All Rental operations Articles

Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Kevin Appleton on how achievement awards contribute to the rental industry
Appleton Column: What are industry awards really for, and how do judges know true achievement when they see it?
GAP moves HQ in response to growth
New, larger headquarters in Glasgow, UK, will support data analysis to drive efficiencies
Rental company home to Spain’s largest AWP
Aerial platform with 104-metre working height to service wind farms. 
Speedy opens specialist centres in Scotland
New Aberdeen and Edinburgh depots will meet rising demand from the offshore oil & gas, infrastructure and housbuilding sectors
GAP adopts UK emissions compliance scheme
CESAR ECV (Emissions Compliance Verification) system identifies engine emissions and other data on machines 
Altrad acquisition extends geographic reach
Acquisition of scaffolding supplier enables Altrad’s entry into Ireland. 
HVO fuel roll-out for Speedy Access
UK company’s powered access division to use diesel alternative biofuel as standard across its equipment fleet
GAP confirms rental fleet is HVO compatible
UK company completes two-year trial of diesel alternative fuel for construction plant and machinery
GAM buys Portuguese material handling business
€4 million deal adds Yale and Hyster dealerships in Portugal
Modulaire expands in Italy
Acquisition brings fleet of 12,000 units into group’s business
Post-pandemic demand lengthens delivery times for construction equipment
Government stimulus measures following the global pandemic have led to a surge in demand for construction equipment
Speedy trading update points to growth
UK rental company maintains “positive trading momentum” 
Renta Group buys Ausa site dumpers
Rental company has purchased articulated dumpers with load capacities from 1,500 kg to 4,500 kg. 
Hüffermann to add 250 Liebherr tower cranes
As many as 250 new Liebherr tower cranes will form a new tower crane rental fleet for Hüffermann Krandienst in Germany
BakerCorp rebrands as United Rentals
Rebrand and product expansion for United Rentals’ fluid and power business.
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
Modulaire agrees €4.18 billion sale to Brookfield
Brookfield Business Partners expects to complete Modulaire Group acquisition in Q4 of 2021
ERA CO2 calculator gets 1000s of visits
More than 850 CO2 emission calculations have been carried out using the European Rental Association’s CO2 Calculator
European rental to grow 3.6% this year says ERA
Second update to ERA’s 2020 Market Report forecasts a 3.6% recovery in 2021 followed by 4.5% growth in 2022
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