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Market leader Hek Manufacturing launched sweeping changes in its transport platform and mast climber product lines in October. Patrick Hill was at the company's headquarters in Middelbeers, The Netherlands to see the new machines.
JLG Industries (UK) Ltd in Manchester is the newest addition to the select list of IPAF-approved centres who offer the Competent Assessed Person (CAP) programme in the UK.
IPAF has appointed Isabelle Laplume as its new representative for France and French-speaking Switzerland.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has announced the forcible nationalisation of the country’s cement industry with immediate effect. He said in a televised speech that the country could no longer allow cement to be exported when it was needed to help curb Venezuela’s housing shortage.
For the last 46 years, a 14 tonne, 20 m (66 ft) long and 5 m (16.5 ft) wide footbridge has been used to provide access from one side of the UK’s National Physical Laboratory site to the other.
Cherry Demolition, a leading US demolition contractor, has appointed Jay Marak to the position of corporate safety director
Australia's construction industry deteriorated in March, its first decline in seven months according to the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group).
A new rental company, Gulf Union Equipment Rental Company, has been established in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by a Middle East Caterpillar dealer and an investment partner.
The European Rental Association (ERA) will hold a full programme of rental workshops, roundtable discussions and other events as part of its convention to be held on 3-5 June in Amsterdam during the International Rental Exhibition (IRE).
Terex has announced it will buy compact tracked loader manufacturer ASV for US$488 million (€342 million).
Ramirent has entered the Slovakian rental market by acquiring a 60% stake in OTS Bratislava (OTS), one of the market leading rental companies in the country. Ramirent has an option to become sole owner by 2010.
Komatsu Ltd is to acquire a major Japanese rental company and merge it with its own sizeable rental operation in Japan.
Boels Rentals in The Netherlands has further expanded its Belgian operation with two acquisitions.
Power tool manufacturer DeWalt unveiled a wide range of new products at its annual UK dealer event in Birmingham in early January.
Atlas Copco has sold approximately half of ABIRD, its Netherlands industrial rental company, to ABIRD's chief executive, Wichard Oorschot, and investment firm NPM Capital. The sale price was not disclosed.