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Can technology make construction safer?
Published on: 20 June, 2024
Experts discuss solutions digital tech can bring to mitigate risk on the jobsite
Friday Roundup: EU MEWP tariffs | world’s tallest scissor | new acquisitions
Published on: 19 June, 2024
The week of June 13-19, 2024 included proposed European tariffs on MEWPs produced in China, unprecedented scissor lift height, rental company acquisitions, and a new equipment factory in Mexico
The education challenge facing Brazil’s rental market
Published on: 17 June, 2024
Analoc says it’s a $12 billion industry, but still immature 
Interview: Equipment Depot on its secret to safety
Published on: 14 June, 2024
US-based material handling renter Equipment Depot recently celebrated its best safety record in its history, highlighting a company-wide commitment to the goal of zero accidents and injuries
Friday Roundup: Volvo’s electric wheel loader | HSS Hire loses Amey | Holland Pump expands in Florida, US
Published on: 12 June, 2024
The week that was June 6-12, 2024 was characterized by advances in electric heavy equipment and big changes among rental firms across the globe
First speakers announced for Working at Height Conference
Published on: 11 June, 2024
John McClelland, TJ Lyons, Scott Owyen, Bart Krzysztofek and more come on board for Nov. 20 access and rental conference
OSHA investigating fall from scaffold fatality
Published on: 10 June, 2024
One worker killed, another seriously injured, after falling 9 stories from scaffolding on Chicago jobsite
Equipment Depot celebrates safety milestone
Published on: 06 June, 2024
Material handling provider announces ‘best safety record’ in company history
Paola Palazzani on a new ‘people first’ strategy
Published on: 02 June, 2024
Palazzani’s new president talks market developments and cultural change 
Why construction is training record numbers of mental health first aiders
Published on: 21 May, 2024
Can mental health first aiders effectively help colleagues in crisis?
Speedy Hire recognised as “climate leader”
Published on: 20 May, 2024
Company receives award for second year running
Solar panels and wild flower gardens: How rental depots are becoming greener
Published on: 20 May, 2024
How rental firms are using their depots to cut carbon emissions
US slaps increased tariffs on Chinese goods used in construction
Published on: 15 May, 2024
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
Interview: New IPAF president on what’s next in ensuring safety when working at height
Published on: 14 May, 2024
Karel Huijser, the new president of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), looks at inclusivity, sustainability, globalization and more
Update: SAIA Canadian Council
Published on: 13 May, 2024
New gaps analysis tool in development will address specific requirements for scaffold and access equipment across Canada’s provinces
Doka USA celebrates Construction Safety Week
Published on: 13 May, 2024
Company highlighted the importance of safety cultures within the workplace
No Falls Week addresses key safety issue
Published on: 13 May, 2024
Initiative from No falls Foundation supported by industry, including IPAF 
U.S. noncompete ban: protecting company interests if or when it goes through
Published on: 06 May, 2024
The rule banning noncompete agreements is already facing legal challenges. In the meantime, companies can take steps to protect their interests.
5 key takeaways from Intermat 2024’s conference on energy transition
Published on: 30 April, 2024
Round table explores transition challenges
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