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European rental flat in 2021 says ERA
Second update to ERA’s 2020 Market Report forecastes a flat year in 2021 followed by 6% growth in 2022
ERA Market Report 2020 update confirms regional discrepancy in Covid-19 impact
The ERA is releasing a further update to its 2020 Market Report, covering the period 2019 to 2022
Pierre Boels hails impact of ERA association
The pandemic has reinforced the need for rental companies to work together and improve the industry, said ERA President Pierre Boels
Tobroco-Giant takes over SAMAC brand
Dutch company acquires compaction equipment manufacturer ULBO Machinery to offer full compact equipment range
35% increase in UK boosts Ashtead results
Ashtead’s Sunbelt Rentals business reported a 3% increase in revenues to £5.03 bn for year to 30 April
Palfinger Italy integrates with global company
Palfinger Platforms Italy set to be integrated into global Palfinger organisation; new managing director announced 
Almacrawler opens UK subsidiary
Almac Atlantic is set to provide a central sales and service offering, plus direct parts availability 
European companies: please complete the Q2 ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey
Companies involved in Europe’s equipment rental sector are invited to complete the short business confidence survey
Cramo opens equipment rental depot of the future
Belinda Smart speaks to Cramo’s CEO for Northern Europe, Martin Holmgren, and Managing Director - Finland, Tuomas Myllynen, about the company’s new ‘hub’ facility in the Helsinki region.
CTE Lift launches compact truck mount
New MP 24 C truck mount joins the MP 32.19 model as part of manufacturer’s Multipurpose range  
Loxam buys Sweden’s MaskinSlussen
Loxam’s Nordic subsidiary Ramirent AB will add MaskinSlussen to its Swedish operation, adding around €9m in revenues
Loxam returns to pre-Covid levels in France
Growth in France offset by weaker performance in the Nordic region as well as UK and Middle East
Ritchie Bros sees ‘unprecedented’ demand
Bidder registrations for online equipment auctions up 49%, with machine prices rising as construction output increases
Safelift signs up Lift Safe as UK distributor
UK material handling specialist Lift Safe adds low level access to its portfolio with Safelift
Husqvarna launches its first battery powered cutter
Manufacturer says its K1 PACE will offer equivalent power and performance to traditional petrol cutters
Ommelift launches 15m trailer mount
New 1500 EX articulating lift is the smallest of the company’s EX series
GAP Group becomes Leica distribution partner
GAP to offer surveying and geographical measurement to rental customers
Hitachi to expand Premium Rental programme
Premium Rental initiative in Europe generated revenues of €36 million in 2020, with 500 machines being rented
New solar light tower from Atlas Copco
Tower provides autonomous operation where solar yield is greater than energy demand
Canary Islands receives first Easy Lift spiders
Rental firm Maquinas Opein takes deliver of four new four new R130 spider lifts
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