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Visitor boost to US Rental Show as economic confidence grows
The American Rental Association’s annual event attracted another increase in numbers and produced a feelgood factor ‘like the old days’
UK construction market shows upturn
Positive growth recorded for January, but industry recruitment levels drop to lowest in 13 months
Italian construction sector’s continued growth
Growth for domestic Italian construction sector, but trade association warns of poor export performance
Europe dominates costliest construction table
Switzerland emerges as most expensive country to build in, followed by Denmark, Hong Kong, Sweden and the UK, says new report
Asia Pacific's US$ 1 trillion investments
Report reveals industrial investments are being driven by mining activities
German construction growth weakens
Market confidence falls along with industry expansion rate reduction during final quarter of 2014
UK construction market slows
Despite homebuilding growth, level of new orders slackens to lowest point for 17 months
Sweden faces lowest risk of disruption
Construction Risk Index puts Singapore and Switzerland in second and third places in table, while Hong Kong and Brazil slip back
World Tower Crane Special Report 2012-2014
The World Tower Crane Special Report published by KHL Group is a three-year compendium of news, special features and tower crane site stories from International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine
US contractors struggle to find staff
New survey from the Associated General Contractors reveals 83% of firms face problems recruiting following recession
U.S. contractors to grow fleets over next 12 months
Mid-sized and smaller construction companies have a positive outlook for the coming year while larger corporations are less upbeat, according to an Association of Equipment Manufacturers survey.
Latin American rental toplist survey launched
KHL magazines Construction Latin America (CLA) and International Rental News (IRN) are jointly launching a survey of the largest equipment rental companies in Latin America.
Business fluctuates for Europe’s architects
Latest figures from Arch-Vision show tempered growth in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK, as the rest of Europe struggles to add business to order books
Latest ERA/IRN RentalTracker shows positive trend in Europe
RentalTracker survey for first quarter of 2014 continues generally positive trend of previous surveys, with the first positive signs from Spain for many years.
Please complete the latest ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey
RentalTracker for Q1 2014 will take five minutes to complete and is available in six languages. The results will be published at and in mid-April.
Video on latest ERA/IRN RentalTracker results
Video outlines findings of most recent ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey, for the fourth quarter of 2013.
Confidence still growing in Europe's rental sector
Latest ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the fourth quarter of 2013 sustains improvements in confidence levels seen in the third quarter.
Cold winter affects US construction jobs
Government data showed 16,000 construction jobs were lost in December, as non-residential construction continues to struggle
Global cement demand continues to rise
Worldwide demand for cement could reach 4.7 billion tonnes in 2017, according to World Cement, the latest study from US-based market research firm The Freedonia Group.
Rental confidence surveys online and ready to complete
Readers are invited to complete the online rental confidence surveys. Results will be published in the Nov-Dec issue of IRN.
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