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World’s biggest construction contractors revealed
Exclusive listing shows the world’s top ten construction contractors 
Update on electric construction machine launches
More than 90 new products added in Q2 and a third were electric
Construction in North America to grow 2.4%
Growth for North America revised downwards due to rising inflation 
World’s 10 most expensive cities to build in
North American cities feature heavily in list of most expensive cities in the world to build in 
Chile’s equipment market worth US$1 billion
A bounce-back from the Covid pandemic and sharply rising global commodity prices saw the Chilean equipment market double in size in 2021
IRN top 100 rental companies in the world
IRN publishes the 2022 IRN100 survey, which lists the top 100 rental companies by revenue
Construction workers suffer from ‘fear of failure’
A report has found that construction workers are unable to make key decisions due to fear of failing
White Paper reveals construction technology trends
Response to new KHL survey reveals the industry’s changing attitudes to construction technology
Tower Cranes North America 2022 event update
Who is speaking at the third Tower Cranes North America conference in Miami, USA, 21 and 22 June, and what will they say?
Oshkosh partners with second robotics firm
JLG’s parent company has announced a new alliance with Robotic Research
Record-breaking year for equipment sales
Demand for equipment was maintained throughout 2021, although some areas have seen a drop in sales
Q1 RentalTracker results: still positive in Europe
The results for the first quarter of 2022 maintain the postive findings of the 2021 surveys
IC50 is now IC100 – submit your entry today
Entry to our annual IC100 (formerly IC50) listing, which ranks the world’s largest wheeled mobile and lattice boom crane operating companies, is now open
RentalTracker survey: Europe’s rental sector remains positive
ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the final quarter of 2021 maintains the positive momentum established in early 2021 surveys
Construction project delays up 100% due to Covid
Data shows that construction delays have doubled during the Covid-19 pandemic
Rental firms now leading equipment buyers in Europe
Research predicts long-term shift to rental, even for traditional contractor markets
Access Confidence Survey - how will the sector perform in 2022?
AI’s annual survey shows a positive outlook for the year ahead, considering the ongoing challenges 
Construction spending up in America
Federal construction spending data highlights increase in key areas, although delays in funding harm progress 
Disputes costing construction US$73 billion
New report reveals the financial cost and time wasted due to construction disputes for capital projects 
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
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