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Bell appointed as JCB’s South African dealer
Bell Equipment Sales will offer JCB’s full range of construction machinery from May 1, 2021
Deere extends SmartGrade dozer warranty
John Deere’s ‘enhanced’ warranty covers powertrain, hydraulics and SmartGrade components, available until June 30, 2021
Boom upgrades from Skyjack
Four new 40ft and 60ft working height articulating and telescopic boom lifts offer optimised power 
Skyjack enters micro scissor market
Manufacturer introduces two compact scissor lift models; one each for ANSI and CE markets 
ERA to hold sustainability conference on 31 March
European Rental Association online event will ask how low-carbon construction can contribute to Europe’s recovery
Bahrain’s global procurement process for metro project
Bahrain has launched a procurement process for national metro project
Toyota breaks ground on futuristic city
Construction starts on Woven City, an experimental community that will bring new technology to a real-world environment
448MW French wind farm underway
EDF-led consortium moves to construction phase on €2 billion Calvados offshore wind project
Hyundai Construction Equipment to increase presence in East Africa
Hyundai signs distributorship agreement with Ethiopian-based NEFC
Komatsu increases productivity with PC88MR-11
New midi excavator’s Stage V engine increases productivity by 7%, with faster hoist and swing functions
ERA says rental proved agile in Covid response
European Rental Association says the rental market was down in 2020, but not by as much as expected
Attachment collaboration for Volvo and Engcon
Latest Volvo CE excavators offer integrated Engcon’s tiltrotators and safe quick hitches
Finance - January 2021: Solid start to the year
January figures indicate that normal service could soon resume in construction
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
Fourth quarter results signal strong industry upswing
Profits and revenues of major international equipment producers indicate a robust recovery in the global market
Q&A: New terrain for AUSA
In late 2020 IRN caught up with AUSA’s Sales and Marketing Director Juan Urkijo to talk about the company’s global release of new dumpers, forklifts and telescopic handlers, the impact of Covid-19 and the road ahead.
€1 billion windfarm planned for Spain
Bilbao-based Iberdrola lays out its proposal for world’s largest floating offshore project
Hammerhead Trenchless names new managing director
Jeff Gabrielse assumes leadership of the HammerHead brand within the newly formed Rehabilitation and Replacement division of The Toro Company
Interview: Volvo CE’s Melker Jernberg
Melker Jernberg, President of Volvo Construction Equipment, talks to Andy Brown about electric power, the impact of Covid-19 and China’s construction industry
Global sales milestone for Hidromek
Turkey-based OEM says it has sold more than 50,000 machines globally
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