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BMS Stangeland acquires Havator
Scandinavian joint venture crane company adds Havator in Finland and Sweden
Intermat hails success of new format
Vistor numbers down 26%, but successful focus on decarbonisation
Global Battery Alliance executive director on battery passports and a sustainable battery value chain
The organization included battery passports in its 2030 vision report. Executive Director Inga Petersen talked to Power Progress about how battery passports can contribute to a sustainable battery value chain.
Intermat opens in Paris
More than 1,000 exhibitors, with focus on sustainability
Over 1,000 exhibitors for Intermat
Paris-based construction trade show meets target of 1,000 exhibitors 
ESG reporting and the changing generational and regulatory landscape
Younger generations want their investments to align with their values. The related ESG regulations can make that a challenge for OEMs.
Why upskilling is key for construction in turbulent economic times
Stacey Hayes-Allen of the UK’s Arden University looks at the role upskilling can play in tackling the industry’s talent gap
Off-Highway Research acquires IP assets from Yengst Associates
Assets include full portfolio of reports covering the construction equipment industry
United Rentals enhances fleet with tower crane battery systems
Configurable up to 500kW, the system operates alongside a generator to deliver  power to support tower crane operations
Palfinger breaks more records in 2023 financials
Yet another record year for the Austrian crane, work platform and materials handling machinery manufacturer
World of Concrete attendance up 23%
Annual masonry show saw surge in attendees as it celebrated 50 years
Apprenticeships help OEMs with employee recruitment, retention
Manufacturers can make use of apprenticeship programs to foster loyalty in employees and gain a high-quality workforce.
Extinguishing EV fires poses unique challenges
When lithium ion batteries catch fire, they burn differently from internal combustion engines. Fighting those fires poses difficulties in vehicle fire suppression
Intermat sets sights on 1,000 exhibitors
France-based construction show to be held for the first time since 2018
Magni expands on West Coast
Western Pacific Crane and Equipment named dealer for Magni
Crane delivery milestone for Liebherr
Maxikraft gets 2,000th crane from Liebherr’s German plant
Plantforce launches heavy haulage division
Investment includes new Volvo heavy trucks and trailers
Tadano buys aerial platform manufacturer
Japanese crane maker boosts its access range
New CPA chief resigns from the association
Stu McInroy joined as chief executive in June 2023.
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