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Plantforce buys Hawk's Hinkley business

UK rental company Plantforce Rentals is to acquire the equipment and employees from Hawk Plant that are working on the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant



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Dana acquires SME Group

More electrification capability with acquisition of electric motor company SME

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Brexit vote means ‘further uncertainty’

Vote over Prime Minister’s deal for UK to leave EU leads to fears that Pound will decline further


Private investor to acquire GAM

Spanish investment fund Halekulani SL to buy 63% share of Spanish rental company for €20.5 million

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Europower’s Stage V seminar

Belgian generator supplier to host seminar to clarify implications of Stage V for gensets



Yanmar offers remarketing service

Yanmar Construction Equipment Europe looks to ease process of updating rental fleets

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Hawk Plant enters administration

Financial problems at UK-based rental company blamed partly on Carillion collapse


Nifty lands major JMS order

The investment in 30 Nftylift booms comes to more than £1.1million ($1.4 million)

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Ruthmann tracks for rebuild

HKL supplied a 22m working height Ruthmann Bluelift SA22 tracked platform for facade work in Hamburg

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RT scissors: Ramping up

AI looks at the latest models and emerging trends in the rough terrain scissor lift market


Aviation access

Simon Francis, MSA Safety, reveals how to minimise the risk of injury to employees and damage to aircraft

Rent Rise

Access: a bright spark in Turkey

Turkey is destined to become one of the world’s major access markets. It just needs to get over the hurdle of an economic crisis


Truck mounts: compact trends

The 3.5 tonne GVW market in Europe is taking on new levels of activity. Compact machinery is not just a trend in that area, however


Tracked platforms

This equipment is often compact and powered through bi-energy. Nevertheless, Lithium and more compact proportions are the future


Interview: Don Ahern

AI spoke to Don Ahern, owner of the Ahern family of companies, about the fast-changing global rental and manufacturing scene


Trax pass Greenland test

A Genie S-45 TraX assisted in construction at Summit Station, a polar research platform in Greenland, thanks to dealer Jøma


Global vertical masts

Vertical masts are becoming more popular, finding greater acceptance in their potential core areas of work

IRN100 EXT Edition 2018

Annual survey of the world’s top 100 equipment rental companies. Provides extra analysis with a variety of tables and graphs on nearly all 100 companies.

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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IPAF Summit speakers announced

Plus, early bird rate for the IAPA awards available until end of January. Book your place soon


Nationwide strikes gold

UK-based Nationwide Platforms has been awarded with Gold IPAF Rental+ following its annual audit in December 2018

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MBW President retires

Frank Multerer retires as President of MBW and his son, Andy Multerer, takes on the mantle


Kubota launches updated 3.7 t mini

New KX037-4 replaces the KX101-3α4 and offers ”a wealth of new features to improve efficiency and ease of use”


IRE show moves to Maastricht in 2020

The 5th International Rental Exhibition (IRE) will be held in Maastricht, The Netherlands

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International Rental News

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