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Hitachi’s new North American excavator service plan
New ZX Secure Service Plan for select models will reduce costs for customers in the US and Canada
Fluor sells Ameco North America for $73m
Sale sees AMECO’s former CEO Gary Bernardez return to the business as CEO
Sinoboom launches electric models in Malaysia
Schmetterling Rental hosts launch event for zero-emission AB14EJ and AB16EJ articulating booms
Comment: OEM perspective on rental’s digital transformation
Patrick Stellwag, Strategic Account Manager at Ammann, gives his views on how digital technology is driving  change in the equipment rental industry.
Used equipment: what are the key trends?
The used and re-conditioned machinery market is experiencing solid demand due to factors including Covid-19 and the rise of online auctions. Belinda Smart reports.
Interview: Alexander Greschner, Wacker Neuson
Wacker Neuson hopes a new equipment sharing App will boost the rental businesses of some of its dealers. Murray Pollok reports.
Loxam first to offer hydrogen fuel cell generator
Deal with hydrogen specialist EODev sees Loxam move towards zero-emissions with fuel cell GEH2 genset 
Loxam named leader in sustainability
Sustainability agency Vigeo Eiris awards equipment rental company a first place performance rating
Wacker Neuson trials dealer rental App
EquipZip rental App now being tested in US, with trials to start in central Europe later this year
US trench safety rental specialists to merge
National Trench Safety (NTS) and Trench Plate Rental Company will merge under ownership of private equity firm
Skyjack expecting ‘double-digit growth’ for 2021
Linamar has reported its industrial segment, which includes Skyjack, experienced a -6% decline in sales for Q4 2020 to C$315.6 million
Sumitomo acquires Aver Asia
Buyout of one of Southeast Asia’s largest rental companies to aid growth in the region 
Aggreko agrees to private equity sale
I Squared Capital and TDR Capital will pay £2.32 billion for the power rentals business
ERA says rental proved agile in Covid response
European Rental Association says the rental market was down in 2020, but not by as much as expected
Finning reports start of HS2 deliveries
Caterpillar dealer reports a 21% fall in sales for 2000, with new equipment revenues down 40%
Aggreko discussing private equity sale
Power rental company considering cash offer from TDR Capital and I Squared Capital
ERA launches equipment CO2 calculator
Free-to-use online calculator will determine CO2 emissions for a range of equipment scenarios
JCB customers utilise Covid-19 loan scheme
JCB Finance says the UK government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has helped its customers 
Altrad results show resilience despite Covid-19
Altrad’s full year results for year ended 31 August 2020 “better than expected” despite a second half decline
H&E makes move into specialty rentals
Launch of trenching products follows expansion of its earthmoving rental activities over the past three years
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