Brazilian rental company Solaris Equipamentos e Serviços LTDA (Solaris) aims to capitalize on growth in Brazil’s infrastructure and construction markets by creating an earthmoving equipment rental division to add to the aerial platform, telehandler and power rental operations it already has.
The first Wolff tower crane erected in Australia was recently shown to the local crane industry as a celebration of the formation of a partnership between Wolffkran and The Caelli Group. The Caelli Group is a formwork contractor and crane hirer that specializes in high rise construction. Established in 1972 and based in Melbourne, recent changes to the company’s structure mean expansion in two crane-related areas.
Nationwide Platforms is the new name that Lavendon Access Services has given its two major UK businesses, Nationwide Access and The Platform Company. The new combined identity will be formally launched on 3 November 2008.
Online rental site specialist erento said its UK website is attracting 18000 unique visitors a week, and the number is growing at 20% a week. The company recently announced that HSS Hire had signed up to the site, alongside another big UK renter, Hire Station.
Quippo Energy Rental, the power rental division of Quippo Infrastructure Equipment Ltd - India's largest rental company - is to enter the Bangladesh and Indonesian markets by 2009, according to reports.