Articles by Jenny Lescohier

ARA Show opens in New Orleans with all eyes on the future
Published on: 19 February, 2024
The American Rental Association hosts its premier annual event amid an atmosphere of ‘cautious optimism’ 
Interview: Sunbelt Rentals and the role of energy storage in rental
Published on: 14 February, 2024
Mark Wilton, director, sustainable energy - power & HVAC services with Sunbelt Rentals, talks about how rental companies can help bring battery energy storage to the world
Interview: United Rentals on why access management is a key to success
Published on: 12 February, 2024
Tony Leopold, senior vice president of strategy & digital at United Rentals, talks about the company’s new Access Management system and what it means for renters
Interview: BigRentz CEO Scott Cannon on the future of construction and rental
Published on: 07 February, 2024
Once called an industry ‘disrupter’, the largest rental aggregator in the US is making headlines as it positions itself as a next-level solutions provider for construction and rental companies
Turning diesel-powered construction equipment into zero-emissions machines
Published on: 05 February, 2024
ZQuip modular energy solution puts rental companies at the center of the effort to electrify jobsites
9 takeaways from United Rentals’ full-year ‘23 report
Published on: 29 January, 2024
On the heels of a record-breaking fourth quarter, the world’s largest rental company looks forward to the expansion of specialty rentals and its growing role in mega projects
Leading economist: US economy to weaken in first half of 2024
Published on: 24 January, 2024
Contributing factors include the end of Covid relief programs, lingering impacts of monetary policy and credit tightening
Interview: Wacker Neuson gears up for John Deere excavator production
Published on: 18 January, 2024
Gert Reichetseder, president and CEO Americas, talks about when to expect new models and how the market is shaping up to receive them
5 tech takeaways from CES 2024
Published on: 17 January, 2024
Leading equipment manufacturers were a force at CES 2024, showing off tech for the future of construction and agriculture while hinting at a new world to come
Os maiores desenvolvimentos em equipamentos de construção em 2023
Published on: 11 January, 2024
Vários temas dominaram as notícias sobre equipamentos de construção este ano
Las mayores novedades en equipos de construcción en 2023
Published on: 11 January, 2024
Una colección de algunos de los desarrollos más impactantes en equipos de construcción durante los últimos 12 meses
4 ways Ashtead is improving sustainability
Published on: 09 January, 2024
London-based global rental giant outlines how it aims to achieve greater sustainability in 2024 and beyond
The biggest developments in construction equipment in 2023
Published on: 14 December, 2023
This was a year characterized by exciting advancements in power alternatives, operational digitalization, autonomous equipment and so much more
Top 10 words of wisdom from the rental industry in 2023
Published on: 13 December, 2023
At look back at the past 12 months of news and interviews reveals some pearls of inspiration from leaders in the equipment rental industry 
Interview: why Riccardo Magni has high hopes for the future
Published on: 12 December, 2023
On the heels of an update to its extensive line of rotating telescopic handlers, Magni is looking forward with full ownership of the company once again
Magni buys back Dingli’s 20% share
Published on: 12 December, 2023
Italian OEM returns to 100% family ownership following November transaction.
Machine control made for rental fleets
Published on: 01 December, 2023
Topcon’s portable MC-Mobile machine control solution is made for use on compact equipment, bringing the benefits of digital construction to smaller contractors and rental fleets
3 positive messages from Herc Rentals’ Investor Days
Published on: 29 November, 2023
Discussion out of Herc Rentals’ recent Investor Day contains some good news for rental companies in North America
A practical approach to sustainability for North American rental companies
Published on: 20 November, 2023
A recent webinar from the American Rental Association looks at what today’s rental companies can do to begin their journey toward reducing carbon emissions 
Plataforma de gerenciamento de equipamentos habilitada por voz promete economia de tempo e custos
Published on: 16 November, 2023
O Fleet Intelligence da Foresight, uma plataforma de gerenciamento de equipamentos para empresas de construção, locadoras e revendedores de equipamentos, possui um novo recurso de controle de voz alimentado por IA, projetado para simplificar as operações para quem o utiliza. Conversamos com Dale Hanna, CEO da Foresight, sobre o que isso significa para o futuro da gestão de ativos.
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