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Sunbelt morphs in response to pandemic

Some operational changes prompted by Covid-19 will be adopted permanently


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New generation XCMGs on site

Recently-launched XCMG boom lifts are involved in a range of major construction projects 

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WillScot and Mobile Mini merge

The combined modular space and portable storage specialist is valued at approximately $6.6 billion

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Kubota introduces new U50-5 mini excavator

Latest model completes the company’s new series of 5 tonne machines

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ASEAMAC preparing Covid-19 protocol

Spanish rental association is putting together a set of criteria for firms to help prevent contagion

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JCB Finance approved for Covid lending

JCB Finance accredited to provide Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme in the UK

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HKL Baumaschinen turns 50

German rental firm HKL Baumaschinen continues to grow its network as it celebrates 50 years

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Boels adds 50 Tobroco skid steers

Rental company responds to growing demand for these machines in Benelux region and Germany


Briggs strategically repositions production

Briggs & Stratton is to move production of certain products from Wisconsin facility to New York


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Construction in India to contract 7.5%

Already challenging economic conditions worsen in the grip of Covid-19

COVID 19 - External Curbside

Sunbelt morphs in response to pandemic

Some operational changes prompted by Covid-19 will be adopted permanently

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Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update

KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide

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Eastern Europe ‘battered’ and ‘bruised’ by Covid-19

Latest report from EECFA shows how east and south east have fared differently during the crisis

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Transport 50 deadline extended

There is still time to submit entries for this year’s Transport 50 (T50) listing of the world’s largest specialized transport companies but act quickly


Scottish rail work restarts as virus measures ease

Three rail projects set to resume including the €133 million Glasgow redevelopment

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Brittany wind project progresses

Iberdrola confirms new contract awards for 496 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm


Terex to build cranes in India

Manufacturing expansion will see Terex build rough terrain, tower and Franna mobile cranes in India

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US House approves US$1.5 trillion infrastructure bill

The measure is poised for stagnation amid substantial opposition from the Senate


JCB announces hydrogen powered excavator

JCB has developed a working prototype 20 tonne excavator powered by a fuel cell

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EDA cancels rescheduled convention

European Demolition Association says it is ‘only sensible option’ as Cornonavirus problems persist

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Almac online product launch

The Jibbi 1670 Evo was launched using the new Almac At Home app, including virtual test drives 



Morandi mission for Genie scissors

CGT Edilizia provided multiple scissors for work to flyovers and the Morandi Tunnel, leading to the new Morandi Bridge


Recording of rental awards & market update

The European Rental Awards & Market Update webinar held on 30 June is available to view at

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HSE reports fatal injury record low

UK work-related fatalities report shows falls from height and construction still the largest causes 


IPAF safe learning webinar

The association’s free webinar, 15 July, looks at how Covid-19 has impacted training in and beyond the access industry

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Komatsu expands excavator range

New models said to feature Intelligent Machine Control 2.0 for higher productivity and cost savings