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Herc could double fleet spending in 2022
New strategy sees net fleet spending of between $820 million to $1.12 billion in 2022
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
KHL Group acquires SA Magazine
Global construction information supplier KHL Group has acquired Scaffold & Access Magazine (SA Magazine.)
Hitachi to pursue rental market in North America
New strategy in the Americas after February 2022 will include launch of dealer-led Premium Rental service
ARA: 2022 rental revenues to surpass 2019’s record
Equipment rental revenues in 2022 will surpass previous 2019 peak, fueled by construction and industrial services, according to ARA
Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
Post-pandemic demand lengthens delivery times for construction equipment
Government stimulus measures following the global pandemic have led to a surge in demand for construction equipment
Snorkel lithium RTs enter full production
Snorkel expands zero emission offering with lithium versions of RTE rough terrain scissor lift range
BakerCorp rebrands as United Rentals
Rebrand and product expansion for United Rentals’ fluid and power business.
New guidance on sustainability from the European Rental Association
Free ERA report gives rental companies key performance indicators at levels from ‘starter’ to ‘best practice’
JCB creates another 500 jobs
Manufacturer ‘sold out’ of newer construction models, with record demand for construction equipment ongoing
Gearflow raises $3 million in seed funding
Gearflow.com has raised $3 million in seed funding, welcomes Greg Owens to company board
ERA CO2 calculator gets 1000s of visits
More than 850 CO2 emission calculations have been carried out using the European Rental Association’s CO2 Calculator
35% increase in UK boosts Ashtead results
Ashtead’s Sunbelt Rentals business reported a 3% increase in revenues to £5.03 bn for year to 30 April
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
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