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IPAF’s new CEO Peter Douglas in discussion

In his first interview in the role, Douglas speaks to Euan Youdale about his past and plans




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Interview: United goes beyond traditional rental

Three executives from United Rentals give their perspectives on how the company is evolving


Innovations to electrify

David Schulenberg of Briggs & Stratton explains how integrated battery systems can help to ease the transition to electrification


Talking tracked platforms

AI delves into the tracked platform market and the global demand for this product type 


Predictive maintenance: Get ready

There are obstacles to implementing predictive maintenance, but John Glen, co-founder and CFO at Spartan Solutions, explains how they can be overcome – and when they are, the impact can be significant



Interview: Kubota

Despite Brexit, David Hart of Kubota UK stresses the importance of pushing ahead with digitalisation and aftermarket services

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Interview: Thwaites

Thwaites’ Managing Director, Ian Brown, speaks about the growing importance of residual value


Breakers: Breaking ground on telematics

Rammer’s new remote monitoring device allows users to monitor their equipment without going to the site


Compaction equipment: Smooth and steady

Maximising uptime and lowering TCO are central concerns in the design of compaction equipment developed for rental

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Tim Whiteman heads up Sinoboom in Europe

Whiteman is CEO of the new European subsidiary of Sinoboom, based in Rotterdam

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Ashtead grows Canadian footprint

Acquisition of William F White announced, while headwinds continue in UK market

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IPAF’s new CEO Peter Douglas in discussion

In his first interview in the role, Douglas speaks to Euan Youdale about his past and plans


Skyjack’s Ken McDougall confirmed as IRC 2020 speaker

McDougall jpined by Peter Schrader (Zeppelin Rental) and Tim Nuttall (Access Hire) in IRC line-up

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Ramirent applies for delisting from Nasdaq Helsinki

Board of directors decides to apply for termination of public trading in company’s shares

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Bell Plant adds Doosan mini excavators

Rental company renews fleet with DX63R-3 and DX62R-2 Stage V compliant models

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Cat launches 6-tonne mini excavator

New 306 CR Next Gen model expands manufacturer’s mini hydraulic excavator line

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Italian power renter buys hybrid gensets

Energy Rental collaborates with FPT Industrial, Sices and Riello UPS to create new hybrid genset


New board members at IPAF

Horizon’s Ben Hirst and Lolex’s Julie Houston Smyth join Riwal CEO Pedro Torres

IRN Products and Services Update

Keep up to date with the latest new product and service launches for the rental market. Sent by e-mail each month register here to get your regular free copy.



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Global Rental Report: Rental resilience

Despite some economic headwinds, rental markets around the world have reason to feel positive about the future


Telematics and the data sharing economy

Sam Hassan, CEO and president of telematics provider ZTR Control Systems, is trail blazing the data brokerage scene