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Should you be in the IRN100 listing?
IRN is now compiling its IRN100 listing of the world's largest 100 equipment rental companies and all rental companies of significant size are encouraged to submit their data now.
Report finds fault with UK hirers
Which?, the UK-based consumer rights organisation, has called for rental companies in the UK to improve their standards after a survey revealed safety faults in half of the tools it rented.
Bredenoord looks to 'local' rentals for growth
Netherlands-based power rental and genset manufacturer Bredenoord said it will focus on developing new rental markets in Europe rather than moving further into the international power projects market.
Malthus wins $50m accommodation rental contract in Canada
Norwegian company Malthus has won a NOK 300 million (€37.5 million) temporary accommodation rental contract in Canada with Brazilian mining company Vale.
Speedy opens first Supercentre
Speedy in the UK has opened its first Superstore.
United Rentals makes operational changes
United Rentals has combined its East and West field operational structure for general rental and aerial operations under the leadership of senior vice president Matt Flannery.
True Value and ARA form alliance
The American Rental Association (ARA) has created a new alliance with True Value Company, the US-based hardware cooperative, to provide ARA member benefits to the cooperative’s retailers who offer rental services.
Mateco opens new Munich branch
German rental specialist, Mateco is opening a new branch in Bavaria, the depot will be located in Kirchheim , Munich.
Speedy re-rentals hits £25 million in sales
Speedy Hire said its managed services division – which re-rents equipment from other rental companies – has reached the “landmark” revenue figure of £25 million.
HSS opens rental desk at United Tool branch
HSS Hire opens a rental desk at a branch of United Tools and Fixings, one if the UK's biggest suppliers of power tools and welding equipment.
Ramirent wins outsourcing deal with Finnish contractor
Finnish contractor Oka Oy has outsourced its construction equipment fleet to Ramirent Finland and signed a five year rental agreement with the company.
First Middle East Volvo Rents store opens in Abu Dhabi
Volvo Construction Equipment's dealer in the United Arab Emirates, FAMCO, has opened the first Volvo Rents store in the Middle East, located in Abu Dhabi.
GAP Group opens dedicated non-mechanical plant locations
UK rental company GAP Group is opening a series of specialist non-mechanical plant depots throughout the country to stock equipment like props, fencing, safety barriers and trench sheets.
Cat Rental Store opens in Burkina Faso, West Africa
The first Cat Rental Store in Western Africa is now up and running in Burkina Faso operated by local Caterpillar dealer Burkina Equipements.
Gautam sees Indian potential
India's large infrastructure projects are porviding a spur to powered access rental, but finance houses' lack of familiarity with the products is delaying progress.
Speedy offers 'green range' and customer carbon data
Speedy Hire is launching a ‘Green Options’ (GO) initiative giving customers the option to choose low-carbon products from a ‘Green Range’. The scheme is part of a wider environmental awareness campaign being launched by the company.
Emeco appoints replacement CEO
Emeco has appointed Keith Gordon as its new managing director and chief executive officer, replacing Laurie Freedman who is retiring after ten years leading the Australian heavy equipment rental company.
Speedy moves into 1250 kVA power market
Speedy Hire has invested almost £0.8 million (€0.9 million) in a new fleet of 1250 kVA generating sets to target international major projects business, in particular in the utilities sector.
New Holland launches rental booking service in Germany
New Holland has launched a rental booking service for equipment end users in Germany. The New Rent programme allows customers to book a rental online or to talk to an operator and supports the rental services being offered by its dealers.
HSS adds heavier equipment to London rental fleet
HSS Hire is moving heavy plant equipment from its Irish business to London to capitalise on rental opportunities in the city, including the London 2012 Olympics.
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