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Kobelco suspends excavator production in the US
Issues with US engine certification to lead to temporary suspension of some equipment at US plant
Volvo CE integrates excavators with Rototilt tech
Volvo customers could purchase excavators ready to accept tiltrotator and smart functions
Engcon founder’s industry service recognised with royal medal
Stig Engström, founder of quick coupler manufacturer Engcon, is to receive the King’s Medal from the King of Sweden.
Crosby and Verton partner
Crosby’s global footprint to help accelerate adoption of Verton’s load orientation system
Uptick at Manitex
Manitex is seeing an uptick in business for its PM articulating cranes, Manitex boom trucks and Valla electric cranes
Nationwide Platforms opens 12 apprenticeships
UK rental company takes on engineering and driver operator apprentices
Doosan to debut new models at Hillhead digital
Manufacturer will present its new DL-7 wheeled loader, DX-7 crawler excavators and dumper range at Hillhead Digital 2021
Rental M&A: will there be a Covid discount?
Jeff Eisenberg asks what impact will the pandemic have on rental company valuations
Speedy COO joins board of sustainability school
Dan Evans appointed by Supply Chain Sustainability School as it helps construction industry meet the UK Construction Strategy 2025 targets
Hyundai Group seals Doosan Infracore deal
Hyundai Heavy Industries will acquire a 35% share in Doosan Infracore for €630 million
Major steps at Tadano Group in Germany
Restructuring at Tadano and Demag in Germany is going to plan and on course for completion as scheduled in Q1 2022
Brazil’s rental industry makes plea on Covid
Brazilian rental association ALEC and 12 other organisations call for immediate action on Covid-19 crisis
Komatsu reports consolidated sales down 17.2%
Construction remains a bright spot as demand for equipment has shown steady recovery
Infrastructure for sporting events ‘cursed’ by corruption
Report by Engineers Against Poverty identifies corruption as major cause of unsafe infrastructure, budget overruns and loss of life
Access, Lift & Handlers’ February podcast
For Access, Lift & Handlers’ first podcast of 2021, listeners will hear from Skyjack President KenMcDougall on the year to come, plus more
ANMOPYC joins US distributors association
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) welcomes the Spanish construction equipment association as new member
Third Mammoet Taiwan office
New Taiwanese office to help Mammoet better serve wind sector
Hilti says 2020 less severe than feared
Hilti has reported a 9.6% fall in 2020 revenues to €4.9bn - 4.3% in local currencies - largely the result of the pandemic
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures
JCB customers utilise Covid-19 loan scheme
JCB Finance says the UK government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has helped its customers 
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