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Cramo opens new site in Sweden
New flagship store near Stockholm to meet growing demand for electrified lifts
ARA Foundation announces €110,000 scholarship fund
Awards worth up to $5,000 aim to attract students into the North American equipment rental industry
What did we learn from the IRN cybersecurity webinar?
What did we learn from the IRN Webinar ‘Cybersecurity for Rental’ on 4 November? 
Coates IoT tool to boost productivity
Smart Site tool locates and tracks usage of equipment including smaller tools, enabling off-hire opportunities
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
15 types of cyber attack
What are the specific types of cyber attack that are posing a threat to the construction industry?
How can the rental sector fight growing threat of cyber attacks?
From digitalisation to complex supply chains and smart machines, numerous factors place rental sector businesses at growing risk of cyber attacks, but the solutions are within reach, writes Belinda Smart.
Mobile Mini adds shut-off crane safety feature
Company investing £5.5million on fleet upgrades by year end
IPAF rolls out e-PAL app internationally
Now available in 26 countries, new ePAL app lets MEWP operators share their qualifications with site managers
IRN webinar to offer cybersecurity tips as threat grows
Working from home and digitalisation mean rental companies more vulnerable 
MEWP International Safety Committee launch
IPAF’s ISC convened for first time to assist in globalising standards
Why are construction equipment fires increasing?
Insurers and fire chiefs say there has been a spike in the number of fires breaking out in off road construction equipment
Wraith joins IPAF Rental+ programme
Martin Wraith to oversee development, implementation and ongoing audit of the IPAF Rental+ standard 
Australia vaccinates ‘thousands’ of construction workers
New South Wales Government makes Covid vaccines mandatory for workers and construction sites reopen
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
Lessons learned from aerial platform accident statistics
Lessons can be learned from IPAF’s Global Safety Report, including the importance of sharing accidents and near-miss information 
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
United Rentals on the evolution of operator training
Baldemar Guerrero, director of United Academy, United Rentals, discusses how training has evolved
GAP Group launches mental health resource
Digital ‘hub’ will provide employees and their families with mental health information and resources
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