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ERA downgrades rental market forecasts
Ukraine war and other issues will significantly impact rental growth in 2022-23
IRN top 100 rental companies in the world
IRN publishes the 2022 IRN100 survey, which lists the top 100 rental companies by revenue
Economic outlook: will Australian construction see growth in 2022?
A new government and continued recovery from Covid could see growth in construction, writes Scott Hazelton
‘Record’ year for Sunbelt
Sunbelt added 123 locations across North America during its full year, parent company Ashtead Group reports rental revenues up 22% 
Transport 50 call for entries 2022
Submit your entry now for ICST’s 2022 Transport 50 (T50) survey ranking the world’s largest specialized transport companies
Interview: ALEC’s Alexandre Forjaz on Brazil’s rental market
KHL’s Luciana Guimaraes speaks to the President of Brazil’s equipment rental association.
Boels set for growth with double-digit results
Company plans to double in size every five years
Construction activity in Eastern Europe to ‘weaken slightly’ in 2022
Raw material cost inflation and weakening investor confidence are causing issues
More companies looking at electrification says AEM whitepaper
The whitepaper looks at the future of building across the next ten years
Finning positioned for ongoing supply constraints
Group confirms Q1 2022 revenue up 22% from previous corresponding quarter
The aerial platform market in sub-Saharan Africa
Leading rental and distribution companies discuss the region’s aerial platform market
CE Barometer for March: conflict weakens construction confidence
A time to be steady, not optimistic – as a growing number of survey respondents predict a levelling of business activity
Canadian market sees post-pandemic revival
2022 is shaping up to be a solid year for the lifting, rigging and heavy haul market in Canada.
IPAF rental markets reports now free to members
Selected members can get free 2022 Global Powered Access Rental Market Report upon publication
Balfour Beatty predicts “managed growth” for 2022
Board remain “confident” that managed growth will continue through the rest of 2022
Mixed outlook for Japanese rental market
Japanese rental market appears to be continuing a steady recovery despite some setbacks, writes Belinda Smart
Higher rates propel US rental market
American Rental Association forecasting double-digit growth in 2022
Materials price hikes hit UK construction profits
UK Construction PMI reveals that factors including rising prices, interest rates and the Ukraine conflict are holding back growth
Worker shortages, war in Ukraine and lockdowns hit US construction
AGC calls for end to construction material tariffs amid serious labour and supply chain issues
JLG Q1 sales soar, profits slump
JLG revenues for Q1 up 19.6 percent but overall profits decline -91 percent 
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