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Europower unveils 250 kVA genset
Belgian genset manufacturer Europower unveils new 250 kVA generator at a special ceremony on the first day of Bauma.
TowerLight creates environmental product division, DF Ecology.
Italian lighting tower and pump manufacturer TowerLight has launched a new division - DF Ecology – to develop innovative environmental products for the construction market.
Putzmeister launches big and small
Expect a big showing from one of the giants of German construction equipment manufacturing, Putzmeister, with new concrete pumps of all shapes and sizes as well as innovations in some of its less well known product ranges, like high pressure washers.
Hot water pressure washers from Brendon
UK company Brendon Powerwashers launches its first hot water pressure washers - the company has previously focused on cold water models.
TransCube fuel tanks find place on World Trade Center Memorial project
A US company is having success renting and selling Western’s Transcube fuel containers to many of the contractors working on the World Trade Center (WTC) Memorial project in New York.
Thompson Pump celebrates 40 years in business
Florida, US-based pump manufacturer and rental company Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co Inc is celebrating its 40th year in business. The company was founded in 1970 by George A Thompson, who formed Thompson Wellpoint & Rubber Co with his sons Bill and George Jr.
Youngman enters lighting market with TCP joint venture
TCP Ltd and Youngman Group have formed a joint venture to manufacture, market and sell TCP's Ecolite range of lighting towers.
Grindex appoints new managing director
Grindex has appointed Joakim Cronstrand as its managing director, replacing Peter Schmidt, who is now manager of the dewatering business unit at ITT Water & Wastewater, Grindex’s sister company within ITT.
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
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.
Cabin Fever: How is the portable accommodation rental sector responding to the new business environment?
How is the portable accommodation rental sector responding to the new business environment? IRN Editor, Murray Pollok, reports.
Chicago Pneumatic's Euro vision
Chicago Pneumatic to offer compressors and generators Europe-wide
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.
Speedy offers 'green range' and customer carbon data
Speedy Hire is launching a ‘Green Options’ (GO) initiative giving customers the option to choose low-carbon products from a ‘Green Range’. The scheme is part of a wider environmental awareness campaign being launched by the company.
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.
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.
Perfecting performance: More reliable and user-friendly pumps
Pump manufacturers are producing more reliable, environmentally-friendly and easier to use models. Becca Wilkins reports on the latest developments in this specialist but essential equipment sector.
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.
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.
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