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Rental rate rises assist Sunbelt to pre-Covid revenue levels
Sunbelt Rentals’ first quarter revenue up 22% on 2020 and 12% on 2019, partly thanks to increasing rental rates
Platformers’ Days marks successful return to live events
Specialist access and lifting equipment trade fair in Germany draws crowds of over 2,000
Webinar on cybersecurity in rental and construction, 4 November
IRN free webinar will have senior speakers from Loxam, Ritchie Bros and Palfinger
Boels takes delivery of plate compactors
New Ammann APF 15/40 plates in Boels fleet feature Vanguard 160 engines
Haulotte sales rise amid sourcing challenges
Haulotte has recorded a 12% sales increase in its first half of 2021, across most regions 
Trackunit acquires ZTR to create single telematics business
Companies said the combination will accelerate the digital transformation of construction
Top 5 private equity rental acquisitions 2021
We pick out five prominent acquisitions that have occurred throughout the year
Construction demand boosts US rental market
Regional report - Infrastructure stimulus measures and pent-up demand in the US suggest growth ahead for equipment rental firms 
Lou-Tec in Canada sold to private equity
Quebec-based company aims for growth following investment by Sagard and others
XCMG signs partnership deal with Horizon Equipment
XCMG’s aerial platform deal with rental major to make operations more ‘sustainable’
How digitalisation helped Mollo Noleggio prosper
Interview: Mauro Mollo, CEO of Mollo Noleggio, discusses the company’s digitalisation journey and continued growth despite the pandemic
Kevin Appleton on how achievement awards contribute to the rental industry
Appleton Column: What are industry awards really for, and how do judges know true achievement when they see it?
GAP moves HQ in response to growth
New, larger headquarters in Glasgow, UK, will support data analysis to drive efficiencies
Speedy downplays supply chain issues
Trading update says “positive momentum” being sustained
French rental recovering, but challenges persist
Second quarter revenues up 54% year-on-year, but industry now facing equipment shortages and recruitment challenges
IRN video: what next for China’s equipment rental market?
Murray Pollok, Managing Editor of IRN, talks to Tei Gyomei, Managing Director of Hitachi Construction Machinery (Shanghai)
ARA launches RentalHQ mobile app
App means finding rental construction equipment can be done from the jobsite
Adapteo cyber-attack highlights ongoing risks
Company “conducting a thorough investigation with the support of third-party cyber security experts”
Herc makes acquisition in Canada
Acquisition of Dwight Crane in Ontario, Canada, will expand Herc’s entertainment rentals business
Klubb achieves ISO environment certification
Audit conducted by CSR Europe recognises Klubb’s efforts to reduce its impact on the environment
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