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New JCB dealership opens in Denver

New JCB dealership opens in Denver

25 May 2017: Flaska JCB has opened its second JCB dealership. more »

Atlas Copco opens new US manufacturing plant

Atlas Copco opens new US manufacturing plant

18 May 2017: Atlas Copco has inaugurated a new plant that will make portable compressors and generators for the construction market, as well as medical gas products for hospitals. more »

Foster team wins NASA 3D-printing challenge

Foster team wins NASA 3D-printing challenge

8 May 2017: A team of Foster & Partners and Branch Technology has won the latest stage a NASA challenge to explore ways of someday using 3D-printing to build habitats using local materials found on other worlds. more »

Loses grow at Terex

Loses grow at Terex

4 May 2017: Terex has reported a loss of US$60.3m from continuing operations in its results for the first quarter of year, compared to a loss of US$22.0m in the same period of 2016. more »

Cat reports growth

Cat reports growth

27 Apr 2017: Caterpillar has announced growth in its sales and revenues for the first time in 10 quarters, though profits were hit by restructuring costs. more »

Judge rules in case involving site injuries

Judge rules in case involving site injuries

25 Apr 2017: A judge has ruled that two Massachusetts contractors were operating as a single employer when three employees were injured on site in October 2014. more »

Leavitt Cranes expands with Tennessee acquisition

Leavitt Cranes expands with Tennessee acquisition

18 Apr 2017: Leavitt Cranes has bought the assets of Pacific Tower Crane and Pacific Lift Equipment from Barnhart Crane & Rigging of Memphis, Tennessee. more »

Daylight for Bertha

Daylight for Bertha

7 Apr 2017: The record-breaking TBM building a tunnel in Seattle broke through into her dismantling pit on Tuesday. more »

JCB appoints new CEO for North America

JCB appoints new CEO for North America

5 Apr 2017: JCB has appointed Richard Fox-Marrs as president and CEO of its operations in North America. more »

Sunbelt Rentals expands with NY acquisition

Sunbelt Rentals expands with NY acquisition

4 Apr 2017: Sunbelt Rentals has spent US$279m buying a New York-based rental company. more »

Green light for Ritchie Bros to acquire IronPlanet

Green light for Ritchie Bros to acquire IronPlanet

18 May 2017: The receipt of unconditional anti-trust clearance from the US authorities means that the acquisition of US equipment auction business IronPlanet by Canada’s Richie Bros is expected to close in the next few weeks. more »

Mammoet expands with north-east acquisition

Mammoet expands with north-east acquisition

16 May 2017: Mammoet has bought George Young Company from the fourth generation of the long-established business. more »

Caterpillar adds to portable generator range

Caterpillar adds to portable generator range

8 May 2017: Caterpillar is launching a new top model in its RP Series of portable generators. more »

Drone inspects runway at world’s busiest airport

Drone inspects runway at world’s busiest airport

2 May 2017: Michael Baker International has deployed unmanned aerial systems to carry out inspections during live operations at the world’s busiest airport. more »

Amec Foster Wheeler wins remediation contract

Amec Foster Wheeler wins remediation contract

25 Apr 2017: Amec Foster Wheeler has won a major radiological remediation contract with the US Navy. more »

Foundations installed for record-breaking Ferris wheel

Foundations installed for record-breaking Ferris wheel

19 Apr 2017: A Grove GMK6400 crane has been on site in New York City helping build the foundations for one of the world’s largest Ferris wheels. more »

Boston contractor faces $1.4m fines over fatal trench collapse

Boston contractor faces $1.4m fines over fatal trench collapse

13 Apr 2017: The employer of two workers killed in a trench collapse in Boston failed to provide safety training and basic safeguards, an investigation by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has found. more »

Winsupply expands with Californian acquisition

Winsupply expands with Californian acquisition

7 Apr 2017: Nationwide construction supplies and equipment distributor Winsupply has bought Electrical Sales, an electrical supplies business based in Vista, California. more »

TBM Bertha reaches end of epic journey

TBM Bertha reaches end of epic journey

4 Apr 2017: A record-breaking tunneling machine is set to break into her disassembly pit today after churning through 9,240 feet of Seattle soil. more »

OSHA review upholds $300k fines over trench fatality

OSHA review upholds $300k fines over trench fatality

31 Mar 2017: The Alaska Occupational Safety & Health Review Board has upheld multiple fines issued to Hartman Construction & Equipment, Inc for a trench fatality in June 2015. more »

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