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Rental association CPA appoints new chief
UK’s Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) announces successor to Kevin Minton
Seizing the infrastructure opportunity
Now is the time to prepare your company for an impending rise in demand as a result of a surge in infrastructure spending
‘Record’ carbon output for buildings and construction
CO2 produced by construction and buildings hit a record-high in 2021 
Concern grows over transport bureaucracy in Germany
European transport and crane association backs campaign for reform of Germany’s transport permit system
Scale of Ukraine reconstruction highlighted at Bauma
Cost of reconstruction could be as high as US$540 billion
Kobelco suspends some machine sales in Europe
Temporary stop on certain crane and excavator sales due to Hino engine emission certification issue
Restrictive regulations in Italy
Frustration is growing in Italy at illogical and inefficient permit regulations
Hong Kong tower crane collapse kills 3 injures 6
Government labour department investigating luffing jib tower crane collapse
How to keep smart construction machines safe from hackers
Experts discuss how contractors can protect their fleets against ransomware and terror attacks
Controversy over Skanska loader crane ban
Industry association warns of far-reaching consequences for contractor’s hydraulic truck loader crane ban
€23.5bn UK nuclear project gets go-ahead
UK government and EDF now in discussions over funding of Sizewell C project
SC&RA’s insurance platform delivers mutual value
SC&RA renewed its agreement with the two endorsed market partners of its Property & Casualty Insurance Platform.
How can jobsite health and safety be improved?
Managing jobsite health and safety risks is vital for the future of the construction industry 
US$2.9 billion for US transport infrastructure
Grant money part of President Biden’s US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill
Transport regs tighten in Europe
Regulations for abnormal load transports are tightening in Germany, France and Belgium, reports transport and crane association ESTA
Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses of more than 100 employees. 
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
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