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‘Strong results’ from Xylem
Water technology company reports €990 million net income for third quarter 2017, a rise on last year
Morbark buys landscaping equipment specialist Rayco
The US producer of the Boxer mini skid steers has acquired Rayco Manufacturing, a US forestry and landscaping equipment specialist.
Continued rise for Palfinger
Palfinger Group’s revenue rose by 9.7% to €1,093.1 million in the first three quarters of its financial year, setting a new record for the reporting period
IPAF appoints head of technical & safety
IPAF has made a senior appointment to head up its global Technical & Safety department. Andrew Delahunt will join from Haulotte, where he is worldwide safety and homologation manager
Healthy third quarter for Haulotte
In its third quarter of 2017, Haulotte’s consolidated sales were up 2% to €106.1 million, compared with the same period last year
Global rental confidence survey - last chance
Please take part in International Rental News’ annual survey of rental company confidence around the world
Appleton to highlight rental lessons from Europe
Kevin Appleton will describe the key lessons from the recent history of Europe’s rental market at the IRC rental conference in Shanghai.
Pierre Saubot: 7 million machines in 20 years?
The global annual market for MEWPs could be 700,000 units within 20 years, said Haulotte Chairman Pierre Saubot.
Hitachi’s oil sensors
New monitoring of engine and hydraulic oil in excavators said to be first in construction industry
Deutz and Liebherr agreement
Global co-operation agreed between companies for diesel engines between 200 and 620kW
Prepare for ‘next step’ in digital operation
Rental companies will benefit if they use machine learning and data analytics tools, says Spartan Solutions.
Zeppelin Rental to highlight digital strategies at IRC
Peter Schrader of Zeppelin Rental will  talk about digital business strategies at the International Rental Conference (IRC).
Algeco Scotsman sells North American business
Algeco Group sells Williams Scotsman to private equity business Double Eagle Acquisition Corp (DEAC) for US$1.1 billion
Construction equipment markets bounce back
Worldwide sales of construction equipment to grow 16%, driven by buoyancy in Asia – Off-Highway Research
Latest IRN issue available to download
July/August issue of IRN now available, and includes exclusive interview with Angus Kennard, CEO of Kennards Hire
Rental associations discuss key topics
A webinar, held earlier this month, saw associations across the world discuss approaches to Global Rental Alliance membership expansion and more
International Rental News July/August podcast (audio)
Joe Malone, editor, brings you the latest news from the global rental market
International Rental News July/August podcast (audio)
Joe Malone, editor, brings you the latest news from the global rental market
Feature: Hard-core software
As rental companies explore ways to improve the efficiency of their business, software developers sense the demand. Joe Malone explores the latest software available
IPAF reveals fatal injury rate
The fatal injury rate (FIR) for MEWPs declined in 2016, despite the total MEWP rental fleet and the number of rental days worldwide increasing significantly 
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