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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
Trackunit expands Kin functionality
New capability collects movement data from tagged assets in real time
Global mobile crane fleets report now available
New study by Off-Highway Research and International Cranes and Specialized Transport sheds light on the world’s largest mobile crane fleets
IPAF rolls out e-PAL app internationally
Now available in 26 countries, new ePAL app lets MEWP operators share their qualifications with site managers
IRN webinar to offer cybersecurity tips as threat grows
Working from home and digitalisation mean rental companies more vulnerable 
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
ARA: 2022 rental revenues to surpass 2019’s record
Equipment rental revenues in 2022 will surpass previous 2019 peak, fueled by construction and industrial services, according to ARA
How quickly is China’s equipment rental sector growing?
Speakers from Luigong, Shanghai Horizon, Hitachi, JLG, Zhongneng United and Cat dealer LSHM North China, to take part in the 2021 International Rental Conference
Altrad acquisition extends geographic reach
Acquisition of scaffolding supplier enables Altrad’s entry into Ireland. 
Modulaire expands in Italy
Acquisition brings fleet of 12,000 units into group’s business
Post-pandemic demand lengthens delivery times for construction equipment
Government stimulus measures following the global pandemic have led to a surge in demand for construction equipment
AMECO CEO outlines new strategy
Returning CEO Gary Bernardez says AMECO will diversify its customer base in North America following Fluor divestment
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’
Modulaire agrees €4.18 billion sale to Brookfield
Brookfield Business Partners expects to complete Modulaire Group acquisition in Q4 of 2021
ERA CO2 calculator gets 1000s of visits
More than 850 CO2 emission calculations have been carried out using the European Rental Association’s CO2 Calculator
IRN100: the largest equipment rental companies in the world
Revenues at the world’s largest equipment rental companies fell by 6.4% in 2020
Interview: India’s equipment rental industry fights Covid impact
International Rental News talks to Satin Sachdeva of India’s Construction Equipment Rental Association (CERA)
Coates Hire launches 150t capacity structural prop
Lightweight, heavy-duty prop is the fruit of a research project with Monash University in Australia
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
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