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JCB creates another 500 jobs
Manufacturer ‘sold out’ of newer construction models, with record demand for construction equipment ongoing
Latest IPAF Global Safety Report released
Updated format, covering 2016-2020, includes global overview and more detailed data analysis 
Doka opens new €40m powder coating plant
Formwork specialist’s new facility in Austria will use 80% less water and ‘environmentally friendly’ chemicals
US edges closer to trillion-dollar infrastructure deal
US ‘has a deal’ in principle but numerous hurdles remain before bill becomes law
ERA CO2 calculator gets 1000s of visits
More than 850 CO2 emission calculations have been carried out using the European Rental Association’s CO2 Calculator
Dingli introduces large electric RTs
The range topping narrow 28m and 32m working height scissor lifts are equipped with lithium batteries 
Blueprint for data sharing in construction published
Trackunit has published a report exploring how data sharing can boost productivity gains and eliminate downtime in construction 
World of Concrete: a modest, yet promising start
As expected, attendance is lower, but the vibes seem positive in Las Vegas
Xtreme launches world’s tallest telehandler
Launched at World of Concrete this week the 85ft XR1585-C is the world’s tallest fixed boom telehandler
Global construction struggles with materials shortages and prices
The post-pandemic availability – and cost – of construction materials is a growing concern
IPAF launches the ePAL app
The free app features the first ever digital IPAF PAL Card, operator log book and operator safety guide
JCB develops hydrogen-fueled engine
Engine is suitable for use in a range of equipment including loadalls, excavators and backhoes
China’s stimulus a huge boost for equipment sales
It is estimated that equipment sales would have fallen further if Covid-19 hadn’t occurred
IRN100: the largest equipment rental companies in the world
Revenues at the world’s largest equipment rental companies fell by 6.4% in 2020
Riwal - Covid-19 and rental one year on
Pedro Torres, CEO of Riwal, updates AI on the state of the market, one year after his first podcast interview 
Bobcat launches the R-Series
The new generation of fixed boom telehandlers provides upgrades across the machine
Manitou launches dedicated attachment provision
Manitou Group Attachments simplifies offering under one brand name
Comment: Disruption, digitalisation & new business models
New models such as ‘features-as-a-service’ (FaaS) are changing rental
Electrifying RT scissor lifts
Electric RTs are expanding manufacturers’ ranges, as are updates to diesel versions 
Haulotte Australia wins two HIRE21 awards
Company named best supplier for the second year running and its HS15 E Pro scissor wins best new product 
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