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Canadian market sees post-pandemic revival
2022 is shaping up to be a solid year for the lifting, rigging and heavy haul market in Canada.
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
Manitowoc halts business in Russia
The company has stopped taking new crane orders from Russia
Manitex changes CEO, buys into rental
Steve Filipov replaced by former AMECO and H-E Parts executive
Nelson Manufacturing celebrates 75th anniversary
Nelson Manufacturing specializes in the design, manufacture and sale of specialty semi-trailers.
Aspen Equipment continues Midwest expansion
The company will add coverage in 74 counties in Kansas and Missouri. 
National Crane celebrates 75th anniversary
Founded in 1947, the company joined the Manitowoc crane brand portfolio in 2002. 
CATME opens with van Gelder keynote
Mammoet CEO says a new approach to contracts for the renewables sector is needed
Mammoet halts new business in Russia
Mammoet owner says no new investments, no new projects and no new exports to Russia
Biggest US construction wage rise in 40 years
Contractors association says more needs to be done to ensure workers can pursue jobs in construction as worker shortages look set to worsen 
JJ Curran opens new Michigan location
JJ Curran’s second location will be open and operational in the spring of 2022.
Mi-Jack launches website
The responsive design of the website ensures customers can find what they are looking for, the company said.
Central Contractors streamlines operations with new HQ
The 13-acre Illinois property offers more than 50,000 square feet of combined maintenance space. 
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”
What’s new in pilot car certification?
Hannah Sundermeyer provides an in-depth update on the latest SC&RA pilot car initiatives and certification.
Link-Belt Cranes completes warehouse expansion
The buildout adds 60,000 square feet of warehouse space to optimize Link-Belt’s Parts Distribution Center.
Matcom expands presence to British Columbia
The growth will accomodate the manufacturing and shipping sectors within the regions of Western Canada.
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
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