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Can in-the-seat training be replaced?
While simulator and virtual reality training are making progress, in-the-seat operator training is still vital.
Crewtek opens first campus location
Classes for the Crane & Rigging Trainee program begin November 6.
How to navigate yearly insurance renewal
Lauren Fronczek discusses tips to streamline the insurance renewal process.
OSHA, Noble Texas Builders promote worker safety at collegiate academy
Program to address falls, electrical hazards, health issues
ESTA backs SPMT operator licence
SPMT licence will be a first from the European Crane and Transport Operators Licence (ECTOL) organisation
Video: Controlled detonation of WWII bomb found on Singapore construction site
Armed forces in Singapore conducted a controlled explosion on an unexploded World War II-era bomb after it was discovered on a construction site.
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How long should a hard hat last?
A hard hat is such a ubiquitous item of personal protective equipment (PPE) in construction that it has become emblematic of safety in the industry.
IPAF MEWP courses now available in US through Easybook Training
Through a newly formed partnership, Easybook Training will offer IPAF’s e-learning theory courses
Number of English schools containing RAAC climbs to 174
The number of schools in England containing crumbling reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) has increased to 174 according to the latest official figures.
ERA to hold ‘building the future’ webinar on 11 October
Webinar to discuss recruitment and market growth
Why construction should recruit more neurodiverse employees
New research shows a growing number of construction workers with conditions including ADHD and autism are entering and being welcomed into the construction industry.
Seeking new standards for highway safety
New legislation in the USA would set standards to ensure trucking companies are licensed, registered and insured. 
Loxam sponsors major apprenticeship event
Rental company reaffirms committment to apprenticeships
Why construction workers are more at risk of suicide and what to do about it
What can cause suicide among construction workers and where can they and their employers find support?
NDA starts beta testing new certification
Association encourages contractors to participate in Demolition Supervisor exam
The challenges of building the world’s longest railway tunnel
Brenner Base Tunnel chief engineer explains some of the biggest challenges behind building the world’s longest railway tunnel.
EDA to publish recycled products guide
 “Comprehensive” guide to help ease contractors’ concerns about circular economy and recycling
Judge declares Texas law that would ban construction workers’ water breaks unconstitutional
A judge in Texas, USA, has ruled a new law that would effectively ban water breaks for construction workers by eroding cities’ power to enact local rules as unconstitutional.
Three failures of RAAC concrete in UK schools prompted government action
Three failures of “non-critical” reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in English schools prompted new guidance of the material in education settings.
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