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Comet launches Eurosky pair
The two models broaden the Italian manufacturer’s Eurosky range and have 18m and 21m working heights with double articulated Z-booms and H+H stabilisers
JMS chooses 12 Niftylifts
UK-based JMS has added 12 new Niftylift hybrid boom lifts to its powered access rental fleet
Salini stresses need for acquisition
Importance of mergers and acquisitions to company growth highlighted by chief executive of Italian contractor at Milan event
Global line up for demolition awards
Entries for World Demolition Awards 2017 flood in from all parts of the world as industry prepares for ceremony on November 2
NDA announces estimating course dates
US National Demolition Association says registration is now open for one and a half day event starting on September 28
Power rental rising in Americas
Compound annual growth rate of 3.4% from 2017 to 2021 expected in the Americas power rental market, says Research and Markets
Mammoet and Allseas world records
Two new world records have been claimed by Mammoet and Allseas for the lift and load-in of a 24,000 tonne oil platform topside
GB dealership divested by Volvo
Long-term distribution partner SMT to take Volvo Construction Equipment’s wholly-owned British dealership
Chinese grader makers need export focus
The Chinese market is set to enjoy a second successive year of growth in 2017, but the long-term health of the industry will hang on manufacturers’ ability to export, rather than the strength of the domestic market, according to Off-Highway Research
Interview: Zavod Podiomnikov - AWP manufacturing and rental in Russia
Zavod Podiomnikov is Russia’s first AWP manufacturer, as well as being a rental company, and has major plans for growth in Russia, then abroad, plus plans for a 60m working height self propelled boom. Company director Timofeenko Sergey speaks to AI about its aspirations
New Kennametal CEO
Chris Rossi to succeed former Terex boss Ron De Feo who has been appointed executive chairman of Kennametal board
Components and accessories
A round up of operator aids, control systems and safety-inspired devices
Paris rail job for Vinci
New €156 million contract for Line 15 South, part of Grand Paris Express transport network, including construction of Noisy Champs station, goes to joint venture
Access Equipment: New frontiers
The access industry is in a state of transition, with new companies and new machines designed to meet the latest standards. The editor of sister-publication Access International, explains
HSS’ Q2 revenues up
Improved rental revenue trend in its business key to improved results in second quarter, says HSS
Chile and Colombia distributors for Ruthmann Bluelift
Ruthmann Italia’s Bluelift brand of tracked platforms are being distributed in Chile by Grupo Vertikal (VertiTek) and Lumus in Colombia under  new sales and service agreements 
TDR Capital to acquire Iron Horse Ranch
Algeco Scotsman majority shareholder TDR Capital to make purchase and integrate into Target Logistics business
CECE seeks coherent industrial policy
Association’s president meets with European Commission vice president Jyrki Katainen to discuss future of construction equipment manufacturing in Europe
Aggreko acquires €45m Younicos
Acquisition in line with technology investment strategy to reduce the cost of energy for customers, says Aggreko
Articulating loaders: knuckle down
Although the global market for articulating loader cranes is mixed manufacturers remain positive and keep on releasing interesting products
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