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Modern (International) expands
Modern (International) Access and Scaffolding Ltd, an authorsied Genie dealer in Hong Kong and Macau, is opening offices in in Guangzhou, China, and Singapore this summer.
A-Plant spends £30 million on new equipment.
UK rental company, A-Plant, has placed new equipment orders worth over £30 million.
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Strength in numbers
Three of the biggest US rental companies – United Rentals, RSC and Volvo Rents - are using sophisticated customer benchmarking techniques to measure how they are performing. Lucy M Peterson, in the first of a two-part article, reports.
Cat sees potential in 'big box' rentals
Caterpillar sees the potential to substantially expand its Cat Rental Store network in North America by creating rental operations inside Home Depot stores.
BM Location expands rental offering
Bergerat Monnoyeur Location (BM Loc), the French Cat Rental Store business operated by Caterpillar dealer Bergerat Monnoyeur, is to expand its product offering to general contractors and builders under a new ‘Pack Batiment’ programme.
New Holland trials dealer rental
New Holland is trialing a dealer rental business in Unna, Germany, with 40 machines currently in the fleet.
Brandon expands UK network
Brandon Hire, the UK tool hire chain owned by the Wolseley Group, has recently opened nine new branches to take its total network to over 260 locations nationwide.
CityRent takes big step forward
Polish access rental company, CityRent is adding 120 - 150 new aerial platforms to its fleet in 2008, increasing its holding to almost 400 machines
Easi Uplifts joins PartnerLIFT group
Easi Uplifts, the Republic of Ireland-based access renter, joined the German rental franchise organisation PartnerLIFT at the start of January 2008.
Brazil beckons
If you want to know where the big potential access markets are, you could do worse than follow RIWAL. The Netherlands companyis targeting Brazil and at the vanguard of its new enterprise in Curitiba, is Jim Röest, newly arrived from his previous base in Europe.
Housing gives Iceland's rental sector boost
The high demand for houses, offices and infrastructure is giving Iceland's construction equipment rental sector a huge boost, according to Hjalti Mar Bjarnason (above), chief executive officer of construction equipment dealer, rental and materials supply company Mest.
No environmental targets
UK rental company Hewden said a survey of project site managers revealed that almost half had been given no clear environmental targets.
IRN Rental Share Index
IRN Rental Share Index
Moving on
Montreal-based Simplex Equipment Rental, which this year celebrates its 100th birthday, is going through a period of unprecedented growth. John Wyatt visited the company at its Montreal head office.
ACCESS 50
The 2007 Access 50 listing
Speedy response to UK floods
Unseasonably wet weather in the North and Southwest of the UK in June and July have proved a boon for Speedy Pumps, the pumps division of rental companySpeedy Hire.
People news: from the world's rental industry
People news: from the world's rental industry
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