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Construction spending up 4.7% in 2020
U.S. Census Bureau statistics show residential construction up 11.6% year over year, with nonresidential slipping 3%
Hyundai Group seals Doosan Infracore deal
Hyundai Heavy Industries will acquire a 35% share in Doosan Infracore for $758 million
Construction officials speak out against the PRO Act
The Protecting the Right to Organize Act is seen by some in construction to be a detriment to workers and the recovering economy
Coalition urges Canadian government to deliver on infrastructure
Building for Recovery is asking for support to deliver infrastructure investments to help rebuild the Canadian economy post Covid-19 
Sales down 11% at Tadano
Double-digit decrease in sales at Tadano in first three quarters to end of 2020
Cummins revenues fell 16% in 2020
Company projecting full-year 2021 revenues to rise 8% to 12%
Dynapac updates CS1400 roller
Suitable for use on asphalt courses up to 50mm thick, the machine can be used for medium-size and large-size applications
Komatsu reports consolidated sales down 17.2%
Construction remains a bright spot as demand for equipment has shown steady recovery
MEC extends Xtra-Deck to boom lifts
A solution to stop operators standing on the mid-rail, Xtra-Deck has only been available on scissors until now 
Volvo CE reports 6% rise in Q4 sales
Manufacturer’s 2020 full-year sales drop 8%, but fourth quarter net order intake up 31%  
Caterpillar launches SPM Oil & Gas
Global equipment manufacturer acquires Scotland-based Weir Oil & Gas for $405 million
JCB named Supplier of the Year by United Rentals
JCB North America receives the honor for the second year in a row
Messina returns to JLG as head of products
Rob Messina has rejoined JLG as the company’s senior vice president of product development and product management
Caterpillar construction business down 10% in 2020
Manufacturer’s company-wide sales and revenues down 22% year over year
Haulotte launches telematics system
Sherpal telematics system provides comprehensive aerial platform fleet information 
Vermeer purchases minority investment in MultiOne
The deal comes one year after both companies inked a distribution agreement 
Nonresidential structures rise only 3% in Q4 2020
ABC’s index reports the U.S. economy and construction industry are still recovering
Manitou revenue drops, orders rise
Manufacturer sees 24% revenue decrease in 2020 but reports record orders in fourth quarter
Fluor’s new strategy focuses on non-traditional oil and gas segments
Global contracting firm sets industry example with new objectives focused on sustainability, responsibility and diversity
United Rentals plans to spend $2 billion on equipment in 2021
Rental giant reports 7% decline in Q4 20 revenues, but CapEx set to double this year as contractors are poised to rent more than ever
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