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Hyundai Group seals Doosan Infracore deal
Hyundai Heavy Industries will acquire a 35% share in Doosan Infracore for €630 million
Komatsu reports consolidated sales down 17.2%
Construction remains a bright spot as demand for equipment has shown steady recovery
Infrastructure for sporting events ‘cursed’ by corruption
Report by Engineers Against Poverty identifies corruption as major cause of unsafe infrastructure, budget overruns and loss of life
ANMOPYC joins US distributors association
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) welcomes the Spanish construction equipment association as new member
Hilti says 2020 less severe than feared
Hilti has reported a 9.6% fall in 2020 revenues to €4.9bn - 4.3% in local currencies - largely the result of the pandemic
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures
JCB customers utilise Covid-19 loan scheme
JCB Finance says the UK government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has helped its customers 
Manitou announces new business plan
Company’s four-year New Horizons 2025 roadmap, influenced by Covid-19, includes division restructure 
Sandvik wins Frost & Sullivan award
Equipment manufacturer’s AutoMine and OptiMine digital products take the 2020 Global Product Leadership Award
Conexpo-Con/Agg online news service goes live
The new online editorial news service from CONEXPO-CON/AGG has gone live today
Sinoboom Australia opens head office
Access equipment manufacturer’s Melbourne headquarters officially opens as its national operations hub
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
Manitou to close plant in Texas, US
Manitou will cease operations at its Waco, Texas plant in March 2021, with 148 employees being laid off
Keestrack turnover resilient in face of Covid-19
Crusher manufacturer expects ‘satisfactory’ 7% increase in 2020 global sales and optimistic for 2021
Vinci wins €193m French metro contract
Consortium led by Vinci will build a 6.7km viaduct as part of the Grand Paris Express metro project
Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update
KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide
Hyundai Heavy closes in on Doosan Infracore acquisition
Korean giant preferred bidder for 36% stake in Doosan’s heavy construction equipment division
Deutz and Deere in engine tie-up
The two companies will develop new low horsepower engine
ASV to increase production capacity
US division of Yanmar Compact Equipment will increase production capacity by 30% in the first quarter of 2021
Dodge predicts slow growth for US construction
Industry begins recovery from pandemic-related 14% dip in 2020
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