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Alatas wins crane maintenance contract
The company says this will strengthen its presence in the North Sea
Carrier Rental Systems launches ‘clean air’ fleet
Air scrubbers and filter units are designed to improve indoor air quality and improve productivity
Plantworx launches future technology event
‘Futureworx’ event will take place in March 2022 and will showcase new and sustainable construction technology
New X-series excavator from JCB
Stage V, reduced swing model unveiled by OEM at online press conference 
AFI names new operations director
The new appointment re-joins UK-based AFI as operations director for the Un-operated Division - North.
Nixon Hire gets inward investment
Nixon family retains majority ownership following investment by Pricoa Private Capital
Stafford acquires Soima
Portuguese tower crane manufacturer bought by tower crane specialist Stafford Crane Group
Rate rises assist Sunbelt to pre-Covid revenue
Sunbelt Rentals’ first quarter revenue up 22% on 2020 and 12% on 2019, partly thanks to increasing rental rates
Husqvarna invests €1m in Anglo-German tech firm
Swedish manufacturer takes equity stake in the software company which maximises augmented reality technology to boost efficiency 
ISG starts construction of ‘UK’s first gigaplant’
Britishvolt manufacturing facility in Northumberland will produce 300,000 low-carbon battery cells for automotive sector
Bowmer + Kirkland joins ‘world’s largest wind farm’ project
UK Construction firm to build net-zero-carbon operations and maintenance facility for Dogger Bank Wind Farm 
Snorkel UK announces sales and product manager
Alec Boyle returns to Snorkel UK as technical sales and product manager for Scotland and North East England
Ditch Witch launches new ride-on trencher
The RT70 trencher is aimed at customers in the electric utility and fibre sectors
Booking open for IAPAs & IPAF Summit 2022
The IAPA awards are also open for entries, with the in-person event set for 10 March in London
UK announces €760bn infrastructure plan
‘Construction Pipeline’ document outlines huge public and private investment over next 10 years
Pramac buys into storage energy solutions
Acquisition of UK-based energy storage specialist Off Grid Energy Ltd
What new tower crane models are shaking up the industry?
Tower crane news this year has been so prolific we already added an extra industry update to the programme in the June issue. Here is yet another raft of new models. Alex Dahm reports
GAP moves HQ in response to growth
New, larger headquarters in Glasgow, UK, will support data analysis to drive efficiencies
Speedy downplays supply chain issues
Trading update says “positive momentum” being sustained
EvoQuip holds its first dealer awards ceremony
Crushing equipment manufacturer marks five year anniversary with a Dealer Awards event, hosted by actor Tim McGarry
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