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EquipmentShare launches digitalisation platform for construction
T3 platform will provide apps for tracking equipment, people and materials, with more functions to follow
Coates commits to net zero goals
Coates and sistern company Westrac are targeting net zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2040
Hy-Brid Lifts streamlines customer services
Company adds QR codes to service ticket system to increase customer response times
United Rentals providing ‘benchmarking’ insights to customers
Norty Turner used his speech at the ERA Convention to describe how technology can deepen customer service
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
SmartEquip launches in Japan
E-procurement network now available in Japan through partnership with Diamond Construction Equipment
Snorkel unveils first lithium boom lift
New A46JRTE articulating boom is the ninth model in Snorkel’s lithium-ion battery powered family
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
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
ARA launches RentalHQ mobile app
App means finding rental construction equipment can be done from the jobsite
Home Depot partners with construction app
New partnership to improve cost efficiencies for builders 
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
Palfinger attack highlights escalation in cyber crimes
What lessons does the Palfinger case have for the wider construction equipment industry?
Developing MEWP risk assessment plans
IPAF to host North American-focused webinar on developing MEWP risk assessment safe work procedures 
Home Depots offers online rental ordering
‘Rent Online, Pick-up In Store’ is now available to customers at 1,300 stores in the USA and Canada
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
ERA publishes cybersecurity guide for equipment rental companies
Free downloads include a model ‘first 48 hours’ emergency response plan for a cyber attack
Sunbelt continues North American expansion
Sunbelt Rentals opened 29 greenfield locations and made five bolt-on acquisitions during its fiscal 2021
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