RusRental, the Russian rental association, has published results of a recent survey “Equipment Rental in Russian Mining Industry,” which shows an increasing awareness of the rental option among Russian mining companies.

Excavators and dozers are the machines most frequently rented by Russian mining firms, as 30 percent of those companies rent those items. Twenty-five percent of the Russian mining companies surveyed rent mobile cranes, 25 percent rent scaffolding, 23 percent rent formwork, 22 percent rent loaders and 20 percent rent modular space units.

Equipment such as aerial work platforms, rollers, tower cranes and concrete pumps are not currently rented by Russian mining companies.

The survey shows that attitudes towards rental differ strongly in various parts of Russia, with rental being used rarely in some areas.

Full results of the survey are published in the report. For more information or to order the report, visit