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In Memoriam: Greg Johnson, 1966 to 2022
Greg Johnson passed away on June 12, 2022.
What can visitors expect at Bauma 2022?
World’s largest trade show returns later this year
Transport 50 call for entries 2022
Submit your entry now for ICST’s 2022 Transport 50 (T50) survey ranking the world’s largest specialized transport companies
Innovation in high-rise construction
With the help of the latest methods and technology, high-rise construction projects are becoming more innovative
What will the cities of the future look like?
The world’s biggest cities will be located in different areas than today and will also look considerably different 
Scandiuzzi boosts fleet with Terex RTs
Pair of 80 tonne capacity rough terrains joins international engineering services company
White House says $110 billion in infrastructure funds released
President Biden’s team report that in the six months since the infrastructure bill has passed US$110 billion has been released 
Roland Berger joins Off-Highway Conference
The Off-Highway Conference will provide insights into the outlook for construction equipment markets worldwide. 
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
Record-breaking year for equipment sales
Demand for equipment was maintained throughout 2021, although some areas have seen a drop in sales
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
Link-Belt’s Porter named VP of SHI
Melvin Porter, president and CEO at Link-Belt Cranes in the USA, has been named vice president at Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Japan
Manitex changes CEO, buys into rental
Steve Filipov replaced by former AMECO and H-E Parts executive
Skills shortage in US worsens
Data shows that contractors in some areas have been unable to hire enough employees since February 2020
Top ten most expensive cities for construction
What is the most expensive city in the world to build in? 
Liebherr sees sales rise for all construction sectors
Strong sales performance in 2021 for Liebherr, with Germany, US and Brazil noted as seeing especially strong growth 
Call for US to end tariffs on materials
Construction employment and spending up again in US, but tariffs could halt progress
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