All Australasia Articles

New vehicle mount access company established in Australia
Waimea Australia is majority owned by distributor Monitor Lifts and will offer products across the country 
Altrad aims for €1bn more in 2022
Growth buoyed by economic recovery, diversified model and acquisitions
Coates IoT tool to boost productivity
Smart Site tool locates and tracks usage of equipment including smaller tools, enabling off-hire opportunities
Cat’s latest mini hydraulic excavators
Machines are emissions compliant and built for use in all climates
Aggreko survey highlights role of hybrid power
“More needs to be done to drive forward necessary change” survey finds
New CEO for Shore Hire Australia
Sydney based CEO to lead teams in Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Adelaide
Trime opens Asia Pacific division
Division to promote T-ZERO PRO solar and hybrid lighting towers and generators
Australian rental firm boosts workflows with Inauro
Inauro’s Perspio captures view of fleet along with rental and servicing data 
Podcast: IRN looks at data fusion with Inauro
IRN talks to Angus Kennard (co-CEO) and Max Girault CEO of Australian company Inauro about how rental companies are using digital technology to manage their data.
Coates commits to net zero goals
Coates and sistern company Westrac are targeting net zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2040
Excavator technology team up from Volvo CE and Topcon
Integrated Topcon 3D-MC system lets operators dig trenches, grade slopes and create site profiles using automated digging 
Kennards Hire expands in New South Wales
Equipment rental company opens 60th branch in Australia
Vp plc revenues at 96% of pre-Covid levels
UK company buoyed by infrastructure and repair and maintenance projects
Construction equipment sales on course for ‘record’ year
Sales predicted to reach record volume of 1.13 million in 2021 and remain robust in 2022 
Why private equity investors are turning to the rental sector
KHL’s Lucy Barnard asks what sort of deals PE investors are looking for in the sector and why
New releases from Makinex
New products will be showcased at the ARA Show in October. 
New appointments at Point of Rental
Company focuses attention on global rental market
‘Record’ construction sales predicted for 2021
Off-Highway Research says construction equipment sales of US$110 billion to occur this year
Australia vaccinates ‘thousands’ of construction workers
New South Wales Government makes Covid vaccines mandatory for workers and construction sites reopen
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
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