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New, Used, Rental

Better Roads Staff - Feb 27, 2012

New, Used, Rental

Decisions, decisions By Marcia Gruver Doyle and Mike Anderson As most contractors enter their fourth year of uncertain work, equipment choices become more critical. Some key factors to consider as you determine your 2012 equipment strategies:   Why buy new? Aging, slowing fleets best remedied ...

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Rental has stellar 2011, sees 7 percent growth this year

Marcia Gruver Doyle - Feb 08, 2012

The American Rental Association expects overall North American rental industry revenues to increase "at least" 7 percent in 2012 to total $33.5 billion, based on figures compiled by IHS Global Insight. This number reflects the total forecasted for ARA's three ...

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Volvo Rents acquires Casco Rents

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 11, 2011

Volvo Rents has acquired Casco Rents, a three location equipment rental company based in Florida, with stores in Tampa, Port St. Lucie and Pompano Beach. The acquisition comes at a time when Volvo Rents is embarking on a new course, ...

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Outlook report: Equipment rentals showing recovery

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 13, 2010

Economic forecasting firm IHS Global Insight reports in data prepared for the American Rental Association (ARA) and Rental Management magazine reports that the equipment rental industry is starting to show signs of recovery from the national recession. “The Outlook report indicates that, ...

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RoadWorks: Down but not out

Better Roads Staff - Jun 01, 2010

RoadWorks:  Down but not out

Recession ruthless to equipment distributors. By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Tom Anderson Just as a rising tide is said to have the power to lift all boats, the Great Recession apparently leaves no-one behind. Equipment distributors have taken a pounding. While ...

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