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Highlights from Hillhead: What did you miss?
Construction Briefing outlines just some of the highlights that were on display at Hillhead on the last week in June
How is the crane rental market changing?
Focusing on the forecasts for the rental market in different regions shows a patchy but positive landscape
Friday Roundup: IRN100 | Renters expand | New Case loader
For the week that was June 20-26, 2024, the equipment rental industry saw the release of the annual IRN100 ranking, news of further expansion among the chains, and new zero-emission equipment from Case
Navigating the used crane market
Used units are in demand. Exact Crane’s Jack Swan weighs in. 
6 factors affecting Sunbelt Rentals’ growth this year
Parent company Ashtead Group recently released its report for fiscal year 2024, highlighting the issues affecting growth of its US-based division
IRN100: survey reveals rise in revenues and CapEx
Revenues for the top 100 reach €73 billion for 2023
Access equipment rental markets show differing responses to economic forces
The 2024 IPAF Rental Market Reports take a deep dive into access rental in Europe, the US and China
Trendlines: Prolonged trough for China may be felt far and wide
Chinese equipment industry is in midst of another painful, prolonged trough but implications could be felt much further
Ashtead profits down for fiscal ‘24, but results buoyed by Sunbelt Rentals’ strength
Group revenue topped $10 billion, while Sunbelt Rentals’ revenue increased 13.2% year over year
GAM issues €100 million bond prgram
Funds to strengthen its economic and financial situation
Where is the most expensive city to build in Europe?
Europe remains resilient as reindustrialisation, the Olympics and UEFA EURO 2024, mitigate the impact of stubborn construction cost escalation and geopolitical tensions
The European construction industry in 4 charts
New figures that show the state of play in Europe’s construction industry have been released
The education challenge facing Brazil’s rental market
Analoc says it’s a $12 billion industry, but still immature 
Facing €19bn deficit, is Rail Baltica megaproject doomed?
Is the massive multinational railway too expensive to build?
US construction materials prices decrease for the first time in 2024
US construction materials fell in the month of May
Friday Roundup: Volvo’s electric wheel loader | HSS Hire loses Amey | Holland Pump expands in Florida, US
The week that was June 6-12, 2024 was characterized by advances in electric heavy equipment and big changes among rental firms across the globe
EU’s construction strengths and weaknesses revealed
Does FIECs report point to a construction rise or downturn on the continent?
3 findings from Skanska USA’s Market Trends report
Takeaways from Skanska’s webinar series
accessM20 2024 reflects a diverging marketplace for access manufacturers
2023 revenues highlight an interesting shift in one of the industry’s sectors
What are the biggest issues in equipment financing?
Tonya DiGregorio discusses matters affecting crane and heavy equipment financing including, interest rates and prices.
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