All Rental Articles

Ramirent trials Bosch attachments link-up
Ramirent's Karlskrona depot in Sweden is trialing a new arrangement for selling power tool consumables. The company is working with a single supplier – Robert Bosch – to consolidate virtually all its power tool drill bits, saw blades and other tool consumables.
Pump economies
Netherlands pumps manufacturer and distributor BBA has cooperated with Hatz to create a range of low-maintenance, low-cost deatering and contractors pumps.
BBA's story
BBA was founded in 1953 for the production of pipes and quick couplings for customers in the Netherlands. The original company later reformed itself into the BBA Group, specialising in manufacturing, selling and servicing pump equipment.
Italian innovation
Italian manufacturers of crawler mounted aerial platforms continue to supply the flexibility and transportability often important to renters of access equipment.
Aiming the light
Lighting tower manufacturer Towerlight is bringing to Europe the articulated boom AST8000 lighting tower it developed for open-pit mining applications in Australia.
Quiet generators
Italian manufacturer Mase has enlarged its welder/generator range with its 5 kVA MW 180 DS model. Launched in May, a 3000 rpm Yanmar L100 AE engine drives the sound-proofed model, rated at 72 dB(A) at 7 m.
Case launches Euro handlers in N America
Case has launched three of its Italian-made telehandlers in North America. The three are 7000 lb (3,2 t), 8000 lb (3,6 t) and 9000 lb (4,0 t) models (TX742, TX842 and TX945) with 42 ft (12,8 m) and 45 ft (13,7 m) reaches.
Terex boosts light construction range
Terex has added an articulating light tower and its largest power generator yet to its the range of North American-produced light construction products. Both products, which were premiered at the ICUEE show, will be distributed through Genie Industries.
Loegering offers tracked Genie lift
US undercarriage specialist Loegering is selling a modified, tracked version of Genie's S-60 and S-65 booms. The unit pictured here at ICUEE has been sold to Art's Rental, a rental company based in Newport, Kentucky with 11 branches in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.
Customised lighting tower
Allmand Bros is now offering customized versions of its Night-Lite lighting tower.
Small hydraulic breaker
Atlas Copco Construction Tools used ICUEE for the North American launch of the SB 52 hydraulic breaker attachment, the smallest of Copco's new generation of SB hydraulic breakers.
Extra service
UK rental company A-Plant is offering its customers an extranet facility giving them instant access to details of the equipment they are renting, and more. Here we describe how it worked for one A-Plant customer, Holroyd Construction.
Equipment codings
Would a standard classification system for equipment be beneficial for European rental companies? It is something that the European Rental Association (ERA) is considering, and there are several existing classification systems to choose from.
Big names win HAE awards
It was honours even for the UK's biggest rental companies in October as A-Plant, Speedy Hire and Hewden each came away from the Hire Association Europe (HAE) annual awards with one success.
People news
People news from the rental sector in late 2007
Richie Bros auctions cross boarders
Bidders from 58 countries participated in Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers' three-day auction in Moerdijk, The Netherlands on 27 to 29 February. Its two-day event in Los Angeles on 26 & 27 February attracted bidders from 25 countries.
Page 614 of 621