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Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
ERA to expand cybersecurity guide
Benchmarking and insurance among issues to be addressed by cybersecurity working group 
Wolff launches low top tower crane
New 800 tonne-metre Wolff 8076 Compact tops manufacturer Wolffkran’s saddle jib crane series
Enerpac to lift fusion magnet
Enerpac hydraulic cylinders are set to have a key role in the final construction of the ITER fusion tokamak
New and updated HSC crawler cranes
Three updated models in 80, 100 and 180 tonne capacities, plus a new 100 tonne HD model are now available
Rental firms now leading equipment buyers in Europe
Research predicts long-term shift to rental, even for traditional contractor markets
BMS orders 3,000 tonne crane
Danish crane rental house to get 3,000 tonne capacity lattice boom ring crane from Dutch specialist Huisman
Doosan partners with Tobroco-Giant on compact loaders
New range will be branded Doosan and for distribution throughout Europe
Second 1,600 tonne crane for FOWIC
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier upgrades Brave Tern turbine installation vessel with 1,600 tonne Huisman crane
ERA to update CO2 Calculator
Updated tools one of a range of ERA initiatives for 2022
Premium Red Yanmar CE livery goes global
Livery reflects alternative technologies and customer relationship focus
Altrad aims for €1bn more in 2022
Growth buoyed by economic recovery, diversified model and acquisitions
Enter the 2022 ESTA Awards
Send in your entries now for the next round of the ESTA Users’ Night and Awards
Andover plant body for KSS
Construction plant specialist KSS Hire in the UK chose Andover Trailers for the latest addition to its transport fleet
ERA forecasts 5.6% rental growth in 2022
European equipment rental market recovered by 6.3% this year after a 7.2% fall in 2020
Prototype electric excavator developed by Yanmar
The SV17e is a battery powered model in the 1.5 to 2.0 t segment, with the commercial launch at Bauma 2022
Besix takes a stake in modular firm BuildUp
Belgian contractor Besix has acquired a 40% stake in BuildUp, formerly known as BeSteel
ITC: Wolffkran CEO on lessons from the Grimsel dam project
Duncan Salt will use ITC presentation to discuss ‘making the right choices’, using the example of the dramatic Spitallamm Dam project
New Doosan Portable Power launches
Releases include Stage V compliant and rental-friendly compressors, generators and light towers
Another electric Liebherr crawler crane
The 160 tonne LR 1160.1 unplugged is the next electric crawler crane to be announced by manufacturer Liebherr
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