All New Zealand Articles

Kennards acquires in New Zealand
Purchase of Smiths Hire expands company’s presence on country’s South Island
10 recent equipment rental acquisitions
A number of key deals in the rental market have taken place in recent months
New Xwatch dealer for New Zealand
Global Survey will distribute the a range of Xwatch safety for construction products in the country
Kennards acquires Rangiora Hire
Equipment rental company expands presence in New Zealand
Snorkel appoints managing director in New Zealand
Jonathan ‘Jonno’ Tulitt will head up the company’s New Zealand manufacturing facility
Cat’s latest mini hydraulic excavators
Machines are emissions compliant and built for use in all climates
Trime opens Asia Pacific division
Division to promote T-ZERO PRO solar and hybrid lighting towers and generators
Podcast: IRN looks at data fusion with Inauro
IRN talks to Angus Kennard (co-CEO) and Max Girault CEO of Australian company Inauro about how rental companies are using digital technology to manage their data.
Vp plc revenues at 96% of pre-Covid levels
UK company buoyed by infrastructure and repair and maintenance projects
New Zealand has ‘dropped off’ global supply chain
Fears that construction supplies are not reaching New Zealand
Coates drops ‘Hire’ from its name
Change reflects its increasing focus on engineering services alongside traditional equipment rental activities.
United Rentals moves into portable accommodation and storage
Acquisition of General Finance Corp adds storage and accommodation businesses in US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
Volvo CE updates EC250E and EC300E excavators
Upgraded heavy-duty models are fitted with D8M Volvo engine that offer 10% more fuel efficiency
Haulotte launches telematics system
Sherpal telematics system provides comprehensive aerial platform fleet information 
Preston Rentals expands into crane sector
Preston Rentals now offers a SuperCrane fleet of mini crawler cranes for rent at its US locations
Kennards grows in New Zealand
New depot in Dunedin will tap into infrastructure spending in the region
Kennards grows New Zealand network
New Mount Maunganui depot brings the company’s network in New Zealand to 26
Almac appoints Pacific manager
Longstanding access and rental professional Bob Mules starts in his new role today in Australia 
Angus Kennard steps down at Kennards Hire
Kennards veteran Bill Whitehouse takes on role as CEO, succeeding Angus Kennard
New Zealand stops all but ‘essential’ construction
Government of New Zealand provides clear guidance of what it considers to be essential construction work
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