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UltraWis CEO joins ITC conference line-up
Lior Avitan will be a panellist on the round-table on remote control of tower cranes at ITC in Nice, France on 2 December
Why are construction equipment fires increasing?
Insurers and fire chiefs say there has been a spike in the number of fires breaking out in off road construction equipment
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
Lessons learned from aerial platform accident statistics
Lessons can be learned from IPAF’s Global Safety Report, including the importance of sharing accidents and near-miss information 
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
Latest IPAF Global Safety Report released
Updated format, covering 2016-2020, includes global overview and more detailed data analysis 
Helastel launches health & safety app
New Illeso app lets users upload health & safety documents to the cloud for paper-free compliance
Bouygues offers 1,000 training positions
France-based construction firm launches digital work-study campaign to attract new workers to the industry
Speedy COO joins board of sustainability school
Dan Evans appointed by Supply Chain Sustainability School as it helps construction industry meet the UK Construction Strategy 2025 targets
Serious Labs offers VR training for HS2 MEWP operators
Serious Labs launches pilot VR training program for UK’s HS2 partnership Align JV 
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures
BIMcert team offers students a helping hand
Vocational schools in Croatia will use the group’s online learning platform for free
JLG’s Augmented Reality App aids project planning
Allows users to place to-scale 3D equipment model in their work environment
Tackling the UK construction skills shortage
Larger workforce required to hit UK Government construction targets despite employee applications increasing
Construction is third most dangerous UK industry
Some industries are failing to keep up - and the results are deadly, says PPE company Vizwear 
HS2 awarded BREEAM certificate
First phase of major UK railway project recognised for its commitment to sustainability
Sarens speech to confront ‘macho’ behaviour
Hendrik Sarens will use his keynote address at the World Crane and Transport Summit to confront machismo culture in the industry
Guidance on lifting with excavators
Construction Plant-hire Association to revise and update its guidance on lifting with excavators titled Lifting Operations in Construction when Using Excavators
Name change for GKD
Electronic safety systems company GKD Technik becomes GKD Technologies and unveils new branding at Bauma
Indeco releases construction guide series
Series of guidebooks on industry best practice starts with focus on tunnelling
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