CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Feb. 9, 2017) - Canadian Equipment Rentals Corp. ("CER" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CFL) is pleased to announce that further to its press release dated January 31, 2017, it has completed the sale of the assets of its wholly-owned subsidiary, 4-Way Equipment Rentals Corp. to Cooper Rentals Canada Inc.

Gross cash proceeds from the transaction will be approximately $8.5 million. Net proceeds after transaction costs and post-closing adjustments will be applied against CER's senior indebtedness.

About Canadian Equipment Rentals Corp.
Canadian Equipment Rentals Corp. is a Canadian public corporation and parent company to Zedcor Energy Services Inc. ("Zedcor"). Zedcor is engaged in the rental of surface equipment and accommodations to the Western Canadian Oil and Gas Industry. The Company trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "CFL".

About Cooper Rentals Canada Inc.
Cooper Rentals Canada Inc., headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, is a full-service construction equipment rental company, servicing contractors across Ontario and Quebec. Cooper specializes in the rental of compact, aerial and heavy construction equipment while providing a wide range of related services and supplies.

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Contact Information:

Ken Olson
Chief Financial Officer
(403) 930-5434