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Baseplan Software achieves ARA certification
Australian rental software company granted Rental Market Metrics certification by the American Rental Association
Ramirent signs five-year deal with Empower in Finland
Deal covers equipment including generators, cable trolleys, fibre welding equipment, cable radars, testers and tools, and expands Ramirent's range of industrial equipment.
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Change at the top for BlueLine Rental
New CEO Philip Hobson appointed at US rental company from portable storage firm Mobile Mini and RSC Holdings
SAB expands rental fleet
German rental company adds five Yanmar mini excavators with operating weights ranging from 1 to 5.5 t
Kennards Hire scoops Australian rental award
Firm named Rental Company of the Year 2014 by Australian Hire and Rental Industry Association
Russia's power rental market set for growth
Russian power rental market will grow by 10-12% this year according to report by RusRental consultancy.
Reorganisation at Manitou
Manitou will be divided into three new divisions and former interim CEO Dominique Bamas will return to the board.
Working smart: interview with Coates Hire’s Leigh Ainsworth
Australia’s Coates Hire is retrenching in the face of a slowdown in the country’s natural resources sector, as company CEO Leigh Ainsworth tells Murray Pollok.
Hewden's core fleet promise starts to pay off
Hewden says its ‘Core Fleet Guarantee’ is increasing utilisation and successfully generating more business with small and medium sized customers. Murray Pollok reports.
Altaaqa Global opens East Africa office
Altaaqa continues regional growth initiatives with office in Nairobi, Kenya to serve East African power rental market.
Appleton appointed chairman of Horizon Platforms in UK
Kevin Appleton will be chairman of UK access rental company Horizon Platforms. At the same time he takes on a new full-time post as managing director of Yusen Logistics UK, a freight forwarding business.
United Rentals rolls out lean processes initiative
United's CFO said the company could save $100 million in costs within three years by adopting lean processes at its branches.
Cramo creates new brand for accommodation business
Cramo Adapteo brand will help it target non-construction markets for portable accommodation such as schools, hospitals and offices.
Kennards establishes Test & Measure rental division
New specialist operation joins existing Kennards divisions including Traffic, Concrete Care, Lift & Shift and Pump & Power.
Speedy confirms missing £4.8m in Middle East business
Missing £4.8 million the deliberate work of a small number of employees in the Middle East, said Speedy.
Rupert Soames leaving Aggreko to join Serco
Soames to become CEO of outsourcing group Serco and leaves Aggreko after AGM on 24 April.
Speedy signs three-year UK contract with Babcock
Deal could generate more than £10 million in rental business every year and extends existing relationship with Babcock.
Balancing act: Lois Boyd, president of Hertz Equipment Rental Co (HERC), talks to IRN.
Lois Boyd, president of Hertz Equipment Rental Co (HERC), tells IRN about juggling priorities at a business that is growing fast in North America and facing enormous opportunities in markets like China and the Middle East.
Go early, go big: Kevin Appleton on the right international strategy
Going international with a rental business is about more than getting dots on a map, says Kevin Appleton. So what are the key ingredients of an international strategy?
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