Rental Sector News

Avesco Rent and reducing emissions: Q&A with Vincent Albasini
Focus on transport has allowed the company to make quick reductions in CO2 emissions
Access Confidence Survey - how will the sector perform in 2022?
AI’s annual survey shows a positive outlook for the year ahead, considering the ongoing challenges 
How the Showman’s Show bounced back from the pandemic
The UK’s main exhibition for the events sector, the Showman’s Show, made a welcome return in October after an enforced pandemic break. 
How new site dumpers are meeting growing demand
New site dumper releases are meeting demand for lower emission, compact options and all-important safety upgrades.
What did we learn from the IRN cybersecurity webinar?
What did we learn from the IRN Webinar ‘Cybersecurity for Rental’ on 4 November? 
Appleton Column: Fond farewells and the rental evolution
As IRN columnist Kevin Appleton bids us farewell to move on to the next chapter, he reflects on the ongoing and often inspiring evolution of the rental sector.
How Zeppelin Rental is collaborating on e-procurement
Zeppelin Rental is working on a project to integrate its fleet offering into its rental customers’ e-procurement platforms. 
Interview: Loxam and the secret behind sustainability
Paul Rankin, COO of Loxam PAD, outlines the changing landscape of sustainablity in the access sector 
Why the pandemic is encouraging more women to work in construction
Why construction was one of the only sectors where the number of jobs held by women increased
Why West African demand is growing for Caterpillar dealer JA Delmas
Caterpillar dealer JA Delmas is finding demand for rental services in West Africa, and it’s growing
IPAF rental reports show industry growth
MEWP markets have recovered but concerns remain over Covid remain, say IPAF’s new rental reports 
How can employers overcome skills shortages and fill vacancies?
As the pandemic further exacerbates problems finding good new employees, how can employers fill vacancies? 
Access OEMs discuss how the MEWP market will evolve in 2022
Demand for manually propelled MEWPs has steadily increased over the last few years due to jobsite requirements, discontinued use of ladders and machine advancements
Is construction taking slave labour seriously?
The International Labour Organisation estimates that 4.5 million people are currently working in construction against their will
Test drive: JCB 525-60E telehandler
KHL ‘Test drive’: equipment expert Dan Gilkes puts JCB’s 525-60E electric telehandler under the microscope
Exclusive interview: Scott Park, Doosan Bobcat CEO, on hydrogen, supply chains and new products
Despite the pandemic, supply chain issues, and other challenges, construction equipment sales are booming
Comment: why propane offers key benefits for equipment rental
Propane provides a clean, safe alternative for rental equipment of all kinds
Why ‘The Great Resignation’ hit Construction
How firms are struggling to recruit the skills they need to capitalise on a post-pandemic boom
How GAP and Spartan partnered to go paperless
The UK’s GAP Group is installing a paperless system for its workshop operations. 
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