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Zero emission construction equipment too expensive? Renting is the solution

The construction sector is slowly transitioning towards a sustainable approach with the aim of collectively reducing CO2 emissions. But this transition could go faster. A massive reduction of the carbon footprint can be achieved by using zero emission equipment. However,…

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Boels Rental, the 1st to offer rentals for: 2.5 tonne battery-operated tele

Boels Rental is constantly advancing in the field of electrification. That is why we closely follow developments in the areas of zero emission and alternative fuels. This makes Boels the first rental company to offer 2.5 tonne 6m electric telehandlers.…

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Boels Rental saves 552 tonnes of carbon footprint with purchase of battery-

To meet the increasing demand for zero-emission equipment, Boels Rental is adding more 2.2 tonne battery wheel loaders to its range. The purchase of these battery-powered wheel loaders also means that Boels Rental is reducing its own carbon footprint by…

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Making more sustainable equipment choices with the ERA CO2 calculator

The ERA, European Rental Association, has developed a free online CO2 calculator to calculate the lifecycle CO2 emissions of construction equipment. The tool shows the total Co2 emissions per hour of use. This not only gives you an insight into…

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Rent to save the climate

The 7 r’s of a circular economy The Paris Climate Change Agreement states the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One way of achieving this goal is through circular economy. It is a broad concept, which can be explained best…

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5 reasons to rent equipment now

Measures against the spread of the coronavirus are extended throughout Europe. The virus puts us all for challenges, including the construction industry. The time is not ripe for large investments in, for example, new machinery. Renting, however, is the perfect…

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The fuel of the future is called GTL

Boels is partner in the Shell GTL development project Boels currently fuels a large part of its machinery fleet with Gas To Liquid (GTL), a liquid fuel made from natural gas. GTL is a synthetic diesel that can replace regular…

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Rental and sustainability go hand in hand

The European Rental Association (ERA) has initiated a study into the effects of rental on the environment. The study reveals that hiring machines, when compared to permanent ownership of the same machines, reduces CO2 emissions and therefore contributes to a…

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