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Palfinger posts strong post-pandemic growth
Revenue and profit come back strongly for Austrian crane and access platform maker despite several challenges
Interview: Zeppelin Rental on European access fleets
German rental group Zeppelin ventures across Europe
Martin Lehner joins Xelectrix Power
Former Wacker Neuson CEO becomes an investor and strategic advisor for Austrian energy storage specialist 
Robert Hauser appointed CEO of Doka
Former Bilfinger and Peri executive, Robert Hauser, succeeds retiring CEO Harald Ziebula
Zeppelin extends Peter Schrader’s contract
New five-year contract will keep Schrader at Zeppelin Rental until May 2026
Palfinger invests in R&D facility
Expansion of Palfinger’s research and development capability will help with integration and future-proofing
Palfinger reports profitable 2020
Profitability was maintained on lower sales at Austrian crane and access equipment manufacturer
Electric crawler cranes new from Liebherr
Liebherr has introduced a pair of electric crawler cranes, tested and ready for production. Alex Dahm reports
Vertex strikes Russian deal with Containex
Russian rental company Vertex has signed a partnership agreement with Austria-based temporary accommodation specialist Containex
Palfinger down 15%
Stability remains despite 15% hit from Covid-19, says Austrian crane, access platform and materials handling equipment manufacturer
Palfinger sales down 18%
First half year sales and EBITDA down by double digits due to Covid-19 and global recession
Strabag gradually restarts work in Austria
Austria’s largest construction group Strabag is gradually resuming work on more than 1000 construction sites in the country 
Zeppelin sees demand rise for some equipment
Prospect of site closures prompts demand for equipment to get jobs finished quickly
MCS expands in central Europe
Rental software provider adds new team members to serve Austria, Germany and Switzerland
Hubert Palfinger Senior: 1942-2020
Former head of Palfinger Group, Hubert Palfinger Senior, dies aged 77
Boels’ acquisition of Cramo approved
Dutch rental firm obtains approvals from German and Austrian anti-trust authorities
Platform Basket custom tunnel delivery
The RR14-EVO2-EuV Tunnel Custom is working at the Semmering-Basistunnel (SBT) project at Fröschnitzgraben, Austria
Klarx gets a boost
With new funding of €12.5 million, the rental platform start-up is looking to grow in Europe
HKL machines demolish building
Rental company provides Komatsu and Yanmar machines to demolish 200-year-old farm building
Klarx goes international
Online platform for heavy equipment rental expands into Austria
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