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SmartEquip launches in Japan
E-procurement network now available in Japan through partnership with Diamond Construction Equipment
Herc could double fleet spending in 2022
New strategy sees net fleet spending of between $820 million to $1.12 billion in 2022
Why private equity investors are turning to the rental sector
KHL’s Lucy Barnard asks what sort of deals PE investors are looking for in the sector and why
H&E relocates Little Rock branch
H&E Equipment Services has relocated its Little Rock branch to a new 6,450-square-foot facility in Mabelvale, AR
Used scissor, boom prices skyrocket in U.S.
Used access equipment prices are up 29% in the U.S. according to the September Market Trends Report from Ritchie Bros
Rate rises assist Sunbelt to pre-Covid revenue
Sunbelt Rentals’ first quarter revenue up 22% on 2020 and 12% on 2019, partly thanks to increasing rental rates
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Major US Government Snorkel boom order
Order for 60 adapted articulated booms from Alden Equipment will be delivered in the US and internationally 
Haulotte sales rise amid sourcing challenges
Haulotte has recorded a 12% sales increase in its first half of 2021, across most regions 
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
Top 5 private equity rental acquisitions 2021
We pick out five prominent acquisitions that have occurred throughout the year
Lou-Tec in Canada sold to private equity
Quebec-based company aims for growth following investment by Sagard and others
ML utilities acquires UES
The purchase positions ML Utilities to better serve its growing customer base in Tennessee, USA
ARA launches RentalHQ mobile app
App means finding rental construction equipment can be done from the jobsite
Who tops the 2021 IC Tower Index?
Even after more than a year of a global pandemic the IC Tower Index is not only up, it is with another significant increase
Herc makes acquisition in Canada
Acquisition of Dwight Crane in Ontario, Canada, will expand Herc’s entertainment rentals business
Home Depot partners with construction app
New partnership to improve cost efficiencies for builders 
KHL Group acquires SA Magazine
Global construction information supplier KHL Group has acquired Scaffold & Access Magazine (SA Magazine.)
ERA outlines telematics data requirements for rental
New documents guide OEMs on the data that equipment rental companies need for three product groups: earthmoving, access and gensets/compressors
United inks deal with Acme Lift
Re-rental specialist Acme Lift is divesting its fleet of access equipment, telehandlers and air compressors to United Rentals
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