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African infrastructure investment
ICA report calls for more investment in Africa’s infrastructure
APEX Asia triumphs in Shanghai
The first APEX Asia has received strong support from the access industry. Manufacturers at the four-day show in Shanghai, China, have said there has been a large number of global customers 
Eiffage wins Ghana project
French company chosen for contract to build port platform in Ghana
The Demag AC 45 City
Terex Cranes returns to the city crane class with its latest Demag launch: the AC 45 City
Saubot highlights China rental concerns
Haulotte’s COO Alexandre Saubot tells 460-strong crowd at the International Rental Conference Asia, ’ownership is an old-fashioned value,’ and rental companies must work with manufacturers 
United ‘considering new markets’
It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when, says United Rentals executive VP and CFO, William Plummer
Heijmans director steps down
Dutch contractor says it has ended period in which major shift has been made to set new course
Off-Highway Research provides access insights
Sales of access platforms have doubled in the last three years in China, with more than 100,000 units expected in the market in five years, the International Rental Conference Asia heard
Kobelco heads for Iceland
European dealer network expanded with appointment of new authorised dealer in Iceland
FCC profits are up
Spanish-based firm reports €153.5 million profit for first nine months, compared to loss last year
One week till the World Crane and Transport Summit
There’s just one week to go until the World Crane and Transport Summit in Amsterdam
Third quarter growth for LafargeHolcim
Materials producer reports 4.1% year-on-year growth, while it is in talks for African acquisition
Crawler cranes: Access all areas
The continuing number of innovations in the crawler crane sector demonstrate just how popular this type of crane is with end users. We report on the sector’s latest developments
Winch remote control order
Weimer Skogsteknik & Hydraulik has ordered an Åkerströms Björbo remote control system to control winches 
Alimak reports strong third quarter
The Swedish manufacturer’s third quarter revenues doubled compared to the same period last year
Ayhanlar Platform purchases 50 Snorkel units
The order consisted of 40 Snorkel S3219E and six Snorkel S3226E electric slab scissor lifts, along with two Snorkel A46JE and two Snorkel A46JRT articulated boom lifts
GMG delivers first units to U.S. rental company
Skywalker DDI in North Carolina has received its first batch of GMG electric drive scissor and material lifts
Balfour Beatty sells Heery
UK-based infrastructure group completes sale of Heery International US subsidiary to CBRE
Demag lifts beer tank
A Demag crane has been used to lift seven beer tanks through a narrow opening in the roof at a brewery in Munich, Germany
Snorkel starts production in China
Snorkel is launching its first production facility in China at APEX Asia, AI can exclusively reveal. The 3,000 square metre facility opened in 2016 for warehousing now includes assembly lines for the Chinese market
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