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Still time to register for the ALH Conference
Speakers from Herc Rentals, Sunbelt Rentals, IPAF and more at the industry’s premier event on Sept. 29
Crane industry responds to “unworkable” new EU regulations
Crane industry brands parts of the new EU Machinery Regulations as “completely unworkable”
United report shows emissions down 9%
Report covers 2021 wins in ESG, governance and diversity
Controversy over Skanska loader crane ban
Industry association warns of far-reaching consequences for contractor’s hydraulic truck loader crane ban
ANSI-compliant virtual reality training launched
Serious Labs VR boom lift training now meets ISO and ANSI standards
50% of construction workers have seen ‘obvious discrimination’
New report reveals that the depth of discrimination issues in the construction industry 
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
In 2007, ALH ran a story that asked, “Should operators use a harness and lanyard when working in a scissor lift?” For today’s take, Genie’s Director of Training Scott Owyen provides an update
The digitalisation of the construction industry
Trackunit looks at key trends in the cohesive development of construction technology
BigRentz achieves ISO certification
Customer experience is key to quality assurance, says online rental company
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?
ERA pushes for rental in EU sustainability criteria
ERA is advocating for the broad inclusion of rental in EU Taxonomy list of sustainable activities
First speakers for ALH Conference announced
Larry Silber, president and CEO of Herc Rentals, to keynote ALH Conference, Sept. 29 in Chicago
ANSI A92 Standards – 15 years in the making
In 2007, IPAF’s Tony Groat broke down what the then-new ANSI A92.3 and A92.5 standards entailed. We asked Groat to look back at the last 15 years and discuss what’s changed.
ARA launches training programs
New certification programs for MEWP operators and trainers have been debuted by the American Rental Association
New working at height guidance from IPAF
How to reduce likely risks when using MEWPS in public areas and near roads
GAP wins gold
Company accredited for best practice in safety, efficiency and environmental protection
HAE to promote rental training at EHS
Hire Associate Europe to showcase both its HireTrain programme and the SafeHire Certification Scheme
Mills rebrands to reflect growth and vision
New branding reflects growth, shared economy and people-focused ethos
Loxam accelerates environmental shift
Equipment rental company aims to halve direct emissions by 2030 and cut indirect emissions by 30%
How achievement awards contribute to the rental industry
Appleton Column: What are industry awards really for, and how do judges know true achievement when they see it?
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