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‘Bad’ data costing construction US$1.8 trillion
New study reveals cost to construction of inaccurate and untimely information
ERA updates rental guide, video series planned
Chapters on sustainability and equipment types included in new guide
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
GAP confirms rental fleet is HVO compatible
UK company completes two-year trial of diesel alternative fuel for construction plant and machinery
IC Tower Index 2021 call for entries
It is time to submit your entry for the 2021 IC Tower Index ranking of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies
Palazzani updates hybrid system
New Hybrid2 version features four operation modes and charging while in use
ERA CO2 calculator gets 1000s of visits
More than 850 CO2 emission calculations have been carried out using the European Rental Association’s CO2 Calculator
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Rental in France grows 15.6% in Q1
DLR Barometer also reports high levels of staff recruitment and investment planned this year
IRN100: the largest equipment rental companies in the world
Revenues at the world’s largest equipment rental companies fell by 6.4% in 2020
Awards for research investigating why mega projects fail
Research published in Project Management Journal lists six key factors that impact megaproject failure
Research highlights need for ‘hidden carbon’ regulations
European Union needs to adopt a common approach to the decarbonisation of buildings, says Buildings Performance Institute Europe 
Coates Hire launches 150t capacity structural prop
Lightweight, heavy-duty prop is the fruit of a research project with Monash University in Australia
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
UK construction making strong recovery
Survey by IHS Markit shows construction industry is growing at its fastest rate for over six years
Aggreko partners on EV fast charging
The 1 Megawatt 30-minute system enables extreme fast-charging through peak power mitigation and power quality analysis
World’s most expensive cities for construction revealed
European cities dominate most expensive list
Palfinger invests in R&D facility
Expansion of Palfinger’s research and development capability will help with integration and future-proofing
Nishio leads on remote operation trials
The remote operation pilot project is being led by Nishio Rent All, contractor Kato Construction Co Ltd and Hitachi
Fourth quarter results signal strong industry upswing
Profits and revenues of major international equipment producers indicate a robust recovery in the global market
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