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Buyers market for used cranes
Inventories are up and prices are down.
Fourth quarter results signal strong industry upswing
Profits and revenues of major international equipment producers indicate a robust recovery in the global market
Special Report: 2021 Forecast
Chris Sleight answers pertinent questions about a post-Covid economic picture for the construction industry in 2021.
Industrial crane market persists
While the market for industrial cranes is facing similar challenges as the rest of the equipment industry, OEMs and end-users are optimistic.      
Dodge predicts slow growth for US construction
Industry begins recovery from pandemic-related 14% dip in 2020
Bloomberg economist: Expect more gridlock in US
Despite a new incoming administration, a meaningful stimulus package seems remote
Liebherr reports steady demand in construction
Global manufacturer sees sales decline due to pandemic as well as economic cycle
Tadano initiates restructuring
Protective Shield Proceedings set in motion by Tadano for its German subsidiaries
US construction adds jobs in September
Housing sees an uptick while nonresidential building stalls due to pandemic-related project cancellations
Construction material stocks to star in US market rally
Experts predict a 10% increase over the next year, despite election uncertainty
U.S. commercial construction shows signs of rebound
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Construction Index indicates improvement, albeit slight
US commercial construction shows signs of rebound
US Chamber of Commerce Construction Index indicates improvement, albeit slight
ACT EXCLUSIVE: A conversation with Aaron Ravenscroft
Aaron Ravenscroft, president and CEO of Manitowoc, is prepared for market obstacles and he is looking forward to better times.
Global construction equipment sales to fall 16 percent
The impact of Covid-19 will see most equipment markets fall by 15-35 percent and the global picture would much worse were it not for China
TNT makes its case at bankruptcy court
TNT was forced into bankruptcy protection due to Covid-19 and falling oil and gas prices
Covid crisis puts damper on crawler sales
While lattice boom crawler cranes are working on jobsites across the country, OEMs generally do not expect new machine sales to pick up until 2021
Palfinger forecast in 2020
Positive result forecast for crane and access equipment manufacturer Palfinger despite Covid-19.
US construction jobs rebound in May
Future job losses forecast in USA as federal assistance winds down and Covid-19 pandemic progresses
Record high sales and lower profit at Tadano
Tadano acquisition of Demag brings highest ever sales revenue but lower profit in 12 months to end of March
U.S. construction jobs rebound in May
Future job losses are predicted as federal assistance winds down
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