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Terex MP to make Powerscreens in China
After using distributors since 2016, first locally produced machines expected by end of year
China’s stimulus a huge boost for equipment sales
It is estimated that equipment sales would have fallen further if Covid-19 hadn’t occurred
IRN100: the largest equipment rental companies in the world
Revenues at the world’s largest equipment rental companies fell by 6.4% in 2020
Astec rebrands to simplify business
New website to help unify Astec’s 16 subsidiary brands, which will now all operate under the Astec name 
Plans revealed for ‘world’s second tallest’ skyscraper
UK architects Kettle Collective say Russia’s new Lakhta Center II tower will measure 703m high
John Deere celebrates 50 years of backhoe loaders
Manufacturer working on electric backhoe concept as it looks to the future
Riwal - Covid-19 and rental one year on
Pedro Torres, CEO of Riwal, updates AI on the state of the market, one year after his first podcast interview 
Bobcat launches the R-Series
The new generation of fixed boom telehandlers provides upgrades across the machine
Manitou launches dedicated attachment provision
Manitou Group Attachments simplifies offering under one brand name
ABB targets construction with tech solutions
Technology giant aims to drive uptake of automation and robotics, address skills shortage
Yanmar launches new SV mini excavator range
Yanmar Compact Equipment’s new Stage V compliant SV15VT, SV15VT and SV19VT mini excavators hit European market
Caterpillar launches four 9 to 11 t wheeled loaders
Next Gen range of medium wheeled loaders offers four new options with more to follow
Curtis launches new machine access device
Identification keypad adds new level of security for construction equipment operators
Awards for research investigating why mega projects fail
Research published in Project Management Journal lists six key factors that impact megaproject failure
US and UK to work together on BIM
Two countries to work together to help develop the US National BIM Programme
Video: World experts describe construction’s future
Construction Technology Summit lays out roadmap for autonomous equipment in construction
Haulotte Australia wins two HIRE21 awards
Company named best supplier for the second year running and its HS15 E Pro scissor wins best new product 
Sales up sharply for John Deere
Second quarter sales up by over a third for John Deere’s construction division
Byrne Middle East PAL Card first
Rental company offers first IPAF mast climber PAL Card training in the Middle East 
Komatsu reveals concept electric remote-control mini excavator
Manufacturer has announced concept machine, which is fully electric and operated by remote control
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