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One of the biggest challenges for the European Rental Association (ERA) is to represent the industry in Brussels, having a positive influence on new European Union regulations and legislation that will have an impact on the rental sector. What has the association been doing?
Five of the world's top crane firms have signed up as sponsors of this year's ESTA users' night, the association's annual awards and dinner which takes place at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 3 June.
The European Demolition Association is holding its summer conference at the Grand Hotel Domine in Bilbao, Spain, during June. D&Ri sets the scene
The National Demolition Association's 34th annual convention, held at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, proved a singular success.
Tsunami, earthquakes and other natural disasters can generate enormous amounts of waste, complicating the reconstruction effort as well as creating a threat to public health. The demolition/recycling industry has the experience and skills set required to provide valuable assistance–can you help?
Terry Quarmby, the president in waiting of the UK's Institute of Demolition Engineers, outlines his own personal take on a definition of the demolition industry and the impact on this definition from the waste it handles on a daily basis
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) – the trade body that represents access equipment manufacturers, owners and users – has launched a global campaign to encourage operators to wear body harnesses when working in boom-type platforms (self-propelled booms, truck mounted platforms and trailer-mounted units.)
How big is Europe's equipment rental market? Answering that question is the main task of the European Rental Association's Statistics Committee, and the committee has already come up with some numbers
International Rental News is to run the first ever rental awards event for Europe's equipment rental industry, in conjunction with the European Rental Association (ERA). The IRE Rental Awards will celebrate ‘best practice’ in the rental industry and will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on 4 June, during the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) and the ERA's annual convention in Amsterdam.
An ERA committee is trying to review and standardize General Rental Conditions for the European rental market. It's a difficult task, so what progress are they making?
US-made construction machinery exports totaled $8.2 billion for the first half of this year, a 22% increase compared to January-June 2006, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced.
A Chinese rental association has been established by the China Construction Machinery Association (CCMA) and will hold its inaugural official meeting on 15 November.
A-Plant won the coveted hire company of the year award (over 5 outlets) at the Hire Association Europe (HAE) awards in Cardiff, UK, in October.
In 2008 for the first time Europe's equipment rental industry will have its own awards. Dedicated to recognising and promoting excellence and professionalism among rental companies and suppliers to the rental industry in Europe, the European Rental Awards will be presented at the ERA's annual convention dinner in Amsterdam on 4 June 2008.
The ERA Awards Dinner will take place on Wednesday 4 June 2008 as part of ERA's annual convention in Amsterdam. The host hotel is the Okura Hotel Amsterdam, located on the southern edge of the city centre and within walking distance of the RAI exhibition venue where the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) show takes place. For details, see www.okura.nl