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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.
Extended IRN100 survey now available
Extended IRN100 offers information and analysis not found in the published magazine version of the survey.
Green shoots of recovery for Britain’s builders
Britain’s building industry is showing signs of recovery but the UK’s government must show support if growth is to continue
Construction product sales show growth
Following slow start to year, the UK’s Construction Products Association reports increase in sale of construction products for second quarter
Transport 50 2013 deadline extended
The submissions deadline has been extended for the International Cranes and Specialized Transport 2013 Transport 50 ranking of the world's largest specialized transport companies
UK rental industry to see steady growth
The UK’s construction equipment rental market was estimated to be worth £3.6 billion in 2012, according to a recent report issued by market research firm AMA Research.
ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for Q2: please complete now!
Online survey takes just a few minutes to complete. Results to be published in second week of July.
Transport infrastructure to drive Slovak development
Market research and consulting firm PMR forecasts that the Slovak construction market will stabilise this year, after a slump in public investment
Latest RentalTracker survey shows deterioration in Europe
More rental companies were reporting worsening business conditions than were seeing improvements at the end of December, finds the ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the fourth quarter of 2012.
Participate in the ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for final quarter
The ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the final quarter of the year is now ready to complete online and we encourage all European rental businesses to participate.
Podcast on ERA/IRN RentalTracker Q3 survey
IRN Editor Murray Pollok reports on some of the highlights of the latest ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the third quarter of 2012.
European rental sector reports dampening confidence
The dampening in confidence levels in Europe’s rental sector evident since the summer of 2011 – linked to the Eurozone debt issue – continued in the third quarter of 2012 with an increasing proportion of companies reporting worsening conditions, according to the latest ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey.
European rental confidence deteriorates in second quarter
Rental industry confidence levels in Europe fell significantly in the second quarter of the year, with all areas except Germany, the Nordic region and Russia reporting worsening conditions.
Chinese contractors top global rankings once again
Last year saw record revenues and employment among the world's biggest construction companies, according to International Construction's Top 200 ranking, although profitability was poorer than in 2010.
Q2 2012 ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey now open
The ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the second quarter of 2012 is now open and we invite rental company readers in Europe to take part.
Contrasting UK construction outlook
Official data from ONS shows strong first quarter contraction, but RICS survey returned more upbeat results
Final opportunity to complete ERA/IRN RentalTracker for Q1 2012
The ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the first quarter of 2012 will close at the end of this week and readers are encouraged to complete the survey now.
First results of global 'Attitudes to Rental' survey
A significant number of contractors and other end users around the world plan to increase their use of rental services in the coming five years reveals International Rental News’ first ever ‘Attitudes to Rental’ survey.
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