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AlmaCrawler signs Multi AWP Poland deal
Multi AWP – in partnership with other firms – will become official dealer for Poland
YARDZ launches rental management tool
RentaLYNX allows rental companies to provide contractors with an online portal to manage their rented equipment
Tips for contractors to support veterans in construction
United Rentals has compiled a list of the top three ways contractors can support veterans looking to work in the construction industry
Xtreme launches online warranty portal
The online warranty services portal allows Xtreme equipment owners to digitally manage all product warranty and warranty claim information
Ritchie Bros completes SmartEquip acquisition
Move allows Ritchie Bros to offer parts and service support to customers on behalf of dealers and OEM partners
Underground Machinery Rental adds Merlos
St. Louis-based Underground Machinery Rental has added Merlo fixed-boom and rotating telehandlers to its fleet
Instant Tool & Plant Hire acquires two Snorkel trailer lifts
High specification Snorkel TL37J and TL49J towable booms added to firm’s hire fleet
Trackunit expands into Thailand
Trackunit increases presence in Asia market, a region that offers “massive potential” for the uptake of telematics 
Herc buys company in eastern US
Acquisition of Reliable Equipment adds two depots in New Hampshire
Bac Hoogwerkers showcases Zoomlion MEWPs
Netherland’s based rental company and Zoomlion representative Hoogwerkers holds customer open event 
Australian rental firm boosts workflows with Inauro
Inauro’s Perspio captures view of fleet along with rental and servicing data 
Loxam Denmark invests in lithium Snorkels
The order includes eight compact rough terrain lithium S3370RTE and S3970RTE scissor lifts 
CTE signs new zero emissions vehicle deal
Agreement provides exclusive supply of new electric truck to support truck mounted aerial platform
JCB signs multi-billion-euro hydrogen deal
Equipment manufacturer will take 10% of all green hydrogen made by Australian energy firm FFI
Podcast: IRN looks at data fusion with Inauro
IRN talks to Angus Kennard (co-CEO) and Max Girault CEO of Australian company Inauro about how rental companies are using digital technology to manage their data.
JLG: Market drivers indicate strong multi-year growth
JLG’s Q4 results break backlog records, OEM reports backlog up 652% vs. prior year to $2.8 billion
9 carbon reduction targets from equipment rental firms
As the race for the construction industry to reach Net Zero heats up, we take a look at the latest pledges from the rental sector to meet their targets…
Sunbelt Rentals UK reveals how it passed the Covid test
Interview: CEO Andy Wright talks to IRN about ‘Project Unify’, rebranding A-Plant, and Covid testing centre contracts
APEX Asia overcomes challenges
The third APEX Asia show was successfully held last week in Shanghai despite the challenges presented by the Covid pandemic
United Rentals points to ‘sustained recovery’
United Rentals has again upped its full-year guidance, now expecting total revenues to be 8 to 11% higher than originally estimated at the end of 2020
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