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US construction firms predict strong 2022
Optimism high among US contractors, but challenges with a lack of skilled workers and supply chains remain 
Bechtel to help deliver US$8.5 billion Ontario Line
Delivery partner chosen for subway line that will run through downtown Toronto
Strong half-year result for Sunbelt
Rental revenue up 20% driven by acquisition activity, strong demand and higher pricing
Majority of US areas add construction jobs
Despite the pandemic causing supply chain issues within the construction sector, most US metro areas saw an increase in construction jobs
First Hitachi excavator built for North America
First medium-sized Hitachi ZX210LC-6 utility excavator, built for the North American market, has shipped from Japan
Rate rises assist Sunbelt to pre-Covid revenue
Sunbelt Rentals’ first quarter revenue up 22% on 2020 and 12% on 2019, partly thanks to increasing rental rates
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
Black & Veatch building for the future
Since its founding 106 years ago, Black & Veatch has defined its mission as “building human critical infrastructure
Sinoboom appoints manager for Canada
Jim Moxey, with 25 years’ industry experience, including at United Rentals and Genie, joins North America team
Caterpillar to develop all-electric mining fleet
World’s largest construction OEM working to produce all-electric mining fleet
Keystone XL oil pipeline terminated by TC Energy
US$9 billion Keystone XL Pipeline Project terminated five months after construction activities were suspended
ARA forecasts equipment rental recovery
Rental revenue expected to exceed peak totals in 2022
Hitachi’s new North American excavator service plan
New ZX Secure Service Plan for select models will reduce costs for customers in the US and Canada
Hitachi grade control tech now factory-installed
Three excavator models are now available with four integrated options for 2D Grade Control and Solution Linkage 3D Grade Control
Skyjack expecting ‘double-digit growth’ for 2021
Linamar has reported its industrial segment, which includes Skyjack, experienced a -6% decline in sales for Q4 2020 to C$315.6 million
Hydro-electric power station ahead of schedule
Renewable energy already being produced at Keeyask Generating Station in Canada
Robust nine months for Sunbelt
Sunbelt Rentals’ parent company Ashtead Group reports rental revenue drop of -3% over nine months 
Canada to spend $11.8 billion on infrastructure
Largest public infrastructure investment in Canadian history will fight climate change and build a more sustainable and resilient economy
SNC-Lavalin to sell oil and gas business
SNC-Lavalin sells as company looks to change focus and reduce risk profile
New coalition calls for Canadian infrastructure investment
Of around 17,000 approved projects, fewer than 900 are reported to have actually received funding
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