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Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Haulotte sales rise amid sourcing challenges
Haulotte has recorded a 12% sales increase in its first half of 2021, across most regions 
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
How digitalisation helped Mollo Noleggio prosper
Interview: Mauro Mollo, CEO of Mollo Noleggio, discusses the company’s digitalisation journey and continued growth despite the pandemic
Holcim sells Brazilian business for US$1 billion
Global company exits Brazil market as it increasingly focuses on sustainable building solutions
Kevin Appleton on how achievement awards contribute to the rental industry
Appleton Column: What are industry awards really for, and how do judges know true achievement when they see it?
GAP moves HQ in response to growth
New, larger headquarters in Glasgow, UK, will support data analysis to drive efficiencies
Spinks adds Mercedes-Benz truck with PM crane
UK-based Spinks has added an 8x2 Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3248 with rear-mounted PM 15.5 crane and a 7.5 tonne Canter 7C15 dropsider
Siemens Mobility signs $3bn Egyptian rail deal
German firm to build ‘first ever’ high-speed, electrified main and freight line in the country
Rob Oliver to step down as CEA’s chief exec
Suneeta Johal named as new CEO of UK-based Construction Equipment Association
Colas to buy Finnish road and rail specialist
French engineering firm continues growth strategy with acquisition of Destia
Trimble launches investment fund focused on digital transformation
US$200 million fund to focus on companies in areas such as AI, autonomy, robotics and virtual and augmented reality 
CNH Industrial acquires Sampierana
CNH Industrial has agreed to purchase 90% of Sampierana S.p.A., an Italian manufacturer of earthmoving machines, undercarriages and spare parts
UK equipment sales set to exceed 2019 levels, says CEA
22,000 units sold in first seven months of 2021 shows underlying strength of the UK market
Construction sales up by almost 40% for Deere
Strong sales for Deere as construction’s recovery show no signs of slowing
Rental company home to Spain’s largest AWP
Aerial platform with 104-metre working height to service wind farms. 
New wind catching tech enters commercial development
Multi-turbine system for floating offshore wind farms uses 80% less space, is more sustainable and produces cheaper electricity, says Wind Catching Systems 
Palfinger posts strong post-pandemic growth
Revenue and profit come back strongly for Austrian crane and access platform maker despite several challenges
Deere and Hitachi end joint venture
Two companies are ending the agreement in the Americas which began in 1988
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
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