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Paul van Gelder: lifting industry has important role in renewables
Mammoet CEO will use CATME speech to argue that renewable energy facilities have to be built “a lot faster”
97% of space booked for Bauma 2022
World’s largest construction trade fair confirms high level of participation
Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses of more than 100 employees. 
US construction firms predict strong 2022
Optimism high among US contractors, but challenges with a lack of skilled workers and supply chains remain 
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
SPECIAL REPORT: 2022 construction forecast
Chris Sleight discusses the outlook for the construction business in 2022, globally and in North America specifically.
Commercial Credit acquires Keystone Equipment Finance
The acquisition will expand financing resources in the realm of construction equipment and transportation.
View industry events diary for 2022 and 2023
Keep up-to-date with construction and power industry events at www.khl.com/all-events-diary
Manitex International reports record $18 million order
The cranes and specialized industrial equipment secured an order for Oil & Steel aerial platforms in Italy. 
Video interview: America’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
Peter Comstock, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) senior director of legislative affairs on Biden’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
Biden’s US$1 trillion infrastructure package approved
Approval of President Biden’s infrastructure bill and its funding has been called an “extraordinary achievement”
Ritchie Bros completes SmartEquip acquisition
Move allows Ritchie Bros to offer parts and service support to customers on behalf of dealers and OEM partners
Finalised ITC programme now online
12 tower crane experts will speak at the ITC conference in Nice, France, on 2 December
How covid, carbon and construction tech is changing Bauma
Lucy Barnard speaks to exhibition organisers and major OEMs about the future of construction trade shows
Global mobile crane fleets report now available
New study by Off-Highway Research and International Cranes and Specialized Transport sheds light on the world’s largest mobile crane fleets
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Telescopic boom lifts - the trends
Higher capacities and 100% electric models are the trend. And what lies ahead for 200ft models, or above?
UltraWis CEO joins ITC conference line-up
Lior Avitan will be a panellist on the round-table on remote control of tower cranes at ITC in Nice, France on 2 December
OSHA to develop emergency standard for vaccination mandate
OSHA will issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to outline the requirments for how vaccination mandates will be enforced.
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
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