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Normas acquires Ajos crane business
Ajos to focus on core business after sale of crane rental division to tower crane dealer Normas
Speedy to exit from Middle East
Fleet being sold to Abu Dhabi customer ADNOC for US$18m and 600 staff will transfer
Bell appointed as JCB’s South African dealer
Bell Equipment Sales will offer JCB’s full range of construction machinery from May 1, 2021
Palfinger reports profitable 2020
Profitability was maintained on lower sales at Austrian crane and access equipment manufacturer
4Hire adds electric Hinowa to ecofleet
Jersey-based access rental company’s new Lightlift 15.70 is part of its commitment to sustainability
Boom upgrades from Skyjack
Four new 40ft and 60ft working height articulating and telescopic boom lifts offer optimised power 
Video interview: GAP Group enters machine control sector
Murray Pollok of International Rental News talks to GAP Group’s Jim Burke about the hi-tech rental initiative
Sunbelt’s rail division adds lighting tower fleet
Trime X-CHAIN LED lighting towers delivered to specialist equipment provider for Network Rail projects
Greek crane operator invests in 90m Bronto
Chrysanthopoulos Cranes expands Bronto Skylift truck mount fleet with a used S90HLA 
Generator Power accelerates operations with cloud-based platform
UK generator rental company Generator Power has implemented paperless work management platform BigChange
Speedy creates hoist division
UK rental company Speedy has invested £1.5 million (€1.7 million) in a new specialist hoisting division
XCMG announces lithium rental and charging partnership
Cooperation with rental giant Zhongneng United and Ronghe Finance Leasing set to grow electric MEWP sector 
Oil & Steel appoints projects and logistics leaders
Truck mount and spider lift manufacturer expands team with two new appointees 
Skyjack enters micro scissor market
Manufacturer introduces two compact scissor lift models; one each for ANSI and CE markets 
APEX and IRE shows cancelled for 2021
The two exhibitions will now be held in 2023, which was the next scheduled year for the events.
Vertikal Days moved to September
UK cranes and access equipment show postponed from May to 22-23 September 
ERA to hold sustainability conference on 31 March
European Rental Association online event will ask how low-carbon construction can contribute to Europe’s recovery
Canary Islands delivery from Snorkel
Elevaciones Archipiélago has added seven electric powered scissor and boom Snorkel lifts to its fleet
Komatsu increases productivity with PC88MR-11
New midi excavator’s Stage V engine increases productivity by 7%, with faster hoist and swing functions
Mills appoints digital technology director
Adriana Bianca will lead Brazilian rental company’s new technology and digital transformation department
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