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Berlin success story
More than 440 delegates attended the 14th annual German demolition conference, held once again in Berlin on February 29th and March 1, immediately following the NDA annual convention in Las Vegas. Delegates came from eight countries around Europe.
Las Vegas days (and nights)
The 35th National Demolition Association annual convention once again graced the carpets of the Mirage Hotel on the Las Vegas strip. D&Ri reports on the largest event yet
PartnerLIFT grown by 30 members
At its annual general meeting held in Hohenroda, Germany, the PartnerLIFT rental cooperation group was told that its membership had grown by 30 companies in the last year.
Africa plans world's biggest dam in DR Congo
African politicians and financiers have met in London to discuss plans to build the largest and most powerful hydroelectric dam in the world, according to the UK's BBC news agency.
Samoter rental debate
The recent rental seminar during the Samoter show generated an interesting debate between those who felt that dealer/manufacturer-led rental operations (which are common in Italy) should be encouraged and those who favoured the development of an independent rental sector.
Deprez on the ERA
Gererd Deprez talks about ERA’s progress and goals for the future as the organisation prepares for its major convention in Amsterdam in June.
IRE Preview
Three events - the first International Rental Exhibition, the first European Rental Awards, and the third annual European Rental Association Convention – will draw visitors to Amsterdam on 3-5 June. Patrick Hill sets the scene.
Fantastic response to first European Rental Awards
There has been a "fantastic response" to the first European Rental Awards being organised by the European Rental Association (ERA) and International Rental News (IRN).
ERA Convention Programme
ERA will hold a wide selection of seminars and workshops during its 2008 Convention in Amsterdam on 3-5 June. The events will take place at the RAI exhibition centre is spaces adjoining the International Rental Exhibition (IRE).
Exclusively rental
Patrick Hill reports from Coventry on the UK’s Executive Hire Show, held in early February, where there were a number of important new product launches.
Samoter Preview
If Conexpo is the major global show this year, the Samoter exhibition in Verona, Italy, is the biggest European general construction show of the year. It’s timing could be better – the week before Conexpo – but it will be well worth a visit, as many European manufacturers will use it to launch new products.
Show up!
JCB, Komatsu, Hitachi, Manitou, Doosan Infracore/Bobcat and others are among exhibitors at the IRE show in Amsterdam on 3-5 June, 2008. IRN provides some advance information.
Kaplan to speak at ERA convention
Renowned US rental consultant Dan Kaplan will give the keynote address at the European Rental Association’s annual convention in Amsterdam in June. The convention tales place alongside the new International Rental Exhibition (IRE) at the RAI exhibition centre on 3-5 June.
Kaplan gives keynote speech at ERA convention
US rental consultant Dan Kaplan will give the keynote address at the European Rental Association’s (ERA) annual convention in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in June, taking place alongside the International Rental Exhibition (IRE) at the RAI exhibition centre.
Haki takes quality award
Systems scaffolding manufacturer Haki AB in Sweden received the International Star Award for Quality from the Business Initiative Directions.
Awards time
The time to enter the first European Rental Awards is now. The awards website is up and running, giving companies all the information needed to enter. At the site you can download the award entry form, read the judging criteria for each award, and see contact details if you want additional guidance.
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