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Can rental industry provide power security for UK?
UK trade association responds to TV broadcast on the vulnerability of the UK's power infrastructure and suggests key role for power rental fleets.
Infrastructure investors failing to address climate change
Report warns major global developments exposed to increased long-term risks from changing environment
Buyer sought for NZ Crane Group
Leading New Zealand mobile crane rental company NZ Crane Group has been put up for sale by its private equity owner of eight years
US$ 400 million for Bangladeshi flood defences
World Bank funds will upgrade country’s embankment system to protect against tidal flooding and storm surges
Germany approves €8 billion flood repair package
Federal and state governments agree on financial aid to help rebuild
HKL helps in flood relief efforts
HKL provides wheeled loaders, trucks and mini-dumpers to help distribute sandbags at the Elbe River near Magdeburg, Germany.
German flood damage estimated at €12 billion
European Investment Bank “stands ready” to provide over €1 billion in financial support to central European countries help reconstruction
United Rentals assists with Oklahoma tornado cleanup
Aerial work platforms, telehandlers, power and HVAC equipment has been supplied by United Rentals to assist in the cleanup following the tornado that ripped through Moore, OK, last week.
€600 million for Italy earthquake recovery
European Investment Bank funds will support reconstruction in areas hit by the earthquake in Emilia-Romagna one year ago
Cleaning up after Sandy
Clean-up from the Super Storm Hurricane Sandy has required the expertise of crane and rigging companies across the country. D.Ann Shiffler reports
US rental industry mobilizes for Sandy recovery efforts
Enormous need for pumps and power on the East Coast, with restoration projects likely to create a second wave of demand for power and dehumidifiers.
Up to US$ 20 billion damage from Hurricane Sandy
Economic damage estimate from ‘super storm’ that struck US East Coast ranges between US$ 10 billion and US$ 20 billion.
Halt to demolition called for in Christchurch
The demolition of heritage listed buildings in Christchurch should be halted, according to the city's Council
JLG supports rebuilding after Italian earthquake
JLG Industries helping support the rebuilding of the town of Finale Emilia, following the earthquake, which struck Northern Italy on 20 May 2012 and which severely damaged several historical structures, such as the Torre dei Modenesi (a clock tower), most of the Rocca (castle) and the Duomo.
Socage back in full production after the earthquakes
Following the earthquakes in the Northern part of Italy where a number of Italian manufacturers of access equipment are based, Socage - one such company - is pleased to announce that it is back to full production.
US$ 45 billion for reconstruction in Japan
Japanese government passes JPY 90.3 trillion (US$ 1.1 trillion) 2012/2013 budget
Sekisui sees steady recovery in Japan
Japanese property developer Sekisui has reported a +25.8% increase in net operating income to JPY 70.9 billion (US$ 866 million) for 2011
Sekisui sees ‘normalised’ manufacturing in Japan
Property developer’s nine-month results rise in the wake of March’s disaster, but global uncertainty heightened
The Haitian earthquake experience - World Demolition Summit
Haiti is still struggling to recovery from the 2010 earthquake - a progress report is now on video
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