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Stretching the brand: IRN talks to Douglas Anderson of GAP Group in the UK
The UK’s GAP Group is establishing a series of specialist rental divisions, including Lifting equipment and Non-mechanical plant. Murray Pollok asked joint managing director Douglas Anderson about the strategy.
Critical mass: IRN speaks to Drew Semken, CEO of Force Access in Australia
Australian access rental company Force Access is benefitting from the boom in Australia’s natural resources market, but there is more to the company than that, says CEO Drew Semken.
Sept-Oct issue of International Rental News available for download
The September-October issue of International Rental News (IRN) is now available to view online or download in PDF format.
Interviews on Rental report published by KHL Group
KHL Group has published a selection of interviews with rental managers compiled from the last three years of International Rental News (IRN) magazine.
GAP Group anticipates move into power and access rentals
UK plant and tool hire company GAP Group is to establish more specialist divisions to add to the Lifting and Non-mechanical plant divisions launched in the past three years.
Nacanco's Marzia Giusto talks to IRN about growing in a difficult market.
Italian aerial platform rental company Nacanco is successfully negotiating a stormy economy and maintaining its track record of growth. Murray Pollok met the company's managing director, Marzia Giusto, in Rome.
Manitou's 'Festival': IRN reports from Manitou's recent customer event
Manitou showcased its latest technology and growth strategy at a massive customer event in Spain in May. Murray Pollok reports from Punta Umbria.
Expanding in aerials: Palfinger Platforms
Palfinger Platforms has entered a growth phase with new products and new markets, Maria Hadlow spoke to managing director Stephan Kulawik at Intermat about the company's plans. The 2012 Intermat might be said to have marked the end of a period of consolidation for Austrian manufacturer Palfinger Platforms.
June edition of International Construction now online
Read the June edition in our new page-turning format or download the magazine as a .pdf file
Omme Lift continues to invest in new markets and products.
The affects of the recession did not stop Omme Lift continuing to invest in new markets and products. Maria Hadlow talks to joint owner and director Harry Lorentsen about a company poised for the upturn.
Interview: Gwenne Henricks, president of Perkins
Despite the burden of emissions legislation, diesel engines are here to say although they will continue to evolve, according to Perkins president Gwenne Henricks.
Ruthmann emphasises price/performance and changes its fortune.
Maria Hadlow talks to Rolf Kulawik and Uwe Strotman of Ruthmann about the changes in emphasis towards price/performance, which has changed the company's fortune.
Ausa wants its machines to look good as well as perform well
Spanish manufacturer Ausa gives IRN an exclusive look at its new T235 telehandler at its Manresa facility near Barcelona. Murray Pollok reports.
Twin Track: rental is growing in North America, but is everyone benefitting?
The North American rental industry continues to grow, and it isn’t just the big companies that are benefitting. Murray Pollok and Lindsey Anderson report.
Towers & more: Youngman Group's John Bungay on expansion beyond access towers
Youngman Group is a famous name in access towers and ladders. The company’s John Bungay explains to Murray Pollok why it has moved into mini-scissors, lighting towers and variable message boards.
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