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Cooper Equipment Rentals Appoints Lisa Grago as Chief People Officer
Cooper Equipment Rentals announces Lisa Grago as new Chief People Officer

Cooper Equipment Rentals Appoints Lisa Grago as Chief People Officer

Toronto, May 28, 2024 – Cooper Equipment Rentals is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Grago as its new Chief People Officer, effective May 27th, 2024. With over two decades of experience in organizational development, training, and human resources leadership, most recently serving as the President of Traction Consulting, Lisa Grago brings a wealth …

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Looking for a cleaner energy source? Propane is a solid option

Looking for a cleaner energy source? Propane is a solid option

By Rod Stromberg, General Manager, Climate, and Justin Warton, Director of Operations, Canada West, published by Equipment Journal. More contractors are considering propane to power equipment on the jobsite Propane isn’t new, but its use in construction is on the rise. As the industry transitions to cleaner, lower-cost fuel sources, the liquified gas is proving itself …

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A safe jobsite starts with safe drivers

A safe jobsite starts with safe drivers

By Darryl Cooper, president, Cooper Equipment Rentals published online by Canadian Contractor. An average job site is a busy place with site inspectors, cranes lifting materials into buildings, dump trucks loading and unloading, suppliers and subcontractors delivering equipment. A lot of different people coming and going and a whole fleet of your own equipment in …

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COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF ACTION EQUIPMENT RENTALS

COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF ACTION EQUIPMENT RENTALS

TORONTO, March 19, 2023 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (“Cooper”), the leading Canadian-owned and operated construction equipment rental company, is pleased to announce the completed transaction to purchase 100% of the shares of Red Deer, Alberta-based Action Equipment Rentals Inc. (“Action”). Action was formed in 1991 by Reginald Bloomfield and his father Ray Bloomfield in …

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Cooper Equipment Rentals Partners Exclusively with Brickeye to Lead Ambient Monitoring Rental Solutions across Canada
LumiNode ambient temperature monitoring

Cooper Equipment Rentals Partners Exclusively with Brickeye to Lead Ambient Monitoring Rental Solutions across Canada

Canada’s leading provider of construction equipment rental and services secures exclusive rental rights to LumiNode and LumiSense products. Toronto, Ontario – February 7, 2024: Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited, Canada’s premier provider of construction equipment rental and services, proudly announces an exclusive partnership with Brickeye, a leading construction technology company focused on risk mitigation applications. This …

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COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL PARTNER OF GREY CUP FESTIVAL
Cooper Equipment Rentals - Official Partner of the 2023 CFL Grey Cup

COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS ANNOUNCED AS OFFICIAL PARTNER OF GREY CUP FESTIVAL

Hamilton Sports Group and Cooper Equipment Rentals announced an agreement that sees the brand become an Official Partner of the 2023 Grey Cup Festival. As part of the agreement, Cooper Equipment Rentals will become a preferred rental equipment supplier for the 2023 Grey Cup Festival as well as the entitlement partner of the Caretaker’s Gameday …

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2023 Cooper Equipment Rentals Bursary for Women in Construction
CAWIC and Cooper Equipment Rentals

2023 Cooper Equipment Rentals Bursary for Women in Construction

Since 2022, Cooper Equipment Rentals has partnered with the Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) to offer the Cooper Equipment Rentals Bursary for Women in Construction.   This bursary is intended to support the career development of Canadian women seeking further education or job skills training in construction-related fields, by providing funding to students …

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2023 Winter Clothing Drive powered by Cooper Equipment Rentals

2023 Winter Clothing Drive powered by Cooper Equipment Rentals

The Winter Clothing Drive powered by Cooper Equipment Rentals is one of the most successful charitable events in the Greater City of Sudbury. The winter clothing drive is a Cooper Cares initiative that was developed to collect and redistribute gently used winter clothing items within the Sudbury community. Find the local news stories from the …

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Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited announces acquisition of Warner Rentals Ltd. and Scotty’s Rentals and Landscaping Ltd. in western Canada

Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited announces acquisition of Warner Rentals Ltd. and Scotty’s Rentals and Landscaping Ltd. in western Canada

TORONTO, July 11, 2023 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (“Cooper” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Warner Rentals Ltd. (“Warner Rentals”) and Scotty’s Rentals and Landscaping Ltd. (“Scotty’s”), expanding Cooper’s branch and specialty footprint in western Canada.  “Our entire team is excited about these two acquisitions. They reaffirm our on-going commitment …

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Cooper Equipment Rentals Appoints Brian Spilak as Chief Operating Officer
Brian Spilak - COO Cooper Equipment Rentals

Cooper Equipment Rentals Appoints Brian Spilak as Chief Operating Officer

  TORONTO, June 27, 2023 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited proudly announces the promotion of Brian Spilak to the position of Chief Operating Officer.  Since joining Cooper in 2016, Mr. Spilak has played a central role in the Company’s growth and development, becoming an integral part of Canada’s largest independent construction equipment rental company. With …

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COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF HUB EQUIPMENT
Cooper Equipment Rentals - Dozer front view

COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF HUB EQUIPMENT

TORONTO, February 7, 2023 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (“Cooper”), the leading Canadian-owned and operated construction equipment rental company, is pleased to announce the completed transaction to purchase 100% of the shares of Toronto-based Hub Equipment (“Hub”). Established in 1946 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Hub Equipment moved its operations into Southern Ontario in the 1950s …

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2022 Cooper Equipment Rentals Bursary for Women in Construction
CAWIC and Cooper Equipment Rentals

2022 Cooper Equipment Rentals Bursary for Women in Construction

In 2022, Cooper Equipment Rentals proudly partnered with the Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) to provide the first set of Cooper Equipment Rentals Bursaries for Women in Construction!   The Canadian Association of Women in Construction (CAWIC) is a not-for-profit organization focused on the success of women in the Canadian construction industry. Cooper …

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Cooper Equipment Rentals Achieves Cor Certification Across Ontario Locations
Cooper Equipment Rentals achieves COR certification in Ontario

Cooper Equipment Rentals Achieves Cor Certification Across Ontario Locations

TORONTO, November 17, 2022 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (“Cooper”), the leading Canadian-owned and operated construction equipment rental company, is pleased to announce its successful completion of the Certificate of Recognition (“COR”) in Ontario as administered by the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (“IHSA”).   COR is an occupational health and safety accreditation program that assesses …

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COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF ONE STOP RENTALS/SALES LTD

COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF ONE STOP RENTALS/SALES LTD

TORONTO, July 29, 2022 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (“Cooper”), the leading Canadian-owned and operated construction equipment rental company, is very pleased to announce the completed transaction to purchase 100% of the shares of Airdrie, Alberta-based One Stop Rentals/Sales Ltd. (“One Stop”). Consistent with the growth vision for Cooper Equipment Rentals, this acquisition is a …

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Cooper Equipment Rentals hosts 55 birthday parties across Canada
Cooper 50 Year Celebration June 15 2022

Cooper Equipment Rentals hosts 55 birthday parties across Canada

As you may have heard, this year Cooper is celebrating 50 years in business. On June 15th we held an open house at all 55 branches across Canada. Our goal was to spend some quality time with our team, our families, our community partners and customers, breaking bread together and having some fun.  Here are …

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Cooper Equipment Rentals Celebrates 50 Years with Charitable Golden Anniversary Campaign

Cooper Equipment Rentals Celebrates 50 Years with Charitable Golden Anniversary Campaign

MISSISSAUGA, Canada, (January 11, 2022) – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited, a full-service construction equipment rental company servicing contractors across Canada, is celebrating its 50th Golden Anniversary by raising money for two worthy organizations — Steps for Life and Movember. Funds will be raised through rentals of 10 pieces of gold equipment that have been added to …

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Cooper Equipment Rentals Announces Acquisition of EZE Rent-It Centre and Stayner Rental

Cooper Equipment Rentals Announces Acquisition of EZE Rent-It Centre and Stayner Rental

Toronto, December 21, 2021 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (“Cooper”), the leading independent equipment rental company in Canada, announced today that it has acquired Eze Rent-It Centre (“EZE”) in British Columbia and Stayner Rental (“Stayner”) in Ontario. Established in 1986, EZE has three locations in the Fraser Valley area: Chilliwack, Aldergrove and Abbotsford.  Over the …

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COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS OPENS NEW CLIMATE CONTROL BRANCH IN CALGARY, ALBERTA

COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS OPENS NEW CLIMATE CONTROL BRANCH IN CALGARY, ALBERTA

TORONTO, November 30, 2021 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (“Cooper”), the leading Canadian-owned and operated equipment rental company, is excited to announce the opening of a new climate control branch in Calgary, Alberta. “We are excited to introduce propane delivery into the Calgary market and offer a wider range of expertise to our customers to …

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The Counter Talks Podcast Episode #23 Something Special

The Counter Talks Podcast Episode #23 Something Special

Cameron Dougherty chats with Patrick Flannery on The Counter Talks podcast about his experience launching and building Cooper’s Trench Safety division. Cam and Pat discuss the advantages and challenges that come along with developing a specialty division within a growing company. Cam, having grown up being influenced by his father (Doug Dougherty, CEO at Cooper …

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The Rental Journal Podcast with Rod Lentino 

The Rental Journal Podcast with Rod Lentino 

The Rental Journal podcast recently sat down with Rod Lentino, Cooper’s Rental Fleet Manager. This episode touches on Rod’s growth from a young engineer to incorporating today’s leading technology within Cooper’s fleet, which empowers the Cooper team to make faster and more informed decisions. Rod has made these accomplishments all while navigating the ups and downs life can throw at you as a busy working professional. Listen to the full episode here.     About The Rental …

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COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS OPENS NEW BRANCH IN LEDUC, ALBERTA

COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS OPENS NEW BRANCH IN LEDUC, ALBERTA

TORONTO, March 9, 2021 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (“Cooper”), the leading independent equipment rental company in Canada, is excited to announce the opening of a new branch in Leduc, Alberta. Lee Briscoe, Regional Manager stated “We’re really excited about our expansion in Northern Alberta and the addition of a full service equipment rental branch …

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COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS OPENS NEW BRANCH IN RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA

COOPER EQUIPMENT RENTALS OPENS NEW BRANCH IN RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA

TORONTO, March 8, 2021 – Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (“Cooper”), the leading Canadian-owned and operated equipment rental company, is excited to announce the opening of a new branch in Richmond, British Columbia. “I am pleased and thankful, to be able to provide our expertise in Equipment Rentals and Customer Service in the great city of …

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The Rental Journal Podcast with Doug Dougherty

The Rental Journal Podcast with Doug Dougherty

Cooper Equipment Rentals CEO Doug Dougherty takes a moment to chat with The Rental Journal Podcast on his 30 years of experience in the rental equipment industry. Doug touches on his career progression to running Canada’s leading independent full-service equipment rental company. Listen to the full episode here. About The Rental Journal The Rental Journal …

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Cooper is Introducing Telematics to Help You Optimize Your Rental Fleet

Cooper is Introducing Telematics to Help You Optimize Your Rental Fleet

We’re excited to let you know about our investment in telematics technology for our ever-expanding rental fleet. What is telematics? Telematics uses GPS tracking and onboard diagnostics to monitor the location and utilization of construction equipment. The data from the GPS tracking and diagnostic tools are sent wirelessly via a satellite antenna to a user …

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