All Africa Articles

Genie reinstates Z boom
The Z-45/25J RT articulated lift, phased out in 2019, returns to Europe, the Middle East and India
Haulotte appoints distributor for Tunisia
Matech to supply full aerial platform range, spare parts and after-sales services
JLG combined in-person/online customer event
New Perspective event to bring international dealers and customers together in-person and online
North America strong for Caterpillar
First quarter saw high revenue growth in North American construction and resource industries
Falling sales in China impacts Volvo CE’s Q1 results
Sales drop in China but rise in the rest of the world – with one region up by 62%
Top ten most expensive cities for construction
What is the most expensive city in the world to build in? 
Briggs & Stratton announce changes in EMEA team
The electrification and rental business in the EMEA will see a new director and director of marketing 
Post-disaster toolkit for construction
New construction framework for countries that have experienced natural disasters and conflict
Record construction equipment sales in 2021
Global construction equipment sales grew 10% last year with demand expected to remain high in 2022
Haulotte names Angola and Mozambique distributor
Centrocar will provide sales and service in the two growing MEWP markets 
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
AVI Cranes adds over 50 Haulotte platforms
Israeli rental firm expands MEWP fleet with new vertical masts, electric scissor lifts and boom lifts
Altrad aims for €1bn more in 2022
Growth buoyed by economic recovery, diversified model and acquisitions
Why West African demand is growing for Caterpillar dealer JA Delmas
Caterpillar dealer JA Delmas is finding demand for rental services in West Africa, and it’s growing
New Doosan Portable Power launches
Releases include Stage V compliant and rental-friendly compressors, generators and light towers
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
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