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How can employers overcome skills shortages and fill vacancies?
As the pandemic further exacerbates problems finding good new employees, how can employers fill vacancies? 
New leadership for Liebherr-France
Christophe Sanchez replaces Martin Schickel as Managing Director
JCB signs multi-billion-euro hydrogen deal
Equipment manufacturer will take 10% of all green hydrogen made by Australian energy firm FFI
Which cranes are adding sophistication to demolition techniques?
Sophistication in destruction might sound like a contradiction in terms but precision and a light touch, delivered courtesy of cranes and lifting equipment, have their place in demolition
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
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
Which contractors are joining the HVO revolution?
As pressure mounts from governments and consumers around the world to reduce carbon, contractors are switching from diesel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to power their equipment.
Marr and Mirvac remove first sections of TV tower
Australian crane company, Marr Contracting, in partnership with Mirvac, has removed the top section of one of Sydney’s highest structures, the former TCN-9 TX transmission tower at Willoughby
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
World of Concrete: a modest, yet promising start
As expected, attendance is lower, but the vibes seem positive in Las Vegas
Global construction struggles with materials shortages and prices
The post-pandemic availability – and cost – of construction materials is a growing concern
China’s stimulus a huge boost for equipment sales
It is estimated that equipment sales would have fallen further if Covid-19 hadn’t occurred
Intermat organiser plans September ‘demo’ show
First ‘100%’ live Construction Days trade show will take place in Lyon, France from 13 to 16 September, 2021
Bauma postponed to October 2022
Vaccine roll-out and unhindered travel essential for successful event, says show organiser
Messe München: future of bauma and trade shows is ‘hybrid’
Messe München CEO says that digital encounters are not a hundred percent substitute for face-to-face exchanges
JLG withdraws from Bauma 2022
JLG has pulled out of Bauma 2022, the company announced, and will focus instead on virtual interactions and online collaborations
JCB “very unlikely” to be attending traditional trade shows in future
Another trade show setback following Volvo’s recent Bauma decision
Tandem lift of ship being scrapped
Video from Ainscough Crane Hire showing a tandem lift of a ship being scrapped by Mitchell Demolition
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