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Heavy lift joint venture
Jumbo Shipping and Sal Heavy Lift combine fleets and commercial activities in move to become “heavy lift powerhouse”
Major UK contractors agree pre-qualification standard
Build UK’s Common Assessment Standard system will make pre-qualiciation for tenders cheaper and faster
Case evolves new G-Series wheeled loader
Italy-based manufacturer targets increased uptime and operator control in extreme environments
Snorkel UK expands team with zero emission aim
Scott McCall becomes business development manager and ‘net zero’ specialist
Lift-off with Ace
Two large overhead cranes from Ace World Companies, designed to NASA standards, to lift secret load in Cape Canaveral, USA
Covid threatens construction’s recovery in India
Double-digit recovery may be under threat from rising numbers of Covid-19 infections
IRN100 survey: please submit your data
International Rental News invites companies to submit data for this year’s IRN100 – our ranking of the largest 100 rental companies in the world based on 2020 revenues, to be published in the June issue of IRN.
CPL becomes Palfinger’s UK distributor
Sole UK distrubution covers Palfinger’s entire range of 13m to 90m aerial platforms
United acquires Franklin Equipment
United Rentals has acquired Franklin Equipment, a regional rental outfit with 20 Midwest and Southeast locations
North American crane companies tackle multi-phase modernization
With government infrastructure spending a hot topic, ACT reports on two complicated infrastructure projects.
Komatsu celebrates 100th anniversary
Manufacturer marks centenary with a new community facility, employee project and a commemorative website 
Al Faris completes power plant work
Demag CC 3800-1 lattice boom crawler crane was largest crane used by Al Faris during six months of work on a power station in the UAE 
Bauer uses lift cell method for city development
Engineering specialist completes piling work on the Postbyen project in Copenhagen, Denmark 
Bravi achieves ISO 9001 certification
Accreditation covers the design, manufacture and servicing of its platforms 
European Rental Awards shortlists announced
More than 74 submissions were received for the 2021 European Rental Awards
Cranes for Aljada megaproject in UAE
Raimondi supplies 11 flat top tower cranes to Arada for use on Aljada construction site in UAE
G Webb Haulage adds new Hyundai loader
Hyundai’s updated HL960A wheeled loader will be used at UK firm’s recycled aggregates facility
‘Green’ airport focus for Vinci
30-year concessions contract for seven airports in Brazil for Vinci
Kier & Sunbelt deliver 40% fuel savings
UK contractor Kier and rental business Sunbelt Rentals combine to demonstrate significant fuel and CO2 reductions
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