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The new JCB 3CX -2

JCB backhoe gets Stage V upgrade

Backhoe loader specialist promises more comfort and better productivity with new 55kW 3CX machine

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Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update

KHL journalists are reporting on how the Covid-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide


Tough lighting tower from Atlas Copco

The new HiLight H6+ was said to be designed with rental in mind, offering lower TCO


Briggs & Stratton completes sale to private equity firm

KPS Capital Partners has bought Briggs & Stratton for $550 million, following bankruptcy filing


LiuGong celebrates anniversary with new launches

20th anniversary of LiuGong’s road equipment marked by special event and launch of seven new machines


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French boiler rental firm receives investment

Ciclad buys majority stake in capital of Tibbloc to boost its growth, in France and internationally


New leadership named at Briggs & Stratton ahead of sale

US-based engine manufacturer to be led by Stephen Andrews of private equity firm KPS Capital Partners

Paul Rankin Nationwide Platforms Sep 20

Nationwide Platforms names new MD

Paul Rankin moves to UK-based Nationwide from sister company Rapid Access, in the Middle East

Survey, capex 2

Positive signs for European rental capex

Majority of rental firms responding to recent survey suggest capex will be maintained or increased

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Interview: HKL’s ‘undaunted optimism’

Kay Städing, HKL’s CEO, tells IRN about plans to open five depots during its 50th anniversary year

Beacon LED Tower - On Construction Pour

Lighting Towers: Bright future?

Trend for sustainable equipment could help to sustain demand for lighting towers despite pandemic

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Home Depot interview: Giant steps

Tony English, Senior Merchant for Rental, Home Depot: Tool Rental business to be taken to next level

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Roadbuilding: The road ahead

We take a look at the effects of the pandemic on roadbuilding activity, and the latest equipment


Interview: Zoomlion North America

Zoomlion North America will debut a number of boom and scissor lifts to the North American market this year. Lindsey Anderson reports

JCB Digger

HAE: Prevention is better than cure

Carl Bartlett of the HAE looks at safety on site, with a focus on rented earthmoving equipment


The expanding world of telehandlers

The market is expanding upwards and downwards, including compact, electric models and heavy-duty high risers

Rhino Multi-Pro XA Petrol Post Driver

Power tools: Instrumental

Power tools are in constant use on jobsites, so they must be comfortable and efficient to use

Digitalisation in rental

On Tuesday 13 October, 2020, KHL will be hosting the third of its rental webinars, this time on the theme of digitalisation in the rental industry. The speakers confirmed for the online event are:

  • Andrea Guzzoni, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Rentuu
  • Joel Särkkä, Chief Information Officer of Renta
  • Søren Jensen, Chief Commercial Officer of Trackunit

Click here to register

IRN Products and Services Update

Calculate the total cost of ownership of construction machinery and evaluate rent, lease or buy decisions using the European Rental Association’s Equipment TCO Calculator.


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Kobelco celebrates 90th anniversary

Japanese demolition equipment manufacturer introduced its electric mining shovel in 1930

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Interview: Implications of Brexit

Off-Highway Research’s Chris Sleight discusses the effects of the UK’s EU withdrawal on construction

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