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Kobelco suspends excavator production in the US
Issues with US engine certification to lead to temporary suspension of some equipment at US plant
Klubb achieves Positive Workplace status
Manufacturer awarded Positive Workplace CSR status after audit by CSR Europe
Nationwide Platforms opens 12 apprenticeships
UK rental company takes on engineering and driver operator apprentices
Doosan to debut new models at Hillhead digital
Manufacturer will present its new DL-7 wheeled loader, DX-7 crawler excavators and dumper range at Hillhead Digital 2021
Rental M&A: will there be a Covid discount?
Jeff Eisenberg asks what impact will the pandemic have on rental company valuations
Speedy COO joins board of sustainability school
Dan Evans appointed by Supply Chain Sustainability School as it helps construction industry meet the UK Construction Strategy 2025 targets
Hyundai Group seals Doosan Infracore deal
Hyundai Heavy Industries will acquire a 35% share in Doosan Infracore for €630 million
Brazil’s rental industry makes plea on Covid
Brazilian rental association ALEC and 12 other organisations call for immediate action on Covid-19 crisis
Komatsu reports consolidated sales down 17.2%
Construction remains a bright spot as demand for equipment has shown steady recovery
Access, Lift & Handlers’ February podcast
For Access, Lift & Handlers’ first podcast of 2021, listeners will hear from Skyjack President KenMcDougall on the year to come, plus more
ANMOPYC joins US distributors association
Associated Equipment Distributors (AED) welcomes the Spanish construction equipment association as new member
Hilti says 2020 less severe than feared
Hilti has reported a 9.6% fall in 2020 revenues to €4.9bn - 4.3% in local currencies - largely the result of the pandemic
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures
JCB customers utilise Covid-19 loan scheme
JCB Finance says the UK government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has helped its customers 
Loxam launches ‘Loxgreen’ low emissions fleet
Loxam Group has launched Loxgreen, a low emissions equipment fleet
Byrne executive changes see return of former COO
Pat Fallon returns as Deputy CEO, while Rorce Au Yeung becomes CEO of Dubai-based rental company 
Manitou announces new business plan
Company’s four-year New Horizons 2025 roadmap, influenced by Covid-19, includes division restructure 
Andrews Sykes appoints interim managing director
Current Managing Director Paul Wood to take leave of absence due to ill health, with Carl Webb appointed interim MD
Conexpo-Con/Agg online news service goes live
The new online editorial news service from CONEXPO-CON/AGG has gone live today
Sinoboom Australia opens head office
Access equipment manufacturer’s Melbourne headquarters officially opens as its national operations hub
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