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IRN Editor Murray Pollok talks to Bredenoord's general manager Jaap Fluit about the company's power rental business.
Netherlands power rental company Bredenoord is unusual in that it likes to develop and build its own gensets, including some rather special designs. Murray Pollok visited the company’s Apeldoorn facility.
Doosan generators used in specialist concrete pumps
New G20 generators from Doosan International UK Ltd, Portable Power (DIPP) are being used in two specially made trailer-mounted grout pumping systems designed by specialist concrete pump rental company Premier Concrete Pumping Ltd (PCP).
Power company offers ‘carbon neutral’ rentals
UK power rental company Mather + Stuart Generators Ltd is to make all of its shires ‘carbon neutral’ by only using carbon offset diesel.
JCB appoints new genset dealers
JCB has appointed new distributors in Germany and the UK for its range of gensets. August Storm Gmbh & Co. KG (Storm) is now the distributor for Germany and in the UK, Tarplett Generator Services (TGS) has been appointed as a dealer.
ArcGen Hilta buys genset and lighting specialist SMC
UK equipment distributor and pump manufacturer ArcGen Hilta has acquired Sandhurst Manufacturing Ltd (SMC), the lighting tower and genset manufacturer. The purchase price was not disclosed.
Bredenoord's fuel cell genset makes Glastonbury appearance
Bredenoord’s Purity fuel cell powered generator made a working appearance at the Glastonbury Festival last week and is to embark on a tour of other festivals in the UK over the summer.
Europower unveils 250 kVA genset
Belgian genset manufacturer Europower unveils new 250 kVA generator at a special ceremony on the first day of Bauma.
Cummins Power Generation on rental gensets and emission reductions.
Cummins Power Generation says its expertise in engine design will give it the edge in selling gensets to rental companies. Murray Pollok reports from the company's genset manufacturing plant in Ramsgate, UK.
Bredenoord wins Frost & Sullivan product award
Netherlands power rental company Bredenoord has won a Frost & Sullivan Product Line Strategy Award for its range of alternative fuel generators.
Cummins launches compact 8-28 kVA gensets
Cummins Power Generation has introduced a new line of gensets in the 8 kVA to 28 kVA size range that are designed to deliver maximum power in a small package.
Speedy moves into 1250 kVA power market
Speedy Hire has invested almost £0.8 million (€0.9 million) in a new fleet of 1250 kVA generating sets to target international major projects business, in particular in the utilities sector.
Cummins changes strategy on rental market
Cummins Power Generation, the Cummins division that operates a power rental business, has confirmed that it will focus on being a supplier to the rental sector rather than a major rental provider in its own right.
Netherlands renter Bredenoord launches fuel cell generator
Netherlands power rental company Bredenoord has developed a hydrogen fuel cell powered generator and has started to rent it at events and other sites in the Benelux area.
Cummins says fuel cell mobile power available in 2 to 3 years
Cummins Power Generation said mobile power products using fuel cell technology could be commercially available within two to three years, with larger 100 kW stationary units available in seven to 10 years.
Dubai power renter RSS signs Oman JV
Dubai-based power and temperature control rental company Rental Solutions & Services (RSS) has signed a joint venture agreement with Muscat-based construction group Mubadarah Investments (MI) to provide rental services in Oman.
JCB adds lighting tower to Power Products range
JCB has added a portable lighting tower to the range of generator sets sold by its Power Products division, boosting its range of rental-friendly compact products.
SDMO improves Rental Power range
SDMO has added the CIR 20 Dry container to its Rental Power range of products. Designed for its larger gensets, the container provides improved transportability, better noise reduction and greater ease of use.
Europower launches 'creativity contest' at Intermat
Belgian genset manufacturer Europower is offering Intermat visitors the opportunity to win a “valuable prize” by coming up with new product ideas.
Energyst develops 1250 kVA offshore power module
Energyst Cat Rental Power in Europe has developed a 1250 kVA containerized power module for use in offshore oil rigs.
Power up
Generator sets need to be tough, reliable and versatile, as well asmeeting rental companies various environmental demands. Kate Barker,IRN's assistant editor, highlights new products entering the market.
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