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Rental rate rises assist Sunbelt to pre-Covid revenue levels
Sunbelt Rentals’ first quarter revenue up 22% on 2020 and 12% on 2019, partly thanks to increasing rental rates
Husqvarna invests €1m in Anglo-German tech firm
Swedish manufacturer takes equity stake in the software company which maximises augmented reality technology to boost efficiency 
Snorkel UK announces sales and product manager
Alec Boyle returns to Snorkel UK as technical sales and product manager for Scotland and North East England
Ditch Witch launches new ride-on trencher
The RT70 trencher is aimed at customers in the electric utility and fibre sectors
Booking open for IAPAs & IPAF Summit 2022
The IAPA awards are also open for entries, with the in-person event set for 10 March in London
UK announces €760bn infrastructure plan
‘Construction Pipeline’ document outlines huge public and private investment over next 10 years
Pramac buys into storage energy solutions
Acquisition of UK-based energy storage specialist Off Grid Energy Ltd
GAP moves HQ in response to growth
New, larger headquarters in Glasgow, UK, will support data analysis to drive efficiencies
Speedy downplays supply chain issues
Trading update says “positive momentum” being sustained
Cat launches new ‘high performance’ material handler
New Stage V compliant Cat MH3026 material handler offers 10% lower fuel usage
New portable LED tower lights from Nightsearcher
Two options are designed to meet different lighting and runtime requirements
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
UK modular buildings supplier Wernick acquires AVDanzer
Acquisition will see Wernick grow its fleet by 2000
Rob Oliver to step down as CEA’s chief exec
Suneeta Johal named as new CEO of UK-based Construction Equipment Association
Water management vital to tackle infra climate challenges
Proactive water management: How pumping and treatment equipment can make infrastructure more climate resilient, while saving time and reducing costs
Palfinger custom lifts for Eurotunnel
The 16 rail-mounted scissor platforms, with 1.5 tonnes capacity, will help maintain a high-voltage power line 
Interview: Blackwood Engineering’s evolution
Casting and counterweight manufacturer Blackwood Engineering prepares for ever-evolving future as a total solution supply chain partner
New appointments at Point of Rental
Company focuses attention on global rental market
Rapid adds updated Alimak to fleet
Rapid Platforms adds the improved Scando 65/32 and expands its hoist division across UK
Aggreko to supply Commonwealth Games 2022
Aggreko well aligned to key objectives of Games’ Social Values Charter
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