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Carlton Group acquires Crews Crane Training International
Carlton group acquired ES Hoisting Solutions in November. The acquisition of Crews Crane Training Internationl complements is a natural progression. 
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
US$1.6 billion deal gives private equity firm JIP and Itochu controlling interest in Hitachi Construction Machinery
Jacco de Kluijver joins IPAF board
Genie VP of Sales and Marketing EMEARI seconded to IPAF board ahead of AMG in March
ARA Foundation announces €110,000 scholarship fund
Awards worth up to $5,000 aim to attract students into the North American equipment rental industry
Avesco Rent and reducing emissions: Q&A with Vincent Albasini
Focus on transport has allowed the company to make quick reductions in CO2 emissions
Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses of more than 100 employees. 
Dr. Tim Gerhardt joins Liebherr USA as managing director
Dr. Gerhardt will share executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, managing director for Liebherr USA, Co.
Bomag launches tractor-towed soil stabilisers
New RS300 and RS250 offer contractors milling depths of up to 50cm and 40cm
Groundforce launches attachments e-commerce site
Excavator attachments now available for rent ‘at any time of day or night’
US construction firms predict strong 2022
Optimism high among US contractors, but challenges with a lack of skilled workers and supply chains remain 
New BigChange tech pinpoints plant location
Added technology helps locate plant on site to within three metres
Aecom to deliver infrastructure support to US forces in UK
Engineering firm wins contract on Ministry of Defence’s €3 billion infrastructure programme
European Rental Awards 2022: call for entries
The deadline is Friday 25 February and awards dinner will be in Riga, Latvia on 15 June 2022
Investing in workforce wearables on construction sites
Exoskeletons can increase worker productivity and comfort, but there are issues to be avoided 
TVH Equipment acquires in Belgium
Access equipment specialist Rentalift BV joins TVH Group subsidiary’s network of seven branches 
Investment in construction tech to increase
More than 70% of survey respondents say they will be investing more in construction tech in 2022
Liebherr updates compact loader offering
Upgrades include improved cab visibility and comfort, along with safety features 
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
CNH Industrial begins trading as ‘pure’ construction and agriculture firm
CNH has been working to separate its On and Off Highway businesses since 2019
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