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Manitex International reports Q1 results
The company reports increases in sales and a strong backlog that has surpassed $200 million.
Rise of autonomy to be seen at Bauma
Organisers anticipate the unveiling of more ‘intelligent’ construction equipment during October’s Munich exhibition
Launch of electric construction equipment accelerates in 2022
Almost half of new construction products launched this year have been electric
JCB to give hydrogen combustion update
Tim Burnhope will give presentation at the online New Power Progress Summit on 3 May
Survey highlights OEM skills shortages
New survey reveals main issue is with technical and engineering positions
Manitex changes CEO, buys into rental
Steve Filipov replaced by former AMECO and H-E Parts executive
Cargotec considers options
Lifting and handling group may sell off MacGregor following the 29 March cancellation of its proposed merger with Konecranes
Sparrows to be acquired by Altrad
Crane, engineering and maintenance specialist to join industrial services group
Another record year for Palfinger
Revenue climbs 20 % as 2021 sets another high for Austrian crane and aerial work platform manufacturer
Wallenius Wilhelmsen invests in Equippo
New funding will allow Swiss-based used equipment specialist to expand
How to solve construction’s skills shortage
New infrastructure plans increase demand for labour, but skills shortage makes recruitment difficult
Lawsons opens North American branch
Rob Miner appointed Vice President North America for Lawsons Global Recruitment
Tadano announces 12 tonne hydraulic loader cranes
Three 22 tonne-metre straight boom loader cranes are new from Tadano for international markets
Girotti is new GM at Manitex Valla
Fabrizio Girotti now responsible for Italian manufacturer Valla cranes in addition to Oil & Steel aerials
97% of space booked for Bauma 2022
World’s largest construction trade fair confirms high level of participation
Jean-Louis Olivier 1952–2022
SMIE founder and crane safety technology pioneer died on 8 January after a short and unexpected illness
OSHA celebrates 50 years
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a video that commemorates the Administration’s 50 years in existence.
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Manitex International reports record $18 million order
The cranes and specialized industrial equipment secured an order for Oil & Steel aerial platforms in Italy. 
How can employers overcome skills shortages and fill vacancies?
As the pandemic further exacerbates problems finding good new employees, how can employers fill vacancies? 
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