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ERA estimates 10.4% rental drop in 2020

The European Rental Association is forecasting a 4.8% rebound in 2021, according to its new ERA Market Report 2020


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European contractors estimate 8.5% fall in 2020

FIEC organisation said in its annual statistics report that construction activity in 2020 could fall by 8.5%

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Komatsu’s new digital platform

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Executive Hire Show postponed

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ERA estimates 10.4% rental drop in 2020

The European Rental Association is forecasting a 4.8% rebound in 2021, according to its new ERA Market Report 2020


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French construction and concessions giant says most divisions are ’returning to normal’

Liebherr launched the LTM 1150-5.3 on 20 October 2020

Liebherr launches 150 tonne mobile crane

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DLR says negotiate on suspended contracts

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Hitachi responds to declining demand worldwide

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Japanese manufacturer launches cranes at Bauma 2019 after 20 year absence from the German show

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Kobelco and Manitowoc end supply agreement

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Whether it is laying pipes or fibre optic cables, the right machine for the job is a priority

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Skyjack debut for Hong Kong hospital

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The IRN webinar on Digitalisation in Rental is now available to view for free

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Video podcast: Global rental industry

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Vice-president of the EDA’s International Committee discusses construction and demolition waste management in the EU.

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Interview: Implications of Brexit

Off-Highway Research’s Chris Sleight discusses the effects of the UK’s EU withdrawal on construction

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Video: automation in construction

Video from Construction Technology webinar sees expert panel discuss the benefits of automation and how it might develop in the future

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Construction and Demolition Waste: Recycling in the 2020s

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In the video, industry experts from recycling, waste management and North America’s leading trade association in the sector discuss the impact of Covid-19 and future solutions


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Bobcat launches new Machine IQ subscription packages

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Italian hospital 'must follow Genoa bridge example'

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Italian PM says government will support €162 million project, but builders ‘must hurry’