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War in Ukraine: the construction impact
Assessing the wider impact on construction of the war in Ukraine
Latin American rental in the spotlight
How are rental companies in Latin America responding to the supply chain challenges? Cristian Peters, Editor of IRN’s sister magazine, Construction Latin America (CLA), reports.
Optimistic outlook for European construction
Contractor survey shows confidence remains despite ongoing supply chain issues
Utilisation moves up at Coates Hire
Fleet utilisation up 9% in the first six months of its financial year
ARA forecasts 37% rise in investment in 2022
Covid-19 impact to unwind by year end, and market to surpass 2019 peak revenues
Shortages delay equipment production, says VDMA
German association cautious on expectations for 2021 due to supply chain issues
EU construction output to grow by 2.5% in 2022
ING report shows rising optimism among contractors in the European Union despite material shortages
Executive Hire Show exhibitors report buoyant UK market
UK demand driven by Stage V and steady construction activity
Supply chain disruption - the impact
How supply chain shortages will affect the aerial platform and rental industry 
Opportunities in the wind
Mark Matthew on why delays in offshore wind projects must not be allowed to hinder green progress
CE Barometer results for December 2021
Current challenges fail to dampen long-term optimism
LoxamHune to spend €50 million on fleet
Company says 40% of its fleet to be low-emission this year
SSAB finishes 2021 with record year
High steel prices drive a positive end to 2021 for Swedish steel manufacturer
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
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