All Australasia Articles

Magni for Sydney Metro upgrade
Contractor Abyss uses two Magni rotating telehandlers for underground rail works
Kennards’ acquires in access market
Acquisition includes largest boom lift in Australia
Interview: John Bureau on Volaris and rental software acquisitions
IRN’s Murray Pollok talks rental software and growth with John Bureau, Group Leader at Volaris.
10 recent equipment rental acquisitions
A number of key deals in the rental market have taken place in recent months
Fil Filipov: 1946-2022
The passing of one of the great entrepreneurs and characters of the construction equipment industry
Record half-year sales for BigChange
Software company expands customer base, attracting 200 new clients in six months
World’s biggest construction contractors revealed
Exclusive listing shows the world’s top ten construction contractors 
Magni telehandler for Sydney road upgrades
Construction firm EKC begins work on 3.2km of ‘vital’ infrastructure in Sydney 
Where are the world’s best paid construction workers?
Report reveals which cities pay construction workers the highest average hourly wage 
Altrad completes Sparrows acquisition
Acquisition strengthens Altrad’s renewables offering
G7 leaders reveal US$600bn infrastructure plan
Partnership for Global Infrastructure has been viewed as an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative 
Coates launches green range
Range to include access, lighting and lifting machines
Ahern Australia signs Ausa distributor deal
The agreement Ahern to distribute manufacturer’s dumpers, all-terrain forklifts and telehandlers
Noble Iron sells Texada Software
US-based private equity company is the buyer
Kennards acquires in Western Australia
Addition of Redi Hire will boost Kennards’ network in Western Australia to 22 locations
Snorkel appoints managing director in New Zealand
Jonathan ‘Jonno’ Tulitt will head up the company’s New Zealand manufacturing facility
Record construction equipment sales in 2021
Global construction equipment sales grew 10% last year with demand expected to remain high in 2022
Aerial platform rental in Australia
Bill Whitehouse, CEO of Kennards Hire, on Australia’s access equipment market
Utilisation moves up at Coates Hire
Fleet utilisation up 9% in the first six months of its financial year
Sinoboom Australia appoints operations manager
Longstanding access industry professional Mitch Ely will help drive the Australia business forward 
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