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On the up at Manitowoc
Strong single- and double-digit increases but Manitowoc posts a loss for 2021 first quarter
Sandvik to acquire Kwatani
Addition of South Africa-based feeder and screener manufacturer will strengthen Sandvik’s presence in Africa
Skyjack reports strong Q1 results
North American market up 7.7 percent for Skyjack in Q1 and parent company Linamar expects 20 percent full-year growth for the access OEM
HSS sees big increase in digital business
22% of HSS Hire’s revenues in the final quarter of 2020 were generated through its digital platforms
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
UK construction making strong recovery
Survey by IHS Markit shows construction industry is growing at its fastest rate for over six years
Briggs Equipment expands in Republic of Ireland
Briggs Equipment has acquired Laois Hire Services from HSS Hire for £11.2 million.
Hitachi’s new North American excavator service plan
New ZX Secure Service Plan for select models will reduce costs for customers in the US and Canada
Rentaire Spain buys 109 JCB scissor lifts
Equipment order will replace Rentaire’s existing scissor lift offering
ALL Aerials restocks with 100 MEWPS
US company restocks with electric vertical mast, diesel scissors and boom lifts from Skyjack, JLG and Genie
Kranpunkten adds 250 electric scissors
Quiet machines respond to demand from interior buils in large construction schemes 
New MD for HKL in Austria
Christian Heigl will drive HKL’s rental business in Austria
‘Satisfactory’ first quarter for BAM
Construction group Royal BAM reports revenues of €1.65 billion and growing confidence in 2021
Rental company GSV on its digital journey
IRN’s Belinda Smart speaks to Peter Fritzbøger, Digital Director at rental firm GSV about the digitisation process and its outcomes
Kiloutou makes French earthmoving acquisition
Deal to buy Groupe La Centrale De Location (LCDL) will expand its coverage in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in France
Kings Heath Demolition expands Doosan fleet
New Doosan DX17Z, DX27Z and DX63-3 mini excavators will help UK-based firm carry out more indoor projects 
Contractor L&T to supply oxygen to Indian hospitals
Larsen & Toubro will deliver 22 oxygen generators to hospitals in India in response to the country’s Covid-19 crisis
Eagle Platforms adds 30 Haulotte telehandlers
UK rental firm expands fleet with the HTL 4014 and HTL 4017 telehandlers from Haulotte’s high lift range
Andrews Sykes down 12.9% in 2020
Lock-downs in the final quarter of 2020 had a significant impact on the results
Fluor sells Ameco North America for $73m
Sale sees AMECO’s former CEO Gary Bernardez return to the business as CEO
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