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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
Telescopic boom lifts - the trends
Higher capacities and 100% electric models are the trend. And what lies ahead for 200ft models, or above?
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
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 
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
How electrification is heating up race to meet emissions targets
The move to electric-driven access equipment seems inevitable but the journey is not necessarily straightforward.
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
JLG patented self-levelling boom released
The unique 73ft 670SJ self-levelling RT boom lift, first seen at ConExpo in 2020, is now available in North America
United inks deal with Acme Lift
Re-rental specialist Acme Lift is divesting its fleet of access equipment, telehandlers and air compressors to United Rentals
Rental company home to Spain’s largest AWP
Aerial platform with 104-metre working height to service wind farms. 
How quickly is China’s equipment rental sector growing?
Speakers from Luigong, Shanghai Horizon, Hitachi, JLG, Zhongneng United and Cat dealer LSHM North China, to take part in the 2021 International Rental Conference
Herc acquisition expands presence in Texas
Addition of CBS Rentals aligns with strategy to grow density and scale in North American urban markets 
LGMG launches large capacity boom lift
The 23.8m T22J telescopic lift has a 300kg unrestricted and 450kg restricted dual-capacity 
Cat to exhibit through Zeppelin at Bauma
Move indicates shift in Cat’s marketing emphasis
US Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure package
After many months of negotiations, the Senate gave bipartisan approval for the infrastructure bill
ALH speaker highlight: Charlie Dougherty
Charlie Dougherty, vice president and economist with Wells Fargo Securities, to present economic outlook at 2021 ALH Conference
Ritchie Bros. to acquire Euro Auctions for US$1 billion
Auction firm Ritchie Bros. to acquire Euro Auctions and expand international presence
Test drive: JCB 525-60E telehandler
KHL ‘Test drive’: equipment expert Dan Gilkes puts JCB’s 525-60E electric telehandler under the microscope
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