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97% of space booked for Bauma 2022
World’s largest construction trade fair confirms high level of participation
Hitachi sells controlling share of construction equipment business
Japanese trading company Itochu and private equity firm Japan International Partners together now own 26% of Hitachi Construction Machinery
XCMG starts access push in Europe
Chinese OEM appoints Hans Aarse and Edwin Van der Laar to head the European project
Liner named president/CEO of LGMG North America
Eric Liner has been named president and CEO, replacing Craig Paylor, who retired. Rusty Paylor has also retired from the company
Rental firms now leading equipment buyers in Europe
Research predicts long-term shift to rental, even for traditional contractor markets
Oshkosh appoints technology specialist
Jay Iyengar will lead development of cutting-edge technology and a ‘next generation’ supply chain 
Manitou extends Michel Denis CEO contract
Current CEO Denis reappointed to the role for another four years
CNH launches Case dealer rental programme
Case dealers worldwide will be offered support to launch rental and used equipment services
Caterpillar offers ‘self-service’ kits
Self-Service Options (SSOs) are for those who want to do their own routine maintenance and minor repairs
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JLG introduces boom lift battery conversion kit
The kit has been introduced for the diesel 660SJ, and will soon be available for other models 
Hy-Brid Lifts appoints new CEO
Jay Sugar rejoins parent company Custom Equipment as president and CEO, following a brief stint in 2019 
ERA forecasts 5.6% rental growth in 2022
European equipment rental market recovered by 6.3% this year after a 7.2% fall in 2020
Test drive: JCB 525-60E telehandler
KHL ‘Test drive’: equipment expert Dan Gilkes puts JCB’s 525-60E electric telehandler under the microscope
Hydrogen round-up: 5 of construction’s latest initiatives
As the use of hydrogen across the construction sector gathers pace, we take a look at some recent announcements 
Herc acquires US lifting specialist
Chicago-based SkyKing Lift Rentals joins the Herc Rentals business
U.S. announces final ruling on Chinese MEWP tariffs
Government rules that U.S. MEWP industry is being economically harmed by Chinese imports, countervailing tariffs to go into effect
New leadership for Liebherr-France
Christophe Sanchez replaces Martin Schickel as Managing Director
Ritchie Bros completes SmartEquip acquisition
Move allows Ritchie Bros to offer parts and service support to customers on behalf of dealers and OEM partners
JLG: Market drivers indicate strong multi-year growth
JLG’s Q4 results break backlog records, OEM reports backlog up 652% vs. prior year to $2.8 billion
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