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Metso Outotec has signed a major contract with Zijin Mining Co. Ltd. for the delivery of key minerals processing equipment of the company's Qulong Copper Mine project in Tibet, China. Metso Outotec's scope of delivery covers a powerful 58 MW grinding circuit equipped with horizontal and vertical grinding mills, process automation and various types of installation and commissioning services.

Four SDLG excavators — three E660FL and an E6500F — helped expedite construction of two hospitals in Wuhan, China, as part of the government's effort to treat patients with coronavirus infections and ease the shortage of hospital beds.

The Chinese city of Wuhan is racing to build a giant hospital in a record six days in an attempt to stop the deadly Coronavirus that is ravaging the city. The finished building, which will contain 1,000 beds on a 270,000 sq.-ft. lot, is being built around a holiday complex set on the outskirts of the city.

After six months of intense trials across Asia, SDLG has crowned the three winners of its first competition on machine service skills in the region. The inaugural SDLG service skills competition challenged dealer technicians on machine knowledge, diagnostics and maintenance to boost service technicians' skills.

The Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) Changzhou plant is about to celebrate the production of the 1,000th Genie GS-1330m scissor lift, introduced globally in early 2019 and manufactured in the factory. This milestone is a testament to the great success of the facility's production capabilities in China and shows the brand's capacity to ramp-up production to meet high global demand for this product, according to the manufacturer.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) president Dennis Slater issued the following statement on the recently announced truce between the United States and China on tariffs: "We hope this builds momentum towards further reasonable agreements to reduce these taxes on Americans and better promote free trade," said Dennis Slater, president of AEM.

YANJI, China (AP) — At the end of a street of newly built high-rises in the northern Chinese city of Yanji stands an exposed cliff face, where paleontologists scrape away 100 million-year-old rock in search of prehistoric bones. Like many fossil excavation sites in China, this one was discovered by accident.

From Nov. 27 to 30, Volvo CE will showcase its cutting-edge products and exemplary Volvo Services at bauma China, a leading construction machinery industry convention that will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). With the theme of 'Building Tomorrow', Volvo CE's pavilion will offer visitors an engaging and unique experience, utilizing both presentations and interactive activities.

The exciting capabilities of ALLU's range of Processors and Transformers will be on display at bauma China 2018, Stand A19. As the largest trade show in Asia, bauma China will set the stage for ALLU to show first-hand how its equipment can help construction companies maximize their business, whatever the application.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement opposing the continued escalation of trade tensions with China as a result of the Trump administration's plan to move forward with $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods: "This extreme use of tariffs hurts our nation's access to global markets and threatens many of the 1.3 million good-paying equipment manufacturing jobs our industry supports.

As demand for John Deere construction equipment increases around the globe, the Moline-based manufacturer is entering into a strategic supplier agreement with Wacker Neuson to initially provide compact excavators in China, Southeast Asia and Oceania. The models will range from 1.7-7.5 tons (1700-7500 kg) and are specifically designed and manufactured for customers in the growing Asia-Pacific marketplace.