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ARA forecasts 37% rise in investment in 2022
Covid-19 impact to unwind by year end, and market to surpass 2019 peak revenues
New York rental firm adds Bronto truck mount
Skyway Lift Rentals expands fleet with Bronto Skylift S183XR to keep up with growing demand
Labor pains
Booming U.S. construction market, but finding labor to get the work done is a major issue
Project report: Gordie Howe International Bridge
Several BrandSafway companies recently worked together to deliver comprehensive access, scaffolding and forming solutions for the construction of an international bridge
Layher’s solution for condo project
East Coast Rigging and Scaffolding of Florida recently made restoration efforts possible for a 20-plus-floor condominium utilizing Layher scaffolding for the façade and to accommodate swing stages
Video interview: JLG on today’s telehandlers
Rogerio dos Santos, JLG’s vice president of engineering, speaks about what the future could hold
United Rentals named ‘Best Employer’ by Forbes
United Rentals has been named one of America’s Best Employers on annual Forbes’ list
Herc makes 12 acquisitions in 2021
Annual sales hit record levels as acquisitions make impact
Time to register for Committee Week
The 2022 SAIA Committee Week will welcome guests May 1-5 at The Peabody Hotel in Memphis. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store
Spider lift projects in focus
How this unique product type is meeting the needs of challenging projects around the world
CPWR launches free online tool to improve safety climate
The Center for Construction Research and Training has just launched the Safety Climate-Safety Management Information System (SC-SMIS), a resource to help contractors and safety professionals improve job site safety culture and safety climate.
Update on this year’s National Safety Stand-Down
NIOSH, CWPR and OSHA are looking to expand the annual National Safety Stand-Down event to prevent falls in construction.
United Rentals to maintain high CapEx in 2022
Rental company will invest $3bn in 2022. It posted record sales of $9.7bn in 2021
OSHA seeks nominations for construction committee post
Nominations are being requested from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) for an employee representative position on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health.
Scaffolding partnership aids in airport tower construction
Sunstate Scaffold Services recently teamed with Layher North America to support the construction of an $80 million air traffic control tower at the Southwest Florida International Airport.
Used equipment pricing up 45% in North America
Despite used access equipment and telehandler sales down year-over-year, pricing remains strong in North America
PCA forecasts strong year for construction
The Portland Cement Association said the IIJA bill will provide up to $1.2 trillion for infrastructure projects over the coming years
World of Concrete 2022 concludes
Annual masonry event brought in 37,000 attendees and 1,100 exhibitors spanning the 3-day show held in Las Vegas
SAIA Awards: Call for entries
The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) is now accepting entries for its annual awards, set for August 24 in Boston during the Annual Convention & Exposition
OSHA celebrates 50 years
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a video that commemorates the Administration’s 50 years in existence.
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