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EquipmentShare launches digitalisation platform for construction
T3 platform will provide apps for tracking equipment, people and materials, with more functions to follow
U.S. announces tariff ruling on Chinese MEWP imports
Chinese MEWP OEMs could face significant import duties if ruling is upheld in November
When will the China access market reach maturity?
The Chinese MEWP sector is still growing quickly, at around 40% year-on-year, but is several steps from maturity 
Green vertical mast launches from Skyjack
Skyjack has launched two ‘Eco’ vertical mast lifts at The Rental Show this week, alongside the scissor lift XStep option
Trackunit expands Kin functionality
New capability collects movement data from tagged assets in real time
5 OEMs meeting construction’s electrification challenge
As the construction equipment continues to meet the alternative energy challenge head on, here’s a roundup of some recent electric-powered offerings from OEMs
How FDI can lead Vietnam’s MEWP covid resurgence
The country is suffering acutely from Covid-19, yet its MEWP market holds great potential, as rental pioneer TNC explains 
Blackwood Engineering expands in UK
Casting and counterweight manufacturer Blackwood Engineering has purchased a second UK site to further its growth plans
IPAF rolls out e-PAL app internationally
Now available in 26 countries, new ePAL app lets MEWP operators share their qualifications with site managers
Oshkosh reports “significant’ supply chain disruption
JLG’s owner says situation particularly challenging for access equipment and may lead to further price increases
IRN webinar to offer cybersecurity tips as threat grows
Working from home and digitalisation mean rental companies more vulnerable 
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Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Trident and ULMA raise ‘tallest skycraper in Brooklyn’
US contractor uses specialist formwork system from ULMA for 73-storey-high 9 Dekalb Avenue project
10 ways to join the hydrogen power revolution
Interest in the use of hydrogen has soared over the past few years as the construction industry races to reduce its carbon footprint. We roundup some recent initiatives
Rate rises assist Sunbelt to pre-Covid revenue
Sunbelt Rentals’ first quarter revenue up 22% on 2020 and 12% on 2019, partly thanks to increasing rental rates
Peri launches digital concrete monitoring kit
Temperature Monitoring and Concrete Maturity Kit takes temperature readings from different points in concrete
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Haulotte sales rise amid sourcing challenges
Haulotte has recorded a 12% sales increase in its first half of 2021, across most regions 
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