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Crane industry responds to “unworkable” new EU regulations
Crane industry brands parts of the new EU Machinery Regulations as “completely unworkable”
ALH Conference: access and rental in 2023
From technology’s impact on rental operations to market updates and more, this year’s ALH Conference is poised to be the strongest ever
United report shows emissions down 9%
Report covers 2021 wins in ESG, governance and diversity
Controversy over Skanska loader crane ban
Industry association warns of far-reaching consequences for contractor’s hydraulic truck loader crane ban
Act now on ICSA crane safety guidance
Association director calls for crane industry to act on new ICSA safety guidance
ANSI-compliant virtual reality training launched
Serious Labs VR boom lift training now meets ISO and ANSI standards
50% of construction workers have seen ‘obvious discrimination’
New report reveals that the depth of discrimination issues in the construction industry 
CCO exams will transition to digital by 2024
CCO unveiled its technology initiative to move all written exams to the computer through the introduction of a new test administration modality known as Event Online Testing (EOT). 
ANSI updates for self-retracting devices
Major self-retracting device changes coming in 2023 for personal fall arrest and rescue systems
How can construction develop a Circular Economy?
Branislav Simovic, Despina Kallidromitou and Elisa Maceratini discuss the development of a Circular Economy in construction
Safety in demolition
US legal firm Seyfarth gives an update on OSHA regulations
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
In 2007, ALH ran a story that asked, “Should operators use a harness and lanyard when working in a scissor lift?” For today’s take, Genie’s Director of Training Scott Owyen provides an update
The evolution of demolition
Big changes in the past 30 years mean demolishers can be trusted with full control of a project
The digitalisation of the construction industry
Trackunit looks at key trends in the cohesive development of construction technology
BigRentz achieves ISO certification
Customer experience is key to quality assurance, says online rental company
Demolition or refurbishment?
Increasing numbers of politicians and architects are favouring reused buildings over demolition
UK construction associations unite to diversify sector
Six leading bodies sign MoU, pledging to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive industry 
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?
ERA pushes for rental in EU sustainability criteria
ERA is advocating for the broad inclusion of rental in EU Taxonomy list of sustainable activities
First speakers for ALH Conference announced
Larry Silber, president and CEO of Herc Rentals, to keynote ALH Conference, Sept. 29 in Chicago
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