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Himoinsa reports growth in European revenue
Almost half now comes from the region
Speedy Hire secures major infrastructure contract with Amey
UK-based Speedy is to provide non-operated plant hire to Amey’s operations on a range of sector contracts including rail, highways and public estates
Ashtead profits down for fiscal ‘24, but results buoyed by Sunbelt Rentals’ strength
Group revenue topped $10 billion, while Sunbelt Rentals’ revenue increased 13.2% year over year
GAM issues €100 million bond prgram
Funds to strengthen its economic and financial situation
Friday Roundup: EU MEWP tariffs | world’s tallest scissor | new acquisitions
The week of June 13-19, 2024 included proposed European tariffs on MEWPs produced in China, unprecedented scissor lift height, rental company acquisitions, and a new equipment factory in Mexico
Is rental changing its attitude toward the energy transition?
IRN profiles the initiatives companies are implementing to drive change forward
JCB aims to double size of Latin American operations with $100m investment
JCB is to invest 500 million reais (just under US$100 million) on modernizing and expanding its Latin American operations
Interview: Equipment Depot on its secret to safety
US-based material handling renter Equipment Depot recently celebrated its best safety record in its history, highlighting a company-wide commitment to the goal of zero accidents and injuries
Could US tariffs on Chinese goods endanger adoption of electric construction equipment?
When news emerged last month that the US government would be raising tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods, including electric vehicles and batteries, it wasn’t immediately obvious whether this would apply to construction equipment
Sales for world’s top 50 construction OEMs revealed
Yellow Table compiles the sales for the world’s top 50 construction equipment manufacturers 
AI-powered robotic excavators take direction on site
Gravis Robotics is developing a module that attaches to individual excavators so they can work to spec every day on the job 
accessM20 2024 reflects a diverging marketplace for access manufacturers
2023 revenues highlight an interesting shift in one of the industry’s sectors
Herc issues $800 million in senior notes
Proceeds to repay portion of indebtedness
Friday Roundup: Boels used equipment | Manitou-Kiloutou electric retrofit | OEM American expansions
The week that was May 27 through June 5 saw news from large rental houses, a new electric telehandler and North American facilities for major manufacturers
Steelwrist opens North American headquarters
New facility marks key milestone in company’s expansion strategy
Interview: Why Sarens has big hopes for rental
Growing demand within the sector is driving expansion in product offering, services, depots and more for the Belgium-based crane provider
Boels launches used equipment marketplace
Company partners with Scandinavian subsidiary
Friday Roundup: Colorado, US acquisitions | European rental forecast | equipment demos
The last week of May, 2024 saw US-based companies acquiring in Colorado, a report about the state of European rental, and lots of new machines being shown on site
Going mobile: A must-have customer experience
Paul Maddison, director of digital innovation at United Rentals, talks about what defines a valueable digital interface for customers, and why you need one
A tale of two markets: Rental faces differing forecasts in US and Europe
The latest reports show equipment rental in two key regions, while driven by similar forces, is taking separate paths for now
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