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2023 access industry forecast
AI’s annual Confidence Survey shows mixed forecast for 2023
Finning predicts strong 2023
Q3 buoyed by effective supply management and rising demand
Concerns over labour shortage jump 28%
New research reveals the extent of the skilled workers crisis in construction
‘Record’ carbon output for buildings and construction
CO2 produced by construction and buildings hit a record-high in 2021 
Sales up more than 20% for Volvo CE
North America plays a key role in third quarter growth in sales for Volvo CE
Parkes gets top job at Finning
Scott Thomson to retire after nine years as CEO
GAM launches ‘Think Big’ campaign
New corporate message will get extensive marketing campaign
Mini excavators: new tech and alternative power
An increasingly common piece of equipment on construction sites, demand for mini excavators is growing across many worldwide markets
Strong half-year for Wacker Neuson
Light and compact equipment manufacturer reports double-digit growth across all regions
Finning reports Q2 24% revenue hike
Company claims product support a key driver of success 
Sales up for Cat but China still struggling
Strong second quarter sales for world’s largest construction OEM 
Mills buys into heavy equipment rentals
Brazilian access specialist enters the heavy equipment with acquisition plus fleet investment
Americas give boost to Volvo CE
Second quarter results show continuation of decline in China
Solutions Rental expands with all-electric lifts
Company claims to be first in Brazil to add JLG’s DaVinci AE1932 scissor lift
Mills secures largest regional green fleet with Genie
New Genie  booms and scissors means rental company has largest electric/hybris fleet in Latin America 
World’s 10 most expensive cities to build in
North American cities feature heavily in list of most expensive cities in the world to build in 
ANSI-compliant virtual reality training launched
Serious Labs VR boom lift training now meets ISO and ANSI standards
Chile’s equipment market worth US$1 billion
A bounce-back from the Covid pandemic and sharply rising global commodity prices saw the Chilean equipment market double in size in 2021
G7 leaders reveal US$600bn infrastructure plan
Partnership for Global Infrastructure has been viewed as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative 
World’s top 10 construction equipment manufacturers
World’s biggest construction equipment manufacturers revealed 
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