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Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
Liebherr updates compact loader offering
Upgrades include improved cab visibility and comfort, along with safety features 
Rental firms now leading equipment buyers in Europe
Research predicts long-term shift to rental, even for traditional contractor markets
Doosan partners with Tobroco-Giant on compact loaders
New range will be branded Doosan and for distribution throughout Europe
Premium Red Yanmar CE livery goes global
Livery reflects alternative technologies and customer relationship focus
Altrad aims for €1bn more in 2022
Growth buoyed by economic recovery, diversified model and acquisitions
Prototype electric excavator developed by Yanmar
The SV17e is a battery powered model in the 1.5 to 2.0 t segment, with the commercial launch at Bauma 2022
Besix takes a stake in modular firm BuildUp
Belgian contractor Besix has acquired a 40% stake in BuildUp, formerly known as BeSteel
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
New Liebherr 400 tonne crawler crane
The LR 1400 SX is a 400 tonne capacity crawler crane now available from Liebherr-Werk Nenzing
10 Euro nations in drive for more nuclear plants
France leads call to designate nuclear power ‘green’ and reduce ‘third country’ energy dependence
Materials shortages ‘won’t halt recovery’
Research from Dutch financial services group ING points to resilient construction market
‘Tipping point’ for digital infrastructure
The building of data centres in the future needs to be ‘greener’ and more agile, says new report
Doosan transparent bucket wins at Matexpo
‘Transparent Bucket’ system wins for innovation and safety
Palfinger posts strong post-pandemic growth
Revenue and profit come back strongly for Austrian crane and access platform maker despite several challenges
Making concrete and asphalt more sustainable
How the construction sector is embracing the ever-evolving green agenda
Altrad acquisition extends geographic reach
Acquisition of scaffolding supplier enables Altrad’s entry into Ireland. 
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
Makinex appoints new CEO
Incoming CEO John Stewart brings extensive construction industry experience 
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