Danfoss agrees merger

Danish manufacturer to acquire all outstanding common shares of US-based UQM Technologies


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Hong Kong contract for Balfour

New technology to be employed in residential project

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Another UK nuclear project stalls

Hitachi suspends work on nuclear power station at Wylfa Newydd on Anglesey Island in north-west Wales

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Plantforce buys Hawk's Hinkley business

UK rental company to acquire Hawk Plant equipment and employees working on Hinkley Point C


Two new contracts for Saipem

Italian-based oil and gas contractor wins two contracts in Saudi Arabia worth US$1.3 billion

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China invests US$84 billion into economy

Chinese central bank acts to stimulate economy over fears of falling growth

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JCB cab project ahead of schedule

Construction of €56 million JCB Cab Systems factory is targeting a summer 2019 opening date

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Vietnam's high-speed rail back on track

US$56 billion high-speed train project to link the north and south of Vietnam has been rekindled

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EBC man for EC procurement role

Van Nieuwenhuizen is member of European Commission Stakeholder Expert Group on Public Procurement


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Hitachi accelerates rental programme

Hitachi’s European dealer rental initiative to be accelerated after successful first year


Panama Canal JV to pay US$850 million

Sacyr-led consortium to repay Panama Canal Authority following dispute over cost overruns


XCMG launches 56.6m boom

XCMG has introduced a 56.6m telescopic boom to compete with JLG’s 1850SJ and Genie’s SX-180

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Salini shows interest in Astaldi

Non-binding interest from Italian contractor after Astaldi filed for protection from creditors


GTC-500 new from Tadano Mantis

Tadano Mantis completes telescopic crawler crane series with new 50 tonner

Brightline arrival

US high-speed rail back on track

Construction of a high-speed rail line between Las Vegas and Southern California is due to start in 2019

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New Wabco R&D centre

German supplier of vehicle control systems inaugurates new Global Technology and Innovation Centre


Genoa bridge collapse

Part of Morandi Bridge collapses in northern Italy during stormy weather


ReachMaster expands sales force

The company has added a regional sales manager to its team, plus eight new reps

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Kobelco and Manitowoc end supply agreement

November sees the end of the Kobelco crawler crane and Manitowoc Grove all terrain crane OEM supply agreement

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Rental software: Managing fleets successfully

With more data than ever before circling around machines and rental contracts, software applications have never been more important. IRN scans the market

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Utilities: Specialist machines

Whether it is laying pipes or fibre optic cables, the right machine for the job is a priority

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Skyjack debut for Hong Kong hospital

Skyjack is helping to build Hong Kong’s first public children’s hospital along with several other notable construction projects. It is also the first time a SJ63 AJ boom has worked in Hong Kong

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Good news for South East Europe

EECFA forecasts suggest expansion greater than GDP in most of the region, while Turkey and Russia look flatter

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Keynote speaker announced for Diesel Progress Summit

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Ramin Younessi at Caterpillar confirmed as a Keynote speaker for the inaugural Diesel Progress Summit (DPS)

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French earthmoving equipment sales up

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CISMA says French earthmoving equipment figures for 2018 mean best year since market crash of 2008