Sunbelt Rentals

Sunbelt Rentals go green with Faresin electric telehandler

One of the UK market leaders for equipment rental solutions, Sunbelt Rentals, has placed a multiple unit order for the new Faresin 6.26 full electric telehandler. After a major rebrand in 2020, the company announced that they expected results to surpass previous predictions despite the Covid-19 pandemic and continued to invest in new equipment. Purchased […]

22/02/2021 - 22:47 pm

The best of British for Tyne & Wear Access

UK rental company, Tyne & Wear Access, is expanding their hire fleet with British-made mobile elevating work platforms, from Snorkel. Located just 9.2 miles, or a 15-minute drive, from Snorkel’s manufacturing facility in the UK, Tyne & Wear Access has grown its hire fleet in the past 12 months with ten new, locally-built aerial lifts, […]

14/02/2021 - 15:15 pm
Kalmar gantry cranes

Kalmar to supply gantry cranes to Brazilian container terminal 

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has entered into an agreement with Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) for the supply of nine Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs). The cranes will be delivered to Sepetiba Tecon terminal, Brazil in the first quarter of 2022. Located in the Port of Itaguaí, less than 100km from Rio Janeiro, Sepetiba Tecon S.A. […]

09/02/2021 - 18:22 pm

Independent Hire expands telehandler fleet with Snorkel

UK rental company, Independent Hire, has expanded its telehandler fleet with four Snorkel SR626 compact rough terrain telehandlers. Servicing the Midlands and South East of the UK from three strategically located branches in Buckinghamshire, Essex and Coventry, Independent Hire offers a comprehensive range of equipment and plant, ranging from power tools and generators, to powered […]

18/01/2021 - 21:46 pm

Haulotte machines selected for a large nuclear project

Bylor JV, a partnership of Bouygues Travaux Publics and Laing O’Rourke, ordered more than 80 Haulotte machines to take part in the construction of the buildings that will house the two EPR (European Pressurised Reactor) nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point C (HPC). Situated on the Somerset Coast, UK, HPC is the first nuclear power station […]

11/01/2021 - 16:04 pm

Thomas Plant commitment to sustainability with Faresin electric telehandler

UK based company, Thomas Plant Hire, has taken delivery of the new Faresin Electric Telehandler, from UK dealer GGR Group. The company purchased a high specification unit, including boom suspension, external 3-phase fast charger and a pneumatic Grammar seat, making this one of highest specification electric telehandlers in the UK. The new Faresin electric telehandler […]

04/01/2021 - 13:48 pm

Falcon supplies Slagelse Lift with another FS330Z Vario

Falcon Lift is busy with its final deliveries before year end. One of these was a  FS330Z Vario spider bought by Danish rental company – Slagelse Lift, which already has a number of Falcon Lifts in its fleet. Slagelse Lift is excited about the new features on their latest model, particularly the ‘GoHome’ function, the […]

28/12/2020 - 09:54 am

Port of Oakland invests in tallest cranes to handle massive ships 

Towering new cranes are on their way to the Port of Oakland to handle the massive ships calling at the seaport. These new cranes will be the tallest ever at Oakland, and rank among the largest in the US. Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) is investing in the three giant cranes for its marine terminal at Oakland (Oakland International […]

28/12/2020 - 09:01 am
Kalmar Cargotec Electric Forklift

Kalmar supplies electric forklifts to VM-Holz

Finland based Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply a total of eight, fully electric, medium forklift trucks to leading Austrian timber product supplier Vöcklamarkter Holzindustrie GmbH (VM-Holz).  With a lifting capacity of 16t, the Kalmar medium electric forklift trucks, powered by lead-acid battery technology, will offer VM-Holz the performance of a powerful diesel truck but […]

09/12/2020 - 12:36 pm

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LHI March 2021

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