Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot

Reach for Rent: Let’s Learn How to Borrow a Telehandler and What’s Popular on the Lot

For decades, telescoping material handlers or telehandlers have been working in high lift and extend applications — feedlots, factories, construction sites, orchards and rental yards….

Let’s Understand How to Rent a Skid Steer and Track Loader like a Pro

Let’s Understand How to Rent a Skid Steer and Track Loader like a Pro

You need backup, and you’ve decided reinforcements will come in the form of a skid steer or track loader rental. Wise choice. Cool machine. Versatile….

United Rentals Announces Digital Learning Series Focused on Improving Worksite Performance

United Rentals Announces Digital Learning Series Focused on Improving Worksite Performance

United Rentals Inc. recently announced a digital learning series on improving worksite performance, which takes place in five weekly sessions from June 30 to July…

United Rentals Is Offering a Free Trench Safety Stand Down Digital Learning Series This Week

United Rentals Is Offering a Free Trench Safety Stand Down Digital Learning Series This Week

United Rentals just announced a trench safety digital learning series which takes place during the Trench Safety Stand Down that runs June 15 to 19….

Boom Lifts: Let’s Learn the Ins and Outs of Articulated and Telescopic Booms

Boom Lifts: Let’s Learn the Ins and Outs of Articulated and Telescopic Booms

Getting from ground-level to a warehouse shelf or to a dirty foyer window or a burned-out streetlight used to mean hauling out ladders or erecting…

Night Lights: Advice for Renting a Light Tower and What Options Are Out There

Night Lights: Advice for Renting a Light Tower and What Options Are Out There

Sometimes a contractor’s projects don’t follow a typical 9-to-5 schedule. When work spills over into the evening, a crew needs the right equipment — such…

What’s Up? With These New Indoor/Outdoor Slab Scissor Lifts Coming Out in (Maybe?) March

What’s Up? With These New Indoor/Outdoor Slab Scissor Lifts Coming Out in (Maybe?) March

The effective date for the new safety and training standards for aerial lift equipment or MEWPs (mobile elevated work platforms) was once again pushed back…

Let’s Learn to Rent a Skid Steer or Track Loader like a Pro

Let’s Learn to Rent a Skid Steer or Track Loader like a Pro

Renting compact machinery and other equipment is here to stay. It has been an option for decades but became a virtual necessity for construction contractors…

JCB Awarded 2019 Supplier of the Year by United Rentals

JCB Awarded 2019 Supplier of the Year by United Rentals

Construction equipment manufacturer, JCB North America, was recognized this month by United Rentals Inc. as its 2019 Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes JCB…

Editor at Large: Exploring United Rentals 2019 Total Control & Innovation Conference

Editor at Large: Exploring United Rentals 2019 Total Control & Innovation Conference

Data is the new oil. I heard someone behind me make that statement at an educational session on drones while attending the 20th iteration of…

United Rentals Is Teasing Great Deals on Quality Used Equipment at Its Big Blue Thursday Event (Nov. 21)

United Rentals Is Teasing Great Deals on Quality Used Equipment at Its Big Blue Thursday Event (Nov. 21)

Major Savings on Over 13,000 Products, Well-Maintained and Ready to Work United Rentals Inc. recently announced its annual Blue Thursday used equipment sale will take…

Six Ways to Manage Rising Equipment and Rental Costs

Six Ways to Manage Rising Equipment and Rental Costs

A major challenge facing companies in today’s construction industry is how to deal with rising equipment and rental costs. One key component to this is…

Keynote for United Rentals’ Total Control & Innovation Conference Now Includes Famed Media Creator and Technologist Mick Ebeling

Keynote for United Rentals’ Total Control & Innovation Conference Now Includes Famed Media Creator and Technologist Mick Ebeling

Keynote Sessions Feature Mick Ebeling, Founder & CEO of Not Impossible Labs, and Paul McDonnell, United Rentals Chief Commercial Officer United Rentals Inc. recently announced…

United Rentals Opens Registration for 2019 Total Control & Innovation Conference

United Rentals Opens Registration for 2019 Total Control & Innovation Conference

Agenda Presents Actionable Strategies and Practical Solutions to Drive Performance on the Modern Worksite United Rentals Inc. recently announced the opening of registration for the…

Serious Labs Developing VR Training Modules for IPAF PAL+ Advanced Operator Certification

Serious Labs Developing VR Training Modules for IPAF PAL+ Advanced Operator Certification

At the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) INNOVATE event in Chicago yesterday, Edmonton-based Serious Labs, the world leader in virtual reality (VR) solutions for training…

Seven Trench Safety Toolbox Talk Topics to Advance Worker Knowledge about Trench Hazards and Safe Work Practices

Seven Trench Safety Toolbox Talk Topics to Advance Worker Knowledge about Trench Hazards and Safe Work Practices

United Rentals Inc. announced seven Trench Safety Toolbox Talk topics to help utilities and contractors promote a safety culture. Developed using United Rentals’ extensive experience…

For Rent: Tips for Finding the Perfect Mini Excavator on the Rental Lot

For Rent: Tips for Finding the Perfect Mini Excavator on the Rental Lot

Let’s face it, sometimes you could use a hand — or in some cases — an extra piece of equipment. Whether you need an extra…

United Rentals Participating in Nationwide Series of Trench Safety Educational Events (Here’s the Schedule)

United Rentals Participating in Nationwide Series of Trench Safety Educational Events (Here’s the Schedule)

United Rentals Inc. recently announced it is participating in a nationwide series of trench safety educational events during the Trench Safety Stand Down, which takes…

Going Up: Vertical Mast Lifts Are Rising in  Popularity for Elevated Construction Work

Going Up: Vertical Mast Lifts Are Rising in Popularity for Elevated Construction Work

Mobile. Small. Tall. Many compact machines boast the first two characteristics, but doing “tall” work often comes at the expense of compactness. Not so for…

Thompson Pump Sells Rental Operations to United Rentals

Thompson Pump Sells Rental Operations to United Rentals

A new chapter in the life of an established company is beginning for Thompson Pump & Mfg. Co. following the sale of their rental assets…