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Contrary economic indicators suggest a curiously calm 2023
December construction spending and employment chaos offer insights that may silence the recession alarms
OSHA enforcement change puts teeth in penalties for serious violations
‘This is intended to be a targeted strategy for employers who repeatedly put profits before their employees’ safety and health’
Rental demand holds up for Manitou
France-based group sees 54% revenue rise in Q4 but confirms continued supply and inflation pressures 
Cost for construction materials ‘decline steeply’ in December
Survey finds that contractors listed material costs as one of their top concerns 
US debut for JCB’s hydrogen engine
JCB to showcase its hydrogen combustion technology in the US
Trackunit buys German tech business
Telematics specialist expands reach in contractor market
Skyjack opens new Mexico factory
The 200,000 square foot factory manufactures Skyjack’s telehandler and boom range
Your guide to World of Concrete 2023
Set to open Jan. 17, this year’s masonry-focused event features new programs, education and
United Rentals named ‘Top 100 Best Places to Work’
World’s largest rental company places 81st 
US$2.1 billion to improve bridges in the US
The Biden-Harris administration has announced that the money will be used to improve four nationally significant bridges
U.S. construction spending surprises with November rebound
Stable and growing investment in nonresidential and multifamily housing construction outweighs a single-family home drop
US construction pay growth outstrips rest of private sector
 US construction workers now earn 18% more per hour than in the private sector as a whole
Off-Highway Research launches North American Service
Monthly Market Reports to start, with Database Service to follow
Top rental acquisitions of 2022
IRN looks back at some of the biggest acquisitions from 2022
Manitou takes major stake in lithium battery provider
French company manufactures and maintains lithium-ion battery systems 
SafwayAtlantic beats ground-load limits for access to replace 52-story office
Custom solutions include needle beam scaffold, ground protection and a 60-story hanging hoist complex on the Manhattan project
It’ll be the biggest ConExpo-Con/Agg ever
All exhibit space for upcoming event in Las Vegas sold out, attendee registrations ahead of 2020
Manitou introduces prototype hydrogen telehandler
Based on a 14m unit, the prototype is part of Manitou’s wide-ranging green energy plan 
Two leading U.S. construction-economy indicators just abruptly turned south
Architecture billings and nonresidential contractor backlog both showed their first recent weakening but it’s not all bad news
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