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2009 ERA convention heads to the UK
The 2009 Convention of the European Rental Association (ERA) is to be held in the UK, announced ERA president Gerard Deprez at last week’s ERA Convention in Amsterdam.
ESTA Awards triumph
More than 300 industry experts gathered in the Netherlands last night for the annual ESTA awards ceremony and dinner. The event was at the famous Okura Hotel in Amsterdam during the first International Rental Exhibition.
A-Plant is double award winner
UK rental company, A-Plant won two awards at Hire Association Europe's Hire Awards of Excellence: best contribution to health and safety, sponsored by Bosch and excellence in training sponsored by ConstructionSkills.
Dozens of new products at IRE
Visitors to the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) - taking place at the Amsterdam RAI exhibition centre on 3-5 June – will see dozens of new products targeted at rental companies. Here is a selection from almost 50 of the 140 exhibitors at the show.
Dozens of new products at IRE
Visitors to the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) - taking place at the Amsterdam RAI exhibition centre on 3-5 June – will see dozens of new products targeted at rental companies. Here is a selection from almost 50 of the 140 exhibitors at the show.
Annual at 60
SC&RA celebrates 60 Years of Excellence at the 2008 Annual Conference in Bonita Springs, Florida, US. Terry White reports
ESTA 2008 awards
Last call for entries for the 2008 ESTA awards
Apex diary dates!
Make sure you have September 17 to 19 in your diary as that is when the biggest ever Apex exhibition takes place.
Berlin success story
More than 440 delegates attended the 14th annual German demolition conference, held once again in Berlin on February 29th and March 1, immediately following the NDA annual convention in Las Vegas. Delegates came from eight countries around Europe.
Las Vegas days (and nights)
The 35th National Demolition Association annual convention once again graced the carpets of the Mirage Hotel on the Las Vegas strip. D&Ri reports on the largest event yet
PartnerLIFT grown by 30 members
At its annual general meeting held in Hohenroda, Germany, the PartnerLIFT rental cooperation group was told that its membership had grown by 30 companies in the last year.
Africa plans world's biggest dam in DR Congo
African politicians and financiers have met in London to discuss plans to build the largest and most powerful hydroelectric dam in the world, according to the UK's BBC news agency.
Samoter rental debate
The recent rental seminar during the Samoter show generated an interesting debate between those who felt that dealer/manufacturer-led rental operations (which are common in Italy) should be encouraged and those who favoured the development of an independent rental sector.
Deprez on the ERA
Gererd Deprez talks about ERA’s progress and goals for the future as the organisation prepares for its major convention in Amsterdam in June.
IRE Preview
Three events - the first International Rental Exhibition, the first European Rental Awards, and the third annual European Rental Association Convention – will draw visitors to Amsterdam on 3-5 June. Patrick Hill sets the scene.
Fantastic response to first European Rental Awards
There has been a "fantastic response" to the first European Rental Awards being organised by the European Rental Association (ERA) and International Rental News (IRN).
ERA Convention Programme
ERA will hold a wide selection of seminars and workshops during its 2008 Convention in Amsterdam on 3-5 June. The events will take place at the RAI exhibition centre is spaces adjoining the International Rental Exhibition (IRE).
Exclusively rental
Patrick Hill reports from Coventry on the UK’s Executive Hire Show, held in early February, where there were a number of important new product launches.
Samoter Preview
If Conexpo is the major global show this year, the Samoter exhibition in Verona, Italy, is the biggest European general construction show of the year. It’s timing could be better – the week before Conexpo – but it will be well worth a visit, as many European manufacturers will use it to launch new products.
Show up!
JCB, Komatsu, Hitachi, Manitou, Doosan Infracore/Bobcat and others are among exhibitors at the IRE show in Amsterdam on 3-5 June, 2008. IRN provides some advance information.
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