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US sees dramatic increase in supply chain challenges
Increase in supply chain issues, but construction industry remains optimistic about near future
Kobelco produces its 300,000th excavator
Japanese construction equipment reaches milestone with ‘sense of gratitude toward everyone’
US$1 trillion construction milestone for Oracle
Online service used to manage US$1 trillion of subcontractor payments on construction projects since 2006 
Blackwood Engineering expands in UK
Casting and counterweight manufacturer Blackwood Engineering has purchased a second UK site to further its growth plans
Weir reveals ‘operational disruption’ from cyber attack
Mining, construction and oil and gas supplier reveals significant disruption from cyber attack
Iberdrola bids for US$2.5bn power line contract
European Consortium invited to tender for Chile’s ‘first long-distance HVDC power line’
Global mobile crane fleets report now available
New study by Off-Highway Research and International Cranes and Specialized Transport sheds light on the world’s largest mobile crane fleets
IPAF rolls out e-PAL app internationally
Now available in 26 countries, new ePAL app lets MEWP operators share their qualifications with site managers
Oshkosh reports “significant’ supply chain disruption
JLG’s owner says situation particularly challenging for access equipment and may lead to further price increases
Exclusive: Deere, Hitachi reveal plans beyond joint venture
OEMs talk about future strategies when partnership ends early next year 
IRN webinar to offer cybersecurity tips as threat grows
Working from home and digitalisation mean rental companies more vulnerable 
FIEC warns material shortages could halt growth
Trade association stresses that despite recent efforts to address construction growth, material shortages could continue to hinder the sector 
Construction growth to “power global economy”
Construction growth to be driven by unprecedented levels of stimulus spending on infrastructure
Strong sales increase for XCMG
XCMG, one of the world’s biggest OEMs, announces a large increase in sales in the first half of year
Vinci and partners launch huge hydrogen initiative
French construction giant to help grow €1.5bn fund for clean hydrogen infrastructure solutions
Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
JCB “ramping up” production levels
Company profitable in 2020 despite pandemic and is currently increasing production levels
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Materials shortages ‘won’t halt recovery’
Research from Dutch financial services group ING points to resilient construction market
“Frenzy” in US residential construction
Construction - especially residential - strong in the US, but supply chain issues and lack of workers hindering growth 
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