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Your guide to the SC&RA Crane & Rigging Workshop
The 2022 Crane & Rigging Workshop will reunite SC&RA members in Dallas, TX.
Online exclusive: Epiroc R&D experts on alternative power, testing, and more
The R&D team at Epiroc talk about what projects they are working on, the testing process and what’s next for the construction industry 
Rotating telehandlers in North America
Stacked with user-friendly features and unique capabilities, rotating telehandlers continue to gain recognition – and market share – across U.S. jobsites
Steffan Industries provides rigging and lifting for lunar logistics
The company has been playing a key role in the transport of lunar robotics for PA-based Astrobotic.
Steering towards sustainable roadbuilding
The sharp scent of tar and oil, coupled with the loud noise of heavy machinery, does not scream ‘environmentally friendly’ so what is the industry doing to ensure building roads are not detrimental to the environment? Cat Jones looks at the ways roadbuilding is becoming more sustainable
Looking back at the iconic Bauma trade show
After a delay and other challenges associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, Bauma 2022 will happen this month in Munich!
Can SME contractors be hydrogen powered?
Bramble Energy’s Peter Sayce describes four pillars of infrastructure that could enable greater hydrogen use in European construction
India’s biggest demolition project
Jet Demolition contracts and project manager Kate Bester reviews the Supertech Twin Towers demolition project
What are the latest below-the-hook products?
Below-the-hook solutions can be complex. ACT rounds up below-the-hook news and products.
Electrification of access machines is outpacing regulation’s drive
Greenhouse-gas reduction primed the pump but environmental investors and operating advantages are making electric power trains today’s dominant innovation in lifts and telehandlers
What are the ‘must see’ Bauma products?
While Bauma was delayed, product development was not stalled. ACT rounds up our Bauma 2022 list of ‘must see’ products.
ACT EXCLUSIVE: Industry’s first Crane Safety Research Lab
The Texas A&M University Crane Safety Research Laboratory will be a first for academia and the crane industry.
Skyjack’s telehandler evolution
Skyjack entered the telehandler market in 2007 with its ZB2044 unit. Since then, the company has expanded and refreshed its telehandler product line. ALH reports
A look ahead to ConExpo and IFPE
How the pandemic will change North America’s largest trade show
Insights into a global equipment range: Dingli
Xu Shugen, the chairman of Dingli, shares his thoughts on the latest developments in the world of MEWPs
How is inflation impacting equipment rental companies?
Jeff Eisenberg looks at the key inflation considerations for rental companies
Future-proofing engines is ‘the right thing to do’
Scott Woodruff of Rolls-Royce discusses decarbonization, the importance of incremental change and creating a forward-thinking work culture
Market update: Specialty aerials in the U.S.
Despite global, industry-wide challenges, Ruthmann ReachMaster has experienced solid demand over the last 12 months – and expects more of the same for the year to come. Lindsey Anderson reports
8 tips for ‘navigating the unexpected’ in demolition
RVA Group MD and D&Ri columnist Richard Vann talks scenario planning
Interview: Robert Piasecki, Rokla
D&Ri catches up with the German attachment specialist’s managing partner after an eventful two years for the company
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