Interviews

What makes the Australian access market tick?
Published on: 26 February, 2024
Coates and United Forklift & Access Solutions talk about factors contributing to growth in the region
Banking on Europe: Why the EIB is backing rental firms with cheap loans
Published on: 26 February, 2024
The European Investment Bank announced in 2019 it would phase out lending to fossil fuel projects and has since funded several rental firms investing in zero-emission equipment
ARA Show opens in New Orleans with all eyes on the future
Published on: 19 February, 2024
The American Rental Association hosts its premier annual event amid an atmosphere of ‘cautious optimism’ 
Interview: How Renta Group is meeting sustainability goals
Published on: 15 February, 2024
Rebecca Långström, head of sustainability, Renta Group, talks Scope 3 challenges, approach to tackling the skills shortage and rental’s role in construction’s sustainable future
Interview: Sunbelt Rentals and the role of energy storage in rental
Published on: 14 February, 2024
Mark Wilton, director, sustainable energy - power & HVAC services with Sunbelt Rentals, talks about how rental companies can help bring battery energy storage to the world
Interview: Is India the next major access market?
Published on: 14 February, 2024
Riwal CEO and Manlift country manager proivde a full view of this unique market 
Interview: United Rentals on why access management is a key to success
Published on: 12 February, 2024
Tony Leopold, senior vice president of strategy & digital at United Rentals, talks about the company’s new Access Management system and what it means for renters
Interview: BigRentz CEO Scott Cannon on the future of construction and rental
Published on: 07 February, 2024
Once called an industry ‘disrupter’, the largest rental aggregator in the US is making headlines as it positions itself as a next-level solutions provider for construction and rental companies
Electric scissors offer a versatile and effective solution in North America
Published on: 06 February, 2024
A range of engineering and design changes in recent years position these machines to better serve the market
Turning diesel-powered construction equipment into zero-emissions machines
Published on: 05 February, 2024
ZQuip modular energy solution puts rental companies at the center of the effort to electrify jobsites
Interview: Speedy’s path to sustainability
Published on: 24 January, 2024
Amelia Woodley updates IRN on Speedy’s sustainability progress
Intermat sets sights on 1,000 exhibitors
Published on: 22 January, 2024
France-based construction show to be held for the first time since 2018
Interview: Wacker Neuson gears up for John Deere excavator production
Published on: 18 January, 2024
Gert Reichetseder, president and CEO Americas, talks about when to expect new models and how the market is shaping up to receive them
Interview: Dingli owner reveals vision for the access sector
Published on: 19 December, 2023
Xu Shugen speaks with Access International about Dingli’s plans for the future
Interview: Ritchie Bros. exec looks at used equipment markets and more
Published on: 15 December, 2023
Sam Wyant, president of international sales at Ritchie Bros., discusses the used equipment and auction markets, progress for Rouse and SmartEquip, and the company’s approach to technology
Top 10 words of wisdom from the rental industry in 2023
Published on: 13 December, 2023
At look back at the past 12 months of news and interviews reveals some pearls of inspiration from leaders in the equipment rental industry 
Interview: why Riccardo Magni has high hopes for the future
Published on: 12 December, 2023
On the heels of an update to its extensive line of rotating telescopic handlers, Magni is looking forward with full ownership of the company once again
Canadian rental leader takes ambitious stance on growth
Published on: 05 December, 2023
Cooper Equipment Rentals has grown its footprint from two locations to 71 over the past 13 years, thanks to an aggressive strategy and a goal to be ‘Canada’s renntal company’
Video: Do we need to standardise charging solutions for battery-powered equipment?
Published on: 28 November, 2023
Alex Woodrow, Managing Director at KGP Commercial Powertrains, speaks to Construction Europe at the Off-Highway Conference
Platform Basket sets its sights on rental
Published on: 27 November, 2023
PB is rapidly developing its niche product line with rental as the ultimate aim, says MD Carloalberto Molesini 
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