All Rental operations Articles

HSS sees big increase in digital business
22% of HSS Hire’s revenues in the final quarter of 2020 were generated through its digital platforms
Briggs Equipment expands in Republic of Ireland
Briggs Equipment has acquired Laois Hire Services from HSS Hire for £11.2 million.
Hitachi’s new North American excavator service plan
New ZX Secure Service Plan for select models will reduce costs for customers in the US and Canada
Rentaire Spain buys 109 JCB scissor lifts
Equipment order will replace Rentaire’s existing scissor lift offering
ALL Aerials restocks with 100 MEWPS
US company restocks with electric vertical mast, diesel scissors and boom lifts from Skyjack, JLG and Genie
Kranpunkten adds 250 electric scissors
Quiet machines respond to demand from interior buils in large construction schemes 
New MD for HKL in Austria
Christian Heigl will drive HKL’s rental business in Austria
Rental company GSV on its digital journey
IRN’s Belinda Smart speaks to Peter Fritzbøger, Digital Director at rental firm GSV about the digitisation process and its outcomes
Kiloutou makes French earthmoving acquisition
Deal to buy Groupe La Centrale De Location (LCDL) will expand its coverage in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in France
Andrews Sykes down 12.9% in 2020
Lock-downs in the final quarter of 2020 had a significant impact on the results
Fluor sells Ameco North America for $73m
Sale sees AMECO’s former CEO Gary Bernardez return to the business as CEO
Sinoboom launches electric models in Malaysia
Schmetterling Rental hosts launch event for zero-emission AB14EJ and AB16EJ articulating booms
REIC adds Rent Me Rentals in Washington
Latest acquisition by REIC gives it 30 rental locations in eight US states
Acces Industrie purchases 327 Snorkel units
The order from Acces Industrie consists of 245 Snorkel electric slab scissor lifts, plus a mix of booms and mini scissors 
The attractions of specialty rentals
Specialty rental, whether pumps, accommodation, access or trenching equipment, offers high returns, writes Belinda Smart.
United raises guidance as recovery continues
United Rentals said its first quarter results reflected a “strong start” to the year as its end markets continue to recover
Comment: OEM perspective on rental’s digital transformation
Patrick Stellwag, Strategic Account Manager at Ammann, gives his views on how digital technology is driving  change in the equipment rental industry.
The role of rental in sustainability
The European Rental Association held an online sustainability event on 31 March. This is an edited version of the round-table discussion, moderated by IRN’s Murray Pollok.
Used equipment: what are the key trends?
The used and re-conditioned machinery market is experiencing solid demand due to factors including Covid-19 and the rise of online auctions. Belinda Smart reports.
Easy Lift sees strong sales in Denmark
Distributor Hammer Lifte delivers Easy Lift spiders to five customers in just a few weeks
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