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GAP goes blue for 45-year milestone
UK rental firm GAP Group is celebrating its 45th anniversary with a new liveried fleet.
KDM Hire extends facilities
£1.5 million (€1.8 million) upgrade and expansion of rental company's facilities in Cookstown and Belfast complete
GAP opens Waltham Cross depot
UK rental firm continues to expand in London and the south east, adding 13th new depot to regional network
ARA revises North American rental forecasts
American Rental Association now expects total equipment rental revenue to grow 7.5% this year, compared to previous forecast of 8.2%
MCS targets Middle East expansion
Rental software specialist appoints Incon as partner to oversee Middle East operations
Tunisian rental leader plans for growth
Caterpillar dealer Parenin expects its fleet to top 100 earthmoving machines in the next two years on the back of oil and infrastructure projects.
Ditch Witch awards Brandt Tractor
Manufacturer of compact landscaping and underground construction equipment recognises sales efforts of its leading distributor in 2013.
Hewden starts work on new hub depot
UK rental firm Hewden broke ground on its latest hub depot on a 3.35 acre brown field site in Bedford on April 18, 2014.
Europe’s construction output up again
Strong start to 2014 continued in February, with highest annual increases seen in Slovenia, Hungary, Spain, Poland and Germany
Richard Tobin takes over CNH construction businesses
CEO takes over at Case Construction Equipment and New Holland Construction Equipment as Mario Gasparri assumes responsibility for group activities in South Africa.
SMOPYC opens its doors
Around 720 exhibitors are expected to line the halls at this year’s International Show of Public Works, Construction & Mining Machinery (SMOPYC) in Zaragoza, Spain.
Europe’s construction output jumped in January
Eurostat figures reveal 8.8% year-on-year increase in Eurozone, and 7.3% rise across all Member States
JCB to close German factory
Production of compaction equipment to be relocated to UK and India
Terex committed to Construction division
Terex to adapt Construction division products for the rental market and exploit Genie's links to rental customers.
Ramirent makes branding shift towards added services
Company hopes focus on added-value services will help it defend its prices.
Europe’s construction output fell more than 2% last year
Full-year figures show output fell 2.9% in the Eurozone in 2013 compared to 2012, and 2.2% across all member states
GRA reports global growth in rental
The Global Rental Alliance (GRA) – a grouping of some of the major rental association worldwide – reported that rental revenues in its territories increased by 6.6% in 2012 to reach US$73 billion.
Senior Google figure to speak at ERA convention
Google director Richard Robinson will discuss effective business-to-business digital marketing and branding strategies at the ERA convention. Registration for the event is now open at
VDMA predicts growth in 2014
Association of construction equipment & building materials machinery manufacturers saw a -6% drop in members’ sales last year, but says incoming orders point to a recovery.
Global Pump targets Europe/CIS with appointment
Victor Krotikov will promote Global Pump's complete range of diesel engine driven, electric submersible and hydraulic submersible pumps in Europe/CIS.
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