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Hillhead show pushed back to 2022
UK quarrying and construction exhibition will now take place on 21 to 23 June 2022
Webuild leads chase for €1bn Euro rail link
Italian contractor’s consortium named ‘best bidder’ for high-speed Fortezza-Ponte Gardena line
Doosan’s ‘transparent bucket’ wheeled loader
Invention is said to allow wheeled loader operator to see previous blind spots
‘Once in a lifetime’ moment for US infrastructure
Pete Buttigieg, US Secretary of Transportation, says low interest rates and high unemployment have created a generational opportunity to invest in infrastructure
Doosan to show XiteCloud tech at Hillhead Digital
Doosan Infracore’s new XiteCloud quarrying, mining and construction platform will be presented to the UK for the first time at this year’s online event
VDMA reports positive news for German construction
Trade association reports 17% fall in equipment production in 2020 was less than was feared
Aggreko agrees to private equity sale
I Squared Capital and TDR Capital will pay £2.32 billion for the power rentals business
New dates for Italy’s Asphaltica show
Road infrastructure solutions event, postponed from 2020, will go ahead on 20 October, 2021
Giant test pad installed at Liebherr factory
Betonpumpen-Union uses Liebherr’s 42 M5 XXT concrete pump to create crane test pad at manufacturer’s factory 
Azerbaijan’s construction industry to rebound by 9.1%
Research report from GlobalData says infrastructure and oil and gas investment to drive sector’s recovery
Nishio leads on remote operation trials
The remote operation pilot project is being led by Nishio Rent All, contractor Kato Construction Co Ltd and Hitachi
Trackunit launches ‘Kin’ tag for small items
Bluetooth tag with 400m range designed to locate small tools and attachments
Trimble launches online educational series
Tech company’s first free Dimensions Spotlight series will focus on reviving US infrastructure
Haki joins Femern link project
Specialist scaffold firm to provide access for new US$8.9 billion road and rail tunnel between Denmark and Germany
Skyjack introduces 70ft RT scissor
The SJ9664 RT represents an enhancement of prototypes introduced last year
Nooteboom launches semi low loader with wheel wells
Specialist vehicle manufacturer’s extendable OSDS-48-03V(EBW) model can transport construction machines up to 39 tonnes
Robust nine months for Sunbelt
Sunbelt Rentals’ parent company Ashtead Group reports rental revenue drop of -3% over nine months 
Peri formwork used on viaduct for US$2.9 billion railway
Čortanovci Viaduct forms part of an international railway that will connect the capital cities of Hungary, Serbia, Macedonia and Greece
€580m UK football stadium a step closer
Liverpool Council approves construction of 52,000-capacity waterfront stadium for Everton FC
Hochtief consortium wins port expansion project
Ballast Nedam, Van Oord and Hochtief to build 2km of new quays at Port of Rotterdam
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