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‘Bad’ data costing construction US$1.8 trillion
New study reveals cost to construction of inaccurate and untimely information
ERA updates rental guide, video series planned
Chapters on sustainability and equipment types included in new guide
TopLift 2021: Sky high competition
Our annual TopLift contest is back and it’s time for you to vote for your favourite lift from our selection of ten terrific jobs
Euroconstruct debates the future of construction
Virtual conference in Austria optimistic about sector’s general economic outlook
Webinar asks, can construction be sustainable?
October 7 event - experts to discuss materials and processes set to reduce carbon emissions
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
10 Key steps to decarbonise the construction industry
New report from the Global Alliance for Building and Construction provides step-by-step policy strategy to help lower carbon emissions
GAP confirms rental fleet is HVO compatible
UK company completes two-year trial of diesel alternative fuel for construction plant and machinery
AI could help reduce building emissions
Algorithm can predict energy rates in a split second, potentially improving design and renovation
UK construction companies unclear on fleet use
Survey by fleet management specialist Vimcar finds 37% do not know how and when company vehicles are being used
UK construction equipment sales increase by 70%
First half of 2021 sees equipment sales reach 18,000 units, despite supply chain delays and rising prices, according to CEA data
IC Tower Index 2021 call for entries
It is time to submit your entry for the 2021 IC Tower Index ranking of the world’s largest tower crane-owning companies
ERA CO2 calculator gets 1000s of visits
More than 850 CO2 emission calculations have been carried out using the European Rental Association’s CO2 Calculator
Infrastructure spending expected to rise in Eastern Europe
GlobalData report suggests just four out of 15 countries can speed up infrastructure projects to boost post-pandemic growth
Honda and Komatsu team up for electric mini excavator
Partnership aims to allow Honda’s MPP batteries to be used with various Komatsu equipment
Roelofs starts on ‘world’s first’ bio-asphalt road
Netherlands-based contractor uses Avantium’s new plant-based Dutch lignin, as alternative to bitumen  
Robotic ‘dog’ could now help save lives
Research conducted by Scotland’s National Robotarium aims to save lives and cut CO2 emissions
IRN100: the largest equipment rental companies in the world
Revenues at the world’s largest equipment rental companies fell by 6.4% in 2020
Awards for research investigating why mega projects fail
Research published in Project Management Journal lists six key factors that impact megaproject failure
Research highlights need for ‘hidden carbon’ regulations
European Union needs to adopt a common approach to the decarbonisation of buildings, says Buildings Performance Institute Europe 
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