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Bravi achieves ISO 9001 certification
Accreditation covers the design, manufacture and servicing of its platforms 
Metso Outotec to rebrand product range
Manufacturer will introduce new grey colour scheme across industrial products and services this year 
JCB “very unlikely” to be attending traditional trade shows in future
Another trade show setback following Volvo’s recent Bauma decision
Yanmar celebrates 50th anniversary of tracked carrier
History of the ‘world’s first’ tracked carrier model – the YFW500D - is marked by equipment manufacturer
Scottish Power submits green hydrogen plans
Energy provider applies for planning consent to build UK’s largest green hydrogen electrolyser near Glasgow, Scotland
EBRD funds floating solar plant in Albania
Utility company KESH secures €9.1 million loan from European bank for new floating solar photovoltaic plant
Bouygues offers 1,000 training positions
France-based construction firm launches digital work-study campaign to attract new workers to the industry
Loxam named leader in sustainability
Sustainability agency Vigeo Eiris awards equipment rental company a first place performance rating
JCB and Manitou patent dispute continues
JCB said it will appeal the latest ruling of Paris court, although it also won damages of €150,000
2021 could see ‘record high’ sales of construction equipment
Market strength such that manufacturers may not be able to keep up with demand in 2021
Wacker Neuson ‘optimistic’ in 2021
Company announces a 15% decline in 2020 revenues to $1.9 billion and anticipates $2.1 billion
Deutz reports 2020 loss as Covid-19 impacts sales
Company details sales slump but reports brighter performance in Quarter 4
JCB to create 450 new jobs
As markets rebound, manufacturer adds a further 950 permanent UK positions in second recruitment drive of year 
Skyjack expecting ‘double-digit growth’ for 2021
Linamar has reported its industrial segment, which includes Skyjack, experienced a -6% decline in sales for Q4 2020 to C$315.6 million
CECE optimistic for 2021 but highlights supply chain concerns
CECE forecasts a 5% increase in construction equipment sales in Europe this year after a 11% fall in 2020
Deal for $1.6 billion Florida residential area signed
Developers Ayana Holding and Marsan Real Estate partner up to build BellaViva at Whispering Hills in Florida, US
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
Azerbaijan’s construction industry to rebound by 9.1%
Research report from GlobalData says infrastructure and oil and gas investment to drive sector’s recovery
Haki joins Femern link project
Specialist scaffold firm to provide access for new US$8.9 billion road and rail tunnel between Denmark and Germany
Kobelco suspends excavator production in the US
Issues with US engine certification to lead to temporary suspension of some equipment at US plant
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