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Date for Bauma Conexpo India announced
Show to be held in early 2023 after last event was cancelled due to Covid-19
Doosan Bobcat launches electric compact loader
Sunbelt Rentals commits to adding large fleet of the new machines to its North American fleet
Atlas Copco Power Technique bows out of Bauma
Business to focus on digital marketing, small business events and local trade shows
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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
Maeda and Deutz launch electric crawler crane
The CC 1485 mini crawler crane has an all-electric drive and was shown at a Deutz Days trade event
Herc acquires US lifting specialist
Chicago-based SkyKing Lift Rentals joins the Herc Rentals business
Speedy opens low carbon innovation centre
New Milton Keynes Innovation Centre to showcase carbon-zero tools and equipment
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
Volvo testing autonomous electric haulers
Collaboration with Holcim has e-haulers working in limestone quarry
Ritchie Bros completes SmartEquip acquisition
Move allows Ritchie Bros to offer parts and service support to customers on behalf of dealers and OEM partners
How Kranpunkten is becoming 100% climate neutral
Interview: Kranpunkten’s sustainability manager Petra Lampa reveals what the firm is doing to lower CO2 emissions
The future of equipment rental: What will change?
Appleton column: How businesses are adapting to evolutions in the rental industry, and the risks and rewards entailed
Perkins expands online support for rental technicians
Major overhaul of company’s online Rental Support Portal aims to streamline access, expand resources
Global mobile crane fleets report now available
New study by Off-Highway Research and International Cranes and Specialized Transport sheds light on the world’s largest mobile crane fleets
ERA Convention speakers urge rapid digital transformation
Rental businesses encouraged to act quickly on digitalisation and prepare for ‘uberisation’
IRN webinar to offer cybersecurity tips as threat grows
Working from home and digitalisation mean rental companies more vulnerable 
How one equipment hirer is lowering CO2
Flannery Plant Hire reveals how it’s reducing its carbon footprint, providing insight for construction firms looking to do the same  
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
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