Headline News

HERC Expands Equipment Rental Operations to China

Sept. 5, 2008
Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. recently began operations in Shanghai, China, the company said last week. HERC is beginning with an initial product line of aerial lifts, air compressors...
International Rental Business

Lifts for the World

Sept. 1, 2008
While Riwal is fast developing into one of the world's leading aerial players, a family atmosphere still prevails.
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United Rentals Names Kneeland President, CEO and Director

Aug. 29, 2008
After a unanimous election by United Rentals’ board, the company last week named Michael Kneeland president, CEO and a director of the company. Kneeland has served as interim ...
RER & The Environment

The Green Giant

Aug. 1, 2008
No longer the silent elephant in the construction and rental industries, environmental responsibility and sustainability concerns are today...
Headline News

Haulotte Group Acquires Bil-Jax

July 25, 2008
Consolidation of the aerial industry took a major step this week with the acquisition of Bil-Jax Inc. by the Haulotte Group, through its U.S. subsidiary.
Headline News

Private Equity Group Acquires Essex Crane Rental

April 18, 2008
Hyde Park Acquisition Corp. recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Essex Crane Rental Corp., which owns the largest specialized...
Headline News

Former United Rentals President Milne Charged With Securities Fraud

April 11, 2008
John Milne, former vice chairman, president and chief financial officer of United Rentals was indicted April 4 by a federal grand jury for conspiracy, securities fraud, insider...
Business Info Analysis

Manage Your Capital

April 1, 2008
With the first quarter of 2008 behind us, rental industry revenue results appear mixed. The most optimistic rental operators are predicting limited growth
News & Analysis

A Growing Space

March 7, 2008
Tim Ford joined Genie Industries a year and a half ago as CEO, and has grown along with the company. RER editor Michael Roth had the opportunity to sit down with Ford at the ARA...