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Makita updates saw model
DSP600 Twin 18v brushless plunge saw has two new features, providing more power
Tadano acquires 14.9% of Manitex
More than US$30 million spent by Tadano on Manitex shares
Eco crawler crane from Unic
A tracked version of the battery powered 2.9 tonne Eco crane is new from Unic Cranes Europe
Earthmoving machines up 16% in Italy
Samoter highlights replacement of vehicle fleets and new investments in building and construction
Yanmar expands engines range
Two new engines introduced at Intermat place Yanmar at heart of high-power market
Q Plant adds five Kobelco crawlers
UK’s Q Crane & Plant Hire adds five new Kobelco G2 series crawler cranes
World’s tallest wooden building
Sumitomo Forestry reveals plans to construct a 350m-tall timber high-rise in Japan
Japan’s maglev project on track
Following bid-rigging claims, Japan’s magnetic levitation railway is said to still be on schedule
Aoki Juki buys Demag AC 700-9
Japanese company Aoki Juki adds third Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane to its fleet
Nishio grows in Vietnam
Japan-based rental giant Nishio Rent All is expanding its offering in Hanoi, Vietnam, by moving to a larger 3,500 square metre facility
Hitachi Sumitomo launches 80 tonne crawler
Third SCX series crawler model from Hitachi Sumitomo
New 300 tonne class Kobelco crawlers
Crane maker Kobelco launches 300 tonne series
Kobelco merges cranes and machinery
Move is part of global reorganisation following consolidation of KCM with Kobelco Cranes Co in 2016
Kanamoto sees annual growth
Revenues up 9.4% to €1.19 billion while operating profit also increases 10.1% for the period ending 31 October 2017
UK exports buoyant
Construction and earthmoving equipment records 21% increase in first nine months, according to CEA
Kobe performs well
Good results reported by Japanese steelmaker, but impact of data falsification could yet be seen
Down again at Tadano
First half 2017 sales and operating income down at Tadano
Kobe Steel admits falsifying data
Japanese steelmaker shipped goods with doctored inspection certificates
Sankyu bridge project
Sankyu moved a 40 metre long bridge weighing 50 tonnes through the centre of Nagasaki in Japan
Coppard buys a Kato
UK plant hire company Coppard has added a 13 tonne capacity Kato city class wheeled mobile telescopic crane to its fleet that also includes mini cranes
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