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UK rental companies vulnerable to poor credit
New research published by Creditsafe has revealed that a significant number of UK hire companies renting to the construction sector have been asked to renegotiate contracts; lost money through insolvency and have noticed an increase in defaulted payments. Creditsafe recommends that more thorough credit check s could reduce companies' vulnerability.
Loxam Power exports to Nickel site in New Caledonia
Loxam Power is exporting two air compressors to New Caledonia in the south west Pacific Ocean to work at a metallurgical complex.
Loxam goes live with Wynne at 500 locations
Loxam has gone live with its new Wynne Systems rental software system at 500 of its branches in France, Belgium and Luxembourg.
Ramirent signs rental agreement with Consto
Ramirent’s Norwegian business has signed a three year national rental agreement with building company Consto AS.
T&T owners hope for postive outcome
Tudor Tatar, one of the owners of Romanian rental company T&T Access Solutions that went into bankruptcy protection two weeks ago, told Access International that he and his colleagues remained focused on the business and that he was optimistic of a positive outcome within a year.
Xylem boosts pump rental in Brazil
Xylem said it will expand its pump rental operation in Brazil during the next three years. This year it is strengthening its rental operations in São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro and it will open new locations in 2013 and 2014.
Cat Entertainment Services set for international growth
Cat Entertainment Services (Cat ES), the events rental business operated by Ring Power in the US, has been designed by Caterpillar as a global supplier of temporary power and temperature control equipment for major events and production projects.
Kimberly places largest ever platform order
UK access rental company Kimberly Group has placed an order for 69 Genie platforms including Z-45, Z-60, Z-80 and Z-135 booms, all for delivery within two months. It is the company's largest ever order.
Romania's T&T Access goes into administration
Romanian access rental company T&T Access Solutions went into bankruptcy administration on 17 May.
Rental Attitudes Survey: 800 equipment users give their views on rental
More than 800 equipment users responded to International Rental News’ first ever ‘Attitudes to Rental’ survey. In this, the first of a two-part report, we look at whether equipment end users are planning to rent more in the future, examine the impact of the financial crisis on contractors’ attitudes, and ask how they rate their rental suppliers. IRN Editor Murray Pollok reports.
Aggreko opens Cape Town service centre
New facility will provide temporary power and temperature control services to the local shipping and oil and gas industries as well as businesses operating in and around Cape Town's central business district
United Rentals promotes Matt Flannery to COO
United Rentals has appointed Matt Flannery as the company’s chief operating officer and executive vice president. He will lead the integration of RSC Equipment Rental following completion of the acquisition on 30 April.
Submit your IRN-100 survey data now
We invite rental companies around the world to submit data for International Rental News’ seventh IRN-100 survey of the largest 100 equipment rental companies in the world, as measured by annual revenues in 2011.
Massive growth for Australian rental start-up
In its first year of business Australian rental company Uphire has grown from a one man business with just one machine to a company with a 50+ strong fleet and a full time staff.
Neff Rental goes live with SmartEquip
Neff Rental has gone live on the SmartEquip network in North America, further expanding SmartEquip coverage of the North American rental sector.
Xylem invests heavily in French pump rental fleet
Pump manufacturer Xylem is to make significant investments in its French rental fleet in the coming five years to expand its product range and open new facilities.
Ramirent trials forklift rental in Finland
Ramirent is trialling the short term rental of forklift trucks in Finland and if successful will extend the programme to the rest of the Nordic region this Autumn and its other territories in 2013.
Ramirent appoints head of Finnish business
Ramirent has appointed former Nokia and KONE executive Anna Hyvönen as senior vice president and managing director of Ramirent Finland and member of the Ramirent Group management team.
United Rentals opens three specialty rentals locations
United Rentals has expanded its specialty rentals operation by opening new trench safety and power rental locations in New Hampshire, New Jersey and Texas.
Learn from aviation safety culture says Studdert
Over 200 delegates at the IPAF Summit in Rome, Italy, heard NES Rentals chief executive officer Andy Studdert argue that the aerial platform industry needs to adopt a safety culture similar to that of aviation.
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