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Manitex changes CEO, buys into rental
Steve Filipov replaced by former AMECO and H-E Parts executive
H&E opens two new branches
H&E’s first-ever Philadelphia location features a 15,400-square-foot facility on 2.75 acres of land. The company has also expanded in Arkansas
The future of MEWP batteries
Interview: Noble Zhang, C&D Trojan general manager, discusses battery options for aerial platforms 
Top ten most expensive cities for construction
What is the most expensive city in the world to build in? 
Why rental dominates in India
Rental penetration in India surpasses that of many mature markets
ARA launches training programs
New certification programs for MEWP operators and trainers have been debuted by the American Rental Association
Skyjack president discusses new facilities in China
Interview: Ken McDougall on how Skyjack will serve the Asia Pacific region
Telematics: The data driving construction machines
Monitoring data streams to help drive down costs and carbon emissions
Manitou opens €26 million MEWP factory
New ‘smart’ facility in France is strategic move targeting growing MEWP markets
Turkey’s IMDER appoints new President
GM of leading equipment supplier appointed association head
Kiloutou acquires in Denmark
GSV is Kiloutou’s largest acquisition to date
ERA updates sustainability tool
Framework offers unified code of conduct on sustainability 
Skyjack to manufacture in China
Production of DC scissors will initially start at parent company Linamar’s existing facilties and grow from there
Record construction equipment sales in 2021
Global construction equipment sales grew 10% last year with demand expected to remain high in 2022
Top recruitment tips for rental companies
Looking for help? The ARA’s Director of Rental Industry Workforce Development, Keith Pearson, discusses recruitment with ALH’s Lindsey Anderson
Manufacturers call a halt in Russia
Hitachi, Komatsu and JCB among those ceasing operations, following Ukraine invasion
Dinolift stops sales to Russia
Finland-based manufacturer Dinolift will no longer sell products or parts to Russia or Belarus
XCMG to reduce carbon footprint of ‘key products’ by 32%
OEM says that by 2035 carbon footprint of key products, including excavators and cranes, will be reduced by 32% 
ERA video shows return to rental growth in Europe
Reopening of European economies boosts rental market
War in Ukraine: the construction impact
Assessing the wider impact on construction of the war in Ukraine
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