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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 
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
ERA CO2 calculator gets 1000s of visits
More than 850 CO2 emission calculations have been carried out using the European Rental Association’s CO2 Calculator
EU ‘must change the way it renovates’
European science council calls for reduction in embodied carbon as part of Renovation Wave
Research highlights need for ‘hidden carbon’ regulations
European Union needs to adopt a common approach to the decarbonisation of buildings, says Buildings Performance Institute Europe 
Xerotech, Agder to electrify fleet of mining, construction machines
Companies to electrify over 200 machines using Xerotech’s Hibernium battery platform.
Cargotec orders up, sales down
First quarter 2021 financial results for Cargotec saw orders up 43 % and sales down 15 %
Cummins updates Stage V B6.7 engine
Now part of Cummins’ Performance Series, the engine’s new Stop-Start feature lowers fuel consumption by up to 10%
Updated ERA CO2 Calculator compares scenarios
European Rental Association releases updated version of CO2 Calculator allowing comparison of two scenarios
Hitachi Europe appoints Takaharu Ikeda as new president
Takaharu Ikeda to take over as head of Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe from outgoing President Makoto Yamazawa
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
The impact of Brexit
How trade between the UK and the EU will change for construction equipment manufacturers
Altrad results show resilience despite Covid-19
Altrad’s full year results for year ended 31 August 2020 “better than expected” despite a second half decline
No-deal Brexit is ‘worst-case’ for construction
Industry prepares for rising costs as the UK’s transition out of the EU looms
AEM urges EU, US to negotiate tariff solution
Airplane giants Airbus and Boeing are part of the dispute.
Electric crawler cranes new from Liebherr
Liebherr has introduced a pair of electric crawler cranes, tested and ready for production. Alex Dahm reports
Euroconstruct issues forecasts for 2021-23
Europe’s construction market will shrink by 7.8% this year and will not recover fully until 2023, said Euroconstruct
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