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Universal Shanghai opens second Chinese rental branch
US operated access rental and sales company Shanghai Universal Equipment Co is playing a key role in developing access rental in China.
A bigger picture - John Woodward, IDE president, interviewed
John Woodward is the new president of the Institute of Demolition Engineers and has a global vision for the organisation. Lindsay Gale spoke to him about his hopes for his tenure of office
Defying gravity?
The Chinese market will not grow for ever.
Interview: Caterpillar group presidents Stu Levenick and Gerard Vittecoq
The drive for greater fuel efficiency could lead to a revolution in the way construction machines are designed and used, according to Caterpillar group presidents Stu Levenick and Gerard Vittecoq.
Andy Wright takes on the Middle East
At the end of last year Andy Wright was appointed to the newly-created position of chief executive, international operations, Mr Wright's decision to focus full-time on developing an expanded international business for Lavendon was made in July this year, although he was initially given responsibility in April 2010 for the oversight of its Middle East business, which he performed alongside his existing UK responsibilities.
The value of service: Mike Potts, CEO at Lavendon Access Services (UK)
Maria Hadlow talks to Mike Potts the new chief executive at Lavendon Access Services (UK) about his plans for the company.
INTERVIEW: Anti-corruption initiative
The Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST) is gaining recognition worldwide, and shows the potential to reduce corruption in the industry. iC’s Chris Sleight spoke to Graham Hand, who chairs the initiatives secretariat.
Coates Hire invests big as Australia booms
Coates Hire will invest as much as A$450 million (€325 million) in the current financial year on its fleet and expects spending to be at similar levels for the next two years as it seeks to exploit the buoyant construction and natural resources sectors in Australia.
IndEx's Dick Green - a busy year for demolition blowdowns
Dick Green, MD of UK-based IndEx Independent Explosives Engineers Limited, looks back on the first 12 months of his new company. Despite the challenging economic climate he has been busier than ever, and has been involved with more than a dozen blowdowns in the UK and abroad
Potts targets higher prices at Lavendon
Mike Potts, the new chief executive of Lavendon Access Services, is committed to raising rental rates in 2011 but plans only modest spending on new equipment.
Pink is power - The Demo Diva interview
Lindsay Gale talked with arguably one of the most colourful individuals to join the demolition sector in recent years, New Orleans’ Demo Diva, Simone Bruni
Terex aiming for US$ 500 million revenues from India by 2015
Terex has set a target of generating revenues of US$ 500 million in India by 2015, according to president for developing markets, Steve Filipov.
Latin American construction magazine launched
Construcción Latinoamericana/Construçâo Latino-Americana (CLA) is the new magazine from KHL Group for the Latin American market, available in both Spanish and Portuguese.
Challenges of production increase
Alan Lofurno is the global general manager of aerial booms and joined Terex AWP in April 2008. At the time of AI's visit, Mr Lofurno said, "We are currently ramping up production but at its height it was ten time the current amount.
Cross cultures for quality: How Terex AWP maintains continual improvement
Is it possible for a US company to successfully adopt manufacturing cultures developed in Japan. In the second part of her report on Terex AWP Maria Harding looks at how the company integrates design, production and quality control
Hydro Mobile is looking forward to a period of growth despite the current recession
North American mast climbing specialist, Hydro Mobile, says it is looking forward to a period of growth despite the current recession.
Interview: MCC Plant Hire in South Africa looks to Sub-Saharan Africa for growth
South Africa-based MCC Plant Hire is the largest heavy equipment rental company in Africa. Murray Pollok talked to the company’s Werner Scheepers about the challenges in the coming years.
GAM’s Carlos Araoz explains the company’s internationalisation strategy
New World: GAM’s Carlos Araoz explains the company’s internationalisation strategy to IRN Editor Murray Pollok.
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