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Elgi Equipments wins Deming Prize in Japan

Elgi Equipments has been awarded with the Deming Prize for excellence in Total Quality Management, becoming the first globally established industrial air compressor manufacturer to win the award in over 60 years. Dr Jairam Varadaraj, Managing Director, ELGi Equipments received th...

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Manitowoc celebrates 100 Potain crane orders by Valente

Manitowoc has recognised long-term partner Valente for having completed 100 Potain crane orders. The impressive milestone was celebrated during a special ceremony at Batimat 2019. Established in 1979, Valente is a leading tower crane sales and rental company based in Belley, near Lyon. The company has represented Potai...

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SDLG showcases latest wheel loader at Philconstruct 2019

SDLG showcased its LG946L wheel loader at Philconstruct 2019, which was held from November 7 to 10 at the World Trade Center in Manila, Philippines. The SDLG LG946L wheel loader is configured to meet the Philippines’ growing infrastructure investment and ideal for the country’s general construction, utility and agricul...

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Global loader crane market to have steady growth in next 8 years

During 2018-2026, the global revenue of loader crane market is anticipated to expand at a steady CAGR of 4.6 per cent and reach a valuation of $2,083.6 million by the end of 2026, according to a report by Persistence Market Research. With more than 40 per cent value share, the building and construction segment is expec...

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Revenue growth to halve for EPC road cos through FY21: CRISIL

Road developers in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) segment could see revenue growth halve in fiscals 2020 and 2021 to ~15 per cent, compared with 30 per cent in fiscal 2019, a CRISIL study of 75 companies it rates in this sector indicates. The decline would be largely due to slower awarding of proje...

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NORD Drivesystems showcases new products at FMB 2019

NORD Drivesystems will once again exhibit at FMB in Bad Salzuflen. As 'The Supplier Show for Mechanical Engineering' FMB addresses the entire spectrum of machinery and plant engineering, where drive technology plays a central role. Product highlights presented by NORD include a new synchronous motor that achieves a sig...

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JCB India, CSIR-CRRI jointly develop pothole repair machine

JCB India showcased its all new pothole repair machine at the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team in New Delhi in presence of officials from DDA, MCD, NDMC, SDMC, EDMC, NRIDA, NHAI etc. Developed jointly with inputs from the CSIR-CRRI, the JCB pothole repair machine is a one-stop solution for roads and highway ...

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B&B Attachments provides handling solution to Fender Steel

B&B Attachments specialises in the design and manufacture of bespoke forklift truck attachment solutions, supplied a mesh grab attachment with Fender Steel which was facing handling issues with their reinforcing steel and associated products. Fender Steel supplies reinforcement steel mesh. This product...

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Zoomlion unveils high-end mortar production units at CIIE

Zoomlion’s high-end equipment manufacturing subsidiaries m-tec, the world’s leading dry mortar technology and equipment supplier from Germany, and CIFA, an Italy-based manufacturer of concrete machinery, are debuting three localised products, the Duo-mix connect mixing pump, MR mixer, and shotcrete machine at the China...

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Manitowoc launches Potain Hup M 28-22 at Batimat 2019

Manitowoc has officially launched its new Potain Hup M 28-22 at Batimat 2019. The crane was first previewed at bauma 2019 and is now receiving orders, with first deliveries expected for early 2020. The Hup M 28-22 is the third model from the Hup self-erecting crane range but the first to prioritise mobilit...

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DOZCO, ITM form new JV

Italtractor ITM Spa (ITM) and DOZCO India announced the creation of a joint venture (JV) company called ITM DOZCO Pvt Ltd. The intention of this new JV is to create the leading manufacturer of undercarriage components in India to optimise service to local and global customers. The company will offer a full range of und...

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Austrian RMC firm opts Liebherr mixing tower

Fröschl Beton, Austria’s leading ready-mix concrete (RMC) firm has added the Liebherr Betomat-type mixing tower to fulfill customer requirements. The Fröschl Beton company has been supplying construction sites in the Innsbruck area (Austria) with ready-mixed concrete for many years. Their 45 year old mixing plant was t...

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COMANSA presents new large-capacity flat-top crane

Tower crane manufacturer COMANSA has announced the addition of a new model to its extensive range of large-capacity flat-top cranes: the new 21LC1400, a crane that is available from September 2019. The 21LC1400 is expected to be used mainly in infrastructure and prefabricated prefinished volumetric constru...

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Escorts Q2 profit up

Escorts reported a standalone profit of Rs 1.046 billion in quarter ended September 30, 2019, up by 1.8 per cent as against a profit of Rs 1.027 billion in the corresponding period last year. Revenue from operations at Rs 13.239 billion in the quarter ended September 2019 as against Rs 13.984 billion in the correspondi...

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Aquajet appoints Business Manager in N. America

Aquajet Systems AB appointed Keith Armishaw as its first North American Business Development Manager. Armishaw works closely with Aquajet’s regional sales teams to grow awareness of Aquajet’s hydro-demolition solutions in key markets across North America. Additionally, he’s focused on enhancing support for current cust...

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Allen introduces new riding trowel

Allen, a leader in concrete finishing equipment, announced the debut of the 2019 HDX600 riding trowel. The new HDX600 is a hydraulically-controlled, 8-ft class ride-on power trowel that is powered by a 50 hp Hatz liquid-cooled diesel engine. The HDX600 was designed with the high volume flatwork concrete contractor in m...

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Volvo CE to showcase future technology at Excon 2019

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) will be showcasing its future technologies at the Excon 2019, to be held during December 10-14 at BIEC, Bengaluru. “At Volvo CE, we are driven by the idea that through imagination, hard work and technological innovation we will lead the way towards developing a worl...

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Srei Equipment, United Bank to jointly offer loans

Srei Equipment Finance (Srei Equipment), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Srei Infrastructure Finance (Srei), partnered United Bank of India to jointly offer loans to MSME sector and retail customers under a co-lending arrangement. The NBFC and the bank jointly organised Loan Utsav across 20 cities. The Loan U...

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SDLG to showcase 4-t rated wheel loader at Excon 2019

SDLG will be presenting its recently launched 4 t-rated wheel loader in India during Excon 2019. The new wheel loader strengthens SDLG’s offering of reliable machines in the region. “With the Indian government’s plans to spend $1.4 trillion on infrastructure over the next five years, the new 4 t-rated whee...

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PASCHAL to exhibit for second time at Excon

PASCHAL will be presenting the practical application possibilities and system diversity of its formwork systems to visitors at Excon 2019 at booth B23 in hall 4. The company will present and demonstrate modular formwork, e-deck, PASCHAL-Plan light 12.0 and PASCHAL AR app. The modular universal formwork is...

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Stephenson Equipment buys NTC55L crane

Stephenson Equipment Inc (SEI), a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based National Crane dealer, took delivery of its fourth new NTC55L boom truck at the 2019 International Construction and Utility Exposition (ICUEE). According to Darin D’Ascanio, Territory Manager for SEI, the new crane ...

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B&B Attachments to exhibit at ICCX Middle East 2019

B&B Attachments, the leading material handling equipment manufacturer in the UK and Ireland, will exhibit its products and services at International Concrete Conference and Exhibition (ICCX) to be held in Sharjah, UAE. B&B specialise in the design and manufacture of bespoke specialist attachments, which include...

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Elgi Equipments launches oil-free piston compressors

Elgi Equipments, one of the world’s leading air-compressor manufacturers, exhibited its oil-free range of piston compressors for the railway segment at the 13th International Railway Equipment Exhibition (IREE), Asia’s largest rail transportation event. Also on display were ELGi’s encapsulated screw air compressor (EN ...

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Schwing Stetter launches new concrete truck mixer range

Schwing Stetter India, one of the leading concreting equipment manufacturers in India, announced the launch of its new premium variant of concrete truck mixers ‘Super® 7’, in association with Mahindra Powerol. The Stetter Super 7 concrete truck mixers were conceptualised based on the current customer need...

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Schwing Stetter displays Smartec sludge pumps at IFAT 2019

Schwing Stetter India, one of the leading concreting equipment manufacturing companies in India, participated in the IFAT Expo 2019, India’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, refuse and recycling. At the event, the company displayed its Smartec range of sludge pump for the first time. Schwing Stetter’...

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Govt takes note of CERA’s demands

The Union Government has taken note of the request submitted by the Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA) on issues related to GST on equipment rental services. “Taking note of CERA’s letter to Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways and MSME, the Minist...

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BKT inks global partnership with LaLiga

Balkrishna Industries (BKT), India’s leading manufacturer of off-highway tyres, has signed on as ‘Official Global Partner of LaLiga’. BKT aims for performance without limits – just like sport. And like Liga de Fútbol Profesional (LaLiga), it has a global presence that reaches people all around the world. These conditio...

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Putzmeister and Sany expand concrete portfolio

Starting October 2019, Putzmeister and Sany are combining forces to bring customers enhanced concrete solutions and improved after-sales coverage in India. The companies have brought together the concrete division sales and service teams of both companies. This is expected to increase efficiencies to the o...

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SDLG revamps motor graders to boost visibility and efficiency

The G9138, G9190 and G9220 motor graders from SDLG have undergone a makeover – combining improvements to the user-friendliness and reliability of the machines with a fresh new look. The new modern-looking cab provides easier entry and exit. Once inside, the larger glazed areas with thinner pillars and thin...

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VFD market in India to grow

According to 6Wresearch, India variable frequency drives (VFD) market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1 per cent during 2019-25. In India’s VFD market, AC drive market captured the highest revenue share in 2018. Further, the segment is projected to exhibit growth during the forecast period owing to increasing use i...

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ELGi celebrates the opening of its new headquarters in Europe

Elgi Equipments, one of the world’s leading air-compressor manufacturers, with two million installations across 100 countries, announced the opening of its new European headquarters in Belgium. Situated in Brussels and spread over 400 sq m, the workplace will house over 20 people and feature training rooms and offices ...

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Brokk relocates Stanhope facility

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, recently opened the doors to their relocated Stanhope, New Jersey, distribution and service facility. The new building is in the same industrial complex as the original location but offers the company 33 per cent more space for increased ...

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ICRA sees negative outlook on CE sales

Following a sharp correction in unit sales amidst slowing economic growth and infrastructure investments, both by the public and private sector; and tight liquidity environment, ICRA has revised the outlook on the construction equipment (CE) sector to negative. Demand headwinds are likely to continue in the near-term u...

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Allen introduces all-new MSP475 riding trowel

Allen, a leader in concrete finishing equipment, announced the debut of the MSP475 riding trowel. The new power steering machine is a mechanically-driven, eight foot class ride-on power trowel that is powered by a 57 hp Kubota liquid-cooled gasoline engine. The MSP475 was designed with the high volume flat...

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WOLFFKRAN invests in fibre rope with self-monitoring function

WOLFFKRAN has acquired a stake in TROWIS GmbH, a young German company dedicated to the development and production of high-performance fibre ropes for applications in the lifting and materials handling industry. WOLFFKRAN recognised the potential of TROWIS ropes while these were still in the research phase and actively ...

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Manitowoc introduces new National Crane boom truck

The Manitowoc Company has launched the NBT60L, the latest addition to its National Crane boom truck product line. This 60 USt product offering now features the longest boom length in its tonnage class with 151 ft of main boom and a maximum main boom height of 161 ft. It can be equipped with an optional 36 ft off-settab...

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Magna Tyres announces strategic partnership with Tires Direct in USA

Magna Tyres Group announced its first strategic cooperation and alliance in USA with Tires Direct, quickly after the earlier announcement of opening an US office. Tires Direct is an important partner in the US market for Magna Tyres Group to expand the business. Its growth trajectory in the last half year ...

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Manitowoc opens new facility in the Philippines

Manitowoc has opened a new 2,900 sq m facility with a warehouse and a workshop in Molino, Cavite, south of the Philippines capital, Manila. The facility stocks parts for Potain tower cranes, including popular models such as the MCR 160, MCR 225 A, MCT 205, as well as parts for Grove mobile cranes such as the RT530E-2, ...

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SDLG wheel loader delivers performance efficiency

Indonesian contractor PT Gajah Mada Sarana is currently using a SDLG LG936L to load aggregates used on road projects at its stockpile quarry in Muara Enim, South Sumatra. “The biggest challenge for us at the stockpile quarry is to work in hot temperatures amidst the changing weather conditions,” said Read More


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JLG® SkySense™ delivers advanced operator experience

JLG Industries, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, is now offering its SkySense technology for most boom and scissor lifts. Aftermarket orders can be placed at JLG Online Express and new machine orders can be coordinated through a JLG sales representative. SkySen...

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Crusher feeding with AUMUND arched plate conveyors

In 2015, Cementownia Warta was the first Polish company to make the decision to install an AUMUND arched plate conveyor, for hopper discharge of clinker and sticky raw materials such as natural gypsum. Just one year later, AUMUND supplied a further arched plate conveyor to the Warta plant in Dzialoszyn to feed limeston...

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Donaldson introduces connected filtration service

Donaldson Company, Inc, a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration systems, introduced iCue™ connected filtration service. Enabled by the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), the subscription service monitors industrial dust collectors and sends real-time data and maintenance alerts directly to facility management ...

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Volvo CE speeding up infra developments in India

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is supporting infrastructure growth across India with its range of construction equipment. From Bellary, Maharashtra to Bangalore, Volvo CE machines are helping contractors to complete projects on time or even ahead of the schedule. Paving quality roads is a source o...

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Allen Engineering receives Governor’s Quality Award

Allen Engineering Corp (AEC) received the Achievement level Governor’s Quality Award during the 25th Annual Awards Celebration held in Little Rock, Arkansas on September 12, 2019. Of the 20 organisations that received awards, Allen Engineering Corp received the highest-level award presented this year—the Achievement le...

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Magna Tyres Group opens new office in US

Magna Tyres has expanded in the US with the addition of a sales office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The expansion was necessary due to the rapid growth and huge demand for the Magna brand in the US and follows the company’s strategic vision to become the premium second-tier tyre brand on the American continent as well....

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Manitowoc Cranes on display at MATEXPO 2019

Two of Manitowoc Cranes’ key Belgian distributors presented a range of its equipment at MATEXPO 2019, Belgium’s biggest trade fair for construction machinery, taken place in Kortrijk, Belgium. Belgian Lifting & Equipment Company (BLE) showcased Manitowoc’s self-erecting and mobile crane offering, inclu...

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Terex celebrates a decade of success in India

Terex is celebrating 10 years of successful operations in India with the announcement of new expansion plans for its 45-acre site in Hosur, Tamil Nadu facility to drive Terex’s next growth phase in India. Terex started its Hosur operations in 2009, employing close to 80 employees. Ten years later, the comp...

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TVH Equipment exhibits new JLG products at Matexpo

During Matexpo, held from September 11 to 15 in Kortrijk, Belgium, JLG distributor TVH Equipment displayed many new products that JLG had unveiled at bauma Munich in April 2019. The new full electric midsize range of construction booms is represented by an EC450AJ. The midsize series of boom lifts offer w...

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JCB India appoints new MD & CEO

JCB has announced the appointment of Subir Chowdhury as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at JCB India. Currently Chief Operating Officer at JCB India, Chowdhury will take up the position by the end of the year, replacing Vipin Sondhi, who is leaving after 13 year...

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Terex AWP celebrates production milestone

Within two months, the Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) Changzhou plant will celebrate the production of the 1,000th Genie® GS™-1330m scissor lift, introduced globally in early 2019, manufactured in the factory. This milestone is a testament to the great success of the facility’s production capabilities in China and s...

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Rs 200 billion projects initiated in Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated projects of about Rs 200 billion for Mumbai. The three metro corridors initiated by the Prime Minister are 9.2 km Gaimukh to Shivaji Chowk (Mira Road) Metro-10 corridor, 12.7 km Wadala to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Metro-11 corridor and the 20.7 km long Kalyan to Taloja ...

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Raimondi Cranes to exhibit at JDL Expo 2019

GP Mat International, heavy lifting solution specialists based in Le Bignon, France, and Raimondi Cranes, Italian manufacturer of tower and luffing cranes for more than 150 years, announced joint participation in JDL Expo 2019. “I am pleased to confirm that GP Mat’s key leadership team will be onsite for...

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Govt to commission 68 road projects in three months

The Central Government is planning to commission 68 road construction projects worth Rs 5 trillion in the next three months. According to Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, this move will boost demand for commercial vehicles in the automotive sector, which is severely impacted by slowdown. ...

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SANY Heavy Industry creates best first half result

SANY Heavy Industry released the semi-annual report for 2019. According to the report, SANY achieved operation income of RMB 43.386 billion in the first half of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 54.27 per cent. It marked the best performance since the establishment of the company. According to the semi-annu...

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Escorts showcases India’s first Hybrid Concept Tractor

At Esclusive 2019, Escorts’ annual innovation platform, the company announced India’s first Hybrid Concept Tractor, powered by fuel and battery both. Pioneering the concept, the company is launching this in the range of 70-75 hp, which can be boosted up to 90 hp with the help of its hybridisation feature. This ability ...

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ExxonMobil sets up a dedicated technology organisation in Bengaluru

To further strengthen its footprint in India, ExxonMobil Lubricants announced the establishment of ExxonMobil India Finished Lubricants Technology Organization, in Bengaluru. The newly established organisation is designed to match the highest global standards of expertise by developing cutting-edge lubrica...

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Voltas bags Metro 3 contract

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL) has awarded the contract for the tunnel ventilation system and environmental control system works to Voltas for the section Mumbai Central (excluding) to Cuffe Parade (including) for its Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro-3 corridor. The contract has been given for the pack...

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Mobile crane sales peak in India

According to a market research report by Off-Highway Research, sales of mobile cranes hit an all-time high of nearly 12,000 units in 2018, with some 96 per cent of demand being for locally manufactured pick-and-carry cranes. According to the firm’s analysis report, after falling consecutively for four yea...

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Walter Payton Power Equipment opens new facility

Walter Payton Power Equipment (WPPE) has completed construction of a new state-of-the-art facility in Lebanon, Indiana, just south of its previous Lebanon location. The new facility is on four acres of land, making it the largest dedicated crane repair facility in Indiana and Kentucky. “This new facility ...

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Duncan Salt appointed new CEO of WOLFFKRAN

Dr Peter Schiefer handed over his position as CEO in WOLFFKRAN to Duncan Salt, the former Head of Sales and Service. Schiefer will remain Delegate of the Board of Directors and increase his focus on the strategic development of the company. Salt, who holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, started his ca...

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