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Mega tower: the Mammoet LTC4000
Maximum freestanding height is often talked about in tower crane circles but a figure of 222 metres was probably unheard of – until now
Vinci to build dam in Senegal
Consortium signs $468 million build contract for Sambangalou Dam renewable energy project
‘Smart’ tyres for automation in construction
Goodyear and SafeAI collaborate on tyres for autonomous vehicles
New Leica-ready factory kit for Doosan DX255LC-5 excavator
Semi-automated functionality increases productivity and accuracy while decreasing fatigue and fuel consumption
Digital toolkit for rental
How can equipment rental companies manage and leverage the increasing amount of data being collected from construction equipment?
Serious Labs partners with college for VR training
Serious Labs will provide Grande Prairie Regional College in Alberta with a MEWP simulator for technical training
Disrupting the material handling sector
From hydrogen and electric power to robotics and telematics, an array of new technologies are changing the forklift sector
Genesis launches new Razor X jaw
Attachment specialist adds the new GRX 295 model to Razer X Multi-Jaw product line
Deutz and Deere in engine tie-up
The two companies will develop new low horsepower engine
Select Crane expands fleet with Wolff 166 B
Select Crane Sales recently took delivery of a Wolff 166 B model.
Mexico heavy haulers face Covid challenges
The global pandemic has created many challenges for heavy haul and rigging companies in Mexico
John Deere upgrades tracks on G-Series loaders
Modified tracks will feature a new arched roller path that will help shed debris on job sites
Procore partnership to provide training and education to minorities
Members of US Minority Contractors Association (USMCA) to receive free Procore product training
Skyjack president Ken McDougall’s IRC video presentation
McDougall gave a video presentation at the International Rental conference on 23 November
Safedem breaks record for tallest buiding demolished by explosives
UK-based firm awarded Guinness World record for demolition of Meena Plaza in United Arab Emirates 
Tax issues, vaccine rollouts affecting US construction industry
US workers and small businesses face changes as 2020 ends
Don Ahern among ARA’s latest Hall of Fame inductees
Industry veterans honored for the significant impact they’ve made on equipment and event rentals
Tower cranes: moving along
Being part of long-term projects might mean that the tower crane sector has been less affected by the global Covid-19 situation or it might be that we still have some time to wait before we know its impact. Either way, plenty has been going on in the interim. Alex Dahm reports
Nesco buys Custom Truck One Source for $1.475bn
The combined company will operate across 46 national locations with more than 1,800 employees and 9,000 rental units
ABLE purchases GAR Equipment assets
ABLE Equipment Rental has purchased the assets and service operations of GAR Equipment
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