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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
Almac has new majority owner
Private equity firm Wise Equity acquires majority stake from company founders 
Ashtead signals big increase in fleet spending
Gross spending on fleet could reach US$3 billion this year
Vp ends sale process
Board rejects a number of proposals and will continue with same controlling owner
Allsafe to road-test diesel fuel conditioner
British scaffolder will test SulNOxEco tank additive aiming to reduce emissions and improve fuel efficiency of its service fleet as part of a five-year sustainability effort
Finning reports Q2 24% revenue hike
Company claims product support a key driver of success 
Sunbelt invests in more electric Faresins
Sunbelt Rentals UK has purchased a further five Faresin Electric telehandlers from UK dealer GGR Group
‘Record’ year for Sunbelt
Sunbelt added 123 locations across North America during its full year, parent company Ashtead Group reports rental revenues up 22% 
JLG’s New Perspective goes live
The hybrid online and live event took place in the UK earlier this month 
UK access market in focus
Access International reports on the UK market from Vertikal Days 
Niftylift launches pair of electric booms
The 15.7m and 17.2m lifts offer an advanced drive and control system 
VP plc looks for buyer
Decision follows Jeremy Pilkington’s desire to sell majority shareholding
JLG holds first ‘Bauma replacement’ event
UK distributor event is first in New Perspective initiative which includes decision not to attend Bauma 
IPAF Summit discusses safety
The first in-person Summit since 2019 saw a range of high level presentations from industry leaders on safety in the access industry 
Sunbelt results point to strong growth
Strategic priorities including growing tool hire and specialty
IAPA awards this week
A record number of delegates will attend the prestigious event in Kensington, London, on Thursday 
Speakers confirmed for IPAF Summit
The 2022 event in London, 10 March, has the theme of The Evolution of Safety, including a range of top speakers 
Star Platforms installs defibrillators across network
Potentially lifesaving defibrillators have been installed at all UK company’s rental depots, along with training 
inspHire updates logo
Rental software specialist launches new logo, marking its status as part of Kerridge Commercial Systems
IPAF Summit to focus on safety
Summit takes place same day as IAPAs, 10 March, and promises expert presentations on safety in the access industry
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