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New Sydney branch for Kennards
Australian equipment rental company Kennards Hire has opened a new purpose-built branch in Sydney, New South Wales.
Haulotte launches telematics system
Sherpal telematics system provides comprehensive aerial platform fleet information 
Sinoboom Australia opens head office
Access equipment manufacturer’s Melbourne headquarters officially opens as its national operations hub
Orange Hire in Australia acquired by private equity firm
Orange Hire in Australia has been acquired by private equity firm Arcadia Capital 
Makinex appoints new account manager
John Hendry joins Australian manufacturer in order to strengthen client partnerships
Borger acquires Kelly Green
Kelly Green Crane Hire acquired by Borger Crane Hire and Rigging Services in Australia
Preston Rentals expands into crane sector
Preston Rentals now offers a SuperCrane fleet of mini crawler cranes for rent at its US locations
Coates increases Haulotte investment
Coates Hire invests an additional $7 million in equipment from Haulotte this year
Country report: Access in Australia
Australia has a thriving aerial platform market, beset with a unique range of challenges
Sinoboom Australia launches
Chinese manufacturer expands into Australia with the opening of its latest subsidiary
Coates grows and plans ‘solutions’ division
Australian rental firm achieves revenues and profits growth despite challenges of fires and pandemic
Podcast: Access in Australia
Doug Rawlings, president of association EWPA and state manager at United Forklift and Access Solutions, covers the major topics
EWPA appoints safety, technical and training director
Formerly of Haulotte and IPAF, Andrew Delahunt moves to Australian MEWP association
Emeco continues to grow
With minimal effect felt from Covid-19, mining equip rental firm enjoys revenue and profit growth
HRIA publishes back-to-work guidance
Rental association provides health and safety guidance as Covid-19 restrictions ease in Australia
Kennards grows New Zealand network
New Mount Maunganui depot brings the company’s network in New Zealand to 26
Platform Basket offers new Spider 12.75
Italy-based manufacturer works with Australian dealer to respond to customer feedback
Aussie Pumps develops ‘rental survivors’
More robust trash pumps developed in response to feedback from Coates Hire
HED expands telematics connectivity
OEMs will now be able to offer connectivity between fleets across N America, Europe and Australia
Construction to contract 5.7% in Australia
Despite ongoing activity, industry feels impact of Covid-19 and low oil prices 
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