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Construction Europe July/August 2017 podcast
Editor Sandy Guthrie and deputy editor Thomas Allen bring you the latest from the July/August 2017 edition
JMS chooses Skyjack
Powered access rental company JMS has placed an order for 46 new Skyjack aerial platforms, including scissors, booms and mast lifts
New JLG parts centre
JLG opened its new east coast parts distribution centre in Atlanta earlier this month. International distribution will move to the facility in the next few months 
Field support lift for Genie
Genie has hired four new field service representatives in North America to represent the company Victoria Bergsma, William Halfhill, Cory Baiz and Bart Fongers
Snorkel firsts for Banner
Banner Plant has added four Snorkel electric scissor lifts to its fleet. Banner has recently opened up its tendering process to include Snorkel
Lemminkäinen and YIT boost
Finnish companies prepare for merger with forecasts of increased profits for 2017
Rapid appointment follows relocation
The latest appointment at UK-based Rapid Platforms follows a relocation from Australia. Justin Riley, Rapid Platforms’ new customer account manager was previously with GCS Hire
Kubota’s new European holding company
Japanese-based equipment manufacturer announces new holding company in Europe
New Liebherr crawler crane painting system
Liebherr says its new crawler crane paint system is designed to work with new more environmentally friendly paint and improve occupational safety
XCMG launches operation in Kazakhstan
Chinese manufacturer praises growth brought about by two countries’ joint economic initiatives
Drawbar solution improves efficiency
Andover Trailers has built a road-legal, nine-tonne, tandem-axle drawbar trailer capable of carrying two variants of chip spreader for FM Conway
Salini in good shape with six-month results
Italian contractor reports a 12% increase in revenues for the first half of the year
Manitou completes LiftRite buyout
The Manitou group has finalised its acquisition of a majority stake of 55% in the Australian company LiftRite. It will hold a 96% share by 2020
Mammoet loads out 7,400 tonne platform
In under 40 days Mammoet Russia weighed, jacked up and loaded out a 7,400 tonne platform for a Lukoil field in the Caspian Sea
New Atlas distributor for Finland
Crane and excavator manufacturer Atlas in Germany has appointed Esa Puustinen as its distributor for Finland
Construction Europe July/August 2017 podcast (audio)
Editor Sandy Guthrie and deputy editor Thomas Allen bring you the latest from the July/August 2017 edition
Hydro energy scheme for Hawks
First CKE2500G-2 Kobelco crawler crane in the UK goes to work on River Thames hydro power scheme
Boels orders Worklite from TSR-Lighting
Worklite is first motion-sensor light manufactured, claiming energy savings of up to 70%, says TSR-Lighting
Learn key safety lessons at the 2017 World Crane and Transport Summit
Safety in the crane and specialized transport sector will be one of the key themes of the 2017 World Crane and Transport Summit (WCTS).
Mammoet lifts, moves and places bridge structure
A 385 tonne bridge structure was lifted and moved into place overnight in Edmonton, Canada by Mammoet
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