Equipment News

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    Telematics in the access sector

    2020-06-16T11:58:00Z

    Telematics are the eyes and ears of onsite access equipment and its importance can only grow

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    Hybrid and electric: Decisions, decisions

    2020-04-17T09:49:00Z

    As more options open up, it can be difficult to know what power system to go with

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    Innovations to electrify

    2019-10-28T12:02:00Z

    David Schulenberg of Briggs & Stratton explains how integrated battery systems can help to ease the transition to electrification

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    Telematics and the data sharing economy

    2019-10-08T10:01:00Z

    Sam Hassan, CEO and president of telematics provider ZTR Control Systems, is trail blazing the data brokerage scene

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    New booms in 2017

    2017-07-18T10:39:00Z

    New standards, new companies and new markets are all aiding self propelled boom developments and designs. AI reports

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    Interview: Zavod Podiomnikov - AWP manufacturing and rental in Russia

    2017-07-05T13:38:00Z

    Zavod Podiomnikov is Russia’s first AWP manufacturer, as well as being a rental company, and has major plans for growth in Russia, then abroad, plus plans for a 60m working height self propelled boom. Company director Timofeenko Sergey speaks to AI about its aspirations

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    Trojan licenses new battery technology

    2017-05-23T13:35:00Z

    Trojan Battery has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Advanced Battery Concepts for its GreenSeal bi-polar battery technology with the goal of future product commercialization

  • Atlas Copco has doubled its QES portable generator range with six new models
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    FEATURE: Generating innovation

    2017-01-18T11:48:00Z

    Manufacturers continue to look for gaps in the market to ensure their generators stand out from the crowd

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    Scaffolding International: Upping standards

    2017-01-11T13:55:00Z

    With a shift in demand towards advanced scaffolding solutions, scaffolding manufacturers in India have been introducing new products, backed by the required product support. Partha Pratim Basistha reports. 

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    FEATURE: Early adopters

    2016-12-21T11:02:00Z

    With a range of variable such as fuel consumption, operating costs, maintenance and weight to consider, making a breaker that will appeal to rental companies depends hugely on product development

  • Pionner Pump forecasts further growth in niche markets in 2016
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    FEATURE: More than a pump

    2016-03-24T09:43:00Z

    As well as updating products, pump manufacturers are working with contractors and rental companies to offer full project packages. IRN reports.

  • Hilti's new On Track asset tracking technology – an RFID and barcode scanner system that works toget
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    FEATURE: High-performance tools

    2016-03-23T09:00:00Z

    Power tools are the compact workhorses of the construction industry, and manufacturers are concentrating on increasing power options, performance and ergonomics

  • Supplied by dealer Nasta, the first piece of Hitachi light compaction equipment in Norway has been p
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    FEATURE: The science of compaction

    2016-03-22T10:17:00Z

    Technology can take the guesswork out of compaction, and help boost quality control

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    SHOWGUIDE: The North American Showcase

    2016-02-03T09:18:00Z

    This February, the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta will be the arena for North America’s rental product showcase. IRN looks at some of what will be on offer at The Rental Show

  • The Executive Hire Show takes place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, UK
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    SHOWGUIDE: A decade of Executive Hire

    2016-02-02T09:24:00Z

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Executive Hire Show, and it looks set to be a bumper event.

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    Feature: Compressors - Power and reliability

    2015-03-24T16:20:00Z

    Compressor manufacturers are constantly refining their designs, with new models focusing on better efficiency, higher volumes and new territories

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    Interview: IPAF's Tim Whiteman

    2014-11-14T11:17:00Z

    IRN caught up with IPAF CEO Tim Whiteman to find out what the organisation had learnt so far in its 31-year history, and what is still to come.

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    Feature: Strong outlook

    2014-11-14T11:08:00Z

    Growth is forecast for the global power rental sector, and manufacturers are concentrating on minimising transport costs and saving fuel to increase their market share. IRN reports

  • Stihl has developed a new Carbon Concept chainsaw as a result of a feasibility study – a 5.4 kW tool
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    Feature: Packing a punch

    2014-11-14T10:52:00Z

    Power tools manufacturers are working hard to fit more power into smaller packages, with rental companies firmly in mind. IRN reports

  • During one of the UK’s wettest winters on record in 2013/14, 10 Volvo Penta-powered Pioneer Pump sup
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    A fast flow of ideas

    2014-09-19T10:37:00Z

    New technology is coming to the pump rental industry, driven by changing market demand. IRN siphons the latest news from the sector.