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Metso Outotec expands distributor network in Asia
Phu Thai Cat named an official dealer of Metso’s aggregates equipment in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
TÜV SÜD offers training for AI systems
Engineering services company says many firms using artificial intelligence products run into implementation problems
IRN webinar to offer cybersecurity tips as threat grows
Working from home and digitalisation mean rental companies more vulnerable 
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
AMECO CEO outlines new strategy and diversification goal
Interview: CEO Gary Bernardez discusses how the now independent AMECO North America will diversify into the construction and maintenance contracting sector
Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
Chris Jeong named CEO of Doosan Infracore Europe
Outgoing CEO Charlie Park to start a new role with Doosan in South Korea
Trimble and Totalmobile win HS2 contract
Tech companies to provide new vehicle booking and inventory management system for JV company made up of Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM
Robert Hauser appointed CEO of Doka
Former Bilfinger and Peri executive, Robert Hauser, succeeds retiring CEO Harald Ziebula
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
Modulaire agrees €4.18 billion sale to Brookfield
Brookfield Business Partners expects to complete Modulaire Group acquisition in Q4 of 2021
Ritchie Bros sees ‘unprecedented’ demand
Bidder registrations for online equipment auctions up 49%, with machine prices rising as construction output increases
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
IRN100: the largest equipment rental companies in the world
Revenues at the world’s largest equipment rental companies fell by 6.4% in 2020
Hitachi’s new North American excavator service plan
New ZX Secure Service Plan for select models will reduce costs for customers in the US and Canada
Comment: OEM perspective on rental’s digital transformation
Patrick Stellwag, Strategic Account Manager at Ammann, gives his views on how digital technology is driving  change in the equipment rental industry.
Used equipment: what are the key trends?
The used and re-conditioned machinery market is experiencing solid demand due to factors including Covid-19 and the rise of online auctions. Belinda Smart reports.
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