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Published on: 11 January, 2016
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Successful IRC attracts nearly 300 delegates
Published on: 24 November, 2014
International Rental Conference (IRC) Asia took place on 24 November in Shanghai, China – a high-level forum for debate on this fast-growing industry
KHL appoints new Editor for International Rental News (IRN)
Published on: 29 April, 2014
Helen Wright takes up IRN post on 6 May, with current Editor Murray Pollok becoming IRN’s Managing Editor and also joint Events Director for KHL.
IRE show sells out initial space at RAI
Published on: 12 March, 2014
Waiting list for additional exhibitors now established, with potential for extra space to be allocated for the show.
Video on latest ERA/IRN RentalTracker results
Published on: 04 February, 2014
Video outlines findings of most recent ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey, for the fourth quarter of 2013.
Video highlights global rental market trends
Published on: 22 August, 2013
Six minute video gives an update on worldwide rental market trends.
Hanix Europe moves HQ to London area
Published on: 13 May, 2013
Hanix maoves its European headquarters from Manchester, UK, down to London.
Spanish rental companies look for positives
Published on: 05 March, 2013
Spanish rental companies will have to wait until 2014 for the start of a recovery, although there are some positive signs from the constructon sector.
NTS opens trench and traffic branch in Los Angeles
Published on: 10 December, 2012
New Los Angeles depot to be run by NTS co-founder Tom Hartman, with other openings planned next year.
Aggreko wins Thames Water contract in London
Published on: 12 November, 2012
Aggreko has won a contract to provide back-up power during the construction of extension of the Thames Water Sewage Treatment Works at Beckton, east London.
Kiesel adds '-5' Hitachi excavator to rental fleet
Published on: 05 October, 2012
German Hitachi dealer Kiesel has added a new Zaxis-5 excavator to its rental fleet. The ZX670LCH-5 is one of the first '-5' Hitachi models to be sold in Germany and is the largest excavator in Kiesel’s fleet.
Showman's Show launches 'green' rental theme
Published on: 11 September, 2012
Events rental companies will be presented with a range of ‘green’ rental products at this year’s Showman’s Show in the UK.
Get ready for the UK's Executive Hire Show on 8 & 9 February
Published on: 24 January, 2012
More than 115 exhibitors are exhibiting at this year's Executive Hire Show (EHS), the annual UK showcase for the rental and tool hire sector, taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 8 and 9 February.
Hanix chooses Steelwrist as tiltrotator supplier
Published on: 21 January, 2011
Hanix Europe has chosen Sweden’s Steelwrist AB as its preferred supplier of Tiltrotators in Europe.
New exhibitors at Executive Hire Show (EHS)
Published on: 10 November, 2010
The UK’s Executive Hire Show (EHS) returns to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on 9-10 February next year with some significant new exhibitors, including Volvo, Bomag and Niftylift.
More participants in Global Rental Alliance exchange programme
Published on: 06 October, 2010
The latest participant in the Global Rental Alliance’s international rental exchange programme has traveled from Australia to Canada for a month-long exchange.
ARA launches delivery driver web-training
Published on: 01 October, 2010
The American Rental Association (ARA) and its insurance arm ARA Insurance Services said their new delivery driver training programme would improve driver safety and cut rental business costs.
Asian Games contract seals sporting 'hat-trick' for Aggreko
Published on: 30 September, 2010
Aggreko has won US$30 million rental contracts for the 2010 Asian Games and Asian Para Games.
Doosan generators used in specialist concrete pumps
Published on: 21 September, 2010
New G20 generators from Doosan International UK Ltd, Portable Power (DIPP) are being used in two specially made trailer-mounted grout pumping systems designed by specialist concrete pump rental company Premier Concrete Pumping Ltd (PCP).
Aggreko signs $150m Bangladesh contract
Published on: 27 April, 2010
Aggreko has signed an agreement with the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDP) to supply 200 MW of temporary power. The agreement has an estimated value of US$150 million over three years.
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