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

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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

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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


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


Niche MEWPs

The specialty access industry provides end-users with everything from air-powered scissor lifts to 3-foot-wide bridge inspection units. ALH reports

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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


Technology in operator training

IPAF and VR specialist Serious Labs explain what technology holds for us in the access sector

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Interview: Jeff Roberts

Jeff Roberts, president of City Rentals, talks to Lindsey Anderson about his decades of rental experience and recent appointment with the California Rental Association



Digitalisation in Rental webinar: speakers announced

On 13 October, three experts will discuss how digital technologies are changing the rental industry


Geda lifts for St. Martins

A pair of Multilift P22 hoists are being used in the construction of luxury apartments in the UK


US commercial construction shows signs of rebound

US Chamber of Commerce Construction Index indicates improvement, albeit slight

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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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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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Ahern fined for Covid-19 violations during Trump rally

Xtreme Manufacturing has been fined $3,000 by the City of Henderson for violating more than six Covid-19 requirements at a Sept. 13 rally

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McDonnell steps down as United CCO

Paul McDonnell’s responsibilities will be absorbed by Dale Asplund, COO of United Rentals

Consti Chooses Niftylift HR28 Hybrid

Niftylift hybrid for Helsinki

Ramirent provides Consti Construction with Niftylift HR28 Hybrid for Finland building project 

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Haulotte opens new headquarters

The 31000 square metre site offers optimised working, training and product design areas 

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Winners of Hire Awards of Excellence 2020

Rental association HAE EHA in the UK holds first virtual awards ceremony


Access Yearbook 2017

KHL Group’s The Access Yearbook 2018-19 provides information on suppliers and equipment used in the global access sector, along with full market information.


Fagioli web index

WDS speaker doubles up at ESTAs

Fagioli, a presenter at World Demolition Summit, takes two awards including one for Morandi Bridge

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Q3 2020 ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey: please complete

European rental companies are invited to complete the ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey – it takes just five minutes

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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

House of Reps

US House resolves to extend highway funding for one year

No long-term agreement was made but latest proposal extends current surface transportation funding levels

ESTA AWARDS and market update 2020

ESTA Awards 2020 winners announced

Winners of the annual ESTA Awards were announced in the ESTA Awards and Market Webinar event held 24 September

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Irish firm seeks €1.6bn funding for climate projects

Semi-state company Bord na Móna anticipates 300% increase in renewable energy output

La Bounty web index

Demolition attachments – Broadening the scope

Recent developments including LaBounty, Epiroc, Green Attachments, Dehaco and Genesis Attachments

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EIB agrees record loan for Italian rail

European Investment Bank green lights €2 billion for Naples-Bari high-speed rail upgrade



ALH Conference: Birch Equipment to provide rental insight

Birch Equipment Rental & Sales’ President/CEO Sarah Rothenbuhler joins the ALH Conference lineup

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Cooper Equipment buys Herc Atlantic

Canadian rental firm acquires Atlantic Canada assets of US-based rental giant

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Eagle chosen for bio power

Eagle Platforms delivers training and access equipment for construction of zero emission UK bio power plant