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Coates drops ‘Hire’ from its name
Change reflects its increasing focus on engineering services alongside traditional equipment rental activities.
Haulotte Australia wins two HIRE21 awards
Company named best supplier for the second year running and its HS15 E Pro scissor wins best new product 
Coates Hire launches 150t capacity structural prop
Lightweight, heavy-duty prop is the fruit of a research project with Monash University in Australia
Trackunit expands in Asia Pacific
New offices and senior appointment in the region for Trackunit
United Rentals moves into portable accommodation and storage
Acquisition of General Finance Corp adds storage and accommodation businesses in US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
LONGER READ: Data fusion
Angus Kennard, former Kennards Hire CEO, explains why he has created a new business, Inauro, to help rental companies manage data.
Edilcentro Srl signs up with Kinosk
Italian rental and sales company Edilcentro Srl has signed up with the Kinosk online rental management platform
Coates profits hold up in first half-year
Owner Seven Group Holdings commits Coates and WesTrac to net zero emissions by 2040
Volvo CE updates EC250E and EC300E excavators
Upgraded heavy-duty models are fitted with D8M Volvo engine that offer 10% more fuel efficiency
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
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