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ARA partners on rental insurance for Canadian members
Package covers liability, property, contractors’ equipment and cyber insurance
Registration open for 2023 SAIA Committee Week
Annual meeting for scaffold and access industry professionals set for March 12-16 in Phoenix
Electrification of access machines is outpacing regulation’s drive
Greenhouse-gas reduction primed the pump but environmental investors and operating advantages are making electric power trains today’s dominant innovation in lifts and telehandlers
Ashtead’s 26% rental-revenue jump reflects rising Sunbelt rates
The equipment-rental boom fueled by contractors skirting supply-chain challenges is driving rates and acquisitions on both sides of the Atlantic for the Anglo-American rental giant
Heating rentals addition for REIC
North Dakota acquisition will strengthen REIC’s Specialty division
10 recent equipment rental acquisitions
A number of key deals in the rental market have taken place in recent months
Ashtead signals big increase in fleet spending
Gross spending on fleet could reach US$3 billion this year
CanLift adds XCMG aerials to fleet
Ontario-based rental company expands access equipment line with XCMG units
Cooper Equipment buys Alberta business
Deal to buy One Stop Rentals will boost Cooper’s business in Southern Alberta
LGMG N.A. grows team in Canada
LGMG has appointed two regional managers to its Western Canada operations
ARA forecasts 12.5% revenue hike in 2022
Forecast bullish despite headwinds, says quarterly update
Market report: Mast climbers and hoists
The North American mast climber and hoist sector is undergoing a seismic shift
Finning reports Q2 24% revenue hike
Company claims product support a key driver of success 
Alimak acquires Canadian hoist and crane specialist
Alimak Group set to acquire 100% of hoist and crane rental services provider Tall Crane Equipment
Industry update: Rough terrain scissors
A healthy economy and buoyant construction market are fueling demand for RT scissors, but backlogs are hitting historical highs as OEMs struggle to deliver equipment
MEC leak containment patents approved
Granted patents for MEC’s LCS for slab scissors cover the US, Europe and Canada 
Accès Location + acquired by LouTec
Canadian rental company grows fleet of Quebec-based generalist Lou-Tec 
‘Record’ year for Sunbelt
Sunbelt added 123 locations across North America during its full year, parent company Ashtead Group reports rental revenues up 22% 
REIC makes inroads in Canada
14th acquisition for REIC adds six locations, including four in Canada.
Serious Labs targets truck drivers
Provider of virtual reality simulators for access and heavy equipment piloting a new Commercial Vehicle VR training simulator
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