All South America Articles

Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
US$1.6 billion deal gives private equity firm JIP and Itochu controlling interest in Hitachi Construction Machinery
Santiago metro contract for Wood
The latest expansion will aim to reduce overcrowding and extend lines to outer city areas
Contracts of US$1.1 billion for Saipem
Australia and Guyana offshore contracts total US$1.1 billion for Saipem
Burger Group: Covid fightback, new products and expansion plans
Chilean crane rental house Burger Group is in a growth phase. Stacy Burger explained the expansion and upcoming challenges to Cristián Peters, editor of ICST sister magazine Construcción LationAmericana (CLA)
Chile tunnel project for Robbins Crossover
XRE TBM holes through tunnel in Andes Mountains of Chile for Hydroelectric project
Vinci completes €4.9bn ACS energy acquisition
Sale sees French construction giant taking over many of Spanish firm’s renewables interests
Premium Red Yanmar CE livery goes global
Livery reflects alternative technologies and customer relationship focus
New Cat hammers for large excavators
Manufacturer’s Performance Series H190 S and H215 S breakers for carriers of up to 80 and 120 t
Record growth for XCMG in Brazil
XCMG saw record growth in 2021 in Brazil, and have further plans for expansion in South America 
South America adds positives for Jet Demolition
Projects with Flesan in Chile boost growth in 2021 as company looks ahead with optimism
Mills acquires south Brazil MEWP business
Aquisition of Altoplat’s MEWP division will grow Mills’ presence and customer base in southern Brazil
Mills rebrands to reflect growth and vision
New branding reflects growth, shared economy and people-focused ethos
Brazilian crane contractor gets last Liebherr
This is the seventh unit of this 500 tonne capacity crane the company has bought in the last few years
Cat launches two new wheeled loaders
Cat reveals that new 980 and 982 medium loaders improve productivity by 10%
Gantry pivotal in Chile’s plant construction
Engineered Rigging desgined a rigging solution for the dismantling of a large-scale construction crane inside of a tunnel
Schiller explains OneTadano strategy
Tadano’s Ingo Schiller explains the status of Tadano’s brand consolidation and new product roll out.
Hitachi to increase product and service offering in the Americas
Name change for Hitachi subsidiary following ending of Deere JV as the company looks to expand into the Americas
Contract awarded for transport system in Brazil
US$116 million dollar project to boost sustainable transport
125 K excels in New Rochelle
Painted in Extreme Construction’s orange and black colors, the 125 K makes a statement on the skyline
Manitowoc crane added to Brazilian fleet
Brazilian lifting and cargo handling company Sistermi has acquired a 250 tonne capacity Grove GMK5250XL-1 crane
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