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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
JCB and Manitou patent dispute continues
JCB said it will appeal the latest ruling of Paris court, although it also won damages of €150,000
Video: Tower Cranes North America (TCNA) 2020
A full recording of the 2020 Tower Cranes North America online conference is now available
Tadano initiates restructuring
Protective Shield Proceedings set in motion by Tadano for its German subsidiaries
SEC settles charges against Manitex and former executives
The Securities and Exchange Commission has settled charges from accounting fraud schemes at Manitex International in 2014 and 2016
Ahern fined for Covid-19 violations during Trump rally
Xtreme Manufacturing has been fined $3,000 by the City of Henderson for violating more than six Covid-19 requirements at a Sept. 13 rally
TNT files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
US crane rental company TNT Crane & Rigging files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing Covid-19 and falling oil and gas prices
Talent show: operator training
Attracting talent and effective training are key to solving the industry’s skill shortage; You can take your pick of many training organisations
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