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AEM survey: Construction firms plan to grow staff and fleet size, but most have no plans to use telematics

AEM survey: Construction firms plan to grow staff and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2014

According to a survey released this morning by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, U.S. construction companies are fairly optimistic about ...

Thieves steal same skid steer twice in Omaha, resilience lands them in jail

Thieves steal same skid steer twice in Omaha,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2014

It was British writer William Edward Hickson who said, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again." Recently ...

United Rentals cites strong start for 1Q, will add $750 million in fleet this quarter

United Rentals cites strong start for 1Q, will add $750...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Apr 17, 2014

United Rentals says it will bring in $750 million in fleet in the second quarter, the result of a strong ...

ARA: Rental revenues will reach $41.1 billion this year; equipment rental penetration index now nearly 53%

ARA: Rental revenues will reach $41.1 billion this...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 11, 2014

With healthy returns posted for rentals in 2013, the American Rental Association is forecasting $41.1 billion in total rental revenues ...

With acquisition finalized, Volvo Rents is now BlueLine Rental

With acquisition finalized, Volvo Rents is now BlueLine...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 10, 2014

After its acquisition by private equity firm Platinum Equity -- finalized in January --Volvo Rents has been rebranded BlueLine Rental. With ...

Volvo sells Volvo Rents equipment rental business to Platinum Equity

Volvo sells Volvo Rents equipment rental business to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 10, 2013

As rumored earlier this year, the Volvo Group has agreed to sell its Volvo Rents construction equipment rental business to ...

U.S. equipment rental revenues forecast to grow 6.5% in 2013, show strong growth through 2017

U.S. equipment rental revenues forecast to grow 6.5% in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 05, 2013

The American Rental Association's forecast for equipment rental revenue in the U.S. remained basically the same after its third quarter ...

Cleveland construction on the rebound thanks to university, health care spending

Cleveland construction on the rebound thanks to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2013

For the first time in many years, contractors in the Cleveland metro area and the Northeast Ohio region are optimistic, ...

Outpacing U.S. economy by 4 times, equipment rental revenues expected to grow 7%

Outpacing U.S. economy by 4 times, equipment rental...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 12, 2013

The latest forecast from the American Rental Association shows the U.S. equipment rental industry outpacing gross domestic product by four ...

Be prepared to answer these 9 questions when renting an air compressor

Be prepared to answer these 9 questions when renting an...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jun 03, 2013

  1. What are you planning to do? Air compressors drive tools for a variety of jobs, including small scale tasks – ...

Rent, buy or lease? The crucial answer to your next equipment purchase

Rent, buy or lease? The crucial answer to your next...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 01, 2013

Ready for a new dozer, excavator, forklift or other piece of heavy equipment? Construction activity has started to pick up but ...

Sunbelt Rentals posts 21% revenue gain for FY Q1-Q3

Sunbelt Rentals posts 21% revenue gain for FY Q1-Q3

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 08, 2013

Sunbelt Rentals has reported $1.368 billion in total revenue for the first three quarters of fiscal 2013 through January 31, ...

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