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Speedy Hire recognised as “climate leader”
Company receives award for second year running
US slaps increased tariffs on Chinese goods used in construction
The US government has announced that it is raising tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods, including on materials and machinery used in the construction industry
The opportunities and the challenges of a data centre building boom
The construction challenges of storing the world’s data
U.S. noncompete ban: protecting company interests if or when it goes through
The rule banning noncompete agreements is already facing legal challenges. In the meantime, companies can take steps to protect their interests.
Interview: Will a ban on noncompete agreements affect US rental consolidation?
Josh Nickell, VP of equipment rental with the American Rental Association, talks about whether the FTC’s latest move will change the landscape of the US rental industry
10 major rental firms, OEMs and contractors join forces for new sustainability group
Ten major players in the construction industry, including rental companies, OEMs and contractors have joined forces to create a new group dedicated to making the sector more sustainable.
Reconstruction of Ukraine ‘should start now’
Rebuild Ukraine conference held at Intermat
US Federal Trade Commission votes to ban noncompete agreements
New rule could affect the landscape of the North American equipment rental industry, currently undergoing a wave of consolidation
ERA Convention tackles sustainability in rental
Packed programme explores energy transition and decarbonisation
ERA launches handbook on sustainability
Energy transition a key focus
CECE: The sustainable reindustrialisation of Europe should be a key priority
CECE calls on EU to deliver legislation that will prioritise reindustrialisation
ESG reporting and the changing generational and regulatory landscape
Younger generations want their investments to align with their values. The related ESG regulations can make that a challenge for OEMs.
A92.9 and A92.10 standards to undergo changes
MCWP and MCTP fleet owners and operators to face updates on recently revised and finalized standards
Where is HVO gaining a foothold in the US?
US West Coast Cat dealer Peterson Power Systems generated power with 8 million gallons of HVO as a renewable drop-in replacement for diesel fuel
Former Ramirent CEO faces criminal charge
Tapio Kolunsarka reportedly denies any wrongdoing
Baltimore bridge collapse: Can engineers prevent similar disasters?
Deadly catastrophe leads to opportunity for engineers to do more to protect the world’s aging bridges
Speedy apprenticeship schemes receive accreditation
Awards highlight progress of emerging talent programme
Banking on Europe: Why the EIB is backing rental firms with cheap loans
The European Investment Bank announced in 2019 it would phase out lending to fossil fuel projects and has since funded several rental firms investing in zero-emission equipment
Jeff Eisenberg on the Stage V genset rental challenge
Good for environment, but complicated to rent?
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