Rental Sector News

When will the China access market reach maturity?
The Chinese MEWP sector is still growing quickly, at around 40% year-on-year, but is several steps from maturity 
Construction equipment: Adaptable attachments
A growing demand for attachments prompts suppliers to focus on attachment durability and adaptability
The future of equipment rental: What will change?
Appleton column: How businesses are adapting to evolutions in the rental industry, and the risks and rewards entailed
Why the rental sector is expanding its services
Major equipment rental companies around the world are extending the services they can offer
5 OEMs meeting construction’s electrification challenge
As the construction equipment continues to meet the alternative energy challenge head on, here’s a roundup of some recent electric-powered offerings from OEMs
Top 10 MEWP rental companies in North America
The annual ALH Aerials20 list illustrates a return to growth – with potential to hit record levels in the coming years – for the MEWP rental market in North America. ALH dissects the data.
How FDI can lead Vietnam’s MEWP covid resurgence
The country is suffering acutely from Covid-19, yet its MEWP market holds great potential, as rental pioneer TNC explains 
How covid, carbon and construction tech is changing Bauma
Lucy Barnard speaks to exhibition organisers and major OEMs about the future of construction trade shows
How the Pandemic and 5G can spur construction innovation
The increasing adoption of 5G will speed up the digitisation of construction and should bring benefits to all of the industry
International access fleet report - free to view
AI‘s Access50 Extended offers a comprehensive insight into global fleets through a range of charts and graphs. Download now, free of charge 
10 ways to join the hydrogen power revolution
Interest in the use of hydrogen has soared over the past few years as the construction industry races to reduce its carbon footprint. We roundup some recent initiatives
Telescopic boom lifts - the trends
Higher capacities and 100% electric models are the trend. And what lies ahead for 200ft models, or above?
Why private equity investors are turning to the rental sector
KHL’s Lucy Barnard asks what sort of deals PE investors are looking for in the sector and why
The latest advances in green construction equipment
Heightened focus on hybrid and electric equipment spurs manufacturers to invest in and partner on new technologies
Top 5 private equity rental acquisitions 2021
We pick out five prominent acquisitions that have occurred throughout the year
Construction demand boosts US rental market
Regional report - Infrastructure stimulus measures and pent-up demand in the US suggest growth ahead for equipment rental firms 
COMMENT: Are we at the beginning of a golden decade in German construction?
Peter Gerstmann, chairman of the board of management of the Zeppelin Group discusses growing opportunities for the German construction sector
Lighting towers - the newest green equipment on the rental market
IRN looks at the latest all-in-one and low emission lighting towers for construction sites
How electrification is heating up race to meet emissions targets
The move to electric-driven access equipment seems inevitable but the journey is not necessarily straightforward.
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?
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