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Liugong hits double milestone
Liugong has held a ceremony to mark the sale of its 200000th machine and its 15000th overseas sale as well as setting out ambitious plans for future growth.
Mostotrest buys into rival infrastructure builders
Acquisitions will enhance the company's geographic reach in its Russian home market.
Infrastructure fund for southern & eastern Mediterranean
Inframed hopes to invest € 1 billion in the region, with an emphasis on Egypt and Morocco
First quarter optimism from Palfinger
Palfinger's 2010 first quarter revenues trailed behind figures from the same period in 2009 but EBIT pulled the company into the positive
Banesto bank takes control of HUNE
Spanish bank Banesto has taken control of rental company HUNE and will try to restructure its €500 million of debt.
Sika acquires Japanese waterproofing leader
Construction chemicals company buys into Japanese market
Easi Uplifts opens first depot in Hungary
Easi Uplifts is to open its first rental depot in Hungary at Kecskemét, south east of Budapest. The new depot will be part of the Slovakian business run by Glenn Pearson.
Hochtief and Lusail set up Qatar JV
Hochtief Construction and Lusail Real Estate Development, a subsidiary of QatariDiar have set up a Joint Venture company
Lafarge and Strabag to combine central Europe cement businesses
New joint venture will comprise five plants in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary Slovakia and Slovenia with 4.8 million tonnes of capacity.
Question of the month May 2010
What effect did the volcanic eruptions in Iceland, and ensuing travel problems have on your business?
CE Barometer May 2010: Recovery gains momentum
The results of May’s CE barometer survey painted a picture of continued recovery, with the industry having returned to growth in April. Chris Sleight reports.
Tower cranes shine for Tat Hong
Revenue at Tat Hong Holdings was down 22% overall for the 12 months to 31 March 2010 but it was up 37% in the tower crane rental division
Fluor wins US$ 3 billion Saudi Arabian aluminium project
Fluor has won four contracts worth US$ 3 billion for the development of the Ras Az’Zawr aluminium complex in Saudi Arabia.
Harsco identifies product development priorities for Europe
Germany, Sweden and Norway will be among the first target markets in Europe for Harsco Infrastructure’s plan to extend mechanical access equipment throughout its operations.
Erickson Air-Crane applies for listing
US heavy lift helicopter company Erickson Air-Crane Inc has applied for an initial public offering of up to US$75 million in shares
Skanska Maskin plans Swedish network expansion
Sweden’s Skanska Maskin is to significantly increase its depot network in the coming two years to increase the level of support it provides to Skanska, its parent company and main customer.
Essex holds out for upturn following Q1 results
Lower utilization rates pushed down rental revenue at US-based Essex Rental. Corp during the first quarter of 2010
Wacker Neuson's rental business grows 15% in 2009
Wacker Neuson’s rental business grew by 15% last year to €63 million, a record for the business and in stark contrast to the over 30% fall in the manufacturer’s equipment sales last year.
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