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Video: Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) 2020
A full recording of the 2020 Tower Cranes North America online conference is now available
Tadano initiates restructuring
Protective Shield Proceedings set in motion by Tadano for its German subsidiaries
SEC settles charges against Manitex and former executives
The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled charges from accounting fraud schemes at Manitex International in 2014 and 2016
Ahern fined for Covid-19 violations during Trump rally
Xtreme Manufacturing has been fined $3,000 by the City of Henderson for violating more than six Covid-19 requirements at a Sept. 13 rally
TNT files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
US crane rental company TNT Crane & Rigging files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing Covid-19 and falling oil and gas prices
Talent show: operator training
Attracting talent and effective training are key to solving the industry’s skill shortage; You can take your pick of many training organisations
Law and contract: Force majeure in a time of crisis
Force majeure – a potential ally for contractors in light of the coronavirus outbreak
US firm settles over alleged bid-rigging scheme
M.A. Mortenson must donate construction services for project related to pandemic
Ahern serves Tanfield legal summons
The majority owner of Snorkel is taking Tanfield to court over claimed contractual breaches
Qatar to ban ‘kafala’ system of labour
Qatar is set to abolish system which often leads to exploitation of migrant construction workers
New UK plant theft police taskforce
CEA and CITS eager for creation of new police plant theft taskforce in the UK
Kenyan minister denies corruption
Kenyan finance minister accused of corruption related to construction of two dams
Tyre age limit proposal
Ten year age limit proposed for heavy vehicle tyres in the United Kingdom
National Grid fined for crane death
Power supplier admits UK health and safety breach
Nord Stream 2 warns of 'discriminatory' EU regs
Firm behind Russia-Germany gas pipeline demands response from EC president over proposed directive
JCB wins patent case against Manitou
JCB said a French court has granted it a preliminary injunction against Manitou. Manitou said it is appealing the ruling
Panama Canal JV to pay US$850 million
Sacyr-led consortium to repay Panama Canal Authority following dispute over cost overruns
Former Leighton executive guilty
Peter Gregg found guilty of falsifying accounts at Leighton Holdings in 2011
Court rules against Strabag consortium
Written decision in legal dispute over the Pedemontana motorway project will be appealed
Chinese court rules in favour of Metso
Two Chinese firms ordered to stop producing and marketing imitations of Metso’s equipment and parts
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