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.
Emeco has appointed Keith Gordon as its new managing director and chief executive officer, replacing Laurie Freedman who is retiring after ten years leading the Australian heavy equipment rental company.
New Holland has launched a rental booking service for equipment end users in Germany. The New Rent programme allows customers to book a rental online or to talk to an operator and supports the rental services being offered by its dealers.
Finning Group (UK) has promoted Kevin Parkes to the position of director with responsibility for Hewden. Mr Parkes is a 12 year Finning employee who has been working as Hewden’s general manager, operations since October 2008.
Italian building materials franchiser BigMat continues to expand its BigRent branded rental operation in Italy, with 20 of its 100 members now offering rental services in the counry and plans for a further ten to enlist during 2010.
Temporary structures and events rental company De Boer has appointed Edward Gallagher, a former local government manager in east London, to lead the company’s efforts to win contracts on the London 2012 Olympics.
Compact Power Inc (CPI) and Home Depot have signed a deal that will see CPI establish a new company, Compact Power Equipment Centers LLC (CPEC), to run large equipment rental business at selected Home Depot stores.
Netherlands based, powered access specialist, Riwal has set up an operation in the UK. Riwal UK is being managed by Les Warren (general manager), Tim White (sales and commercial manager) and Dave Freebody (operations manager).