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10 don’t-miss construction stories from the summer of 2021
Need to catch up on the news? Here’s a rundown of the big stories you might’ve missed while you were busy gettin’ it done
Hitachi to pursue rental market in North America under Premium Rental brand
The Japanese manufacturer will continue to expand its ACME wholesale rental business after the joint venture with Deere ends in February 2022
6 marine highway projects and a new Marine Highway Route could create jobs
America’s Marine Highway Program aims to boost U.S. maritime industry, create jobs and streamline supply chains while cutting emissions and traffic congestion
Home Depot offers online rental ordering
‘Rent Online, Pick-up In Store’ option now available to customers at 1,300 locations offering rental
AMECO seeks a broader customer base in North America
Diversified from Fluor Corp., the equipment rental and sales giant is targeting new mid- to large-scale construction and maintenance projects
Gearflow raises $3 million to simplify and expand online parts ordering for fleet managers
Startup aims to offer digital solutions that work with, not against, the established supply chain to ease buyer pain points
Cat introduces three mini excavators to 2.7- to 3.5-tonne class
Models 302.7 CR, 303 CR and 303.5 CR feature exclusive stick steer, cruise control, operator adjustable settings and a tilt-up canopy or cab as standard
Doosan now offers Trimble Earthworks as factory-installed option for excavators
Available to order in North America from the Doosan dealer network, Doosan offers built-in 2D machine control 
Xtreme launches world’s tallest telehandler
The 85-foot XR1585-C features a patent-pending operator station that allows traveling with the load to height for enhanced positioning control
United Rentals Trench Safety Digital Learning Series available for free
United Rentals supports Trench Safety Stand Down Week, June 14-18, with online education to raise awareness of hazards with trench and excavation work
John Deere celebrates 50 years of backhoe-loaders
Manufacturer working on electric backhoe concept as it looks to the future
Sales up sharply for John Deere
Second quarter sales up by over a third for John Deere’s construction division
ARA forecasts equipment rental recovery, pins hopes on infrastructure funding
Rental revenue expected to exceed peak totals in 2022 despite lag in nonresidential construction
Terex to move telehandler production to Mexico
Chairman and CEO John Garrison said the move will position the company with cost-competitive products for the North American market
Kiewit awarded $1.6-billion contract for Texas high-speed rail
Contract focuses on electrical systems for what will be the first high-speed rail line in the U.S.
Mexico City metro line collapses onto road below, killing 24
Structural failure due to poor construction is one theory, but cause currently remains unknown
Aaron Witt of BuildWitt hosts: 3 ways telematics can help you succeed
CONEXPO-CON/AGG Tech Talks series tackles how to make the most of the mountain of data from your machines
Veit appoints its first female CEO
Kelly Veit, who has been part of the family-run business since the 1990s, focuses on ‘2030 vision’
Soaring lumber prices add nearly $36,000 to construction of new home
Skyrocketing materials costs serve as reality check on U.S. economy’s recovery and highlight supply chain woes
John Deere partners with tiltrotator company
North American customers can purchase select engcon tiltrotators through John Deere construction equipment dealers and Hitachi excavator dealers
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