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Kevin Appleton on how achievement awards contribute to the rental industry
Appleton Column: What are industry awards really for, and how do judges know true achievement when they see it?
Rob Oliver to step down as CEA’s chief exec
Suneeta Johal named as new CEO of UK-based Construction Equipment Association
Global reporting rules proposed for construction carbon
Coalition of industry organisations calls for ‘toolkit’ to minimise the carbon footprint of projects
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’
Major UK contractors agree pre-qualification standard
Build UK’s Common Assessment Standard system will make pre-qualification for tenders cheaper and faster
Bravi achieves ISO 9001 certification
Accreditation covers the design, manufacture and servicing of its platforms 
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
EU’s renovation wave to drive sustainability
New vision to cut emissions, boost recovery and reduce energy poverty by doubling renovation rate
Volvo CE demonstrates renewable fuel
Swedish manufacturer now using HVO biodiesel as its fuel of choice in customer demonstration units
HS2 awarded BREEAM certificate
First phase of major UK railway project recognised for its commitment to sustainability
IRE show: Friday deadline for online registration
Register your attendance at www.IREshow.com before 5.00pm CEST on Friday, 28 April, to avoid €20 entrance fee at the door
Updated cement standards guide
Cembureau publishes revised version of its Cement Standards of the World publication, with overview of standards for cement from 84 countries
March magic for European construction industry
A ten-year high recorded in month-on-month activity levels for March, as confidence about future remains high
Please take part in the March CE Barometer survey
Our monthly one-minute European industry survey is now open. Please follow the link to fill it in
Optimistic outlook continues
Optimism about the future sees a balance of +40.7, representing a positive outlook, despite dip from January
Keep up-to-date via the KHL News Bulletin
Joe Malone, editor, International Rental News, provides the latest global construction news via regular one-minute audio news bulletins
Activity rises once more
Companies say activity increased month-on-month, with optimism rising over future prospects
Compact loaders: Small but mighty
Divestments, award winners, operator comfort and safety among headlines for compact loaders in Europe
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