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McDermott files for bankruptcy

US-based contractor files for bankruptcy to eliminate debt of US$4.6 billion


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Keeping the good ones: SC&RA comment December 2019

After you’ve managed to find good employees the next step is to hang on to them


Trillion dollar investment for Indian infrastructure

Government ministers outline major infrastructure spending plans at trade show 

The Ainscough Crane hire Dundee depot opening. Graham Spence, Michael Pratt, Kenny McMinn, Gavin Egdell, Mike D'Arcy

Scottish expansion for Ainscough

Ainscough Crane Hire extends reach in Scotland by opening a depot in Dundee

Volvo Trucks already offers lighter duty electric trucks and is now working on this heavier duty concept

More electric Volvos

Truck maker Volvo presents concept for heavy duty electric trucks aimed at the construction industry


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Faymonville for Universal Transport

First self steering dolly trailer with pendular axles delivered by Faymonville to Universal Transport in Germany

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CE Barometer and Finance November 2019

Companies are generally seeing a solid end to 2019, but barometer warns of recession


Setting up shop in the USA: SC&RA news November 2019

International SC&RA members discuss setting up business in the United States. Mike Chalmers reports

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Ramirent applies for delisting from Nasdaq Helsinki

Board of directors decides to apply for termination of public trading in company’s shares




Conexpo preview

The biggest construction show of 2020, Conexpo will once again be held in Las Vegas, US, and see the world of construction gather together to witness new product launches and technology


Interview: SmartEquip

Alex Schuessler, President and founder, and Ron Piccolo, EVP Sales and Marketing, tell the firm’s story


Interview: Renta Group

The company’s CEO Kari Aulasmaa speaks about Renta’s ambitious expansion plans


Crushing and screening: Crushing it

Conventional methods of material processing are being questioned. Could modular plants have a key role to play in the development of this sector? 

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Tunnelling: Breakthrough technology

Katherine Weir looks at advances in tunnelling equipment and techniques to tackle new challenges


Interview: SaMoTer, welcome back to Verona

Giovanni Mantovani, CEO and director general of Veronafiere, discusses Italian market and SaMoTer

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Hybrid power: No 'one size fits all'

The construction industry is increasingly embracing different types of power for equipment, such as electric and hybrid engines

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Wheeled excavators: Mobilising the fleet

The ‘rubber duck’ may not be king of the construction site, but should not be overlooked


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Algeco buys in Spain

US modular space specialist continues European growth with acquisition of Balat

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Global Construction Guide launches

New product reveals the top companies in all of construction’s main markets