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ANSI updates for self-retracting devices
Major self-retracting device changes coming in 2023 for personal fall arrest and rescue systems
How can construction develop a Circular Economy?
Branislav Simovic, Despina Kallidromitou and Elisa Maceratini discuss the development of a Ciruclar Economy in construction
Safety in demolition
US legal firm Seyfarth gives an update on OSHA regulations
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
In 2007, ALH ran a story that asked, “Should operators use a harness and lanyard when working in a scissor lift?” For today’s take, Genie’s Director of Training Scott Owyen provides an update
The evolution of demolition
Big changes in the past 30 years mean demolishers can be trusted with full control of a project
The digitalisation of the construction industry
Trackunit looks at key trends in the cohesive development of construction technology
BigRentz achieves ISO certification
Customer experience is key to quality assurance, says online rental company
Demolition or refurbishment?
Increasing numbers of politicians and architects are favouring reused buildings over demolition
UK construction associations unite to diversify sector
Six leading bodies sign MoU, pledging to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive industry 
Tower Cranes North America 2022 event update
Who is speaking at the third Tower Cranes North America conference in Miami, USA, 21 and 22 June, and what will they say?
ERA pushes for rental in EU sustainability criteria
ERA is advocating for the broad inclusion of rental in EU Taxonomy list of sustainable activities
First speakers for ALH Conference announced
Larry Silber, president and CEO of Herc Rentals, to keynote ALH Conference, Sept. 29 in Chicago
ANSI A92 Standards – 15 years in the making
In 2007, IPAF’s Tony Groat broke down what the then-new ANSI A92.3 and A92.5 standards entailed. We asked Groat to look back at the last 15 years and discuss what’s changed.
ARA launches training programs
New certification programs for MEWP operators and trainers have been debuted by the American Rental Association
ASC A11 Committee seeks standards volunteers
The ASC A11 Committee is looking for volunteers to help write standards related to C-2 Users and C-3 General Interest categories
New working at height guidance from IPAF
How to reduce likely risks when using MEWPS in public areas and near roads
CATME opens with van Gelder keynote
Mammoet CEO says a new approach to contracts for the renewables sector is needed
Vinci audits Qatari company
Construction giant reports on operations, sites and workers’ accommodation
GAP wins gold
Company accredited for best practice in safety, efficiency and environmental protection
Four reasons building physics engineering is on the rise
Rob Gill on the key construction challenges that will see his specialism go mainstream this year
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