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JLG sales up 48%, expects record full year revenues
JLG sales up 48% during three months to Dec. 31, 2021, reports historical high backlog 
Used equipment pricing up 45% in North America
Despite used access equipment and telehandler sales down year-over-year, pricing remains strong in North America
PCA forecasts strong year for construction
The Portland Cement Association said the IIJA bill will provide up to $1.2 trillion for infrastructure projects over the coming years
Bravi breaks sales records
Bravi has reported record-breaking sales for 2021, including a 196% increase year-over-year in Leonardo HD units
RentalTracker survey: Europe’s rental sector remains positive
ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the final quarter of 2021 maintains the positive momentum established in early 2021 surveys
What’s new in pilot car certification?
Hannah Sundermeyer provides an in-depth update on the latest SC&RA pilot car initiatives and certification.
CE Barometer results for November 2021
Current issues loom large, but the future is still bright
Construction spending up in America
Federal construction spending data highlights increase in key areas, although delays in funding harm progress 
SPECIAL REPORT: 2022 construction forecast
Chris Sleight discusses the outlook for the construction business in 2022, globally and in North America specifically.
Altrad aims for €1bn more in 2022
Growth buoyed by economic recovery, diversified model and acquisitions
German construction to grow by 5.5% in 2022
‘Optimistic look ahead’ will see industry sales reach €151 billion, say two leading associations
Record growth for XCMG in Brazil
XCMG saw record growth in 2021 in Brazil, and have further plans for expansion in South America 
United Rentals named one of America’s ‘most responsible companies’
For the third consecutive year, Newsweek has named United Rentals as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies 
Arcadis predicts UK construction price inflation into 2022
Updated tender price forecast highlights inflationary pressures for 2021 and predictions for the new year 
Strong half-year result for Sunbelt
Rental revenue up 20% driven by acquisition activity, strong demand and higher pricing
Infrastructure and sustainability to drive construction’s growth
Bright future for construction but supply chain challenges and worker shortages to get worse
Majority of US areas add construction jobs
Despite the pandemic causing supply chain issues within the construction sector, most US metro areas saw an increase in construction jobs
ARA upgrades analytics; confirms positive outlook
Forecast predicts construction equipment rental revenue to rise by 12.3% in 2022 
ERA forecasts 5.6% rental growth in 2022
European equipment rental market recovered by 6.3% this year after a 7.2% fall in 2020
European markets ‘back to pre-Covid levels’
EFCA surveys indicates Europewide optimism, but staff shortages still a challenge
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