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H&E Equipment Services rental revenues up 18%, equipment sales up 20% in 2Q

H&E Equipment Services rental revenues up 18%,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 01, 2014

Integrated construction equipment distribution and rental firm H&E Equipment Services says its rental revenues increased 18 percent in its second ...

AEMP to collaborate with ARA on education, training and research

AEMP to collaborate with ARA on education, training and...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jul 16, 2014

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals today announced a partnership agreement with the American Rental Association. The collaboration will enable ...

Caterpillar pushes dealers missing out on billions in sales each year to increase use of telematics data

Caterpillar pushes dealers missing out on billions in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 21, 2014

Contractors aren't the only ones not using telematics. Dealers of the largest heavy equipment manufacturer in the world are also ...

RER’s Top 100 firms reach highest-ever total equipment rental volume

RER’s Top 100 firms reach highest-ever total...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on May 19, 2014

The RER 100 topped $15.4 billion, the highest-ever total rental volume, according to RER magazine, which annually ranks North American ...

Bobcat releases new fuel-efficient E32i, E35i compact excavators with improved information display

Bobcat releases new fuel-efficient E32i, E35i compact...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Bobcat has released two new compact excavators into the wild, both with Tier 4 engines, boasting better fuel efficiency and ...

Ante, upped: JLG unveils 1850 SJ, world’s tallest telescopic boom topping out at 185+ feet

Ante, upped: JLG unveils 1850 SJ, world’s tallest...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 26, 2014

Telescopic boom lifts are reaching heights not imagined 10 years ago, when 135 feet of maximum height was pushing the ...

How Ritchie Bros. set online records and sold $166 million worth of heavy equipment at its Orlando auction

How Ritchie Bros. set online records and sold $166...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 24, 2014

"The Big One" has once again lived up to its name for Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers. During its huge annual auction in ...

Why the numbers are important: Moneyball’s Billy Beane addresses the equipment, construction industries

Why the numbers are important: Moneyball’s Billy...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 13, 2014

One definite perk of a free press pass is the exposure I get to high-priced talk. Filling a podium is ...

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 ...

Ride along on a 180-foot trip to the top onboard the new Genie SX-180 telescopic boom (VIDEO)

Ride along on a 180-foot trip to the top onboard the...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jan 20, 2014

It had been a bad technology week. I left the office with a fully-charged new tablet that died on the plane ...

Manitou launches new MRT 2540 Privilege Plus rotating telehandler, updates MRT 2150 and MRT 1840

Manitou launches new MRT 2540 Privilege Plus rotating...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 11, 2013

At an event in West Bend, Wisconsin, Manitou launched its newest rotating telescopic handler, the MRT 2540 Privilege Plus. The company ...

AWP maker Snorkel to sell majority share to Ahern’s Xtreme Manufacturing

AWP maker Snorkel to sell majority share to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 20, 2013

Telehandler manufacturer Xtreme Manufacturing and aerial work platforms maker Snorkel have reached a deal that will see majority ownership of ...

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