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Huge savings with Doosan electric compressor
HP750e offers lower purchase cost than Tier 4 Interim equivelent and will be cheaper to run than a diesel machine.
Allight Sykes to build lighting towers in Dubai
Allight Sykes, the Australian pumps, power, lighting tower and compressor specialist, is to start manufacturing lighting towers at a new facility in Dubai, the Middle East.
Doosan Portable Power to remove Ingersoll Rand branding
Doosan Infracore Portable Power (DIPP) will use ConExpo to announce the worldwide rebranding of its range of generators, compressors and lighting towers, with the Doosan name to replace Ingersoll Rand.
Atlas Copco launches smallest ever portable compressor
Atlas Copco is launching its smallest portable compressor yet and its first petrol powered unit. The new XAS 27 is powered by a Honda GX30 engine and is pitched as “price competitive unit for customers who want a compressor to run just one tool.”
Atlas Copco completes rebranding of industrial rental business
Atlas Copco is close to completing the rebranding of its specialty compressed air and power rental businesses. The unified name for the business will be Atlas Copco Rental.
A round-up of some recent compressor launched, including new TurboScrew models from CompAir.
CompAir is still very much in the portable compressor game following its acquisition in 2008 by Gardner Denver - the US$2 billion stock-listed manufacturer of pumps, blowers and fluid transfer equipment – and it will launch three new fuel-efficient, high-pressure portable units at Bauma.
Atlas Copco unveils Tier 4A compliant portable compressor
Atlas Copco Portable Air has used Bauma to highlight the implications of engine emission regulations on portable compressors and to unveil a prototype Tier 4A/Stage III B compliant XRHS 366 compressor.
Sidhwani to lead Chicago Pneumatic sales effort
Kishore Sidhwani has been appointed vice president of Chicago Pneumatic Construction Equipment. He is currently general manager of Atlas Copco’s Construction & Mining Technique Customer Centre in India and will start his new job on 1 February, located in Nacka, near Stockholm, Sweden.
Simplex compressors keep Canadian ships moving
Montreal's Simplex rents 15 compressors to prevent water freezing in locks on the St Lawrence River
Chicago Pneumatic's Euro vision
Chicago Pneumatic to offer compressors and generators Europe-wide
Atlas Copco rebrands Irmair compressors as Chicago Pneumatic in Europe
The Irmair brand of compressors produced by Atlas Copco’s Irmer + Elze business will be sold in Europe as Chicago Pneumatic (CP) products as part of a wider expansion of the Chicago Pneumatic brand.
Compressor used for piling project
A 12 bar Chicago Pneumatic CPS 375 compressor is being used in Hanoi, Vietnam, to flush out water and soil from 50 m deep borings for the construction of concrete piles.
New compressor from Doosan Infracore Portable Power
Doosan Infracore Portable Power (DIPP) has launched the new 12/150 model, the company's largest single axle portable compressor.
Atlas Copco rentals wins first contract for special nitrogen units
Atlas Copco Specialty Rental has won the first rental contract for its recently acquired Nitrogen Bundle Boxes (NBB) with three units and other equipment being used for pipeline testing on Egypt’s Sequoia gas field.
Kaeser figurehead dies at 95
Dipl.-Ing. Carl Kaeser, senior director of compressor manufacturer Kaeser Kompressoren, died on 8 July shortly after his 95th birthday.
Abu Dhabi rental company takes delivery of 60 new compressors
Aldar Laing O’Rourke Plant, a new rental division created by the Aldar-Laigh O’Rourke Joint Venture, has taken delivery of 60 Atlas Copco XA 136 portable compressors for use on the Al Raha Beach project in Abu Dhabi.
Vietnam renters start to buy new equipment
Several Vietnamese rental companies are starting to invest in new compressors instead of the used Japanese units most commonly found in the country. Atlas Copco Airpower reports that two renters in the country have recently acquired new Chicago Pneumatic (CP) compressors, which are produced by Atlas Copco in China.
Atlas Copco helping Shanghai's roads
A fleet of Atlas Copco portable compressors and generators are being used to help upgrade Shanghai's roads and other infrastructure in the run-up to the Shanghai World Exposition in 2010.
Kaeser expands and improves
Perhaps most obvious of the innovations from Kaeser at Intermat is the polyethylene rotomoule canopy, available since November 2008 for the five models, M20 to M50, of its range of trailer-mounted compressors. Kaeser said the corrosion resistant cover is more durable than the sheet metal versions also available, and that owners can exchange metal for polyethylene covers.
CompAir dealer finds niche rental business
German CompAir dealer Peter Gay Gmbh has found a niche business in renting compressors to help create protective curtains of air in water during marine operations, including bomb disposal work and subsea drilling.
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