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Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
New appointments at Point of Rental
Company focuses attention on global rental market
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
Altrad acquisition extends geographic reach
Acquisition of scaffolding supplier enables Altrad’s entry into Ireland. 
Genie appoints Western Africa distributor
ICOM will cover Senegal, Mauritania, Republic of Guinea, Ivory Coast, Benin, Togo and Equatorial Guinea
Sales for Doosan Infracore grow in emerging markets
Large equipment deals will see manufacturer deliver over 200 machines to Asia, the Middle East and Africa by the end of 2021
Metso Outotec adds Portuguese dealer
Ascendum Máquinas will offer Metso Outotec’s crushing and screening products including the Lokotrack and Nordtrack brands
Hi-Reach Manlift represents Snorkel in South Africa
Lead by George Landsberg, Hi-Reach Manlift offers a full range of MEWP sales and services 
Bauma Conexpo Africa 2021 cancelled
South African show cancelled due to continuing impact of Covid-19
Volvo launches midi-excavator for Middle East and Africa
Manufacturer’s EC75D compact model enters the Middle East and African markets
Bell appointed as JCB’s South African dealer
Bell Equipment Sales will offer JCB’s full range of construction machinery from May 1, 2021
Genie sets sights on Morocco with Hydraumac
Morocco-based distributor to represent Genie nationwide
Altrad results show resilience despite Covid-19
Altrad’s full year results for year ended 31 August 2020 “better than expected” despite a second half decline
Haulotte Africa remote training
Manufacturer holds online training for Premium Group, which covers 12 African countries 
Briggs & Stratton’s sales and marketing refocus
Engine maker shuffles EMEA team as it aims to drive post-Covid growth
New Bobcat backhoe for MEA, Russia and CIS
New R-Series B730 backhoe loader intended to help Bobcat gain market share in region
New rental manager for Xylem Africa
Gregory Bloom is now heading Xylem Africa’s rental division
Africa distributor for Haulotte
Premium Group will distribute aerial platforms and telehandlers in 12 north west African countries
SkyJacks implements Syrinx software
South African rental company has started using Point of Rental’s software across its network
Magni South Africa appoints CEO
Lindsay Shankland has been named Magni South Africa’s CEO
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