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Kohler launches large diesel industrial generator line

Kohler launches large diesel industrial generator line

Kohler has launched a range of large diesel industrial generators in the Asia Pacific market.

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The Belt and Road initiative: China's vision for globalisation, Beijing-style

The Belt and Road initiative: China's vision for globalisation, Beijing-style

China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a multifaceted economic, diplomatic and geopolitical undertaking that has morphed through various iterations, from the "New Silk Road" to "One Belt One Road".

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Kobelco consolidates in India and Japan

Kobelco consolidates in India and Japan

Following consolidation with Kobelco Cranes on April 1 last year, Kobelco Construction Machinery (KCM) headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is now reorganising its used construction equipment companies in Japan and sales and service companies in India.

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Hire 17: Genie's journey of innovation

Hire 17: Genie's journey of innovation

A lot has changed in 20 years, when vice president and general manager, Asia Pacific Terex AWP, Jim Barr, attended his first Hire and Rental Association Hire conference. Since then, Genie has worked hard to drive innovation and technology, with the help of the hire sector.

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Cranes and Lifting (May): A time for soul searching and right sizing

Cranes and Lifting (May): A time for soul searching and right sizing

This year's CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas in March was a sight to behold. But it also presented the team with the opportunity to meet the who's who of the cranes and lifting world. Taking time out of his busy schedule, Terex Cranes president Steve Filipov sat down with Jacqueline Ong to discuss the company's plans for the future. One thing is for certain, the days of watching the train go by are over, and Terex Cranes is primed to get out there and fight for its market share.

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Liebherr tower cranes deployed for Thai mega project

Liebherr tower cranes deployed for Thai mega project

Thai Obayashi Corporation has turned to Liebherr as it constructs Langsuan Village, the largest residential development to be built in Bangkok's CBD.

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CONEXPO: Propelling tech forward

CONEXPO: Propelling tech forward

Telematics plays a major role in developing innovative solutions for fleet management. The increasing use of fleet management services by transport operators is anticipated to propel market demand for telematics. The adoption of telematics systems is expected to aid companies in reducing their fuel expenses and number of empty of runs.

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More than 20 injured in fatal crane accident

More than 20 injured in fatal crane accident

Six workers have been killed in a shipyard crane accident in South Korea this week, and 25 people injured in what authorities have described as "chaotic" scenes.

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Liebherr achieves third highest turnover in its history

Liebherr achieves third highest turnover in its history

Despite a difficult market environment, Liebherr has achieved the third highest turnover in the group's history, with sales for FY16 totalling a little over €9 billion (AU$13.14 billion). Compared to its record year of 2015 however, this represents a decrease of €228 million or 2.5%.

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Metal recycler incorporates crane company

Metal recycler incorporates crane company

Over in Singapore, listed metal recycler Union Steel Holdings will now be able to offer crane services, including winch lifting solutions, and other specialised construction and related activities.

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