joint venture
World’s 10 most expensive cities to build in
North American cities feature heavily in list of most expensive cities in the world to build in 
Chile’s equipment market worth US$1 billion
A bounce-back from the Covid pandemic and sharply rising global commodity prices saw the Chilean equipment market double in size in 2021
G7 leaders reveal US$600bn infrastructure plan
Partnership for Global Infrastructure has been viewed as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative 
Grove truck crane with all-wheel steering
Grove announces 100 tonne capacity truck crane with steering on all four axles
Grove launches GHC85 mid-size telecrawler
The newest telescoping crawler crane features a capacity of 85 US tons and is the eighth model for the Americas
SPMT and gantry crane transport engines
Engineered Rigging developed a lifting plan to quickly transport three train engines to a Chilean port
Record construction equipment sales in 2021
Global construction equipment sales grew 10% last year with demand expected to remain high in 2022
Burger Group: Covid fightback, new products and expansion plans
Chilean crane rental house Burger Group is in a growth phase. Stacy Burger explained the expansion and upcoming challenges to Cristián Peters, editor of ICST sister magazine Construcción LationAmericana (CLA)
Brazilian crane contractor gets last Liebherr
This is the seventh unit of this 500 tonne capacity crane the company has bought in the last few years
Gantry pivotal in Chile’s plant construction
Engineered Rigging desgined a rigging solution for the dismantling of a large-scale construction crane inside of a tunnel
Schiller explains OneTadano strategy
Tadano’s Ingo Schiller explains the status of Tadano’s brand consolidation and new product roll out.
125 K excels in New Rochelle
Painted in Extreme Construction’s orange and black colors, the 125 K makes a statement on the skyline
Manitowoc crane added to Brazilian fleet
Brazilian lifting and cargo handling company Sistermi has acquired a 250 tonne capacity Grove GMK5250XL-1 crane
Replacing Liebherr with Liebherr
Corporación Navios replaced a Liebherr HS 871 HD long duty cycle crane with a Liberherr FCC 300 harbour crane
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 
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