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Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
How construction can become sustainable
The construction industry is undergoing a transformative shift to adapt more environmentally friendly practices
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
Which contractors are joining the HVO revolution?
As pressure mounts from governments and consumers around the world to reduce carbon, contractors are switching from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to power their equipment.
TopLift 2021: Sky high competition
Our annual TopLift contest is back and it’s time for you to vote for your favourite lift from our selection of ten terrific jobs
How construction change is spearheading move to zero carbon
The pace of change and innovation has accelerated sharply as the industry searches for the best routes to a more sustainable future
Palfinger posts strong post-pandemic growth
Revenue and profit come back strongly for Austrian crane and access platform maker despite several challenges
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
Kirby-Smith Machinery names John Arapidis its new CEO
Ed Kirby, founder of the heavy equipment and crane distributor, takes up Chairman role after leading the company for 40 years
Ritchie Bros. to acquire Euro Auctions for US$1 billion
Auction firm Ritchie Bros. to acquire Euro Auctions and expand international presence
Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
Terex bounces back in first half
Second quarter 2021 sales up 50%, with strong growth in AWP and material processing segements 
Post-pandemic demand lengthens delivery times for construction equipment
Government stimulus measures following the global pandemic have led to a surge in demand for construction equipment
Contractors lend a hand with European flood disaster clean up
Local construction and other industries initiate European flood disaster clean up
Manitowoc to acquire H&E’s crane operations
Manitowoc will acquire the crane business of H&E Equipment Services
IC Tower Index 2021 call for entries
It is time to submit your entry for the 2021 IC Tower Index ranking of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies
Manitowoc to push Potain crane sales in China
Construction boom and growing trend towards prefabricated buildings is increasing demand for Potain tower crane models
Liebherr Rostock produces 1,300th maritime crane
Landmark LHM 550 mobile harbour crane will be the eighth Rostock machine installed at the Port of Tema in Ghana 
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