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Demolition in 2021 - part 9
Highlights from D&Ri’s weekly e-newsletters - November and December
Manitou sets net zero targets
Manufacturer to lower the CO2 emissions of its worldwide operations by 46% by 2030
New 300 tonne Liebherr with 90 metre boom
Liebherr announces 300 tonne mobile crane with 90 metre telescopic boom and 12 tonnes per axle
Interview: Toni Laaksonen, McCloskey International
A series on people for whom 2022 could be significant. First up McCloskey’s senior vice president
Despe CEO to speak at D&Ri Virtual Conference
Stefano Panseri to present on Italian contractor’s ‘Top Down Way’ method and Gare de Lyon project
Zoomlion unveils first electric RT articulating boom
New lithium battery-powered articulating ZA16JERT platform offers 17.8m working height 
Wirtgen launches new paving equipment
Wirtgen premiers new complete concrete paving train at World of Concrete
What were the SCRA jobs of the year?
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) announced the winners of the 2021 Rigging and Hauling Job of the Year Awards on 29 October, during the 2021 SC&RA Annual Conference in Texas, USA
Sustainability, China and the Covid fight: 6 of the best Access forecasts for 2022
As we begin a new year for the access market, we bring you a round-up of forecasts for the access industry, found in the pages of Access International
Dingli electrifies its glass suction boom
New eco-friendly BT2615ERTGS features maintenance-free battery pack and offers 1500kg of suction   
World’s first fully electric asphalt paver
Royal BAM, Wirtgen and New Electric have converted an asphalt spreading machine to run on electric power 
Trimble launches new GNSS base station
Construction tech firm unveils R750 modular receiver with improved satellite tracking
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Investing in workforce wearables on construction sites
Exoskeletons can increase worker productivity and comfort, but there are issues to be avoided 
Investment in construction tech to increase
More than 70% of survey respondents say they will be investing more in construction tech in 2022
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
Construction project delays up 100% due to Covid
Data shows that construction delays have doubled during the Covid-19 pandemic
Cat, GE and Hydrogen: What were the top 10 stories of 2021?
Readers of the Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide website showed keen interest in all things hydrogen during 2021--seven of the year’s top 10 most-read stories involved hydrogen technology. 
Hardware and software: how the latest crane tech can boost safety and reliability
Hardware and software alike, the latest technology launched for the crane industry focuses on improving safety and reliability of operations. 
Richard Vann: 8 things to remember about the demolition team’s principal designer
RVA Group MD says role core to project integrity, and not just because it is a legal requirement
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