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Astec rebrands to simplify business
New website to help unify Astec’s 16 subsidiary brands, which will now all operate under the Astec name 
John Deere celebrates 50 years of backhoe loaders
Manufacturer working on electric backhoe concept as it looks to the future
CTE appoints new sales managers
Gianluca Ibba and Moris Locatelli will be responsible for respective regions in northern Italy
Sales up sharply for John Deere
Second quarter sales up by over a third for John Deere’s construction division
Hitachi extends French dealer territories
Cobemat and Teramat will now cover expanded regions in the north and east of France
JLG names Russia and Belarus dealer
Distribution deal will see Technotrade provide the full JLG equipment range in Russia and Belarus
Research highlights need for ‘hidden carbon’ regulations
European Union needs to adopt a common approach to the decarbonisation of buildings, says Buildings Performance Institute Europe 
Coates Hire launches 150t capacity structural prop
Lightweight, heavy-duty prop is the fruit of a research project with Monash University in Australia
FIEC survey shows low BIM utilisation
BIM-SPEED survey finds 37.3% of firms have no experience with BIM projects and 33.9% do not have a digitalisation strategy
Construction’s top ten OEMs revealed
Latest Yellow Table reveals top 50 OEMS saw sales of US$191.5 billion in 2020
Doosan Bobcat to invest $70 million in Statesville
Adding jobs and expanding manufacturing capacity for Bobcat machinery
Sandvik to acquire Kwatani
Addition of South Africa-based feeder and screener manufacturer will strengthen Sandvik’s presence in Africa
Sales for world’s top construction OEMs surprisingly strong
Latest Yellow Table to reveal that sales for world’s top 50 OEMs declined in 2020 by just 5.5%, less than feared
UK construction making strong recovery
Survey by IHS Markit shows construction industry is growing at its fastest rate for over six years
‘Satisfactory’ first quarter for BAM
Construction group Royal BAM reports revenues of €1.65 billion and growing confidence in 2021
Contractor L&T to supply oxygen to Indian hospitals
Larsen & Toubro will deliver 22 oxygen generators to hospitals in India in response to the country’s Covid-19 crisis
Eagle Platforms adds 30 Haulotte telehandlers
UK rental firm expands fleet with the HTL 4014 and HTL 4017 telehandlers from Haulotte’s high lift range
Construction in Eastern Europe to grow 3.6% in 2021
As the threat from Covid-19 recedes, a recovery in the industry is expected in second semester
Record high for Epiroc in Q1
Manufacturer’s orders hit US$1.28 billion in the first quarter of 2021
Cargotec orders up, sales down
First quarter 2021 financial results for Cargotec saw orders up 43 % and sales down 15 %
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