International Rental News - September 2020
16 September 2020
included in this issue:
Kiloutou goes online with used equipment sales; Fluor sells AMECO Caribbean; Euroconstruct forecasts slow recovery; Digitalisation in rental webinar: speakers announced.
- THE APPLETON COLUMN
Kevin Appleton considers what companies can do to manage the effects of the pandemic.
- EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: HKL BAUMASCHINEN
Kay Städing, HKL’s CEO, tells IRN about the company’s plans to open five depots during its 50th anniversary year.
- EXLUSIVE INTERVIEW: HOME DEPOT
Tony English, Senior Merchant for Rental at The Home Depot, talks about new developments at the company.
- ERA PAGE
The European Rental Association has developed a Sustainable Supplier Framework.
- PREVIEW: IRC
The International Rental Conference will be held in Shanghai the day before Bauma China, with a slightly different focus.
- PREVIEW: BAUMA CHINA
Messe München is forging ahead with its big construction show in China, as the Chinese government makes efforts to stimulate the economy by raising infrastructure investment.
Euan Youdale, Editor of sister magazine Access International, explores the latest trends in the access equipment sector.
- LIGHTING TOWERS
The blow to manufacturers from the drop in rental capex due to the pandemic could be softend by the trend for sustainable equipment.
- REGIONAL REPORT: JAPAN
Restoration work on recent disasters in Japan is helping buoy demand for rental equipment during the pandemic.
- LATAM RENTAL 45
Cristián Peters, Editor of Construcción Latinoamericana, looks at Latin America’s biggest rental players.
With roadwork activity little impacted at the peak of the pandemic, Thomas Allen asks about the longer-term effects and looks at the latest equipment.
- RENTAL MANAGEMENT
We look at two approaches to bringing rental customers an up-to-date online service