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Coates Hire launches 150t capacity structural prop
Lightweight, heavy-duty prop is the fruit of a research project with Monash University in Australia
Comment: OEM perspective on rental’s digital transformation
Patrick Stellwag, Strategic Account Manager at Ammann, gives his views on how digital technology is driving  change in the equipment rental industry.
The role of rental in sustainability
The European Rental Association held an online sustainability event on 31 March. This is an edited version of the round-table discussion, moderated by IRN’s Murray Pollok.
Used equipment: what are the key trends?
The used and re-conditioned machinery market is experiencing solid demand due to factors including Covid-19 and the rise of online auctions. Belinda Smart reports.
Interview: Alexander Greschner, Wacker Neuson
Wacker Neuson hopes a new equipment sharing App will boost the rental businesses of some of its dealers. Murray Pollok reports.
CGTE acquires GM Noleggi in Italy
CGTE says the move will strengthen its presence in the North East of Italy
AFI expands Super Set delivery fleet
UK rental company adds three DAF delivery trucks for its range of large MEWPs 
Loxam first to offer hydrogen fuel cell generator
Deal with hydrogen specialist EODev sees Loxam move towards zero-emissions with fuel cell GEH2 genset 
Loxam named leader in sustainability
Sustainability agency Vigeo Eiris awards equipment rental company a first place performance rating
Wacker Neuson trials dealer rental App
EquipZip rental App now being tested in US, with trials to start in central Europe later this year
ERA’s new CSR KPI framework in development
The European Rental Assocation is developing a framework around corporate social responsibility key performance indicators - the ‘CSR KPI framework’ for use by rental companies
Sunbelt Rentals UK places €76m JCB order
UK rental company invests 2,100 new JCB machines, including 350 access platforms
Sunbelt Rentals UK invests in ZTR telematics
Introduced across its powered access fleet, the solution addresses unauthorised use, theft and unsafe operation
GAP launches technical and environmental branch
UK company GAP Hire Solutions has launched a new Technical and Environmental Services branch
Spain’s LoxamHune becomes CO2 neutral
Spanish rental company LoxamHune says it has been carbon neutral since the end of 2020
Boels states zero-emissions ambition
Boels Rental said it aims to become “the largest provider of zero-emission equipment in the rental sector”
Aggreko agrees to private equity sale
I Squared Capital and TDR Capital will pay £2.32 billion for the power rentals business
UK System Scaffold Hire buys former Haki UK facility
Acquisition of Haki’s former UK head office includes $2.1 million worth of scaffold systems
Video interview: GAP Group enters machine control sector
Murray Pollok of International Rental News talks to GAP Group’s Jim Burke about the hi-tech rental initiative
ERA says rental proved agile in Covid response
European Rental Association says the rental market was down in 2020, but not by as much as expected
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