HTC crane ops vote for industrial action
UCATT crane operators at UK tower crane hire firm HTC have voted 'overwhelmingly' in favour of industrial action, in a ballot held on 27 October. The union says activists will discuss this week the form the action will take, and said that "there is no doubt that within days key construction sites will grind to a halt".
Ethiopian expansion for China’s XCMG
Chinese crane manufacturer XCMG has displayed two QY25K-II cranes at an exhibition in Ethiopia, where the company’s cranes are also currently completing the construction of a shopping centre.