The new branding for Zeppelin Rental.

Zeppelin buys traffic management firm

100% acquisition of Baustellen-Verkehrs-Technik boosts Zeppelin’s network in Brandenburg, Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.


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Kennards adds to cleaning range

Drain cleaning jets, manufactured by Australian Pump, added to rental company’s fleet

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AFI announces CEO

UK-based AFI has promoted David McNicholas to Group CEO. He was most recently group chief operating officer at the company

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Big fleet investment for Charles Wilson

UK rental company buys 89 Kubota mini excavators to keep up with growing demand


Werner acquires Zarges

US-based ladder and scaffolding compaany WernerCo has completed the acquisition of Zarges Group, a strong player in aluminium products in Europe

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Acme Lift names Senior VP of National Accounts

Chelsea Myrick Long has been promoted to senior vice president of national accounts at Acme Lift Co., a wholesale rental company

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Fears for some over Romanian market

Housing market expansion seen by some as cause for concern but serious crash not thought likely

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Tight spaces for Hinowa

A Hinowa boom lift had to pass through a doorway and an underground car park in to reach a job site in Glasgow city centre, Scotland

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Football focus from Wilson

A truck mount from UK-based Wilson Access fleet helped to put branding in place at the KCOM Stadium, home of Hull City Football Club


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Rental software: Managing fleets successfully

With more data than ever before circling around machines and rental contracts, software applications have never been more important. IRN scans the market

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AI Confidence Survey: upbeat in 2018

There is an upbeat view of the access industry as participants in AI’s annual Confidence Survey give a thumps up for the next 12 months

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Far and wide: access in Africa

AI takes a look at the African market for access and the opportunities this huge land mass is offering.


Interview: AFI Group

AFI acquired Kimberly Access earlier this year, making it the biggest specialist access equipment rental company in the UK. Shareholder and recently inaugurated IPAF president Nick Selley talks to AI about the company’s plans globally and his view of consolidation in the access market


Positivity in Amsterdam

Following a successful three days at the International Rental Exhibition (IRE), Joe Malone reviews the Amsterdam show.

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Digital experience is the key

A new online marketplace, where renters can actively manage the contract throughout, has surfaced in France. Joe Malone caught up with its managing director, Sophie Hulin, about its beginning and its future.

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New wave of UK rental investors

Kevin Appleton reviews the UK market and the attractiveness for investors upon entering.


Region Report China: Raising the stakes

Euan Youdale met with the heads of Sany Palfinger, XCMG and LGMG, in China, to find out about their new access divisions and their global ambitions.


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Merdrignac looks to future with Genie lifts

France-based Merdrignac Levage Développement (MLD) took delivery of its first hybrid and electric Genie lifts 

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Smart introduces Multitel

Smart Platform Rental is adding the Multitel MJ 201 truck mounted platform to its UK depot network

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Kiloutou on the rise

French equipment rental firm Kiloutou records year-on-year revenues increase of 14% for 2017, to €606 million


Genie sales reflect market growth

Terex AWP, driven by its Genie brand, recorded a net sales rise of 18.6% in the fourth quarter and 4.7% for the full year

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Sales rise at Haulotte

Haulotte Group’s consolidated sales rose 22% compared to the fourth quarter of its 2017 financial year and 31% over the full year

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