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Pettibone adds engine option to 944B
The company has introduced a 74-horsepower engine option for its Extendo 944B telehandler. The 74-hpCummins QSF 3.8 Tier 4 Final diesel engine features a DOC muffler and requires no diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)  
H&E calls off Neff acquisition
John Engquist, chief executive officer of H&E, stated that the company will instead pursue an accelerated strategy of greenfield expansion and opportunistic acquisitions  
Teamwork pays off in Siberia
Austria’s Tyrolit advises customer Aktivmontage on reducing height of power station chimney by 100 m
McCloskey targets Steinexpo for feedback
US company to show new compact crushers in Germany and looks forward to hearing customers’ views
McGee joins forces with Brett
Contractor and buildings materials group will provide new demolition recycling centre in London, UK
Hyundai excavator in major Luxembourg project
R1200-9 excavator has 120 t operating weight and is first Hyundai machine of its size sold in Europe
Balfour Beatty going strong
Confidence of UK-based contractor bolstered by positive half-year results for 2017
Euro Auctions’ Hong Kong debut
Construction machinery auctioneer, Euro Auctions, is to hold its first ever equipment sale in Hong Kong
CEA appoints first honorary president
David Bell, director at JCB, begins role at UK’s Construction Equipment Association, bringing wealth of experience
Multi-state and multi-modal transport from Mammoet
Mammoet overcame a number of challenges during the multi-modal transport of a process vessel in the USA
Central Europe appointment at GMG
GMG has appointed Ronan Mac Lennan as its new Central European sales manager. He will be based in the Netherlands following extensive experience in the access industry 
CPA appoints training and safety manager
Rob Squires has been appointed as training and safety manager for UK trade body, the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA)
New Zealand agent for Raimondi Cranes
Raimondi expands global presence by appointing Heavy Lift Designs as exclusive distributor in New Zealand
Solid performance for Saipem
Italian contractor takes short term hits for long term gains
GAM Alquiler records half-year growth
Year-on-year revenues increase of 5%, despite fleet size decreasing 6%, recorded by Spanish rental company
Neff receives superior offer
US-based Neff Corp has received a superior offer from an unidentified bidder to buy the company. The $25 per share bid follows H&E Equipment’s previously accepted offer of $21.07
Latest IRN issue available to download
July/August issue of IRN now available, and includes exclusive interview with Angus Kennard, CEO of Kennards Hire
Steder Group Djibouti moves ball valves
Two 130 metric ton ball valves have been transported 1450 km from Djibouti to Ethiopia
Serious Labs receives $5 million to develop VR training
The Canadian-based company received the money through a joint investment by United Rentals and Brick and Mortar Ventures
Rental associations discuss key topics
A webinar, held earlier this month, saw associations across the world discuss approaches to Global Rental Alliance membership expansion and more
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