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Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
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
Wirtgen celebrates turning 60
Road building specialist looks back over more than half a century of construction equipment manufacturing
World’s top 200 contractors ranked
Top ranked contractor sees sales jump to US$220 billion
Australia awards US$1.44 billion Metro West tunnel contract
Joint venture between Ferrovial and Acciona will construct the central 11km of the new Metro West line in Sydney, Australia
Planet Smart City and Kolte-Patil Developers extend partnership
Companies collaborate on new project platform to create affordable communities with digital and smart solutions
Snorkel lithium RTs enter full production
Snorkel expands zero emission offering with lithium versions of RTE rough terrain scissor lift range
UK appoints contractors for €1.2bn prison programme
ISG, Kier, Laing O’Rourke and Wates to work in collaboration on four new prisons for the UK Ministry of Justice 
Kubota chairman awarded France’s National Medal
Masatoshi Kimata, Kubota’s chairman and representative director, is presented with the National Order of Merit Medal from France
Robert Hauser appointed CEO of Doka
Former Bilfinger and Peri executive, Robert Hauser, succeeds retiring CEO Harald Ziebula
Causeway Technologies secures US$193 million investment
Funding deals means Five Arrows Principal Investments now gains a minority share in the construction software specialist 
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’
JCB creates another 500 jobs
Manufacturer ‘sold out’ of newer construction models, with record demand for construction equipment ongoing
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
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Skanska joins LeadIT climate initiative
Swedish contractor speeds up efforts to make entire value chain carbon-neutral by 2045
World of Concrete: a modest, yet promising start
As expected, attendance is lower, but the vibes seem positive in Las Vegas
Modular construction firm Katerra files for bankruptcy
Contractor to sell off US assets following the “rapid deterioration” of its financial position during the Covid pandemic
Global construction struggles with materials shortages and prices
The post-pandemic availability – and cost – of construction materials is a growing concern
Russia’s Pulkovo Airport to undergo €450m expansion
Northern Capital Gateway and the government of St Petersburg agree second phase of investment
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