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Skyjack reports strong Q1 results
North American market up 7.7 percent for Skyjack in Q1 and parent company Linamar expects 20 percent full-year growth for the access OEM
UK construction making strong recovery
Survey by IHS Markit shows construction industry is growing at its fastest rate for over six years
Construction in Eastern Europe to grow 3.6% in 2021
As the threat from Covid-19 recedes, a recovery in the industry is expected in second semester
JLG Q2 sales up 6.5%
JLG’s access equipment sales “exceeded our expectations,” says parent company Oshkosh
Finance: Steadying the financial ship
March saw a slowing of growth across the CE indexes, but generally positive movement, nonetheless
D&Ri100 up and running for 2021
Global listing of contractors by turnover will appear in July-August issue of D&Ri
International Construction webinar, 3 June: the future of the construction equipment market
Zeng Guang’an, Chairman of LiuGong Group and Pekka Vauramo, President and CEO of Metso Outotec Corporation, to speak at free to attend webinar
Crane industry sees stimulus surge
As the nation emerges from the pandemic, the finance sector is bullish about crane sales.
Interview: Ritchie Bros.
Ritchie Bros. says 2021 used equipment sales show no signs of slowing down. Lindsey Anderson reports.
IC50 call for entries
Entry to our annual IC50 listing, which ranks the world’s largest mobile and crawler crane operating companies, is now open
DLR reports 12.5% rental fall in France in 2020
The 12.5% reduction in rental revenues to €4.19 billion comes after four years of strong rental growth
2021 could see ‘record high’ sales of construction equipment
Market strength such that manufacturers may not be able to keep up with demand in 2021
ICM20: More leaps
For the third time in a row the ICm20 ranking of the world’s largest crane manufacturers has shown an increase, this time even bigger than last year. ICST reports
Wacker Neuson ‘optimistic’ in 2021
Company announces a 15% decline in 2020 revenues to $1.9 billion and anticipates $2.1 billion
IC Tower Index: bigger and stronger
As it has for the last five years or more, the 2020 IC Tower Index also shows strong growth. Alex Dahm reports
Tadano unveils 130-ton RT
The Tadano Group has launched the 130 US ton (118 metric ton) capacity GR-1300XL-4 rough terrain crane for the North American market
European equipment sales healthy despite Covid
Sales volumes remain at a historically reasonable level, says consultancy firm
Skyjack expecting ‘double-digit growth’ for 2021
Linamar has reported its industrial segment, which includes Skyjack, experienced a -6% decline in sales for Q4 2020 to C$315.6 million
CECE optimistic for 2021 but highlights supply chain concerns
CECE forecasts a 5% increase in construction equipment sales in Europe this year after a 11% fall in 2020
VDMA reports positive news for German construction
Trade association reports 17% fall in equipment production in 2020 was less than was feared
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