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Tower Cranes North America 2022 event update
Who is speaking at the third Tower Cranes North America conference in Miami, USA, 21 and 22 June, and what will they say?
Oshkosh partners with second robotics firm
JLG’s parent company has announced a new alliance with Robotic Research
How can jobsite health and safety be improved?
Managing jobsite health and safety risks is vital for the future of the construction industry 
New innovation lab testing 5G IoT
A number of innovation labs are set to open to help mitigate potential schedule risks and improve project outcomes using technology
Record-breaking year for equipment sales
Demand for equipment was maintained throughout 2021, although some areas have seen a drop in sales
A design for greener construction
Researchers discover patterns in arthropod exoskeletons that could help reduce the carbon required in construction
Q1 RentalTracker results: still positive in Europe
The results for the first quarter of 2022 maintain the postive findings of the 2021 surveys
‘Modest growth’ for UK equipment sales
Sales of construction equipment for February 2022 up 5% on 2021 levels
Construction equipment trade review 2021
Market report: Expert Analyst Paul Lyons examines UK equipment imports and exports 
IC50 is now IC100 – submit your entry today
Entry to our annual IC100 (formerly IC50) listing, which ranks the world’s largest wheeled mobile and lattice boom crane operating companies, is now open
Construction 4.0 key to sustainability
Research shows how ConTech is crucial part of driving down carbon emissions
New construction lab promises infrastructure shake-up
€14 million UK facility to examine how structures interact with the ground
RentalTracker survey: Europe’s rental sector remains positive
ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the final quarter of 2021 maintains the positive momentum established in early 2021 surveys
World’s five ‘smartest’ cities
Smart city initiatives expected to generate almost US$70 billion in spend annually by 2026
Can machine learning help mend the contracting system?
How artificial intelligence can help contractors more accurately estimate the length and cost of construction projects
Construction project delays up 100% due to Covid
Data shows that construction delays have doubled during the Covid-19 pandemic
Rental firms now leading equipment buyers in Europe
Research predicts long-term shift to rental, even for traditional contractor markets
Construction spending up in America
Federal construction spending data highlights increase in key areas, although delays in funding harm progress 
Russia and Serbia to build nuclear science facility
‘Historic’ agreement will see new centre develop radioactive isotopes for use in medicine and industry
Disputes costing construction US$73 billion
New report reveals the financial cost and time wasted due to construction disputes for capital projects 
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