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4 Executive News Our coverage includes Vp buys Brandon, GAP open up in Bridgwater, Charles Wilson shines with Trime, Total delivery solution, Hilti’s charity work honoured, Rapid hoist expansion, and Service Pump adds Generac machines.


11 Road Show News Hirers tell us how much they enjoyed our London and South East Road Show.


15 Airing hot topics Control of emissions was a major topic at the CPA Plant Conference. Nick Johnson reports.


19 “Like being in the trenches” Alan Guthrie visits Easyhire in Hexham to see how it has recovered from a major flooding incident.


23 Show of strength EHN found exhibitors in upbeat mood at the Showman’s Show in Newbury.


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3 Executive Hire Forum We discuss the implications of Vp’s acquisition of Brandon.


13 Market Watch EHN’s financial analyst, Nick Spoliar, considers what 2018 might have in store for our industry.


56 Spirit of Crosshire Rental Rate Roy gives a festive message to readers - in rhyme.


MARKET REPORT COMPACT PLANT


44 Resilient performance Suppliers tell EHN the reasons why the compact plant market has shown stability over the last 12 months, and why it should continue to do so.


46 Electrifying innovation Nick Johnson sees a prototype Volvo mini driven purely by battery power…


48 Bobcat reveals Bobdock … and travels to the Czech Republic to report on new Bobcat additions.


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31 Protect your data Is your business prepared for the new data control regulations? Adam Bernstein outlines the requirements.


33 Century for Barrus E.P. Barrus is celebrating a significant milestone this year.


35 Seen at Saltex Alan Guthrie reports on new grounds care equipment launched at the exhibition.


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