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ARA launches training programs
New certification programs for MEWP operators and trainers have been debuted by the American Rental Association
Call for US to end tariffs on materials
Construction employment and spending up again in US, but tariffs could halt progress
Skyjack president discusses new facilities in China
Interview: Ken McDougall on how Skyjack will serve the Asia Pacific region
Telematics: The data driving construction machines
Monitoring data streams to help drive down costs and carbon emissions
Manitou opens €26 million MEWP factory
New ‘smart’ facility in France is strategic move targeting growing MEWP markets
Top recruitment tips for rental companies
Looking for help? The ARA’s Director of Rental Industry Workforce Development, Keith Pearson, discusses recruitment with ALH’s Lindsey Anderson
Manitou invests $80m in its US factories
Spending includes big commitment to development of electric equipment 
SAIA honors past presidents
In recognition of President’s Day earlier this week, the SAIA thanked its incoming, current and past presidents
ARA forecasts 37% rise in investment in 2022
Covid-19 impact to unwind by year end, and market to surpass 2019 peak revenues
Labor pains
Booming U.S. construction market, but finding labor to get the work done is a major issue
Lawsons opens North American branch
Rob Miner appointed Vice President North America for Lawsons Global Recruitment
Record-setting spider launch
New Easy Lift RA53 spider lift is set to be the only articulated model over 40m on the market
inspHire updates logo
Rental software specialist launches new logo, marking its status as part of Kerridge Commercial Systems
CPWR launches free online tool to improve safety climate
The Center for Construction Research and Training has just launched the Safety Climate-Safety Management Information System (SC-SMIS), a resource to help contractors and safety professionals improve job site safety culture and safety climate.
Update on this year’s National Safety Stand-Down
NIOSH, CWPR and OSHA are looking to expand the annual National Safety Stand-Down event to prevent falls in construction.
China’s plan for construction: greener, smarter, more robots
Latest five-year plan aims to make industry more sustainable, smarter and safer
Strong end to 2021 for Manitou
€2.9 billion orderbook sees access equipment company set sights on 20% revenue increase for 2022
JLG sales up 48%, expects record full year revenues
JLG sales up 48% during three months to Dec. 31, 2021, reports historical high backlog 
OSHA seeks nominations for construction committee post
Nominations are being requested from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) for an employee representative position on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health.
Used equipment pricing up 45% in North America
Despite used access equipment and telehandler sales down year-over-year, pricing remains strong in North America
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