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Obituary: Michael Liptak
Co-founder of ALL Erection and Crane Rental has died aged 91
What can visitors expect at Bauma 2022?
World’s largest trade show returns later this year
Manitex International reports Q1 results
The company reports increases in sales and a strong backlog that has surpassed $200 million.
Rise of autonomy to be seen at Bauma
Organisers anticipate the unveiling of more ‘intelligent’ construction equipment during October’s Munich exhibition
Launch of electric construction equipment accelerates in 2022
Almost half of new construction products launched this year have been electric
Tadano suspends crane production
Component shortages precipitate temporary production stoppage at four crane factories in Germany and Japan
Survey highlights OEM skills shortages
New survey reveals main issue is with technical and engineering positions
Manitex changes CEO, buys into rental
Steve Filipov replaced by former AMECO and H-E Parts executive
Sparrows to be acquired by Altrad
Crane, engineering and maintenance specialist to join industrial services group
Another record year for Palfinger
Revenue climbs 20 % as 2021 sets another high for Austrian crane and aerial work platform manufacturer
Lawsons opens North American branch
Rob Miner appointed Vice President North America for Lawsons Global Recruitment
Girotti is new GM at Manitex Valla
Fabrizio Girotti now responsible for Italian manufacturer Valla cranes in addition to Oil & Steel aerials
Custom Truck makes Canadian acquisition
US utility equipment specialist completes US$46.0 million acquisition of HiRail Leasing Group
97% of space booked for Bauma 2022
World’s largest construction trade fair confirms high level of participation
Carlton Group acquires Crews Crane Training International
Carlton group acquired ES Hoisting Solutions in November. The acquisition of Crews Crane Training Internationl complements is a natural progression. 
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
OSHA celebrates 50 years
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a video that commemorates the Administration’s 50 years in existence.
View industry events diary for 2022 and 2023
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Ritchie Bros completes SmartEquip acquisition
Move allows Ritchie Bros to offer parts and service support to customers on behalf of dealers and OEM partners
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