Rental Sector News

New digital tools to increase rental efficiencies
Software suppliers are helping rental companies gain deeper insight into asset tracking, emissions reporting and logistics 
Interview: Don’s Rental on the struggle of the independents
Dave Dworschak, second-generation owner of US-based, homeowner-focused Don’s Rental, says it’s tough out there for smaller equipment rental companies in remote markets
RentalTracker survey: Europe’s equipment rental sector shows signs of life
Survey by ERA and IRN takes snapshot of rental industry confidence
Interview: JLG’s Tim Morris on the access market and what’s to come
Lindsey Anderson sits down with JLG’s Tim Morris for an update on what’s to come from the world’s largest access equipment OEM
Telescopic booms: Soaring demand spurs product innovations
With more units - and OEMs - coming to market than ever before, telescopic boom lift buyers face a range of options when it comes to their next big purchase
Interview: Automating fuel management
Xtellio, Western Global and Cooper partner on fuel management
Job hopping, remote working, and tech: How can construction retain Gen Z?
What does Gen Z want from the construction industry? And can the industry provide it?
How much are the world’s biggest construction OEMs spending on R&D?
What are the world’s 10 biggest construction equipment manufacturers spending on research and development?
Part Two: Industry veteran Mike Disser on what independent rental companies need to thrive
Whether you’re looking to sell your business and want to go the distance, Disser offers industry wisdom to help companies reach their goals
Where is HVO gaining a foothold in the US?
US West Coast Cat dealer Peterson Power Systems generated power with 8 million gallons of HVO as a renewable drop-in replacement for diesel fuel
‘Engines running hot’: is Brazil’s rental sector in growth mode?
Following a period of instability, South America’s largest market is beginning to see an upturn in fortunes
How is the aviation industry using modern access equipment
Effective use is key to reducing the risks for MEWPs around aircraft reports Owen Stockden, Principal at consultants Equinox Partners
Positive collaboration in power generation
Bruno Generators and Scania join forces in development of Tier 4 Final gen-sets.
Interview: Optimizing electric fleet management
Software startup Guided Energy aims to assist fleet owners in managing their fleet of electric vehicles, and the vision includes equipment rental
Baltimore bridge collapse: Can engineers prevent similar disasters?
Deadly catastrophe leads to opportunity for engineers to do more to protect the world’s aging bridges
What is adjudication and how can it be used to resolve construction disputes?
What is the role of adjudication in construction disputes and what are its advantages and disadvantages?
Industry veteran Mike Disser reveals what he sees as the keys to success in rental
Recently joining forces with RMC Consults, Disser calls on 20 years in rental to provide insight into what it takes to go the distance 
ARA aims to fill workforce pipeline with those who are ‘Born for This’
New campaign targets young people with a natural passion for working hands on with equipment
Why upskilling is key for construction in turbulent economic times
Stacey Hayes-Allen of the UK’s Arden University looks at the role upskilling can play in tackling the industry’s talent gap
How do you future proof your rental business?
Joel Särkkä, CIO of Renta Group, offers his recipe
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