Product Roundup: JLG expanding its aerial lift product line

JLG to add rotary telehandlers JLG announced that it is partnering with Italian manufacturer Dieci to bring a new line of rotary telehandlers models to market. The JLG rotating telehandler

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Volvo CE Boosts Sales 11% Despite Sharp Drop in China

Despite a 26% decrease in orders in China, Volvo Construction Equipment reports an 11% increase in net sales in the third quarter compared to the same period last year. Reduced

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Chancellor to detail £7bn spending pledge for local transport

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is planning to detail plans in the Autumn spending review on Wednesday to pump £7bn in local transport improvements in Midlands and Northern cities. The pledge will

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Weston Homes plans £100m London flats scheme

Volume house builder Weston Homes has bought part of a former textiles dyeing factory complex in south east London for a £100m multi-storey flats scheme. The 4.6 acre Dylon factory

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2021 Equipment Rentals Up 3%, But Hang On for Big Growth Next Year

Rental equipment revenue will grow a moderate 3% over 2020 through the remainder of 2021 – but hang on in 2022. The American Rental Association says it now expects the

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Apply Now: 2022 Contractor of the Year Contest Accepting Nominations

Equipment World is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Contractor of the Year program. Twelve finalists chosen by Equipment World editors will receive a four-day expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas to participate

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Electric Pickup Trucks to Watch in the Next 3 Years

Competition in the electric pickup truck market is getting fierce. With several new models recently announced and others slated for delivery in early 2022, drivers will soon be able to

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Will Construction Workers Walk? Implications of the Vaccine Mandate

Contractors with more than 100 employees are sitting in limbo as the Occupational Health and Safety Administration finalizes its guidance on vaccine mandates. OSHA sent its recommendations to the White

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PCL Civil Constructors Cited After N.C. Bridge Worker’s Death

The investigation into a worker’s death on a bridge demolition project at the Outer Banks of North Carolina has resulted in a proposed penalty of $23,210 for the contractor. PCL

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Fat Truck Slims Down, Adds Pickup Capabilities

There are sites that are easy, and then there are sites that are boggy, muddy, steep, swampy, treacherous or covered in snow and ice. For the former, 4WD and diff-locks

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