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Friday Roundup: ARA updates forecast | United Rentals acquires in Europe | Dieci launches telehandler upgrades
The week in equipment rental saw growth in several areas, including the ARA’s prediction for higher rental revenues in the US, and United Rentals expansion in Benelux
The AI systems used to fight energy waste on construction sites
Contractors including Kier, Balfour Beatty and Bouygues are all using AI-enabled energy management systems in site cabins to reduce power waste 
Speedy Hire recognised as “climate leader”
Company receives award for second year running
Solar panels and wild flower gardens: How rental depots are becoming greener
How rental firms are using their depots to cut carbon emissions
Interview: Loxam Brazil CEO on rental market growth
CEO talks energy transition, rental demand, and more
Ashtead unveils ‘Sunbelt 4.0’ plan
Compound growth rate of 6-9% up to 2029
Intermat hails success of new format
Vistor numbers down 26%, but successful focus on decarbonisation
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.
Intermat opens in Paris
More than 1,000 exhibitors, with focus on sustainability
London’s ‘Super Sewer’ finishes underground construction
A large portion of the civil build is now complete
ERA Convention tackles sustainability in rental
Packed programme explores energy transition and decarbonisation
Trackunit interview: swimming in a data lake
Trackunit’s Soeren Brogaard on telematics and AI
ERA launches handbook on sustainability
Energy transition a key focus
Ausa to focus on electric at Intermat
Range of zero-emission vehicles to be exhibited 
Job hopping, remote working, and tech: How can construction retain Gen Z?
What does Gen Z want from the construction industry? And can the industry provide it?
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.
Dieci goes all electric with Intermat launch
First 100% electric telehandler accompanied by updated Pegasus range 
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