All Risk & Insurance Management Articles

Acquisition pitfalls: Colin Oldfield on the dangers of making acquisitions without proper due diligence
Colin Oldfield, an experienced rental manager who has been involved in many acquisitions throughout his career, highlights some of the things to look out for during the due diligence period.
Haulotte commits to going green
The Haulotte Group, has implemented an environmental management system based on ISO 14000 because, it says, it is committed to a continuing process of minimizing the impact its activities have on the environment.
Rental crime in spotlight at Verhuurnet conference
Netherlands rental companies will gather on 27 January for the annual Optimaal Verhuren (Optimal Rental ) conference, being held at the Expo Center Houten near Utrecht.
No bungee jumping from mobile cranes
A couple of times every year the question of bungee jumping from mobile cranes is raised. Is it allowed or not?
Crane safety alert on the effects of wind
A safety alert on the influence of wind forces during crane operations has been issued jointly by FEM and ESTA
Kanamoto opens in Hong Kong with 'aggressive' plans
Japanese rental company Kanamoto has established a subsidiary in Hong Kong to sell used equipment and to “aggressively develop” equipment rentals.
Wm. O'Brien Plant Hire safety award
In Ireland Wm. O' Brien Plant Hire has achieved an upgrade to its already awarded Occupational Health & Safety Management System standard
Human touch
John Spanswick is chairman of Bovis Lend Lease and the Strategic Forum for Construction (SFfC) Tower Crane Group. He believes that well trained supervisors are a vital key to effective risk management at work sites
Loss control: the tools of risk management
Comprehensive procedures and up-to-date paperwork are the foundations for effective risk management. IC spoke to insurers and operators in the US and UK about their experiences and plans.
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