Innovations to electrify

David Schulenberg of Briggs & Stratton explains how integrated battery systems can help to ease the transition to electrification

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    Talking tracked platforms

    AI delves into the tracked platform market and the global demand for this product type 

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    Predictive maintenance: Get ready

    There are obstacles to implementing predictive maintenance, but John Glen, co-founder and CFO at Spartan Solutions, explains how they can be overcome – and when they are, the impact can be significant

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    Interview: Kubota

    Despite Brexit, David Hart of Kubota UK stresses the importance of pushing ahead with digitalisation and aftermarket services

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    Interview: Thwaites

    Thwaites’ Managing Director, Ian Brown, speaks about the growing importance of residual value

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    Breakers: Breaking ground on telematics

    Rammer’s new remote monitoring device allows users to monitor their equipment without going to the site

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    Compaction equipment: Smooth and steady

    Maximising uptime and lowering TCO are central concerns in the design of compaction equipment developed for rental


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Global Rental Report: Rental resilience

Despite some economic headwinds, rental markets around the world have reason to feel positive about the future


Telematics and the data sharing economy

Sam Hassan, CEO and president of telematics provider ZTR Control Systems, is trail blazing the data brokerage scene

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Interview: Riwal UK

Riwal UK Country Manager Mick Ledden speaks to Thomas Allen about Riwal’s expansion plans in the UK

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Regional report: SE Asia

As a whole, South East Asia is a promising region for rental, as Thomas Allen finds out



Case study: CGT helps SEVIS

Italian Cat dealer and rental company CGT helps Alpine contractor SEVIS build a reservoir. Thomas Allen reports

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Fleet management: Doing away with paper

By going digital, rental firms can streamline processes to the benefit of themselves and their customers. Thomas Allen reports


Forklifts: Reaching for high standards

Safety and low emissions are clear priorities in the design of forklifts, as Thomas Allen discovers

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Lighting towers: Surge of innovation

LED technology and environmental sustainability are among the key trends in the sector. Katherine Weir reports


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Abaqus changes name of platform to ‘allGeo’

New name of software company’s platform reflects its broader range of capabilities

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Wacker goes cordless with concrete vibrator

Battery-powered internal vibrator backpack system is a world first, says manufacturer

Aggreko has partnered with ACE on sewage treatment works

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Although the firm’s performance has varied across its regions of operation, it remains ‘on track’

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SLD helps prevent dam collapse

Rental company’s rapid emergency response helped save UK reservoir from total failure

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Mulitquip updates online order platform

New interface will make ordering parts easier and faster, says equipment manufacturer and supplier


Manitex separates PM and Oil & Steel

PM and Oil & Steel will operate as separate divisions of Manitex International, with different general managers


Engine Leadership Changes At Perkins, Cat

David Nicoll to lead global strategy, production introduction and lifecycle management of industrial engines

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Stephenson’s Rental partners with Parkland

The rental company and Canada’s largest independent fuel supplier will offer a new propane solution for customers


Profits up at GAM

GAM sees profits increase as it raises €27 million in new share issue



Vertical masts

The use of vertical masts is becoming more commonplace, partly thanks to a growth in the types of applications that suit it most


Truck mounted platforms

Much of the recent truck mounted platform has been around the lower end of the working height spectrum, specifically 3.5 tonnes