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Materials and labour shortage impacts US construction
Officials told ‘addressing labour and materials shortages will boost construction spending”
FIEC: European construction to show resilience in 2022
Industry association report outlines recovery, but warns conflict in Ukraine will impact growth
Access rental market webinar
Euan Youdale, editor, AI, and Anne Myon, MD at Ducker, explore the global access markets 
GCCA names low carbon challenge winners
Six carbon tech specialists to be backed by leading multinational cement companies
Worker shortages, war in Ukraine and lockdowns hit US construction
AGC calls for end to construction material tariffs amid serious labour and supply chain issues
Industry interview: Megan Tanel, AEM
The new President of the AEM, Megan Tanel, talks to Andy Brown about tech, skills shortages and the infrastructure bill
Biggest US construction wage rise in 40 years
Contractors association says more needs to be done to ensure workers can pursue jobs in construction as worker shortages look set to worsen 
CECE deepens collaboration with India
New MoU with India’s construction equipment association, ICEMA, to improve market access and global trade
New initiative to increase skills in construction
Investment and commitments to be made by construction and education stakeholders to improve construction skills
FIEC highlights distortive foreign subsidies
EC proposal for regulation on foreign subsidies ‘will impact construction’
CECE names Mecalac CEO as new President
Alexandre Marchetta to steer construction industry association through key moment in Europe’s economic recovery
European markets ‘back to pre-Covid levels’
EFCA surveys indicates Europewide optimism, but staff shortages still a challenge
New AEM President announced
Dennis Slater to step down as AEM President to be replaced by Megan Tanel
Lessons learned from aerial platform accident statistics
Lessons can be learned from IPAF’s Global Safety Report, including the importance of sharing accidents and near-miss information 
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
Latest IPAF Global Safety Report released
Updated format, covering 2016-2020, includes global overview and more detailed data analysis 
Why sustainable construction needs concrete
With governments around the world striving for a carbon neutral future concrete can play a key role, says Dr Andrew Minson, concrete and sustainable construction director, GCCA
IPAF launches the ePAL app
The free app features the first ever digital IPAF PAL Card, operator log book and operator safety guide
Interview: India’s equipment rental industry fights Covid impact
International Rental News talks to Satin Sachdeva of India’s Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA)
Worker shortage for US construction
Construction has recovered over 80% of the jobs lost during the pandemic, but worker shortages remain
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