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Restrictive regulations in Italy
Frustration is growing in Italy at illogical and inefficient permit regulations
Hong Kong tower crane collapse kills 3 injures 6
Government labour department investigating luffing jib tower crane collapse
What happens if construction companies breach safety regulations?
Joe Harmon, chief product owner at Evotix outlines the importance of keeping construction workers safe, and how failure to comply with regulations can lead to severe consequences.
What are the top stories in cranes and specialized transport in 2022?
International Cranes and Specialized Transport reviews the top stories of 2022
C&D waste company pleads guilty to cartel offences
Australia’s competition regulator files charges against Bingo Industries for alleged price-fixing
How can OEMs take advantage of the new EU Data Act?
Soeren Brogaard, CEO of Trackunit reveals why the new act could become beneficial to OEMs
Constructive acceleration
Lucy O’Dwyer and Connor Clark of Pinsent Masons look at cases where contractors are denied an extension of time by contract administrators
How to navigate “nuclear verdicts”
Bill Smith discusses a case of litigation gone wrong and the legislative change that is needed in many plantiff-friendly states.
Judge rules on Mammoet and Huisman IP case
Dutch court issues judgement on the Mammoet and Huisman intellectual property infringement case from early 2022
What are the risks of contract termination in construction?
As contract termination is a complicated process, it is important that all parties are aware of the risks involved 
Legal position of businesses with Russian contracts
Pinsent Masons on due diligence firms must undertake, as sanctions continue to squeeze
The changing nature of construction disputes
Pinsent Masons’ Simon Plunkett examines industrialised construction and the emergence of new kinds of disputes
Mammoet investigating Huisman over possible IP issue: UPDATED
Heavy lift giant investigating “the possible violation” of its intellectual property rights by Huisman and BMS
Is construction taking slave labour seriously?
The International Labour Organisation estimates that 4.5 million people are currently working in construction against their will
U.S. announces final ruling on Chinese MEWP tariffs
Government rules that U.S. MEWP industry is being economically harmed by Chinese imports, countervailing tariffs to go into effect
New SCRA resource to help tower crane rental agreements
Understanding Tower Crane Bare Rental Agreements was introduced last week at the Crane and Rigging Workshop in Chicago, USA
Cartel turnover ‘one fifth of Latvia’s building sector’
Competition Council of Latvia to punish construction firms conspiring to limit competition for profit
Significance of a robust commercial and contractual process
Exploring and managing post-pandemic supply chain contract clauses
Fontaine unveils California legal extendable trailers
The four new Xcalibur extendable models are 53 feet in the closed position and 90 feet fully opened.
UK police launch new equipment theft task force
Specialist Agricultural and Construction Equipment police unit will support the CEA’s CESAR scheme
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