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United Rentals acquires in Europe
Deal adds eight locations in the Benelux region
Caterpillar launches energy transition programme
Programme designed to help customers reduce their site emissions
Volvo: ‘We needed to do compact equipment differently’
A year since Volvo CE split compact construction equipment from its heavy machinery, compact business unit leader Thomas Bitter explains the strategy
UK rental firm places £2 million JCB order
Company expands waste handling fleet
H&E expansion continues with new depots
18 depots have opened since Q2 of 2023
Speedy Hire recognised as “climate leader”
Company receives award for second year running
Solar panels and wild flower gardens: How rental depots are becoming greener
How rental firms are using their depots to cut carbon emissions
JMS diversifies with AlmaCrawlers
Bi-levelling units part of plan to focus on specialist equipment 
HSS CFO to step down
Paul Quested leaves after eight years with the company
Riccardo Magni on company goals and product plans
North America, new boom lifts and a move into agriculture are all targets, says Magni president 
Market stabilization for ‘Telehandler30’ North American ranking
Current market drivers include infrastructure, mega projects, onshoring and aging fleet replacement
Genies take on Swiss landfill
Rental company Felbermayr provides Genies to major landfill 
The AI systems used to fight energy waste on construction sites
Contractors including Kier, Balfour Beatty and Bouygues are all using AI-enabled energy management systems in site cabins to reduce power waste 
Winners of the European Rental Awards announced
JCB, Zeppelin and Ecosun Innovations among winners
Friday roundup: ERA opens in Lisbon | Caterpillar highlights | United Rentals’ growth
European rental firms gathered for two days of networking in Lisbon, Portugal, while corporate giants Caterpillar and United Rentals each progress with forward-thinking initiatives 
Paolo Palazzani on a new ‘people first’ strategy
Palazzani’s new president talks market developments and cultural change 
ERA Convention opens in Lisbon
Zeppelin Rentals CEO offically opens the show
Skyjack opens Asia Pacific HQ
Manufacturing facility officially opens in Tianjin, China 
US slaps increased tariffs on Chinese goods used in construction
The US government has announced that it is raising tariffs on a wide range of Chinese goods, including on materials and machinery used in the construction industry
Interview: New IPAF president on what’s next in ensuring safety when working at height
Karel Huisjer, the new president of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), looks at inclusivity, sustainability, globalization and more
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