July 16 - TNT Crane & Rigging has purchased the assets of Oklahoma based Rent-A-Crane.

This acquisition strengthens TNT's geographic footprint in the mid-continent region and offers significant growth potential for the combined operations, said the company.

Rent-A-Crane and TNT's shared experience and focus on energy and energy-related end-markets is a complementary and powerful strategic fit, which will enable TNT to capitalise on new opportunities and expand its presence in the region, claimed the company.

"This combination will provide our customers a large and diversified offering of lifting and rigging services and enable our employees to share in the continued successful growth of the business," said Gary Rohlmeier, ceo of Rent-A-Crane.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.