All Australia 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 
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
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
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
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
New Zealand has ‘dropped off’ global supply chain
Fears that construction supplies are not reaching New Zealand
Coates CEO Murray Vitlich on ‘the evolution of hire’
Read IRN’s exclusive interview with CEO of Coates, Australia’s largest rental company
Interview: Murray Vitlich outlines vision for Coates
Coates has dropped ‘Hire’ from its name as it focuses on increasing its engineering services
Makinex appoints new CEO
Incoming CEO John Stewart brings extensive construction industry experience 
Coates drops ‘Hire’ from its name
Change reflects its increasing focus on engineering services alongside traditional equipment rental activities.
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