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ERA adds electric construction equipment to TCO calculator
Calculator compares annual, monthly and daily costs in different scenarios.
New mobile app for used machinery
New mobile app to streamline the buying and selling of used heavy plant and construction machinery
Three ways technology is changing construction’s supply chain
Construction technology is on the rise but can it solve the supply chain shortage?
Hilti and Trackunit launch strategic partnership
Partnership to bring global scale to tool and equipment connectivity 
LGH launches e-commerce site
Site supports next day delivery across the UK 
Groundforce launches attachments e-commerce site
Excavator attachments now available for rent ‘at any time of day or night’
New BigChange tech pinpoints plant location
Added technology helps locate plant on site to within three metres
ERA to expand cybersecurity guide
Benchmarking and insurance among issues to be addressed by cybersecurity working group 
Komatsu seals digital partnership in central Europe
Partnership will see digital transformation for earth moving businesses in Czech Republic and Slovakia
Ausa launches fleet management software
Cloud based system will support maintenance, efficiency and security for end-users
Hilti acquires jobsite tech platform
Acquisition of Fieldwire will drive productivity on construction sites to a wider global market 
Trackunit expands Kin functionality
New capability collects movement data from tagged assets in real time
ERA warns of challenges for non-digitalised businesses
Digitalisation has been accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic, says ERA
TÜV SÜD offers training for AI systems
Engineering services company says many firms using artificial intelligence products run into implementation problems
ERA Convention speakers urge rapid digital transformation
Rental businesses encouraged to act quickly on digitalisation and prepare for ‘uberisation’
IRN webinar to offer cybersecurity tips as threat grows
Working from home and digitalisation mean rental companies more vulnerable 
Comment: OEM perspective on rental’s digital transformation
Patrick Stellwag, Strategic Account Manager at Ammann, gives his views on how digital technology is driving  change in the equipment rental industry.
Interview: Alexander Greschner, Wacker Neuson
Wacker Neuson hopes a new equipment sharing App will boost the rental businesses of some of its dealers. Murray Pollok reports.
LONGER READ: Data fusion
Angus Kennard, former Kennards Hire CEO, explains why he has created a new business, Inauro, to help rental companies manage data.
Volvo builds autonomous machine demo area
Manufacturer’s test and demonstration area will educate customers on how to use remote-control machines and autonomous connected systems
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