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Paul van Gelder: lifting industry has important role in renewables
Mammoet CEO will use CATME speech to argue that renewable energy facilities have to be built “a lot faster”
CECE names Mecalac CEO as new President
Alexandre Marchetta to steer construction industry association through key moment in Europe’s economic recovery
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
Dingli opens boom lift production plant
The US$235 million facility represents phase four in Chinese manufacturer’s production expansion project 
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
Webuild opens construction trade school
Company to train young and unemployed workers as technicians for Italy’s infrastructure projects 
Infrastructure and sustainability to drive construction’s growth
Bright future for construction but supply chain challenges and worker shortages to get worse
Chinese Government takes over Evergrande stadium
Developer’s ongoing debt crisis to see unfinished Guangzhou Evergrande Football Stadium sold
Disputes costing construction US$73 billion
New report reveals the financial cost and time wasted due to construction disputes for capital projects 
Russia to build €2bn deep-sea port
Baltic transshipment complex will handle 64 million tonnes of cargo a year and help Russia increase exports 
Ghana awards US$80m water plant contract
Strabag selected to build water treatment facility for the city of Sekondi-Takoradi
Mills rebrands to reflect growth and vision
New branding reflects growth, shared economy and people-focused ethos
‘Huge disappointment’ in HS2 project changes
Elimination of Leeds to Birmingham section of HS2 project will “significantly dent confidence in the sector”
Hilti acquires jobsite tech platform
Acquisition of Fieldwire will drive productivity on construction sites to a wider global market 
US$12 billion in orders for WeBuild due to infrastructure demand
Major Italian-based contractor sees orders in first nine months top US$12 billion
Contractors discuss carbon emissions at COP26
Representatives from Keltbray, Costain, Atkins and Travis Perkins will debate carbon reduction strategies on Thursday 11 November
Supply chain issues hurting construction in Australia and New Zealand
Australia and New Zealand’s construction markets challenged by supply chain issues and rising costs
Haulotte China extends relationship with Zhongneng United
MEWP manufacturer to drive growth by signing second cooperative deal with China-based rental giant 
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