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UK police launch new equipment theft task force
Specialist Agricultural and Construction Equipment police unit will support the CEA’s CESAR scheme
JCB and Manitou patent dispute continues
JCB said it will appeal the latest ruling of Paris court, although it also won damages of €150,000
Ahern fined for Covid-19 violations during Trump rally
Xtreme Manufacturing has been fined $3,000 by the City of Henderson for violating more than six Covid-19 requirements at a Sept. 13 rally
Ahern serves Tanfield legal summons
The majority owner of Snorkel is taking Tanfield to court over claimed contractual breaches
New UK plant theft police taskforce
CEA and CITS eager for creation of new police plant theft taskforce in the UK
JCB wins patent case against Manitou
JCB said a French court has granted it a preliminary injunction against Manitou. Manitou said it is appealing the ruling
Speedy plays down impact of Carillion collapse
UK rental company says outstanding debt owed by Carillion to Speedy stands at £2 million
Vp’s Brandon Hire acquisition investigated
Competition & Markets Authority opens investigation into Vp’s acquisition of Brandon Hire, worth €47.12 million
Two year prison term for access manager
Manager of a UK-based access rental company sentenced to two years imprisonment following death of one man and serious injuries to another
ERA welcomes Circular Economy package
The European Rental Association calls for specific recognition for the role of rental in realising a successful European circular economy
Uncertainty clouds Fehmarnbelt project
Final decision on future of cross-border Fehmarnbelt tunnel construction project due in December
Fine for former Terex CFO
Joseph Apuzzo fined US$ 100,000 and barred from accounting for five years for his part in the United Rentals equipment sale & lease-back accounting scandal
Hewden support for London’s construction site low emission zone
UK rental company says it has already made its engines future compliant as capital introduces new measures to combat NOx and particulates
Accounting errors at Hertz
Parent company of Hertz Equipment Rental Corp says it must restate 2011 financial statements and revise those for 2012 and 2013
Volvo ordered to pay €55 million in engine emission case
US Court of Appeals rules that Volvo Group should pay penalties following dispute with Environmental Protection Agency
Corruption costs EU €120 billion a year
Report from European Commission highlights urban development and construction sectors as vulnerable across Europe
FIEC criticises new EU public procurement rules
European Construction Industry Federation brands revised directives “lengthy and complicated”
Ahern's Chapter 11 plan gets green light
After a year and a half of court battles, Ahern Rentals has received approval of its Chapter 11 reorganization plan.
Ahern and bondholders reach agreement
Ahern Rentals is one step closer to exiting Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Ahern Rentals secures $415 million exit finance
Ahern Rentals has asked a Nevada bankruptcy judge to sign off on a $415 million financing package from Jeffries Finance LLC to fund its Chapter 11 exit, according to court papers filed May 19.
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