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IRN100: who are the world’s largest 100 equipment rental companies?
The IRN100 list shows how rental businesses around the world were impacted by Covid-19, while also demonstrating their resilience.
World of Concrete: a modest, yet promising start
As expected, attendance is lower, but the vibes seem positive in Las Vegas
Coates drops ‘Hire’ from its name
Change reflects its increasing focus on engineering services alongside traditional equipment rental activities.
Terex to move telehandler production to Mexico
Terex will close its Oklahoma City facility in early 2022 and move its GTH telehandler production to Monterrey, Mexico
Doosan Bobcat to invest $70 million in Statesville
Adding jobs and expanding manufacturing capacity for Bobcat machinery
Sales for world’s top construction OEMs surprisingly strong
Latest Yellow Table to reveal that sales for world’s top 50 OEMs declined in 2020 by just 5.5%, less than feared
The attractions of specialty rentals
Specialty rental, whether pumps, accommodation, access or trenching equipment, offers high returns, writes Belinda Smart.
Bauma postponed to October 2022
Vaccine roll-out and unhindered travel essential for successful event, says show organiser
JLG withdraws from Bauma 2022
JLG has pulled out of Bauma 2022, the company announced, and will focus instead on virtual interactions and online collaborations
Socage launches new website
Manufacturer’s Socage World platform will improve user experience and increase global presence
Bravi achieves ISO 9001 certification
Accreditation covers the design, manufacture and servicing of its platforms 
Interview: Ritchie Bros.
Ritchie Bros. says 2021 used equipment sales show no signs of slowing down. Lindsey Anderson reports.
H&E expands with six new locations
Over the past month, H&E Equipment Services Inc. has opened six new branches across the U.S.
JCB “very unlikely” to be attending traditional trade shows in future
Another trade show setback following Volvo’s recent Bauma decision
Loxam named leader in sustainability
Sustainability agency Vigeo Eiris awards equipment rental company a first place performance rating
JCB and Manitou patent dispute continues
JCB said it will appeal the latest ruling of Paris court, although it also won damages of €150,000
Wacker Neuson ‘optimistic’ in 2021
Company announces a 15% decline in 2020 revenues to $1.9 billion and anticipates $2.1 billion
Home Depot adds large equipment rental hubs
US Company’s new rental facilities in Texas and Tennessee will centralise the delivery of large equipment
Skyjack expecting ‘double-digit growth’ for 2021
Linamar has reported its industrial segment, which includes Skyjack, experienced a -6% decline in sales for Q4 2020 to C$315.6 million
Rental M&A: will there be a Covid discount?
Jeff Eisenberg asks what impact will the pandemic have on rental company valuations
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