All Australia Articles

Ahern Australia signs Ausa distributor deal
The agreement Ahern to distribute manufacturer’s dumpers, all-terrain forklifts and telehandlers
Kennards acquires in Western Australia
Addition of Redi Hire will boost Kennards’ network in Western Australia to 22 locations
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 
New vehicle mount access company established in Australia
Waimea Australia is majority owned by distributor Monitor Lifts and will offer products across the country 
Coates IoT tool to boost productivity
Smart Site tool locates and tracks usage of equipment including smaller tools, enabling off-hire opportunities
IPAF grows safety and technical team
Mike Ashton takes up role as association’s new International Safety & Technical Advisor
Australian rental firm boosts workflows with Inauro
Inauro’s Perspio captures view of fleet along with rental and servicing data 
Podcast: IRN looks at data fusion with Inauro
IRN talks to Angus Kennard (co-CEO) and Max Girault CEO of Australian company Inauro about how rental companies are using digital technology to manage their data.
Coates commits to net zero goals
Coates and sistern company Westrac are targeting net zero Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2040
Kennards Hire expands in New South Wales
Equipment rental company opens 60th branch in Australia
Vp plc revenues at 96% of pre-Covid levels
UK company buoyed by infrastructure and repair and maintenance projects
New appointments at Point of Rental
Company focuses attention on global rental market
How construction workers are struggling with poor mental health
Why poor mental health is such a problem in the construction industry, and what we can do to lower suicide rates
Coates CEO Murray Vitlich on ‘the evolution of hire’
Read IRN’s exclusive interview with CEO of Coates, Australia’s largest rental company
Interview: Murray Vitlich outlines vision for Coates
Coates has dropped ‘Hire’ from its name as it focuses on increasing its engineering services
Coates drops ‘Hire’ from its name
Change reflects its increasing focus on engineering services alongside traditional equipment rental activities.
Haulotte Australia wins two HIRE21 awards
Company named best supplier for the second year running and its HS15 E Pro scissor wins best new product 
Mech-N-Air becomes Easy Lift dealer for Australia
Distribution deal starts with two tracked spiders from the Italian manufacturer 
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