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Interview: New IPAF president on what’s next in ensuring safety when working at height
Karel Huisjer, the new president of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), looks at inclusivity, sustainability, globalization and more
Update: SAIA Canadian Council
New gaps analysis tool in development will address specific requirements for scaffold and access equipment across Canada’s provinces
Entries now open for bauma innovation awards
Five categories of awards announced for 2025 bauma innovation awards
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.
Over 1,000 exhibitors for Intermat
Paris-based construction trade show meets target of 1,000 exhibitors 
Registration open for annual scaffold conference and exhibition
The SAIA Annual Convention & Exposition will take place in Denver this fall 
SAIA Shoring Council looks to update best practices docs
Council shifts its primary focus to developing topics within the shoring design guide 
Shortlists announced for 2024 European Rental Awards
More than 20 companies up for awards in Lisbon on 15 May
5 things we learned at The ARA Show
Rental penetration has reached pre-pandemic levels and growth expectations are higher than expected
ARA Show opens in New Orleans with all eyes on the future
The American Rental Association hosts its premier annual event amid an atmosphere of ‘cautious optimism’ 
ePAL app reaches 500,000 download milestone
IPAF’s app was launched in 2021 and is available in seven languages 
IAPA awards shortlist announced
Five industry experts choose shortlist from 130 entries 
IPAF partners with Turkish association
Platformder deal is first time IPAF has designated a national association as local agency
New CPA chief resigns from the association
Stu McInroy joined as chief executive in June 2023.
ERA to develop carbon reporting guidance
First of its kind for the equipment rental industry
Star broadens IPAF training
New training centre for UK access rental specialist 
A practical approach to sustainability for North American rental companies
A recent webinar from the American Rental Association looks at what today’s rental companies can do to begin their journey toward reducing carbon emissions 
Attracting a young workforce - IPAF Elevation focus
UK’s IPAF Elevation conference and dinner last week focused on the modern industry 
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