Coates takes delivery of Sinoboom scissors

Sinoboom Australia has reported on social media that it has delivered several batches of custom-colour Sinoboom scissor lifts to Coates Hire branches in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. Dan Goodfellow, group manager – Products received the delivery on behalf of Coates from Sinoboom Australia’s general manager Mitch Ely. Coates is a significant fixture in […]

10/11/2022 - 15:23 pm

Size Matters

The UK pioneered the use of lightweight low-level access platforms and they have started to spread far beyond Europe. Is there a growing market for these products in Australasia, or is the 19-foot scissor still king? Dan Jenkins finds out.   While the 19ft scissor lift remains the backbone of any rental fleet, smaller self-propelled […]

11/01/2021 - 19:19 pm

Coates Hire expands Haulotte fleet

The growing relationship between Haulotte in Australia and Coates Hire has reached another milestone this year with additional orders worth over $7m for 2020. Coates Hire have further expanded their fleet with Haulotte machines that are ideally suited to operate in the new Covid safe environment. The relationship between Coates Hire and Haulotte began to […]

09/11/2020 - 18:53 pm

Forklifts meet rental requirements

One of Australia’s largest and most diverse equipment rental companies, Coates Hire, has adopted Toyota Material Handling (TMHA) forklifts as its majority brand, with more than 600 in its fleet, nationally. Thirty-year Coates Hire company veteran, executive general manager of Fleet, Peter Davis, says TMHA’s history with Coates Hire stems back nearly 20 years and […]

05/09/2019 - 10:08 am

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LHA July/Aug 2022

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