Talking tracked platforms

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

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    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

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    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

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    Breakers: Breaking ground on telematics

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

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    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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    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

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Interview: Riwal UK

Riwal UK Country Manager Mick Ledden speaks to Thomas Allen about Riwal’s expansion plans in the UK

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Regional report: SE Asia

As a whole, South East Asia is a promising region for rental, as Thomas Allen finds out


Case study: CGT helps SEVIS

Italian Cat dealer and rental company CGT helps Alpine contractor SEVIS build a reservoir. Thomas Allen reports


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Fleet management: Doing away with paper

By going digital, rental firms can streamline processes to the benefit of themselves and their customers. Thomas Allen reports


Forklifts: Reaching for high standards

Safety and low emissions are clear priorities in the design of forklifts, as Thomas Allen discovers

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Lighting towers: Surge of innovation

LED technology and environmental sustainability are among the key trends in the sector. Katherine Weir reports


Vertical masts

The use of vertical masts is becoming more commonplace, partly thanks to a growth in the types of applications that suit it most

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Holland Pump buys Alpha Pump

Holland Pump Company expands footprint in Gulf Coast with acquisition of Alpha Pump & Equipment

United rentals

Record quarter for United

Rental revenues reached a new third-quarter high of US$2.1 billion

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IRC conference next week

IRC is on 22 October in Shanghai, the day before the APEX Asia and CeMAT Asia show

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Bobcat opens European headquarters

Compact equipment manufacturer completes development of operations in Czech Republic

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Nixon’s Solar Pods prove themselves

Nine Solar Pods used on customer’s site save 130 tonnes of C02 in four weeks


Tampieri renews Hitachi rental agreement

Italy-based company to have fleet of eight new Hitachi ZW180-6 wheeled loaders delivered

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HKL helps build treetop path

Special machines and attachments provided for work in German wildlife park

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Sales growth for Haulotte in challenging market

Haulotte announces sales growth of 4% in the third quarter and 14% across the full nine-month period 

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Cribbing and jacking blocks launch

Outriggerpads is launching a new range of cribbing and jacking blocks to help improve workshop safety 

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Truck mounted platforms

Much of the recent truck mounted platform has been around the lower end of the working height spectrum, specifically 3.5 tonnes


Skid steers: Tight turns and technology

Skid steers are being adapted for demanding environments, such as indoors and in hazardous areas