News & Analysis http://rermag.com/taxonomy/term/7515/more en The Toro Company Launches Land. Water. Thrive. Initiative http://rermag.com/headline-news/toro-company-launches-land-water-thrive-initiative <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Toro Company has introduced its Land. Water. Thrive. Initiative, which aims to help improve water use efficiency, enhance outdoor environments and green spaces, and educate on sustainable agricultural practices. Over a two-year period, The Toro Foundation is contributing up to $1 million in grants to nonprofits in global communities with the Greenspace Enhancement Grant Program.</div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/toro-company-launches-land-water-thrive-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/toro-company-launches-land-water-thrive-initiative#comments Headline News International News Sun, 22 Jul 2018 17:03:00 +0000 99191 at http://rermag.com <p>Toro&#39;s Mud Buggy at work.</p> Photo by The Toro Co. Interview with Brian Northway: Moving Towards On-Demand Power http://rermag.com/interviews/interview-brian-northway-moving-towards-demand-power <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As part of an ongoing series of interviews with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/power-generation?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about power generation">generator</a></span> manufacturers, Allmand Bros.’ field service manager Brian Northway talks about strategically placing several generators around a jobsite, how to ‘understand, educate and inventory’ in preparation for hurricane season, and how right-sizing generators is key to success for renting generators. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/interviews/interview-brian-northway-moving-towards-demand-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/interviews/interview-brian-northway-moving-towards-demand-power#comments Interviews Power Generation Rental News Sun, 22 Jul 2018 04:49:00 +0000 99181 at http://rermag.com <p>Northway says in advance of hurricane season, generator providers need to understand, educate and inventory -- well in advance.</p> Photo by Allmand Bros. Construction Jobs Increase Year over Year in 43 States, AGC Says http://rermag.com/headline-news/construction-jobs-increase-year-over-year-43-states-agc-says <div class="field-byline"> Associated General Contractors </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Forty-three states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between June 2017 and June 2018, while 32 states and D.C. added construction jobs between May and June, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released this week. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/construction-jobs-increase-year-over-year-43-states-agc-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/construction-jobs-increase-year-over-year-43-states-agc-says#comments Contractor News Headline News Sat, 21 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +0000 99171 at http://rermag.com United Rentals’ Flannery Explains Baker Acquisition, Widespread Q2 Gains http://rermag.com/headline-news/united-rentals-flannery-explains-baker-acquisition-widespread-q2-gains <div class="field-byline"> Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>All of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/United%20Rentals?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about United Rentals">United Rentals</a></span>’ regions increased rental revenue year over year in the second quarter, United president and chief operating officer Matt Flannery told an investors’ conference call this week, including Western Canada, which increased more than 12 percent in local currency, while nationally Canada was up almost 15 percent. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/united-rentals-flannery-explains-baker-acquisition-widespread-q2-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/united-rentals-flannery-explains-baker-acquisition-widespread-q2-gains#comments Rental Companies Headline News Rental News Sat, 21 Jul 2018 17:33:00 +0000 99161 at http://rermag.com <p>United Rentals generators providing backup power in Toronto.</p> Photo by United Rentals Loxam’s Nationwide Platforms Agrees to Acquire UK Platforms from HSS http://rermag.com/international-news/loxam-s-nationwide-platforms-agrees-acquire-uk-platforms-hss <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Loxam Group, Europe’s largest equipment rental company, said its wholly owned subsidiary Nationwide Platforms Ltd. has entered into a conditional agreement with HSS Hire Group to acquire UK Platforms Ltd., an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/aeriallifting?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about aerial equipment">aerial work platform</a></span> rental specialist with 12 branches in the United Kingdom. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/international-news/loxam-s-nationwide-platforms-agrees-acquire-uk-platforms-hss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/international-news/loxam-s-nationwide-platforms-agrees-acquire-uk-platforms-hss#comments Rental Companies International News Aerial/Lifting Rental News Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:10:00 +0000 99151 at http://rermag.com <p>With the acquisition, Loxam becomes a more powerful presence in the U.K. powered access rental market.</p> United Rentals Posts $1.891 Billion in Total Revenue in Second Quarter http://rermag.com/headline-news/united-rentals-posts-1891-billion-total-revenue-second-quarter <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://rermag.com/search/results/United%20Rentals?intlink=autlink" title="Read more about United Rentals">United Rentals</a></span> posted total revenue of $1.891 billion for the second quarter compared to $1.597 billion for the second quarter of 2017, an 18.4-percent upswing. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/united-rentals-posts-1891-billion-total-revenue-second-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/united-rentals-posts-1891-billion-total-revenue-second-quarter#comments Headline News Rental News Rer 100 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:16:00 +0000 99101 at http://rermag.com <p>United Rentals posted rental revenue of $1.631 billion for the second quarter.</p> Photo by United Rentals Luby Equipment Services Adds Industry Veteran Larry Sims to Sales Team http://rermag.com/headline-news/luby-equipment-services-adds-industry-veteran-larry-sims-sales-team-0 <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Luby Equipment Services, a St. Louis-based Case Construction Equipment dealer, has hired Larry Sims as sales representative. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/luby-equipment-services-adds-industry-veteran-larry-sims-sales-team-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/luby-equipment-services-adds-industry-veteran-larry-sims-sales-team-0#comments Headline News Earthmoving Rental News Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:20:00 +0000 99091 at http://rermag.com <p>Larry Sims brings 25 years of industry experience to Luby&nbsp;Equipment Services.</p> Kohler to be First Shirt Sleeve Partner for Manchester United http://rermag.com/international-news/kohler-be-first-shirt-sleeve-partner-manchester-united <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Football giant Manchester United and Kohler Co. have agreed to a multi-year global partnership. The Kohler brand logo will feature on the sleeve of the club’s most iconic and best-selling shirt for both the men’s and women’s teams. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/international-news/kohler-be-first-shirt-sleeve-partner-manchester-united" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/international-news/kohler-be-first-shirt-sleeve-partner-manchester-united#comments International News Power Generation Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:24:00 +0000 99071 at http://rermag.com <p>David Kohler, president and CEO of Kohler Co. (left), with Richard Arnold, group managing director of Manchester United, with the Manchester United logo.</p> Photo by Kohler Crown Equipment Corp. Adds Michigan Sales and Service Facility http://rermag.com/headline-news/crown-equipment-corp-adds-michigan-sales-and-service-facility <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Crown Equipment Corp., a leading international material handling distribution and sales company, has opened a new sales and service location near Grand Rapids, Mich. </div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/crown-equipment-corp-adds-michigan-sales-and-service-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/crown-equipment-corp-adds-michigan-sales-and-service-facility#comments Headline News Forklifts Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:53:00 +0000 99061 at http://rermag.com <p>Brand new Crown Equipment Kentwood, Mich., sales and service facility.</p> Photo by Crown Equipment ALT Sales LLC Joins Manitex’ Articulating Crane Distribution Network http://rermag.com/headline-news/alt-sales-llc-joins-manitex-articulating-crane-distribution-network <div class="field-byline"> Posted by Michael Roth </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Manitex International has expanded its articulating crane distribution network to include ALT Sales LLC, headquartered in Richfield, Ohio, and a member of the All Family of Companies. ALT Sales specializes in rental, sales and service of boom trucks.</p></div> <p><a href="http://rermag.com/headline-news/alt-sales-llc-joins-manitex-articulating-crane-distribution-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://rermag.com/headline-news/alt-sales-llc-joins-manitex-articulating-crane-distribution-network#comments Cranes Headline News Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:08:00 +0000 99051 at http://rermag.com <p>An All crane at work.</p>