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ELS partners with SNM in France
Under the distributorship agreement SNM Lift will represent low level access products across France 
Advances in van mounted aerial work platforms
Focus on gross vehicle weight and electric power key elements in new product design 
Kiloutou partners with ShareMat on digital twins
ShareMat will save time and increase productivity for Kiloutou customers
Loxam launches LoxSafe telehandlers
New telehandlers co-designed with Manitou reduce safety operation errors 
Kubota chairman awarded France’s National Medal
Masatoshi Kimata, Kubota’s chairman and representative director, is presented with the National Order of Merit Medal from France
Kiloutou agrees loan linked to sustainability targets
The cost of the banking facility will be linked to issues including investment in low-emission equipment and representation of women in management
Liebherr takes a step back from tower crane rental: UPDATED
Liebherr tower crane rental business in Northern France handed over to Hexagone Services
New owner for Uperio Group
Tower crane specialist Uperio Group acquired by another private equity fund, TowerBrook Capital Partners
Rental in France grows 15.6% in Q1
DLR Barometer also reports high levels of staff recruitment and investment planned this year
D’Addazio expands ultra-high spider fleet
Rental company invests in Palazzani’s XTJ 52+ model as impact of pandemic speeds up telecommunication upgrades
Nationwide extends Bureau Veritas LOLER contract
Bureau Veritas will carry out inspections on UK rental company’s equipment for next five years 
Hitachi extends French dealer territories
Cobemat and Teramat will now cover expanded regions in the north and east of France
Intermat organiser plans September ‘demo’ show
First ‘100%’ live Construction Days trade show will take place in Lyon, France from 13 to 16 September, 2021
GSR names new French dealer
CFM Ile de France takes over the distribution of the company’s truck mounts after acquiring GSR’s former distributor
Kiloutou makes French earthmoving acquisition
Deal to buy Groupe La Centrale De Location (LCDL) will expand its coverage in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in France
Acces Industrie purchases 327 Snorkel units
The order from Acces Industrie consists of 245 Snorkel electric slab scissor lifts, plus a mix of booms and mini scissors 
Manitou factory expansions focus on green energy
The €80 million investment in three France-based factories will focus on electric and hybrid equipment 
Construction drives positive results for Vinci
Vinci construction sees revenues in first quarter of 2021 rise to €5.2 billion
Manitou launches telehandler lines
MT compact units, the Vision and Vision Plus MRT rotating series and ultra lightweight models are announced 
Kiloutou hails “extraordinary resilience” in 2020
French renter reported a 12.4% fall in 2020 revenues to €646.1 million, with an EBITDA margin of 31.2%
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