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Volvo to use ‘fossil-free steel’ for vehicles and construction equipment
Steel supplier SSAB to begin supplying material made using hydrogen starting this year
Trimble launches new data collector
TSC5 Data Controller features Android 10 operating system and is fully integrated with Trimble’s surveying instruments and software packages
Could Covid lead to record construction equipment sales in 2021?
Supply chain issues and societal changes challenge an otherwise positive outlook for construction through 2025
Fourth quarter results signal strong industry upswing
Profits and revenues of major international equipment producers indicate a robust recovery in the global market
Crane manufacturer Tadano names new CEO
Toshiaki Ujiie takes over from Koichi Tadano as president, CEO, and representative director of Tadano Ltd in Japan
Top speakers at IPAF Summit
Participants from United Rentals, Boels Rental, Trackunit and JLG will take part in IPAF’s online Summit on March 18
Tadano reorganization plan gets approval
Approval received for the Tadano Group’s plans to reorganize Tadano Demag and Tadano Faun in Germany
Oracle launches new AI for construction
Tech giant’s artificial intelligence will use machine learning to analyze project data
Makita expands 40Vmax XGT tool range
Japanese tool manufacturer adds new cordless demolition hammer, mitre saw and angle grinder
Time Manufacturing completes Ruthmann acquisition
Manufacturer of Versalift products completes the deal first announced in January 
Terex forecasts 12% bounce-back in 2021
Terex sales were down 29.3% in 2020 and the is forecasting 12% growth in 2021
Hyundai ‘to grow Doosan Infracore’
Korean OEM confirms takeover of compatriot firm and expands on future plans
Webtec launches run-time meter for attachments
Webtec has a developed a new RFS200 run-time meter for hydraulic attachments
Manitou launches new spare parts offering
Designed to simplify previous provision, Manitou Group Parts will also reduce environmental impact
Manitowoc reports loss but strong finish in 2020
Manitowoc’s backlog as of December 31, 2020 increased 14.3% year-over-year to $543.2 million
Lane named North American sales manager for Link-Belt Cranes
Former district manager with Link-Belt, Gary Lane has been working for Link-Belt dealer General Equipment and Supplies
Is it time to buy a rental company?
Jeff Eisenberg asks what impact will the pandemic have on rental company valuations
Global market rebound forecast for 2021
Chris Sleight of Off-Highway Research says the global construction equipment market will grow again next year
The environment, health and safety in demolition
RVA Group Managing Director Richard Vann asks if the environment is being forgotten
GM to phase out petroleum-powered vehicles by 2035
Pivotal move by one of the world’s largest automakers could speed the transition toward all-electric construction equipment 
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