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Ashtead profits down for fiscal ‘24, but results buoyed by Sunbelt Rentals’ strength
Group revenue topped $10 billion, while Sunbelt Rentals’ revenue increased 13.2% year over year
Fitting in: Vertical mast lifts fill specific needs on the job
This growing market segment caters to the need for lightweight, compact, low level access
Friday Roundup: EU MEWP tariffs | world’s tallest scissor | new acquisitions
The week of June 13-19, 2024 included proposed European tariffs on MEWPs produced in China, unprecedented scissor lift height, rental company acquisitions, and a new equipment factory in Mexico
Is rental changing its attitude toward the energy transition?
IRN profiles the initiatives companies are implementing to drive change forward
H&E opens new South Carolina branch
New branch is fourth to be added in the region
Interview: Equipment Depot on its secret to safety
US-based material handling renter Equipment Depot recently celebrated its best safety record in its history, highlighting a company-wide commitment to the goal of zero accidents and injuries
Friday Roundup: Volvo’s electric wheel loader | HSS Hire loses Amey | Holland Pump expands in Florida, US
The week that was June 6-12, 2024 was characterized by advances in electric heavy equipment and big changes among rental firms across the globe
accessM20 2024 reflects a diverging marketplace for access manufacturers
2023 revenues highlight an interesting shift in one of the industry’s sectors
Please complete the Q2 ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey 2024
Companies in Europe invited to enter
JCB starts work on US$500 million North American factory
OEM invests heavily in its manufacturing capacity in North America
Bobcat reveals electric telehandler prototype
VIDEO: Dennis Agnew, Acceleration Manager at Bobcat, introduces the TL25.60e
JLG launch ‘reimagines’ SkyTrak telehandler
New 8042 model offers range of innovations 
XCMG showcases ‘green’ construction equipment
One of the world’s biggest OEMs has showcased a selection of its alternative powered equipment
Boels launches used equipment marketplace
Company partners with Scandinavian subsidiary
Paola Palazzani on a new ‘people first’ strategy
Palazzani’s new president talks market developments and cultural change 
Friday Roundup: Colorado, US acquisitions | European rental forecast | equipment demos
The last week of May, 2024 saw US-based companies acquiring in Colorado, a report about the state of European rental, and lots of new machines being shown on site
Going mobile: A must-have customer experience
Paul Maddison, director of digital innovation at United Rentals, talks about what defines a valueable digital interface for customers, and why you need one
REIC in Colorado acquisition
Deal is its 20th since being founded
A tale of two markets: Rental faces differing forecasts in US and Europe
The latest reports show equipment rental in two key regions, while driven by similar forces, is taking separate paths for now
Access rental takes many paths to continued growth
Is the gradual move to a generalist rental model inevitable in mature and maturing markets?
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