International Rental News - November-December 2019
20 November 2019
Included in this issue:
- PRODUCT UPDATE
Bobcat steers towards lower emissions; Hyundai presents A-Series loaders; Productivity boost from Cat excavator.
- UNITED RENTALS
Three executives from United Rentals – Paul McDonnell, Norty Turner and Chris Hummel – give their perspectives on how the world’s largest rental company is evolving.
‘Making inefficiencies extinct’ is the credo of Australian equipment manufacturer Makinex. Murray Pollok met the company’s General Manager, Pete Maginnis, at its US office in Torrance, California.
- ERA/IRN RENTAL TRACKER
The prospect of an economic slowdown is prompting European rental firms to moderate investment plans.
- EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS
Make sure to submit your entries before the deadline of Friday 28 February, 2020, to be in with a chance of winning a prize at next year’s European Rental Awards.
Manufacturers are expanding their ranges in terms of capacity and geography. Euan Youdale, Editor of sister publication Access International, reports.
- PORTABLE COMPRESSORS
Environmental sensitivity is increasingly a quality that rental companies look for in portable compressors. Katherine Weir investigates what is on offer.
- REPORT: IRC/APEX ASIA
As the Chinese market is flooded by MEWPs, rental rates are suffering.
- REGIONAL REPORT: SOUTH AFRICA
Rental penetration is high in South Africa. Chris Sleight of OHR reports on its role in mining and construction.
- EQUIPMENT AS A SERVICE
Capital expenditure on construction equipment can be eye watering. James de La Salle of CIL explores how suppliers are adapting to changing customer needs.