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FIEC survey shows low BIM utilisation
BIM-SPEED survey finds 37.3% of firms have no experience with BIM projects and 33.9% do not have a digitalisation strategy
Registration opens for ERA Convention 2021
This year’s ‘Smart Rental’ theme to focus on use of digitalisation and data
Kiloutou makes French earthmoving acquisition
Deal to buy Groupe La Centrale De Location (LCDL) will expand its coverage in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in France
Smart Rental theme for rescheduled ERA Convention
Convention and Awards will take place as physical events on 29 and 30 September in Amsterdam.
ERA/IRN RentalTracker shows complicated recovery
The Q1 ERA/IRN RentalTracker indicates a positive outlook offset by caution
ERA sustainability event highlights benefits of rental
ERA’s webinar highlights rental as contributor to sustainability in construction
Cummins updates Stage V B6.7 engine
Now part of Cummins’ Performance Series, the engine’s new Stop-Start feature lowers fuel consumption by up to 10%
Palfinger invests in R&D facility
Expansion of Palfinger’s research and development capability will help with integration and future-proofing
Wolffkran acquires Konstruktiva Lokus
Czech tower crane rental company Konstruktiva Lokus acquired by Wolffkran
Loxam not expecting strong recovery in 2021
Loxam reported a 6% increase in revenues to €1,989 million for 2020, although like-for-like revenues were 13% down
Updated ERA CO2 Calculator compares scenarios
European Rental Association releases updated version of CO2 Calculator allowing comparison of two scenarios
Hitachi Europe appoints Takaharu Ikeda as new president
Takaharu Ikeda to take over as head of Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe from outgoing President Makoto Yamazawa
Normas acquires Ajos crane business
Ajos to focus on core business after sale of crane rental division to tower crane dealer Normas
Palfinger reports profitable 2020
Profitability was maintained on lower sales at Austrian crane and access equipment manufacturer
ERA to hold sustainability conference on 31 March
European Rental Association online event will ask how low-carbon construction can contribute to Europe’s recovery
The impact of Brexit
How trade between the UK and the EU will change for construction equipment manufacturers
Renovation – the key to post Covid recovery?
FIEC examines the content and potential for the European Commission’s recently announced Renovation Wave strategy
Tobroco-Giant expands range and facilities
Tobroco-Giant is adding to its range of machines and attachments, and expanding its manufacturing plant
Uperio acquires P&J Arcomet
Remaining portion of tower crane specialist P&J Arcomet in USA acquired by Uperio Group
Happy New Year from the ERA team!
The ERA team wishes you and your families a Happy New Year and joy, success and good health for 2021! 2020 was a challenging year for many people and we hope that 2021 will bring a better time for all
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